Yahoo releases Year in Review India 2014

Narendra Modi, Mukesk Ambani and Sunny Leone most searched according to Yahoo's Year in Review India 2014.

Published Date
11 - Dec - 2014
| Last Updated
11 - Dec - 2014
 
Yahoo releases Year in Review India 2014

Yahoo has released its seventh edition of Year in Review India 2014 which includes the top political leaders, celebrities and the most influential personalities of the year.  Narendra Modi, Mukesh Ambani, Tim Cook and Sunny Leone were the most searched personalities for the year.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been declared as the most searched and most talked about politician in India for 2014. Yahoo explains "Because he proved the skeptics wrong and fashioned the grandest victory for the BJP in India’s history, thus changing the political landscape forever.” Narendra Modi is followed by his aides Arun Jaitley (Finance and I&B Minister), BJP President Amit Shah and Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

Head of Reliance Group Mukesh Ambani, tops the list as the most influential Indian for 2014. He is followed by Chairman of Tata Sons, Cyrus Mistry and Gautam Adani, founder of Adani Group.

Apple CEO Tim Cook is this year's top finance newsmakers, along with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Infosys CEO and MD Vishal Sikka. Ecommerce giant Flipkart's Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal as well as Snapdeal's Rohit Bansal are also in the list.

In the '10 Most Wanted Tech Gadgets’ list, Yahoo users searched for Apple iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4, Microsoft XBox One, Amazon Kindle Fire and Sony PlayStation 4.

Sachin Tendulkar was the most searched cricketers, followed by Phil Hughes, MS Dhoni and N Srinivasan. The most most-searched celebrity for the third year in a row was Sunny Leone, along with Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Alia Bhatt and John Abraham.

Read: Twitter releases its 2014 #YearOnTwitter in India , Facebook releases 'India Year in Review 2014 Top 10 Lists'

*Here are the lists in various categories from YIR 2014.

 

20 Most-Searched Celebrities on Yahoo India

High and Mighty: The political top 10 PowerPoint

India’s 50 most
influential people

  • Sunny Leone

  • Poonam Pandey

  • Swetha Basu Prasad

  • Anushka Sharma

  • Alia Bhatt

  • Hrithik Roshan

  • Aishwarya Rai

  • Bipasha Basu

  • John Abraham

  • Nargis Fakhri

  • Deepika Padukone

  • Ileana D Cruz

  • Jennifer Lawrence

  • Katrina Kaif

  • Kim Kardashian

  • Kareena Kapoor

  • Paoli Dam

  • Parineeti Chopra

  • Miley Cyrus

  • Priyanka Chopra

  • Narendra Modi, Prime Minister

  • Arun Jaitley, Finance and I&B Minister

  • Amit Shah, BJP president

  • Mohan Bhagwat, RSS chief

  • Rajnath Singh, Home Minister

  • Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister

  • Sonia Gandhi, Congress president

  • Suresh Prabhu, Railways minister

  • Ram Madhav, BJP general secretary

  • Sharad Pawar, NCP chief

  • Mukesh Ambani, Industrialist

  • Cyrus Mistry, Tata Group chairman

  • Gautam Adani, Industrialist

  • Anand MahindraKumar Mangalam Birla, Industrialist

  • Ratan Tata, Industrialist

  • Deepak Parekh, Banker

  • Anil Ambani, Industrialist

  • A.M.Naik, Businessman

  • Anil Agarwal, Industrialist

  • Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro

  • Samir Jain & Vineet Jain, Times Group bosses

  • M.S.Dhoni, Cricketer

  • Uday Kotak, Banker

  • Y.C.Deveshwar, Businessman

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Actor

  • Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal, Businessmen

  • Natarajan Chandrasekaran, TCS CEO

  • Rahul Bhatia, Businessman

  • Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Airtel

  • Shiv Nadar, Chairman, HCL

  • Salman Khan, Actor

  • Ajay Piramal, Industrialist

  • Uday Shankar, Media Professional

  • Arnab Goswami, News Anchor

  • Subhash Chandra, Media Baron

  • Naresh Gujral, Rajya Sabha member, Shiromani Akali Dal

  • Shah Rukh Khan, Actor

  • Kapil Sharma, Stand-up comedian

  • Adil Zainulbhai, Consultant

  • N. Srinivasan, Cricket administrator

  • Chanda Kochhar, Banker

  • Mahendra Mohan Gupta and Sanjay Gupta, Media Barons

  • Fali S.Nariman, Jurist

  • Arvind Panagariya, Economist

  • Aamir Khan, Actor

  • Rajat Sharma, Media Baron

  • Naresh Trehan, Doctor-entrepreneur

  • Kunal Bahl, Entrepreneur

  • Pawan Munjal, Industrialist

  • Chetan Bhagat, Author

  • Prashant Bhushan, Lawyer

  • Baba Ramdev, Yoga Guru

  • Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Rajya Sabha MP

  • Adi Godrej, Industrialist

  • Subramanian Swamy, Lawyer, Economist, and Hindutva Ideologue

  • Deepika Padukone, Actor

  • R. K. Pachauri, Environmentalist

  • S.Gurumurthy, RSS Ideologue

Top business, economy and financial events

Cricketers/Cricket personalities of the year

Brightest sporting stars of 2014

  • Make in India

  • Coal block de-allocation

  • Big deals: Mergers and Acquisitions (FB buys Whatsapp)

