Twitter is known to have a lot of chitter- chatter trends which keep its users ticking their keypads every second. And it wouldn’t be surprising if our very own celebrities too engage in the same. From setting trends to creating controversies, we count the top 10 most popular Indian celebrities on Twitter.
1. Amitabh Bachchan-@SrBachchan
Followers: 17.6 Million
No doubt Big B is on top of our list. This Indian superstar is a legend, who has touched millions of hearts, which reflects in his number of followers.
2. Shah Rukh Khan-@iamsrk
Followers: 15.9 Million
The constant scale of measurement is nothing new between Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan and Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan. However, twitter has a different tale to tell keeping King Khan on number two.
3. Narendra Modi-@narendramodi
Followers: 15.8 Million
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is nothing less than a celebrity. He is very much active on twitter with his views and trending selfies.
4. Aamir Khan-@aamir_khan
Followers: 15.1 Million
Mr. Perfectionist has not only gained popularity for being a celeb, but for engaging in social causes through his movies, shows and campaigns for social causes.
5. Salman Khan-@BeingSalmanKhan
Followers: 14.5 Million
The final addition in the Khan trilogy (Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan), he broke many records when joined twitter. His twitter handle @BeingSalmanKhan contains the partial name of Being Human which is a non-profit charitable organization.
6. Deepika Padukone-@deepikapadukone
Followers: 11.8 Million
She is one of the leading ladies in Bollywood who has a large chunk of followers on twitter. With more than 10 million followers of twitter Deepika has become the queen of hearts on social media.
7. Priyanka Chopra-@priyankachopra
Followers: 11.5 Million
She reigns not only in India but also became a heartthrob with her global appearance in her pop singles and her latest American series Quantico. Her hard work and love from fans across the world has got her on number 7 in our list.
Followers: 11.5 Million
With sheer resemblance of a Greek God and killer physique, this Bollywood star has won his fans with time. He too goes hand in hand with Priyanka Chopra with his followers of twitter. Hence we give them a tie.
8. Akshay Kumar-@akshaykumar
Followers: 10.3 Million
The action superstar of Bollywood has the aura of discipline and pure masculinity dripping all over. All of this encompassed with his delightful sense of humor, Aki falls number 8 on our list.
9. A R Rahman-@arrahman
Followers: 9.18 Million
The music director who set a distinguished style in the industry and also bagged an Oscar is nowhere behind when it comes to engaging with his fans on twitter.
10. Sachin Tendulkar-@sachin_rt
Followers: 8.28 Million
Considered as ‘God of Cricket’ by his fans, ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has a mighty following of more than 8 million people on twitter. Rocking the number 10 on his jersey in Indian cricket, he holds the same position on Twitter too!