Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan and Sonia Gandhi among most searched Indian women

Mar 07, 2014, 18:58 IST | Agencies

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Google has released a list of the most searched 20 successful Indian women

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google followed by Vidya Balan and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, an official statement said.

Former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi also features among the top ten, revealed a Google search trend result Friday.

The list was revealed after a two-month analysis between Jan-Feb 2014.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. File Pic

"On the occasion of Women's Day, Google search trends reveal who are the most searched 20 successful Indian women. Kiran Bedi is still among the top 10 most searched Indian women," a statement said.

"Two sportswomen (Saina Nehwal and boxer M.C. Mary Kom), two authors (Arundhati Roy and Shobhaa De) and four politicians (J. Jayalalithaa, Gandhi, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj), also made it to the top 20," the statement added.

The other names include Nita Ambani, designer Ritu Kumar, actress Shabana Azmi, designer Neeta Lulla, filmmaker Meera Nair, producer Ekta Kapoor, PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav.

The List of Top 20 Most Searched Women

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Actress

Vidya Balan: Actress

Sonia Gandhi: UPA chairperson

Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu CM and AIADMK chief

Saina Nehwal: Badminton player

Ekta Kapoor: TV and film producer

Kiran Bedi: Social activist and retired policewoman

Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal CM and TMC chief

Nita Ambani: Chairperson of DAIS, co-owner of Mumbai Indians

Sushma Swaraj: Senior BJP leader

Arundhati Roy: Writer and social activist

Ritu Kumar: Fashion designer

Shabana Azmi: Actress and social activist

Neeta Lulla: Fashion designer 

Meera Nair: Film director, actor and producer 

Indra Nooyi: PepsiCo president

Mary Kom: Boxer

Shobha De: Writer, Columnist and socialite

Shikha Sharma: Managing Director & CEO of Axis Bank

Dimple Yadav: Wife of UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Lok Sabha MP from Kannauj

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