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Priya Prakash Varrier edges past Sunny Leone to become the most-searched on Google

The Malayalam actress broke records on Instagram by gaining over six lakh followers overnight.

  • Published: February 16, 2018 11:21 AM IST
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18-year-old Priya Prakash Varrier, recently debuted in a Malayalam movie Oru Adaar Love, the trailer of which was released this Valentine’s week. The video clip showed Prakash doing a charming eyebrow dance and wink, which stole hearts, and how! She gained over 606,000 followers overnight on Instagram, becoming the third celebrity to attain such a feat, joining the league of Kylie Jenner and Cristiano Ronaldo. And it looks like the biggest celebrities have nothing on her, after she has now become the most-searched on Google.

Leaving behind Sunny Leone, who has throned the position of most-searched on Google for a couple of years now, Priya Prakash Varrier has become the most searched celebrity on Google, TOI reports. And not just Leone, Priya has also elbowed over the popularity of Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif on Google.

The song from the Malayalam film, which now has Varrier’s fan following growing like wildfire, has clocked millions of views in less than a week since release.

Sadly, while the majority of the country is busy adoring the girl, there are some who are seeing this popularity as an opportunity to cause a stir. The viral clip has invited opposition from a Muslim youth in Hyderabad, who has registered a complaint against Priya Prakash and the producer of the viral song for ‘hurting sentiments’.

Based out of Thrissur in Kerala, Priya is a first-year B.Com student studying in Vimala College. Her following on Instagram has skyrocketed ever since the film clip went viral, with currently over 3.5 million people following her.

  • Published Date: February 16, 2018 11:21 AM IST