Rahul Gandhi most popular politician in India: Google Zeitgeist 2009
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Google India has released its annual Google Zeitgeist report according to which Rahul Gandhi is the most popular politician and Love Aaj Kal the most popular movie in the country. Sania Mirza, the most popular Indian sports star, holds the top position for three years in a row, while Katrina Kaif continues to rule the hearts of Indians online for two consecutive years.
“The Google India Zeitgeist provides a reflection of what was on people's minds in 2009. Besides serving as a great indicator of what made news through the year, Zeitgeist 2009 also provides a unique perspective on what clicked with people and the way they consumed information on the internet,” Vinay Goel, head of products, Google India, has said.
A look at Google Zeitgeist 2009 shows that global economic downturn and local implications were clearly on India's mind as Budget 2009 and Satyam share price emerged as the fastest rising queries. Connecting with friends continued to be top priority for Indians as social networking sites attracted significant interest on the mobile as well as the web.