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Oscars 2016: Priyanka Chopra's Red Carpet Look Breaks Google Records

29/02/2016 4:19 PM IST | Updated July 15, 2016 08:26
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Priyanka Chopra arrives on the red carpet for the 88th Oscars on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON / AFP / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

On Monday, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who, after making waves with her TV show Quantico, is set to make her big screen debut in Hollywood with Dwayne Johnson in Baywatch, also dominated the internet with her gorgeous white Zuhair Murad gown at the 88th Academy Awards.

Chopra, according to Daily Mail, wore jewellery worth over $8 million. She was reportedly just behind Hollywood actress Olivia Wilde on Google search rankings related to the keywords "red carpet dress", announced Google.

After Wilde and Chopra, users world over wanted to see what actresses Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron and Saoirse Ronan wore on the red carpet.

In the past few years, the top searches from across the world for the best 'Red Carpet Dress' have been for Anne Hathaway (2013), Jennifer Lawrence (2013), Jennifer Lopez (2012), Lupita Nyong’o (2015) and Gwyneth Paltrow (2012).



Google on Monday also announced that the 2016 Academy Awards saw an unprecedented 70 per cent growth in the queries and that India was among the top 10 countries to be gripped by Oscar fever this year.

  • Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
  • Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
  • Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
  • Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra, left, and Saoirse Ronan arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
  • Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
  • Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
  • Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
  • Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
  • Matt Sayles/Invision/AP
    Liev Schreiber, from left, Naomi Watts, and Priyanka Chopra arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
  • Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
    Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)


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