As we bid farewell to another year, it’s time to reflect on the digital world that has caught the attention of the Pakistani population. Google, being the number one search engine, serves as a mirror to the society’s collective curiosity and interests.
The top searches on Google offer a glimpse into the trending topics, events, and personalities that dominated discussions in 2023. From the latest news, the cricket world cup to pop culture phenomena, musicians and celebrity gossip, Pakistanis have searched multiple topics over the year. For the second year in a row, Pakistani cricketer Babar Azam has not been in the top 10 google searches in Pakistan.
Tiger Shroff, Hareem Shah Among Top 10 Pakistani Google Searches 2023:
Securing top positions in this year’s Google searches were vloggers Hareem Shah and Aliza Sehar. Following closely in third place was Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff, drawing significant attention amid widespread searches, particularly fueled by rumors surrounding his well-being. It seems like this year Pakistanis were highly interested in social media influencers, bollywood actors, cricket and Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister, Anwar Ul Haq Kakkar.
Top 10 Pakistani Google Searches in 2023:
1. Hareem Shah
Popular social media star has often been part of a number of controversies. Hareem Shah became the no.1 searched person in Pakistan on google this year.
2. Aliza Sehar
Identifying as “a modest girl from a quaint village in Punjab” in her YouTube biography, Aliza Sehar is a Pakistani YouTuber renowned for her content centered around rural life. Boasting 1.7 million subscribers on YouTube and a significant TikTok following of around 3 million, she recently became embroiled in a controversy when a private video call was exposed on various social media platforms.
3. Tiger Shroff
Renowned for his exceptional acting prowess and dancing skills, Tiger Shroff stands as a prominent Bollywood actor with a massive fan base spanning across India and Pakistan, numbering in the millions. Rumours surrounding the actors health had stirred up a controversy recently.
4. Abdullah Shafiq
Representing the Pakistan national cricket team in various formats, Abdullah Shafique is a distinguished international cricketer hailing from Pakistan. Specializing as a right-handed top-order batter, he is also an integral part of the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
5. Usman Khan
A standout talent in Pakistani cricket, Usman Khan shines as a skilled right-handed batsman, showcasing his brilliance on the field. His contributions extend to the Pakistan Super League (PSL), where he played for both Quetta Gladiators and Multan Sultans in the last season. Usman Khan’s adept batting skills make him a formidable force in the world of cricket, leaving an indelible mark with every innings he plays.
6. Anwar Ul Haq Kakkar
The caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan, came into the spotlight after the reigns of the country were handed to him as the interim government was put into place.
7. Glen Maxwell
Representing the Indian cricket team across all three formats, Shubman Gill stands out as a dynamic young cricketer. Widely recognised as one of the premier batsmen in contemporary world cricket, his prowess with the bat has garnered considerable acclaim. Gill’s agile performances and adaptability make him a promising talent to watch on the international cricket stage.
9. Saud Shakeel
A rising talent in Pakistani cricket, Saud Shakeel, marked his international and ODI debut for the Pakistan cricket team in July 2021. Achieving a significant milestone in July 2023, he etched his name in history by becoming the inaugural Pakistani batsman to record a Test double century during a match against the host, Sri Lanka.