Top 10 Most Googled People of 2017 in Pakistan

10:44 PM | 14 Dec, 2017
Top 10 Most Googled People of 2017 in Pakistan
While Google's most-searched topics around the world this year ranged from Hurricane Irma and Bitcoin prices, in Pakistan, as usual, top searches for people mostly included models and celebrities.

Apart from the occasional cricket related name, the list is filled with Pakistani actresses. No political figure made it to the list this year.

Let’s take a look at the most Googled people of 2017:

Top ten people

1. Fabiha Sherazi

The model gained popularity after being sighted on Fawad Mustafa’s show, Jeeto Pakistan. Since then, Pakistanis watched her grace the show with her presence throughout Ramazan transmissions. Who'd have thought she'd top the list!

2. Nadeem Sarwar

Nadeem Sarwar, a religious orator, is known for his Nohay.

3. Fakhar Zaman

The navy sailor-turned-opening batsman, who made his One Day International (ODI) debut in Pakistan vs South Africa, won millions of hearts for his outstanding performance against India in Champions trophy.

4. Rishi Kapoor

The Bollywood actor had quite a year with Pakistanis on Twitter for his racist tweets during the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. He’s also a dying wish to visit Pakistan.

5. Rida Isfahani

The TV actor has a few notable projects, including ARY's Jatan, to her credit. But she actually caught the internet’s eye with her leaked videos this year.

6. Faryal Makhdoom

Faryal Makhdoom almost ruled the whole year, on social media, with her break-up and make-up with husband, British Pakistani boxer Amir Khan.

7. Javed Afridi

The CEO of Haier and the owner of the Peshawari Zalmis, who is not related to Shahid Afridi, had quite the year after his franchise won the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

8. Ahad Raza Mir

The Canadian Pakistani Film/TV and stage actor took the whole country by storm with his drama ‘Yakeen Ka Safar’ and his iconic portrayal of the character of Dr Asfandyar Usman Ali Khan, aka Dr Asfi.

9. Hania Amir

It was a good year overall for Hania Amir, starred alongside Fawad Mustafa in Na Maloom Afraad 2, but it was a Snapchat post gone wrong that got her more searches than one would expect.

10. Momina Mustehsan

Momina has been in the spotlight ever since her Coke Studio debut.


Also, here we have Pakistan's top ten searches on Google:

Top ten searches

  1. ICC Champions Trophy

  2. WWE Extreme Rules

  3. Dangal

  4. Raees

  5. Half Girlfriend

  6. Fast and Furious 8

  7. Jagga Jasoos

  8. Munna Michael

  9. Wajah Tum Ho

  10. Eid Mubarak


Top ten News searches

  1. ICC Champions Trophy

  2. The Kapil Sharma Show

  3. Prime Minister Laptop Scheme

  4. Barma

  5. Shivratri

  6. Panama Case

  7. Lahore blast

  8. Catalonia

  9. Prime Minister Youth Internship

  10. CSS results

Google generates the lists by finding the search terms with a higher traffic as compared to the previous year in order to highlight only the top-searches and interests of this year.

Trillions of Google Searches are explored each year by Google to see the perspective of the internet users and to judge their “Internet Spirit”.

Dawood Rehman
Dawood Rehman

The writer is a member of the staff.


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Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.

Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 November 2022

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.1 288.15
Euro EUR 312 315
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.75
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.25 77
Australian Dollar AUD 186 187.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759 767
Canadian Dollar CAD 208 210
China Yuan CNY 39.93 40.33
Danish Krone DKK 41.88 42.28
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.24 36.59
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.55 1.63
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 916.38 925.38
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 210 212
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 323.37 325.87
Thai Bhat THB 8 8.04

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KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 28 November 2023

On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.

Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.

Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Karachi PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Islamabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Peshawar PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Quetta PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Sialkot PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Attock PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Gujranwala PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Jehlum PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Multan PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Bahawalpur PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Gujrat PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Nawabshah PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Chakwal PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Hyderabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Nowshehra PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Sargodha PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Faisalabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Mirpur PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600


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