Bollywood’s Biggest – Big B & Khans – on Track for 40M Followers

Who will be the first one to reach 40 million followers on Twitter? 

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The popularity of B-Town celebs is now not only judged by their box office successes but also by their social media presence.

Bollywood’s top-performing celebs on social media – Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, and Shah Rukh Khan – are now close to reaching 40 million followers on Twitter.

We got in touch with Twitter to find their most popular tweets, and here they are!


Shah Rukh Khan

Joined Twitter: January 2010

Tweets: 57.7 K

Followers: 38.3 M

Amongst the four celebrities King Khan is the closest to the 40-million mark, with 38.3 million followers. Most of his activity centres around his children, especially AbRam, and his wife, Gauri Khan. SRK also engages with fans regularly on Twitter through several AMAs (ask-me-anything).

Selfie with singer Zayn Malik at the Asian Awards.


Amitabh Bachchan

Joined: May 2010

Tweets: 64.6K

Followers: 37.3M

Coming second by a very close margin is Big B with 37.3 million followers. But, as far as the regularity of tweets are concerned, Amitabh Bachchan is unbeatable with 64.6K tweets.

His tweets are extremely organised and well though out. All of them are numbered and usually whenever he tweets out a line of a poem or any philosophical thought they are always accompanied with an English translation. So that his tweets cater to all audiences.

Giving a humourous feel to the election season.

His tweets never seem to lack the funny quotient.

Narrating a few lines said to him by Javed Akhtar at Sridevi’s funeral.


Salman Khan

Joined: April 2010

Tweets: 42.6k

Followers: 37.1M

Salman Khan keeps his followers updated through his Twitter handle regarding all his upcoming movies, promotions, and award show appearances. His tweets recently focused on the promotion of his newly released film Bharat. Bhai, as he is popularly called, never loses an opportunity to wish his fans on all the festivals.

When Salman Khan congratulated Aamir Khan for Dangal’s success.

Salman Khan thanked all his fans after being released on bail post the conviction for the blackbuck poaching case.

Always keeping his followers engaged.


Aamir Khan

Joined: November 2009

Tweets: 718

Followers: 24.8 M

Aamir Khan doesn’t seem to be tweeting nearly as often as his contemporaries. Just like his choice of films, he seems to be very selective about his tweets too. Most of them are short and to the point.

Through his tweets it becomes even clearer that Aamir is always experimenting with his looks.

When he requested his fans to help the flood victims of Gujarat and Assam by contributing to the chief ministers relief funds.

Aamir keeping Twitterati aware of his whereabouts.

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