scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Sunday, April 11, 2021

‘Century machine’: Fans celebrate as Virat Kohli becomes first Indian with 100 million followers on Instagram

Virat Kohli has become the first Indian celebrity to cross the milestone of 100 million followers on Instagram.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
March 2, 2021 1:33:47 pm
virat kohli, virat kohli instagram, 100 million followers instagram, sports stars 100 million followers, viral news,Virat Kohli is the sixth sports personality to enter the 100 million followers club.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the first Asian celebrity to reach the 100 million followers milestone on Instagram, and fans couldn’t keep calm. As the ace cricketer scored a century on the popular photo-video sharing app, desi fans were left in a frenzy congratulating the ‘century machine’ both on and off the field.

Along with his name, #100MillionViratiansOnInsta started to trend across social media sites as fans cheered for the captain. Even ICC welcomed Kohli in 100M club with a post as he joined other star athletes and celebrities in the elite league. While Portuguese footballer Christiano Ronaldo tops the chart with 266 million followers, singer Ariana Grande is second in the list with 224 million followers, followed by actor and former WWE superstar Dwayne Johnson with 220 million followers.

While there are a host of supermodels and pop stars in the club, Lionel Messi and Neymar are the other two from sports world who rank among the top five in Instagram followers list. Kohli is at number 6 in the overall list of sports personalities.

This is how Virat’s fans congratulated him.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Trending News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
x