The popularity of the micro blogging site Twitter has shot up immensely in the past 5 years. Indian celebrities have developed an increasing interest for the social networking website. Tweets by some active Bollywood personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Karan Johar are admired and answered by millions of followers on the site.
Surprisingly, Indian Twitter rankings are ruled by Bollywood celebrities. These top two Indian celebrities are active on Twitter and do not refrain to engage with their audience on a personal level. Last year, Amitabh Bachchan broke the news of his daughter-in-law’s pregnancy and delivery of a baby girl on Twitter.
The King Khan of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan stood fourth on Twitter popularity with 1.61 million followers. The fifth and sixth spots were occupied by other two Khans of the Bollywood industry – Aamir Khan and Salman Khan respectively.
The twitter rankings of Indian celebrities is not even close to that of Internationals stars like Lady Gaga (17million followers), but the increasing interest of Indians in Twitter is a positive sign for everyone.