Twenty 9-12 months-outdated Varun Dhawan has turn into the one actor underneath the age of 30 to characteristic on Twitter’s ‘most talked about male celebrities’ checklist. In info, titled ’12 months in Bollywood’, shared solely with hitlist by the social networking platform, Varun ranked third on the listing, which was crafted on the premise of the variety of conversations on a celeb’s account deal with. Varun, who misplaced to trade biggies together with Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, surprisingly outshone actors Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan.
The actor’s ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ co-star Alia Bhatt, too, bagged the coveted second spot on the identical record that had feminine celebrities, dropping solely to the now-world icon Priyanka Chopra. The truth is, the younger duo topped the charts of the ‘most talked about Gen-Subsequent celebrities’ with Varun bagging a 36 per cent share of the whole conversations across the prime 5 celebrities, and Alia getting 26 per cent. The actor was additionally the one male to function on this checklist, which included Anushka Sharma, Shraddha Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra.
Whereas the gen-subsequent stars gained a powerful foothold among the many biggies of the trade, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, with 24.1 million followers, remains to be essentially the most adopted star on Twitter, with the three Khans securing positions after him. Although her worldwide debut, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, is but to hit screens, Deepika Padukone trumped PeeCee with a whopping a million extra followers, securing sixteen.9 million to the latter’s 15.eight million.
Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Shraddha Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra
Over the previous few years, Twitter, together with Fb, have turned out to be the perfect platform for Bollywood celebrities to work together immediately with audiences. It is usually more and more getting used to shore up recall worth for upcoming movies.
Content material pushed motion pictures, together with Abhishek Chaubey’s medicine-drama Udta Punjab and Gauri Shinde’s Expensive Zindagi, which touched on psychological well being considerations, Salman’s wrestling-drama, Sultan and Ajay Devgn’s actioner, Shivaay, sparked essentially the most curiosity of Twitterati to make it to the highest 5 of the ‘most talked about movies’ on the platform. The one rom-com to function on the record was Karan Johar’s Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Twitter customers’ admiration for actor Akshay Kumar’s video in assist of Indian troopers following the controversy on the ban on Pakistani actors in Bollywood in October made it as probably the most watched video by a male celeb on the platform, whereas Madhuri Dixit Nene’s dubsmash video celebrating 14 years of Devdas was the highest performing video by a feminine movie star. Nicely, effectively, she featured alongside Twitter’s blue-eyed boy Varun.
Most talked about Gen-Subsequent celebs (beneath 30)
1. Varun Dhawan
2. Alia Bhatt
three. Anushka Sharma
four. Shraddha Kapoor
5. Parineeti Chopra
Most talked about male celebs
1. Shah Rukh Khan
2. Salman Khan
three. Varun Dhawan
four. Akshay Kumar
5. Amitabh Bachchan
(Hrithik Roshan, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh had been additionally among the many prime 10 most spoken about male celebrities of 2016)