When it comes to fan following, even many young Bollywood celebrities trails behind the megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Yesterday, the superstar reached the benchmark of 27 million followers on his Twitter account. Big B is more than just delighted to having received so much of love from the fans around the world. Therefore, the legendary actor took to Twitter to express his gratitude to his faithful fans. Here’s what he wrote.
"It is 27 million followers on Twitter! 27 Million! I am indeed honoured and blessed," Amitabh tweeted on Saturday night.
T 2437 - It is 27 million followers on Twitter !! 27 MILLION !! i am indeed honoured and blessed !! pic.twitter.com/IPcVD4rNtk— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 27, 2017
The 74-year-old thespian who has given hits like "Sholay", "Deewar", "Agneepath", "Kaalia", "Zanjeer", "Sharabi", "Black" and "Piku", is ahead of actors Shah Rukh Khan with 25.1 million, Salman Khan with 23 million, Aamir Khan with 20.9 million, Priyanka Chopra with 17.4 million and Deepika Padukone 18.5 million Twitter followers.Big B is behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has 30.2 million Twitter followers.
The cine icon is active on social media platforms and uses the medium to share updates about his personal and professional lives with his fans and well-wishers.
He was last seen on screen in the third instalment of filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's "Sarkar", a political thriller, where he reprised the role of Subhash Nagre.Amitabh is now prepping for his upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan". The film will also star superstar Aamir Khan and actress Fatima Sana Shaikh. This will be the first time Big B and Aamir will be sharing screen space.
(With IANS Inputs)