Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan became the first celebrity whose number of followers on Twitter has reached 21 million. 73-years ‘Piku’ star is ahead of stars like Shahrukh Khan (19.6 million), Salman Khan (17.8 million), Aamir Khan (17.6 million) and Priyanka Chopra (14 million).
Bachchan's Twitter account became live in May, 2010 and ever since has been a one stop destination for his fans to connect, interact and engage with the actor.
"#AB21Million … Yohohohohohohohohohhhooooooo ..," he tweeted. On Twitter, the 'Wazir' actor is followed by stars like Mukesh Bhatt, Sridevi, Dilip Kumar, Madhuri Dixit Nene among others. Bachchan has so far made over 49 thousand tweets.
He has thanked his fans and well-wishers on reaching the milestone and now aims to hit the 25 million-mark soon. He will be net seen in “Te3N” and “Pink”.