Yahoo, the search engine, has released its list of most searched for male and female celebrities of the year. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who died in June this year, was the most-searched male celebrity of the year while actress Rhea Chakraborty was Yahoo’s most-searched female celebrity of the year, majorly because of her involvement in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case and the investigations led by the CBI, ED and the NCB.
Yahoo also noted that Sushant Singh Rajput is the most-searched Indian personality of 2020.
Here is the list of 10 most-searched male celebrities in ascending order:
Sushant Singh Rajput
Here is the list of 10 most-searched female celebrities of the year, in ascending order:
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Sara Ali Khan
The three central agencies, the CBI, ED and NCB are currently probing Rajput’s death. Chakraborty was arrested on drugs-related charges in connection with the case and was then released on bail. Actors like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shradhha Kapoor were also among those questioned by the NCB in the case.
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In related news, the Delhi High Court had earlier stated that it expects fair reportage and neutrality from the media and has asked certain news channels to ensure that no defamatory content is broadcast in regards to Bollywood and members of the film fraternity. Four leading Bollywood industry associations and 34 producers had filed a suit at the Delhi High Court against Republic TV, Arnab Goswami, Times Now, Pradeep Bhandari, Rahul Shivshankar, and Navika Kumar.
In a strong statement, the court said that people “are very scared of the fourth estate” and asked the news channels to file written statements in response to the aforementioned suit.