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Mukesh Ambani Most Influential, Sunny Leone Most Searched

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Mukesh Ambani tops of the list of India's most influential business figures while Sunny Leone is the most searched celebrity for Yahoo users from the country in 2014.
 
Ambani, India's richest man and chairman of Reliance Industries, ranks number one among financial newsmakers, followed by Tata Group chief Cyrus Mistry at second spot and Gautam Adani, chief of Adani Group, at number three, according to this year's user trends from the internet company.
 
Among popular business stories, the reforms launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his diplomatic moves were of great interest to users.
 
The "Make in India" drive made it to the top of the list of biggest financial events of the year on Yahoo in India.
 
Modi was number one among the most popular political personalities for the website's users. The list features the prime minister's key associates Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar.
 
From the movie and entertainment world, Deepika Padukone and Alia Bhatt were among the Indian stars who fired the Web users’ imagination. However, Indian-Canadian porn-star-turned-Bollywood-actress Sunny Leone remains the most searched personality for the third year in a row.
 
The user trends show M.S. Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar as the most popular cricketers in the cricket-mad nation.