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Happy 10th birthday, Twitter! Here are how 10 Indian celebrities made their Twitter debut

As Twitter turns 10, let's turn the dial back to the Twitter debuts of our favourite celebrity tweeters.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: March 21, 2016 8:40:18 pm
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The popular microblogging site and the nerve of social media, Twitter, turned 10 on March 21, 2016. Since its formation, Twitter drastically changed the way the world interacted. It also heralded a revolution in the way celebrities became more accessible than ever, excitedly sharing their selfies — and their opinions — from time to time. To mark the 10th year of the microblogging site, we go back to the beginning — not Twitter’s, but of 10 Indian celebrities who are now widely followed. Here are their first tweets:

Amitabh Bachchan, actor (who was also the proud owner of the most followed Twitter handle in India)


Shah Rukh Khan, actor


Narendra Modi, PM, India


Aamir Khan, actor


Chetan Bhagat, author (one of the most trolled Indian Twitter handles)


Anand Mahindra, industrialist


Deepika Padukone, actor


Sachin Tendulkar, cricketer


A R Rahman, music composer

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