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.
*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
Top business, economy and financial events
Cricketers/Cricket personalities of the year
Brightest sporting stars of 2014
Top 10: Bollywood’s Best On Screen Romances Of 2014
Best Bollywood dance numbers of 2014
10 Most Wanted Tech Gadgets
Top 10 Travel Destinations in India
10 Offbeat Travel Experiences of 2014
2014 Beauty & Style Trends
The best and the worst of Bollywood this year
Most popular cars of 2014
10 Fitness Moves to have Mastered in 2014
Most searched Movies/TV Shows
Newsmakers of the year (Business and Finance)