  • India widens its doors to dollars (FDI / disinvestments in India)

  • Money, Lies and Scandal (Sebi-DLF/Sebi-Syndicate bank scandal)

  • Airfare wars

  • Jaitley’s ‘Rs-100 crore’ Budget

  • Black money

  • World markets and economy

  • India shakes hands with the world

  • Diesel deregulation and gas prices

  • Flipkart’s ‘Big Billion Day’ sale

  • Jan Dhan Yojana

  • Alibaba IPO

  • India’s comeback (market indicators, stable from S&P)

  • Sachin Tendulkar

  • Phil Hughes

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni

  • N Srinivasan

  • Ravi Shastri

  • Virat Kohli

  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar

  • Rohit Sharma

  • Mohammad Amir

  • Kevin Pietersen

  • AB De Villiers

  • Mitchell Johnson

  • Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene

  • David Warner

  • Misbah ul-Haq

  • Saeed Ajmal

  • Oscar Pistorius

  • Sarita Devi

  • Mary Kom

  • German Football Team

  • Pankaj Advani

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Serena Williams

  • Li Na

  • Roger Federer

  • Kei Nishikori

  • Indian men’s hockey team

  • Rory McIlroy

  • Women's 4 x 400 metres relay India at Asian Games

  • Jitu Rai

  • Sania Mirza

  • Saina Nehwal

  • P Kashyap

  • Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa

  • Abhinav Bindra

  • Novak Djokovic

  • Lewis Hamilton

  • Luis Suare

  • Lionel Messi

  • Magnus Carlsen

Top 10: Bollywood’s Best On Screen Romances Of 2014

Best Bollywood dance numbers of 2014

10 Most Wanted Tech Gadgets

  • Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, Happy New Year

  • Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez, Kick

  • Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif, Bang Bang

  • Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, 2 States

  • Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

  • Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra, Hasee Toh Phasee

  • Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan, Khoobsurat

  • Shraddha Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor, Haider

  • Sonakshi Sinha and Akshay Kumar, Holiday

  • Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor, Ek Villain

  • Devil, Kick

  • Lovely, Happy New Year

  • Jumme Ki Raat, Kick

  • Sharabi, Happy New Year

  • Bang Bang, Bang Bang

  • Baby Doll, Ragini MMS 2

  • Dance Basanti, Ungli

  • Saturday Saturday, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

  • Atah maajhi satakli, Singham 2

  • Whistle Baja, Heropanti

  • Apple iPhone 6

  • Samsung Galaxy S5

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4

  • GoPro HERO

  • Apple iPad mini

  • Microsoft XBox One

  • Amazon Kindle Fire

  • Sony PlayStation 4

  • Apple iPad Air

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Top 10 Travel Destinations in India

10 Offbeat Travel Experiences of 2014

2014 Beauty & Style Trends

  • Goa

  • Thekkady, Kerala

  • Nainital

  • Mussoorie

  • Munnar

  • Lonavla

  • Manali

  • Gangtok

  • Puri

  • Shevaroys, Yercaud

  • Watch sea turtles in Oman

  • Tour a Thai vineyard on elephant-back

  • Take a heritage Walk in Old Goa

  • Immerse in Islamic heritage at Sharjah

  • Relive the memories of the Berlin Wall

  • Walk the living root bridges of Nongriat

  • Soak in maternal warmth in Imphal

  • Retrace the controversial cannabis trail in Malana, India

  • Gasp at Niagara Falls from a chopper

  • Be edified by interfaith harmony at Nagore

  • Sheer palazzo pants

  • Sari

  • Sheer

  • Massive transformation - Renée Zellweger

  • Bright floral Leggings/Jeggings

  • Style icon of 2014 - Sonam Kapoor

  • Bright colours: Lipsticks & reflective sunglasses

  • Nude make-up

  • The beard

  • Modi Kurta

The best and the worst of Bollywood this year

Most popular cars of 2014

10 Fitness Moves to have Mastered in 2014

Best

  • Highway

  • Haider

  • Hasee Toh Phasee

  • Queen

  • Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya


 

Worst

  • Jai Ho

  • Ragini MMS 2

  • Humshakals

  • Entertainment

  • The Shaukeens

  • Hyundai Xcent

  • Tata Zest

  • Hyundai Elite i20

  • Maruti Ciaz

  • Diesel powered Honda City

  • Honda’s first MPV Mobilio

  • Mercedes-Benz GLA

  • Mahindra Scorpio

  • Audi A3

  • Mercedes S Class

  • Burpees

  • Mountain climbers

  • Plank variations

  • Jumping jacks

  • Push-up and rotation

  • Pistol Squats

  • Reverse Lunges

  • Jump rope

  • Skater hop

  • Donkey kick

Most searched Movies/TV Shows

Newsmakers of the year (Business and Finance)

 

  • Bang Bang

  • Dhoom 3

  • Bigg Boss 8

  • Hate Story 2

  • Happy New Year

  • Heropanti

  • Ragini MMS 2

  • Haider

  • Tim Cook

  • Piyush Goyal

  • Arun Jaitley

  • Bill Gates

  • Vishal Sikka

  • Kris Gopalakrishnan

  • Christophe De Margerie

  • Karl Slym

  • Satya Nadella

  • Narayana Murthy

  • Subrata Roy

  • Mukesh Ambani

  • Vijay Mallya

  • Janet Yellen

  • The Bansals