The webspace has become the latest hangout for the hip and happening. One of the leading online retail portals eBay announced the results of the latest edition of the eBay Bollywood Barometer. For the unknown, the eBay Bollywood Barometer gauges celebrity popularity on the basis of the number of celebrity related products available for sale on eBay India.
Shahrukh Khan tops the eBay Bollywood Barometer amongst the actors followed closely by Akshay Kumar and John Abraham. On the other hand, among the actresses, Kareena Kapoor tops the eBay Bollywood Barometer followed by Rani Mukherjee and Aishwarya Bachchan. The eBay Bollywood Barometer chooses the Top 10 actors & actresses from the celebrity related merchandise of around 50 Bollywood stars.
Deepa Thomas, Senior Manager-Pop Culture, eBay India, says, "The eBay Bollywood Barometer provides a fun way to track celebrity popularity & saleability. eBay India's entrepreneurial sellers have listed celebrity related products in response to buyer demand and hence all the popular stars feature here."
The eBay Bollywood Barometer has ranked both the Top 10 Actors and the Top 10 Actresses on the basis of movie memorabilia like film magazine covers, DVDs, posters, LPs, dolls, press booklets, lobby cards, movies and books.