International Women's Day: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Beats Vidya Balan, Sonia Gandhi to Top Google’s Most Searched List

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By Ankita Mehta | March 8, 2014 4:36 PM EST

To mark the International Women's Day, Google has revealed a list of top most searched successful Indian women.

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Beats Vidya Balan, Sonia Gandhi to Top Google’s Most Searched List

Bollywood actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has topped the list, followed by actress Vidya Balan at second spot and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at third spot.

The list was compiled on the basis of search over a period of 2 months i.e. January and February.

The Bachchan bahu was in limelight during the last two months, first for her comeback film, and second for the alleged fight with her-mother-in law Jaya Bachchan. Due to the release of "Shaadi Ke Side Effects" film, Balan was in news too.

The list includes seven women from film and fashion industry and four women from political world among others.

Social activist and retired policewoman Kiran Bedi too has managed to include herself in the top 10 list of most searched Indian women.

Check out top 20 most searched Indian women here:

1.      Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Bollywood Actress

2.      Vidya Balan: Bollywood Actress

3.      Sonia Gandhi: UPA Chairperson

4.      Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief

5.      Saina Nehwal: Badminton player

6.      Ekta Kapoor: Television serials and film producer

7.      Kiran Bedi: Social activist and retired policewoman

8.      Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief

9.      Nita Ambani: Founder and Chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, co-owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team

10.  Sushma Swaraj: Senior BJP leader

11.  Arundhati Roy: Writer and social activist

12.  Ritu Kumar: Fashion designer

13.  Shabana Azmi: Bollywood actress and social activist

14.  Neeta Lulla: Fashion designer

15.  Meera Nair: Film director, actor and producer

16.  Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi: Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo

17.  MC Mary Kom: Boxer

18.  Shobha De: Writer, Columnist and socialite

19.  Shikha Sharma: Managing Director and CEO of Axis Bank

20.  Dimple Yadav: Wife of UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Lok Sabha MP from Kannauj

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