Amitabh Bachchan garners 80 million social media followers, maintains hegemony as Twitter's most followed Bollywood actor

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 December 2017, 01:44 PM
80 million social media followers for Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (File Photo)
80 million social media followers for Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (File Photo)

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is knwon to be very expressive about political and social issues, reached a milestone of sorts on social media by crossing a collective fan following of 80 million on social-networking sites.

The 'Pink' movie star is really active on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, apart from having a personal blog on Tumblr.

The 75-year-old took to Twitter and thanked his fans for the 80 million followers. He tweeted, “BAAAADUUUMBAAAAAAA !! LISTEN TO THIS DEAR ALL Ef ..Collective social media followers reaches .. hold your breath .. 80 MILLION ... 80 MILLION .. !!!! Thank you for making this happen !!”

The actor currently has 31.7 million followers on his microblogging site Twitter, 27.6 million followers on Facebook and 6.2 million followers on his Instagram handle.

Megastar Bachchan is the most followed Bollywood actor on Twitter, as per the latest data released by the microblogging site. The veteran actor trails Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and secures second position as the most followed Indians on Twitter.

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The recent data released by Twitter in the first week of December shows the top 10 Indians who are most followed on the social-networking site.

The following are the top 10 Indians followed on Twitter: 

List of Top 10 Indians followed on Twitter
S No. Twitter Handle

Followers

(In Million)

1

Narendra Modi

(@narendramodi)

37.8
2

Amitabh Bachchan

(@SrBachchan)

31.7
3

Shah Rukh Khan

(@iamsrk)

31.2
4

Salman Khan

(@BeingSalmanKhan)

 

28.8
5

Akshay Kumar

(@akshaykumar)

23.1
6

Aamir Khan

(@aamir_khan)

22.5
7

Deepika Padukone

(@deepikapadukone)

22.1
8

Sachin Tendulkar

(@sachin_rt)

22
9

Hrithik Roshan

(@iHrithik)

21.1
10

Virat Kohli

(@imVkohli)

21

Twitter India released this data on its official website in the first week of December.

First Published: Monday, December 11, 2017 11:29 AM
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