It all started in August, when a message scrawled on an old Rs10 note alleged that a woman named Sonam Gupta was unfaithful. In Devanagari script, the note read, “Sonam Gupta bewafa hai”—”Sonam Gupta is disloyal.” Three months later, the phrase resurfaced on a new Rs2,000 note, which came into circulation after demonetisation. Made a surprise entry at No. 3 in the Google India list of top 10 trending personalities
The list of top trending personalities was led by US president-elect Donald Trump, followed by Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu at second spot.
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar took the fourth spot, followed by actor Disha Patani who recently made her Bollywood debut in a biopic on Indian cricketing star M.S. Dhoni, at fifth place.