Get ready to explore the power of social media in India as we unveil the most fascinating list of Twitter personalities with the highest followers. From Bollywood stars to politicians, sports icons to business tycoons, this ultimate guide will take you on a journey through the virtual world of Twitter and reveal who’s ruling the social media game.
With millions of followers, these individuals have managed to create a massive impact on their audience and the nation as a whole. So, fasten your seat belts and prepare to be amazed as we unveil the untold stories behind their success and discover what makes them the true rulers of the Twitterverse. Don’t miss out on the chance to dive into the world of India’s most influential Twitter personalities and learn what it takes to make it big in the virtual world.
- Followers: 84.5 million
Narendra Modi is the most followed Indian worldwide and the 14th and current Prime Minister of India. Modi was born on 17 September 1950 and raised in Vadnagar, Gujarat. In 2009 Moji joined Twitter and used this social media platform as a tool to reach out to millions of young people, a tech-savvy audience.
As a politician, he has used the Twitter platform to campaign for elections and promote himself and his party to have more support from the people. In India, Modi is the most followed person and the world leader on Twitter.
2. Virat Kohli
- Followers: 52 million
Virat Kohil is the most followed cricket player on Twitter and the current captain of the India national team. He was born on 5 November 1988 in New Delhi, India. He became an international Indian cricketer who was ranked the highest batsman in the world and won twice the tournament of the ICC World in 2014 and 2016. He joined Twitter in September 2009, and his fame has made him win more fan base and become the most followed Indian on Twitter.
3. PMO India
- Followers: 51.5 million
PMO India is the official Twitter account of the office of the prime minister of India; it opened in January 2012 and has gained millions of followers in India. Prime Minister Office (PMO) in India was formed in 1947 and consists of the immediate staff of the prime minister and multiple levels of supporting staff reporting directly to the prime minister of India.
Twitter has become the most popular social media platform, where more Indians have joined in huge numbers where they can get daily news updates from the sources.
PMO India has utilized this opportunity in the platform by posting daily news of what is happening in the Modi government to reach out to the public followers.
- Followers: 48.1 million
Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, television producer, film producer, and former politician. He joined Twitter on May 2010, gaining millions of followers, and was one of the tops followed Indian actors and a person in India.
He has achieved a lot in his acting career in Bollywood, where he has produced hundreds of movies that have made him a noticeable and incredible actor in India. Currently, in his old age of 80, he is still influential, with millions of followers on his Twitter account.
5. Akshay Kumar
- Followers: 45.4 million
Akshay Kumar is one of the top movie actors in India who has a huge fan base of millions of followers on his Twitter account. He joined Twitter in April 2009 and has grown to reach the highest number of followers in India. Akshay has stayed in the acting industry for a long time and has improved in his career.
In 1900 he had the best of his career and made headlines as the leading action hero in Bollywood. However, in 2000 his career didn’t go well when he had failures at the box office, but he made a comeback in 2010, where he enjoyed the most success in his career by producing socially hit movies.
6. Salman Khan
- Followers: 44.6 million
Salman Khan is an Indian actor, television personality, and film producer in India who has done a great job in over 30 years, and he has received outstanding awards as an actor. He has used his career well, became one of the most commercially successful Indian actors, and ranked the highest-paid celebrity globally in Forbes.
He has incredible acting skills in his movies, where his performance is excellent, and many fans or audiences adore him. He has loyal fans from Bollywood, which has enabled him to gather millions of followers on Twitter in India, where he joined in April 2010.
- Followers: 42.9 million
If you know the king of Bollywood, guess who comes into your mind, of course, is the king himself, Shah Rukh Khan, who has done a tremendous job in his career and has a vast fan base loyal to him. He has played a lot of different characters in his movies where most people in their lifetime agree had a minor obsession towards his captivating expressions.
Shah Khan joined Twitter in January 2010, and his fans have made him one of the most followers in India with millions of followers.
- Followers: 38.1 million
Sachin Tendulkar is a former captain of the Indian national team and a former Indian international cricketer. In the two-decade of his career, he is on the list of history of cricket as one of the greatest all-time batsmen and also known as the “God of Cricket.”
Tendulkar joined Twitter on April 2010, where he has grown to be the most followed person on Twitter in India; regardless of being a retired cricketer, he still has a loyal fan base of millions of supporters and follows him.
- Followers: 32.1 million
If you love Indian movies, one of the best movie actors with the best dancing skills to come to your list, Hrithik Roshan, can’t be missed in that list. He has incredible acting skills, and his cool dancing moves are on a top level that many fans love and adore.
Roshan is different from other top actors as he performs in a different niche of various characters. He joined Twitter in February 2010 and has millions of followers, making him one of the most followers in India.
10. Priyanka Chopra
- Followers: 27.8 million
Priyanka Chopra is a former Miss World 2000 and a Bollywood actress-singer who has become the most followed person in India on Twitter, where she joined on Jan 2009. She is now ranked the top female Indian actress with huge followers on Twitter after passing the number of followers of Deepika Padukone.
She has worked with local and international artists and acted in Hollywood movies such as Baywatch, Isn’t it Romantic, The White Tiger, and many other films. Apart from acting in 2006, she has worked with UNICEF and, in 2010 appointed as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for child rights.
11. Deepika Padukone
- Followers: 27.3 million
Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress and film producer who has reigned as the most followed Indian on Twitter and the highest-paid actress in India. She first made her first movie in Bollywood known as ‘Om Shanti Om,’ which was released in 2007, and the film did well, having the highest-grossing movie of the year.
She has proved to be the best actress, and many people love and adore her for her talented acting skills. She joined Twitter in January 2010 and is among the Indian actresses that have managed to top this list with millions of followers in India.
- Followers: 24.3 million
Rahman is an Indian singer, music composer, songwriter, record producer, and film composer in Indian Cinema. He has worked with Tamil and Hindi films and occasionally with international films. Being active in his career until now, he joined Twitter on February 2009, where he has an extensive fan base who have followed him for millions.
Rahman is among the top-followed individual on Twitter in India. In his career since 2009, he has received several awards, such as the winner of six National Film Awards, the nation’s third-highest civilian award, and many others.
- Followers: 15.5 million
Abhishek Bachchan is an Indian actor and film producer who has been popular for Hindi films. He was born on 5 February 1976 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. Like any other actor, he has experienced his up and down in his career.
He successfully released his first film, Refugee, in 2000, and the following films were unsuccessful until he released another successful action film called Dhoom in 2004.
With his experience and finally being successful in his career, he has gathered millions of fans. He joined Twitter in November 2009 and is currently one of the most followed Indians on Twitter.
14. Shahid Kapoor
- Followers: 15.4 million
Regarding Hindi films’ romantic roles, the person who does it best is Shahid Kapoor. He started appearing in Hindi films with romantic character roles and taking part in action films and thrillers. He has other skills and abilities as dancing. We can see him dancing in films as a background dancer in the 1990s.
He first joined Twitter in July 2009, where he has millions of followers and is one of the highest-followed actors in India. He has achieved many awards in his career, like being nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor and others.
15. Sonam Kapoor
- Followers: 13.1 million
Sonam Kapoor is a famous actress who acts in Hindi films. She was born on 9 June 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She has done many Hindi films in her career and made her first commercial success with a romantic comedy film (Hate Luv Storys) in 2010.
She has a huge fan base supporting her, and she was nominated for the best actress in several award ceremonies. She joined Twitter in June 2009, where she currently has millions of followers, making her one of the top lists of highest followers on Twitter in India.