List of Google Year in Search 2020: IPL 2020, Coronavirus, US Election results trending on top in India

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Search engine giant Google has recently released its annual “Year in Search 2020” list just like any other year. This list consists of top trending searches in India and Worldwide. We can also make guesses regarding the searches in Google which ranges from ‘Coronavirus’, ‘US election’, ‘IPL’ to ‘PM Kisan Yojana’.

As per Google, in India, the Indian Premier League, IPL was at the top in the overall trending list in 2020 followed by Coronavirus and US election results. The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi i.e. PM Kisan Scheme which extended monetary support to farmers has also featured among the top searches. Here is the list.

Overall trending list – India
1) Indian Premier League or IPL
2) Coronavirus
3) US election results
4) PM Kisan Yojana
5) Bihar election results
6) Delhi election results
7) Dil Bechara
8) Joe Biden
9) Leap day
10) Arnab Goswami

Overall trending list – Worldwide
1) Coronavirus
2) Election results
3) Kobe Bryant
4) Zoom
5) IPL
6) India vs New Zealand
7) Coronavirus update
8) Coronavirus symptoms
9) Joe Biden
10) Google Classroom

News Events – India
1) Indian Premier League
2) Coronavirus
3) US Presidential Election
4) Nirbhaya case
5) Beirut explosion
6) Lockdown
7) China-India skirmishes
8) Bushfires in Australia
9) Locust swarm attack
10) Ram Mandir

If we talk about personalities, Joe Biden topped the list in searches followed by TV journalist Arnab Goswami. List included other personalities also – Rhea Chakraborty, Ankita Lokhande, Kangana Ranaut and others.

Personalities – India
1) Joe Biden
2) Arnab Goswami
3) Kanika Kapoor
4) Kim Jong-un
5) Amitabh Bachchan
6) Rashid Khan
7) Rhea Chakraborty
8) Kamala Harris
9) Ankita Lokhande
10) Kangana Ranaut

Sushant Singh Rajput’s final movie “Dil Bechara” gained the top spot for movies followed by the Tamil action-drama “Soorarai Pottru”. Bollywood biopics including Tanhaji, Shakuntala Devi and Gunjan Saxena also made their position in the list.

Movies – India
1) Dil Bechara
2) Soorarai Pottru
3) Tanhaji
4) Shakuntala Devi
5) Gunjan Saxena
6) Laxmii
7) Sadak 2
8) Baaghi 3
9) Extraction
10) Gulabo Sitabo

As per Google, the web series which topped the chart this year in India was Money Heist.

TV/Web Series – India
1) Money Heist
2) Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
3) Bigg Boss 14
4) Mirzapur 2
5) Paatal Lok
6) Sex Education
7) Breathe: Into the Shadows
8) Dark
9) Bandish Bandits
10) Special Ops

Moreover, Google also said that it has found a lot of queries this year centred on ‘How to’ and ‘What is’ which includes: “How to make paneer?” and “How to increase immunity?” “What is Binod?” followed by many queries related to viruses such as “What is hantavirus?” and “What is plasma therapy?”


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