New Delhi: Search Giant Google has released the list of most searched keywords, events, characters, movies and cooking recipes of 2021 across nations have been recently disclosed. In India, Suriya-starrer Tamil superhit film Jai Bhim, Sidharth Malhotra-starrer patriotic film Shershaah and megastar Salman Khan’s Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai have topped the list of movies that people in India Googled for the most number of times.
Salman’s Radhe was followed by Akshay Kumar starrer Bell Bottom in the fourth number and Marvel Studios’ motion film Eternals. Indian actor Mohanlal’s Malayalam thriller Drishyam 2 was the eighth most-searched film in India.
MCU’s Eternals topped the worldwide Google search under the films category. Dune, Black Widow, the Legend of the Ten Rings and Shang-Chi are the other most searched films across the globe in the year 2021 on Google search list.
Here are the 10 most-Googled films in India in 2021:
1- Jai Bhim
4- Bell Bottom
8- Godzilla vs Kong
9- Drishyam 2
10- Bhuj: The Pride of India
Suriya starrer Jai Bhim had released on OTT platform on November 2 and the film came in different controversies just after the film got released. Vanniyar Sangam had sent a legal notice to Suriya, Jyothika, TJ Gnanavel and Amazon Prime Video over Jai Bhim and hence demanded an apology for demeaning their community with Rs 5 crore compensation. Director TJ Gnanavel has then released an official detailed statement on November 21 written in Tamil language offering an apology for the hurt the film might have caused to the community.
The film Shershaah is directed by Vishnu Varadhan, it is inspired by the life of Captain Vikram Batra and the movie stars actor Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani in the leading roles. While Sidharth wore Captain Vikram Batra’s cap, audiences were eager to see Kiara Advani in the role of Dimple Cheema who is viewed as the main pillar of support for the fearless martyr. It was another OTT release, Shershaah debuted on Amazon Prime Video and released in August 2021.