Twitter is one of the most followed social media platforms despite the toxicity associated with it. On average, Twitter has over 24.5 million active users in India which is also highly known as an effective platform to exercise one’s freedom of speech. Though Twitter can be a stressful platform to be in, it delivers every news update within seconds. Also, there are some of the most followed persons on Twitter and we have listed them down in this article.
List of Top 10 Most Followed Persons on Twitter in India.
1. Narendra Modi ( @narendramodi)
The first and the most followed person on Twitter is India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi with over 68 Million followers. Modi joined Twitter in 2009 understanding the potential of social media to reach a young and tech-savvy audience. Narendra Modi has used social media extensively to promote himself and his party during elections. Do you follow the Prime Minister on Twitter? Do let us know in the comment section below.
2. Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan)
The second most followed person on Twitter is Bollywood ka Badshah Amitabh Bachchan. With a celebrated career spanning several decades and hundreds of movies under his belt, Amitabh Bachchan continues to be one of the most noticeable and awesome actors in Bollywood. Amitabh Bachchan has accumulated over 45 million followers on Twitter making him one of the most followed Indian actors and persons in general.
3. Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan)
Salman is highly known for his humanity towards citizens and audiences or fans adore him as an actor for his splendid performance in the movies. Salman Khan is the third most followed person on Twitter with over 42.5 Million followers. He truly enjoys the most loyal fan base in Bollywood. No wonder he is one of the persons who are most followed on Twitter in India.
4. PMO India ( @PMOIndia)
With over 42.2 Million followers on Twitter, PMO India stands in fourth place as one of the most followed Twitter accounts in India. As more and more people are tuning into Twitter as one of the sources to receive their daily news, Twitter has become an efficient tool for the government machinery to reach out to the public using the platform. PMO India provides daily updates on the various undertakings of the Modi government.
5. Virat Kohli (@imVKohli)
Not only the most followed person on Twitter, but Virat Kohli’s persona has also captured a large number of fans or audience making him one of the most followed persons on Instagram as well. Virat Kohli, one of the highest-ranked batsmen in the world, needless to say, has a huge fan base. Currently, Virat Kohli has accumulated over 42 million followers making him one of the most followed Indians on Twitter.
6. Shah Rukh Khan (iamsrk)
Dubbed as the “King of Bollywood”, Shah Rukh Khan is yet another celebrity who needs no introduction. Shah Rukh Khan has got a fan base like no other. Every individual might have had a minor obsession with Shah Rukh Khan once in their lifetime because of his captivating expressions and his popular characters. Despite a few career setbacks in the last couple of years, he still enjoys the fan base he had accumulated over the years. Shah Rukh Khan is another Indian who is the most followed person on Twitter in India. Currently, he has over 41.9 Million followers on Twitter.
7. Akshay Kumar ( @alshaykumar)
It would be an understatement if we say that 2010 was the decade for Akshay Kumar’s career. Indeed, Akshay Kumar made headlines as the popular and leading action hero of Bollywood in the 1990s. However, there were ups and downs in his career and left him with a string of box office failures in the 2000s. Later in 2010, he made his comeback with incessant hits and enjoyed most of the success with his social hit movies. Over the years, Akshay Kumar has accumulated over 41.5 Million followers on Twitter.
8. Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt)
Another Famous person who needs no introduction. With over 35.6 Million followers on Instagram, Sachin Tendulkar is yet another person who is the most followed person on Twitter in India. Sachin Tendulkar who is often referred to as “God of Cricket”, is a former International Cricketer who enjoyed an illustrious cricket career spanning over two decades. He is considered one of the greatest ever batsmen in International cricket and holds various records to his name as well.
9. Hrithik Roshan ( @iHrithik)
Have you ever seen a Greek God with cool dance moves? Well, Hrithik Roshan is the epitome of it. Fans love and adore him for his charming personality and his applaud-worthy performances in the movies. Hrithik Roshan stands apart from Khans and Kapoors based just on his versatility and refusal to stick to a particular niche. With over 30.6 Million followers on Twitter, Hrithik Roshan is yet another person who is most followed on Twitter in India.
10. Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone)
Not only on Instagram but also on Twitter, Deepika Padukone reigns and leads as one of the top 10 most followed persons on Twitter in India. Deepika Padukone enjoyed one of the most successful Bollywood debuts in recent history. Deepika Padukone’s first Bollywood movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ which came out in 2007 was the highest-grossing movie of the year. Though her career has seen many obstacles, Deepika has time and again proved herself a skilled and talented actress. Fans adore her for the way she is. She is the only Indian actress on the list with over 27.9 Million followers on Twitter.