Cricket, Chandrayaan-3, And Cinema: What India Googled In 2023

India’s remarkable achievements in the year 2023 have dominated Google’s search trends. According to a post on Google’s blog, a myriad of topics ranging from moonshots to movies, and cricket matches have captivated the world's attention.

The historic success of Chandrayaan-3 made headlines and India’s G20 presidency led ‘What Is’ search queries. People also kept track of local developments like the Karnataka Elections and global happenings such as the Turkey Earthquake.

RankTrending NewsTrending Sports EventsTrending TV ShowsTrending Movies
1Chandrayaan-3Indian Premier LeagueFarziJawan
2Karnataka Election ResultsCricket World CupWednesdayGadar 2
3Israel NewsAsia CupAsurOppenheimer
4Satish KaushikWomen's Premier LeagueRana NaiduAdipurush
5Budget 2023Asian GamesThe Last Of UsPathaan
6Turkey EarthquakeIndian Super LeagueScam 2003The Kerala Story
7Atiq AhmedPakistan Super LeagueBigg Boss 17Jailer
8Matthew PerryThe AshesGuns and GulaabsLeo
9Manipur NewsWomen's Cricket World CupSex/LifeTiger 3
10Odisha Train AccidentSA20Taaza KhabarVarisu
Source: Google

India’s passion for cricket peaked with the Cricket World Cup and India vs Australia's matches. The India National Cricket team is ranked as the top trending cricket team worldwide. Shubman Gill and Rachin Ravindra were the top trending cricketers.

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Indian films made their global mark, with Jawan as the top trending local film search and #3 top trending film globally. Gadar 2 and Pathaan also secured spots as local and worldwide trending films.

The post also noted that local OTT content topped the trending shows list, with Farzi, Asur, and Rana Naidu taking top ranks. Southeast Asia emerged as a favourite travel destination, while local culinary delights also trended in food searches.

Google’s Year in Search provides a snapshot of the year’s major events and hottest trends based on Google searches conducted over the year.

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