2015 Twitter report: Shah Rukh Khan’s golden tweet, Amitabh Bachchan tops most followed accounts

In a special report on 2015 #YEARONTWITTER, it has been revealed that Shah Rukh Khan's tweet with former One Direction boy, Zayn Malik at the Asian Awards in London earlier this year, was the 'golden tweet'.

By: Express Web Desk | Mumbai | Published: December 7, 2015 5:45 pm
Shah Rukh Khan, Zayn Malik, Amitabh Bachchan In terms of followers, megastar Amitabh Bachchan continued to top the list with 18.1 million followers, while Shah Rukh Khan was next with 16.5 million.

In the new Digital India, we have managed to be a part of the larger world, through social media right from the comfort of our screens. Twitter was host to discussions and opinions, where Indians participated in global affairs.

In a special report on 2015 #YEARONTWITTER, it has been revealed that Shah Rukh Khan’s tweet with former One Direction boy, Zayn Malik at the Asian Awards in London earlier this year, was the ‘golden tweet’. It took Twitter by storm with over 141,000 Retweets and viewed nearly 18.3 million times globally on Twitter as fans were thrilled to see the two together in this rare selfie.

In terms of followers, megastar Amitabh Bachchan continued to top the list with 18.1 million followers, while Shah Rukh Khan was next with 16.5 million.

The most followed Indian accounts in 2015 is dominated by Bollywood stars, while PM Narendra Modi is the only politician in the top 10.

PM Modi came third with 16.4 million, Aamir Khan at fourth with 15.5 million and Salman Khan with 15 million.

1) Amitabh Bachchan with 18.1M
2) Shah Rukh Khan with 16.5M
3) Narendra Modi with 16.4M
4) Aamir Khan with 15.5M
5) Salman Khan with 15M
6) Deepika Padukone with 12.3M
7) Hrithik Roshan with 11.9M
8) Priyanka Chopra with 11.8M
9) Akshay Kumar with 10.6M
10) A.R.Rahman with 9.5M

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