Salman Khan is the Most Followed Indian Superstar, according to Digital Celebrity Index 2016
Be it Boxoffice, Television or social media, Bollywood’s biggest superstar Salman Khan is ruling in every sphere. The end of 2016 is almost nearing, yet the Tubelight actor’s Eid release Sultan with another 300 crore still holding up the title of being the Highest Grossing Film of the Year, while no other isn’t found even nearer to that. And when Sultan Ali Khan appeared on TV, it created the same hysteria collecting highest TRP rating of 2016. While recently, Salman bagged another top position when he was declared the king of social media by Digital Celebrity Index 2016.
Actually, the Bajrangi Bhaijaan actor who will complete 51 next month, surpassed all other Bollywood stars to emerge as the most-followed celebrity on social media with over 50 million followers.
Salman Khan and Deepika Padukone, Most Followed Bollywood Celebrity on Social Media
As of September 2016, Salman has 51.9 million followers on social media, which is the highest number for any Bollywood celebrity. While Deepika Padukone becomes the most followed female celebrity with a fan base of 48.2 million.
Shahrukh Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and Priyanka Chopra, Most Discussed Bollywood Celebrities
If we go on discussing who are the most discussed actors on social media, then, we inform you that Shahrukh Khan came out as the most discussed male celebrity with around 10 million mentions of him online, while the most discussed female celebrities included Sonakshi Sinha, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone with each of them have around 22.1 million followers.
Amitabh Bachchan and Sunny Leone, Most Active Bollywood Actors on Social Media
As Amitabh Bachchan‘s recently revealed that he writes on his blog every day and had almost 3,000 posts, the Pink actor came out the most engaging star with around 46.5 million likes, comments and shares on social media. With 560 posts from March to September this year, Sunny Leone becomes the most active female celebrity on Facebook, according to the Celebrity Index compiled by TO THE NEW, a digital company.
Speaking on the Celebrity Index, Deepak Mittal, CEO, TO THE NEW, said, “Social media has become a very critical component for celebrities to share their opinion and engage with the fans. Our annual Digital Celebrity Index is a medium to identify the most digital savvy celebrities and understand how they engage with the audience.”