Priyanka Chopra is second most searched Oscar presenter on Google’s Red Carpet category

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has emerged as the second highest searched presenter globally in ‘Red Carpet Dress’ for her debut Oscar appearance.

According to an analysis of data by global search engine Google, the first time Oscar presenter Priyanka Chopra is the second most searched celebrity in the Red Carpet Dress category across the world.

The 33-year-old former Miss World, who rose to fame internationally with last year’s ABC thriller “Quantico”, opted for a white elegant strapless gown by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad with a neat pony tail and diamond accessories for presenting the best editing Oscar.

In an official release, Google today said: “Given the hype and mystery around the dresses to be worn by the top actress at the Oscars, the top searched contenders for the Best Red Carpet Dress are Olivia Wilde, Priyanka Chopra, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron and Saoirse Ronan.”

The search engine said the current year began with a “never-seen-before” search trends interest for the 88th Academy Awards and has witnessed an 70 per cent growth compared to 2015.