By Hindustan Times
Katrina Kaif has seen off competition from Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra to emerge as the most downloaded celebrity on mobile phones in the year 2012.
The 'Ek Tha Tiger' star continued to maintain the leading position in the category of images downloaded for the fourth consecutive year, followed by Kareena, Priyanka, Anushka Sharma and Vidya Balan, according to the findings of Airtel Mobitude 2012.
Shah Rukh Khan led in the category of Bollywood actors' wallpaper downloads, with Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar and Ranbir Kapoor in the top five. Aamir Khan did not fare in this list for the third year in a row.
South India showed a strong traction for imagery, with Tollywood sensation Trisha seeing downloads 325% higher than the numbers seen for top 5 Bollywood actors put together.
Popular song 'Kolaveri Di', continued to maintain the top position in 2012 as well. Though reasonably popular, the worldwide rage 'Gangnam Style' did not experience similar success among mobile internet users in India and could not beat Kolaveri Di's strong local success.
The song 'Teri Meri' from 'Bodyguard' ranked second in this segment, lagging behind by 20%.
'Dabangg' topped charts as the most viewed movie on Airtel Video Talkies, while 'Singham' led on Airtel Audio Talkies.
Epic hit 'Sholay' continues to be an all-time favorite with customers, who till date, are tuning into the audio edition of the movie on Airtel Audio Talkies.
Movie inspired games are the new rage in mobile gaming -'Agneepath', 'Spiderman' and 'Agent Vinod' games topped charts and left behind popular games Tekken and SoulCalibur.
In the Hollywood segment, Kim Kardashian led in the category of images downloaded and also featured in the top five Hollywood celebrities, followed by Britney Spears, Hilary Duff, Katie Holmes and Angelina Jolie.
'Chikni Chameli' from 'Agneepath' became the top downloaded Bollywood song, followed by 'Gun Gun Guna' and 'Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin' from the same film.