Sushant Singh Rajput topped Yahoo’s annual list of Most Popular Celebrities of the Year. The actor, who died by suicide in June, made the list ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rhea Chakraborty, who became embroiled in the controversy that followed Sushant’s death, came in third.
Other actors on the list, which is dominated by politicians, include Amitabh Bachchan (number 9), Kangana Ranaut (number 10), Deepika Padukone (number 12), Sunny Leone (number 14), Priyanka Chopra (number 15) and Katrina Kaif ( number 16).
Sushant also topped the list of the most searched male celebrities of 2020, followed by Amitabh, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Sonu Sood, Anurag Kashyap and Allu Arjun.
Rhea topped the list of the most searched celebrities. She was followed by Kangana, Deepika, Sunny, Priyanka, Katrina, singers Neha Kakkar and Kanika Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sara Ali Khan.
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Three central agencies, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) and the Bureau of Drug Control (NCB), are currently investigating the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Rajput from several angles. Rhea was arrested on drug charges related to a case that plagued the nation for several months before she was released on bail. Actors such as Deepika and Sara were among the KBC interviewed on the case, while Kangana became directly involved.
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