Amitabh Bachchan passed Priyanka Chopra on twitter, emerging as the most popular celebrity on the site with 1,850,903 followers. Bachchan, who joined Twitter in 2010, is an avid user of the site and has tweeted 11,108 times till date.
The 69-year-old took the number one spot after beating last time winner Priyanka, who now stands second on the list with 1,841,804 followers and 5,693 tweets.
Karishma Kapoor is set to make her Bollywood comeback in new movie ‘Dangerous Ishq’ and she is also making her twitter comeback!
Her director for ‘Dangerous Ishq’ Vikram Bhatt said “With the gorgeous Karishma Kapoor… she is getting on twitter soon and wants to convey to her fans that she is really excited to be back.”
Are you pleased to see Karishma back in the game?
Shah Rukh Khan has reached over a 1 Million twitter followers this morning, after joining the social networking site in January 2010.
“Celebrating the million mark by watching Bambi with my daughter. Feeling the warmth…thanx all. Love u,” Shah Rukh posted on his page today.
Shah Rukh joins the likes of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra in crossing the million mark on Twitter.
Coronation Street actress Shobna Gulati has left Twitter after she received a torrent of racial abuse.
The soap star, 44, has apparently been bombarded with race hate messages over the past couple of weeks after building up 18,467 followers.
Her departure from the social networking site comes a week after she expressed her shock at receiving racial abuse.
Referring to her followers as “Tweet ta di do das”, last week she said: ‘Errrrr twitter abuse? Not bothered really just surprised at the racial abuse and desire to try and hurt people for no reason.
‘Thanks for the support tweet ta di do das. I think I’m giving twitter a wee rest… gob smacked.’
Shobna, who plays Sunita Alahan in the ITV1 soap, finally left the site this week, bidding farewell to her loyal fans.
She tweeted: ‘Tweet ta di do das thanks for the follows . Thanks for the banter I’ve enjoyed my time on twitter. Over and out.’
Shobna is of Indian decent and is a vocal anti-racism campaigner recently working with groups of young people in Oldham, Manchester.
Source: Daily Mail
Amir Khan’s opponent on July 23rd, 5x champion Zab Judah got a little messy on Twitter yesterday as the fight was confirmed between the two rivals.
Zab took to his twitter account retweeting messages from fans hoping for a Khan knockout! Zab also retweeted some slightly racist tweets from fans too!
Christina Aguilera sent her congratulations to Britney Spears on the release of the singer’s new album on Twitter!
“Hey @BritneySpears Congrats on Femme Fatalerelease! Can’t wait to see what you bring in the next video. xo – Xtina ”
Spears later sent her thanks to Aguilera, adding that she is looking forward to watching the Burlesque star make her debut appearance as a celebrity mentor on NBC’s upcoming talent show The Voice.
17 year old Aaron London is the hottest new talent to hit the UK recently, especially from the Urban Asian scene, looking to follow from blueprint set by Jay Sean!
Recently Aaron met Jay Sean at Universal records and today Wiley helped push the word out by tweeting Aaron’s new mixtape single Dream.
‘New Single’ @Aaron_London – Dream On iTunes.’ http://bit.ly/BuyDreams #EastLondon
Has Wiley now started to support the Asian community?!
Check out Aaron London latest mixtape single ‘Dream’ below
Click here to follow Aaron London on Twitter
Buy Aaron’s new single on iTunes here
Shah Rukh Khan has announced that he is joining Facebook today after withdrawing his account from Twitter after receiving too much unwelcoming comments!
A source for Mumbai Mirror confirmed that Khan is launching the page alongside a documentary on Mughal-E-Azam, adding: “He hopes to get support from the Indian Government and film associations in the future who will come together to create a forum to preserve such classic films and use Facebook to reach out to a wider audience.”
On Khan’s move to Facebook, the source added: “SRK will also be promoting his upcoming film Ra.One through the social networking site.”
SRK will debut his Facebook account today featuring the online premiere of his 22-minute documentary on the 1960 production.
With over 440,000 followers on Twitter, Jay Sean speaks on the side effects of the likes of Twitter, BBM and Facebook can have on today’s society and the new generation of kids out there.
Priyanka Chopra had a hot date with Lady Gaga when the Bollywood star attended Gaga’s concert in New York!
Priyanka Chopra tweeted:
“Hey guys. I am in my most favourite city in the world. NYC baby! Went to the lady gaga concert at MSG (Madison Square Garden) last night”.
She added, “She is so hugely talented, completely crazy and so unapologetic. That was awesome. She is also totally sweet which was nice to c. Go gaga!