Orkut, Mahatma Gandhi and Aishwariya Rai amongst Google’s Indian Year-End Zeitgeist highlighting Hot Searches in 2007

The top Searches in 2007's Google Indian Year-End Zeitgeist

We have now reached that time of the year when the “bests” of 2007 are to be announced. From the best films to the best tracks of 2007, it’s the final evaluation of whether you or your work has been able to make a mark for itself in the year or it’s just been another run-on-the-mill affair. Well amongst all this, how could Google be left behind! The yearly “Year-End Google Zeitgeist” top ten list is no big deal, Google has being doing that since quite some time now, so what’s special this time around?

Well, for the very first time, the internet giant has released its first ever annual Google Zeitgeist report for India, which will include the fastest rising and highest volume search terms that users from India have been submitting to Google, in 2007.

The most popular and fast-rising search queries submitted to Google by Indian users is the criteria considered whilst deciding on the Google Zeitgeist list.

Terms that grew tremendously in 2007- the explosive queries, the topics that everyone was fixated at were taken into consideration. Also a proportionately higher score was given to searches with more traffic increase. Google India also computed the most popular queries in 2007 by volume. These category based lists given below on Bollywood celebrities, movies, holiday destinations etc. are the absolute most frequent searches in those categories.

2007 Zeitgeist list for India (Fast- Rising Search Queries in 2007)

    01. Orkut
    02. YouTube
    03. Gmail
    04. Map
    05. Google
    06. Indian Railways
    07. Yahoo Mail
    08. Technology
    09. Yahoo
    10. Zapak

Category Lists

Top 10 Bollywood Celebrities

    01. Aishwariya Rai
    02. Salman Khan
    03. Hrithik Roshan
    04. Katrina Kaif
    05. Shahrukh Khan
    06. Mallika Sherawat
    07. Priyanka Chopra
    08. Kareena Kapoor
    09. Rani Mukherjee
    10. Deepika Padukone

Top 10 Movies

    01. Spiderman
    02. Sivaji
    03. Dhoom 2
    04. Om Shanti Om
    05. Chak De India
    06. Saawariya
    07. Harry Potter
    08. Ghost Rider
    09. Bhool Bhulaiya
    10. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom

Top 10 Places of Interest

    01. Kerala
    02. Singapore
    03. Goa
    04. Australia
    05. London
    06. Dubai
    07. Rajasthan
    08. Jaipur
    09. Kashmir
    10. Ooty

Top 10 political leaders

    01. Mahatma Gandhi
    02. Abdul Kalam
    03. Sonia Gandhi
    04. Indira Gandhi
    05. Rabindranath Tagore
    06. Pratibha Patil
    07. Subhash Chandra Bose
    08. Rahul Gandhi
    09. Sarojini Naidu
    10. Mayawati

Top 10 Sportstars

    01. Sania Mirza
    02. Maria Sharapova
    03. Sachin Tendulkar
    04. John Cena
    05. David Beckham
    06. Cristiano Ronaldo
    07. Rahul Dravid
    08. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    09. Sourav Ganguly
    10. Anna Kournikova

Paris Hilton, Borat and Bebo website were amongst the Top 2006 Google Search Terms List.