Hyderabad, Apr 17 (): Actor Pawan Kalyan, who is the brother of actor turned politician and megastar Chiranjeevi , tops the Google Search Trends chart. Pawan Kalyan has launched the new political party ‘JanSena’ recently, despite facing opposition from his family and the actor is campaigning for the BJP.
He is followed by actress Ramya who is contesting from Mandya Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka. Megastar and Union Minister K. Chiranjeevi stands at the sixth place.
Pawan Kalyan is amazing people by not positioning candidates; instead, he proclaims his support and even campaigns for the National Democratic Alliance.
Google Inc. search trends released its statement on Wednesday that stated actors, comedians, writers and other celebrities contesting in the general election are being extensively searched by the netizens online.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) contestant poet Kumar Vishwas, who is contesting from Congress party’s stronghold of Amethi in UP, represented by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, came third in the rankings.
Bollywood actress Nagma, contesting for the Congress party for the first time from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh has received nearly double the number of online searches, when compared to the veteran actress Hema Malini, who contests from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Actress Rakhi Sawant has gained a noteworthy online response after introducing her political party Rashtriya Aam Party in Mumbai.
The list contained the name of stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava, Bhojpuri superstar Manoj Tiwari, Bollywood actress Jaya Prada and Bengali filmstar Dev. Raju Srivastava is a Samajwadi Party candidate from Kanpur (UP).
Manoj Tiwari is the BJP candidate from north-east Delhi, whereas Jaya Prada is the Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate from Bijnor (UP). Bengali satr Dev is contesting from West Midnapore in West Bengal on a Trinamool Congress ticket.
Kirron Kher from BJP and actresses Gul Panag from AAP in the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat are facing clashes between each other, so the duo has created a buzz online, as per the search trends.
Google said that celebrities had always been a major draw for political parties in the Indian electoral process especially in the campaigning phase but they are expected to play a bigger role in this election season.