“Google’s Year in Search 2022 has revealed the most searched people on the internet in various categories, including actors, athletes, movies and people. While Johnny Depp topped the list globally, the results were quite different in India. In this post, we will take a look at the top Ten most searched people on Google in India in 2022.
Nupur Sharma – Nupur Sharma, a promising BJP candidate, made headlines in 2022 for her controversial comments on Prophet Muhammad. She faced death and rape threats and her remarks were also criticised by Gulf countries. Sharma eventually apologized but has kept a low profile since.
Droupadi Murmu – Droupadi Murmu, the first person belonging to the tribal community and the second woman after Pratibha Patil, became the President of India in 2022.
Rishi Sunak – Rishi Sunak, of Indian origin, made history as the first non-white Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after Liz Truss resigned as the leader of the Conservative Party.
Lalit Modi – Lalit Modi, a fugitive Indian businessman who founded the Indian Premier League, made a comeback in 2022 when he announced his relationship with Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen.
Sushmita Sen – Former Miss Universe and actress Sushmita Sen trended throughout 2022 due to her acting comeback in the OTT series Aarya and her relationship with Lalit Modi.
Anjali Arora – Anjali Arora, a popular Indian influencer, rose to prominence in 2022 after appearing in a dancing video for “Kacha Badam” and on Kangana Ranaut’s reality show Lock Upp.
Abdu Rozik – Abdu Rozik, a Tajik singer, blogger, and boxer, gained popularity on the web in 2022 for his short stature and hilarious behavior.
Eknath Shinde – Eknath Shinde, a Maharashtra politician, made national headlines in 2022 when he dissolved the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) with Shiv Sena, INC and NCP, eventually becoming the Chief Minister of the state.
Pravin Tambe – Pravin Tambe, a veteran leg-spinner, created history in 2022 when he became the oldest-ever Indian Premier League (IPL) debutant at the age of 41.
Amber Heard: Amber Heard, a Hollywood actress, was the 10th most searched person on Google in India in 2022. She gained a lot of attention in the country due to her high-profile divorce and domestic violence case with her ex-husband, actor Johnny Depp.
Heard starred in several popular films such as “The Danish Girl”, “The Rum Diary” and “Aquaman”. However, her personal life made headlines in 2016 when she filed for divorce from Johnny Depp, alleging domestic abuse. The divorce proceedings were highly publicized and resulted in a lot of media coverage, with both Heard and Depp making public statements about the case.
In 2022, the case was reopened and Amber Heard was once again in the spotlight. The actress was accused of making false allegations of domestic abuse and was also accused of blackmailing her ex-husband. The case was highly debated on social media and in the media, with many people taking sides.
Despite the controversy, Amber Heard continues to work in Hollywood and has been a prominent figure in the #MeToo movement. She has also been a vocal advocate for domestic violence victims and has used her platform to raise awareness about the issue.
It’s interesting to note that the list of most searched people in India in 2022 is a mix of politicians, actors, sports personalities, and influencers. From Nupur Sharma’s controversy to Droupadi Murmu’s historic appointment as the President of India, the year 2022 was filled with a lot of buzz-worthy moments.
It will be interesting to see if these individuals continue to dominate the search rankings in the coming year or if new names will take their place. As always, Google’s Year in Search gives us a glimpse into the interests and concerns of people all over the world.”