Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan clocked 45 million followers on Twitter on Saturday.
The 78-year-old megastar is one of the most active Bollywood personalities on Twitter. He is also present on Facebook and Instagram and has a personal blog on Tumblr.
Taking to Twitter, the actor thanked one of his fans, who posted an old black-and-white picture of a young Bachchan, seeking blessings from his late father, poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, The Indian Express (TIE) reported quoting PTI.
The fan wrote, “45 million started with the blessings of Pujya Maa and Pujya Babuji.”
“The picture says a lot more. It’s the moment I came home surviving death after the ‘Coolie’ accident… It’s the first time ever I saw my father breaking down! A concerned little Abhishek looks on!” Bachchan was quoted as saying.
The actor currently has 29 million followers on Facebook and 24.5 million on Instagram. At the moment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the most popular Twitter profile in India, with 64.7 million followers, the report added.