Bollywood star Salman Khan has proved once again that he is the most popular actor in Indian films. At least, the Dabangg Khan is currently ruling the online space in India as he is the highest searched celebrity in our country. Well, there is a reason for Bangaloreans to cheer about even though the news is about the Hindi superstar.
While Salman Khan is leading the list of celebrities who are the most searched celebrity on a mobile platform, he is followed by a couple of Bangalore babes. It means, a few celebrities based from Karnataka has found the place in the 10-member list. Who are those stars? Multilingual actress Priyamani, Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma and South actress Nithya Menon.
If you are not much aware of Anushka Sharma, she studied in Army School and graduated from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. Later, she moved to Mumbai to take up modelling career. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
When it comes to Nithya Menon, a Malayali by birth, did her education in Bangalore. She made her acting debut in Kannada movie Seven O' Clock.
Salman Beats Katrina
Coming back to the survey, Salman Khan has beaten his ex-girlfriend in the list of most searched celebrities on a mobile platform.
Vuclip's Second Quarter 2013
The finding is part of independent mobile video and media company Vuclip's second quarter 2013 Global Video Insights survey.
Salman Surpasses Popular Celebrities
Salman Khan has surpassed the popularity of other top models, actresses, cricketers and singers in terms of the most searched actors.
How The Survey Is Conducted?
The information for the celebrity searches is a result of Vuclip's ability to collect anonymous information about what users are searching for, what country they are in, and what devices they're using. The aggregate of the data makes for a compelling snapshot of trends in the mobile world.
In the coming slides, see the actors as per their rankings...
Salman Khan - 1
Salman Khan has starred in over 80 Hindi films. The actor's eight movies have accumulated gross earnings of over INR 100 crore (US$17 million) worldwide.
Katrina Kaif - 2
Katrina Kaif has always been a favourite among netizens. People often love to read about her gossips and they love to see her snaps. For an instance, her recent bikini photos with Ranbir Kapoor had gone viral on net.
Sachin Tendulkar - 3
Sachin Tendulkar is a legend in cricket. The greatest batsmen of the modern-day cricket continues to be one of the most searched man on internet even after he has bid goodbye to ODI.
Ranbir Kapoor - 4
Ranbir Kapoor, like his late grandfather Raj Kapoor, is very popular among girls and youths. His success in recent movie like Barfi and Yeh Jawaani Hai Dewani have taken him to new heights.
Kim Kardashian - 5
Kim Kardashian is very popular in online forums. She became popular with a television series Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Worldwide users search for her latest photos and news.
Anushka Sharma - 6
Bangalore babe Anushka Sharma has created a niche for herself in Bollywood. She entered Hindi films with Rab Ne Banadi Jodi. She bagged IIFA Best Actress Award for her acting in Band Baajaa Baarat.
Priyamani - 7
Priyamani started her career in Telugu film and she has went on to act in all the Southern language films and Bollywood. Her latest assignment in B-town is an item number in Shahrukh Khan's forthcoming movie Chennai Express.
Taylor Swift - 8
Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She established herself as a country music star. Her singles 'Love Story' and 'You Belong With Me' were very successful worldwide.
Kajal Aggarwal - 9
Kajal Aggarwal of Magadheera fame has become a popular name across the nation. She has hits to her credit, not only Tamil-Telugu films, but also in Bollywood.
Nithya Menon - 10
Nithya Menon did not get success in Kannada films in the beginning. Hence, she shifted her base to Malayalam films where she became a popular name. She has acted in Tamil and Telugu films too. Her recent hit in Sandalwood is Mynaa.