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Celebrities love to interact with their fans and allows their fans to connect with them on a more personal level. Among these stars, Shah Rukh Khan ranks top in the list of Bollywood celebrity with most Twitter followers. Besides gaining popularity among masses, many celebrities around the world have joined Twitter to communicate with their fans directly. Their tweets not only go far and wide but often spark hot conversations, gossip, retweets and controversies galore.
#Shah Rukh Khan(Followers: 36.5 million): Shah Rukh Khan has fans across the globe seemingly intrigued by his 'Zero' teaser. The actor, who will be seen playing a dwarf in his next film directed by Aanand L Rai, surprised his fans by not only releasing the title of the film but also sharing a teaser video. While sitting on the top of social media trending lists, SRK had another reason to celebrate. The actor was happy to announce that he gained a following of 32 million on micro-blogging app Twitter. The superstar thanked his fans for the love they have shown and making it possible to reach this point. He uploaded a picture of himself from his upcoming film 'Zero' and expressed his gratitude saying, "इतना सारा प्यार!!! #2ZERO18 की शुरुआत बढ़िया हुई... 3.2 करोड़ लोगो के प्यार के लिए शुक्रिया। Thank u to the 32 million on Twitter!"
#Amitabh Bachchan (Followers: 35.2 million): Amitabh Bachchan is now the second most followed Bollywood celeb on Twitter. However, what comes as a surprise is that, despite having such a huge fan following, the superstar was unaware of the option of tweeting from his mobile, until recently. Admitting to this, he tweeted, "Discovering the joys of mobile Tweeting ... Foolish to not have known this earlier .. i am such a novice dodo ..!!!" Big B's popularity is unparallel and immense on Twitter.
#Salman Khan (Followers: 34.7 million): He's bold and never the one to mince his words. With a huge fan following on Twitter, Salman Khan is one of the most followed celebs on the micro-blogging site. With 34.7 million followers, he has surely proved that he's popular with the masses. Salman, off late, had been thanking his fans for sending their best wishes to his younger sister Arpita Khan who recently got married. Not only that, he even posted a picture of the newlywed couple with post that read, "Now they can do wat ever they want to do." [sic] The actor has become active on social media and has his own way of keeping in touch with his fans.
#Akshay Kumar (28.2 million): The Bollywood action and comedy king, The superstar Akshay Kumar stands at the ninth position in our list. With the handle of @akshaykumar, the actor has a fan following of 28.2 million. Like many of his fellow colleagues, the actor too gets active on the microblogging site during the release of his films. Most of Akshay's tweets are on social issues.
#Deepika Padukone (24.8 million): This dusky damsel has not only made it big in Bollywood but has also gained popularity on Twitter. On the sixth spot, not to mention she is youngest on the list, with a follower count of 24.8 million. The actress, who operates under the handle @deepikapadukone, has seen significant increase in her follower count this year with her hit films like ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and ‘Chennai Express’ acting as catalyst.