Google has released its ‘Year in Search’ list for the year 2017, and India’s never-ending craze for Bollywood and Cricket is clearly visible.

The overall top searches in India for the year 2017 are:

  • Bahubali 2
  • Indian Premier League
  • Live Cricket Score
  • Dangal
  • Half Girlfriend
  • Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya
  • Munna Michael
  • Jagga Jasoos
  • Champions Trophy
  • Raees

‘Hawa Hawa’ from the Arjun Kapoor-starrer Mubarakan made it to the top of most trending songs, followed by ‘Mere Rashke Qamar’.

Once again, Sunny Leone was the most searched entertainer of the year, followed by few Big Boss contestants and YouTube sensation Vidya Vox.

Top news search comprise CBSE results, UP elections and budget.

In the ‘how to’ search section, ‘how to link aadhar with PAN card’ and ‘how to book Jio phone’ made it to the top, while in the ‘what is’ category, ‘what is GST’ and ‘what is bitcoin’ were the most asked questions.


Ritu from PageTraffic is a qualified Google Ads Professional and Content Head at PageTraffic. She has been the spear head for many successful Search Marketing Campaigns and currently oversees Content Marketing operations of PageTraffic in India.