The fresh new list of the ‘Most followed Indian personality on social media in 2021 is here. This list was created after collecting and summarizing data of several personalities from the Top 3 most popular social media platforms in India, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Here you will see the Top 6 Personality of India, who gathered immense following in between people on social media till 2021. Note:- All the data provided here were last updated on February 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
6. DEEPIKA PADUKONE (114. 72MILLION)
Deepika Padukone is an Indian actress, model and former Badminton player. She made her Bollywood movie debut opposite world’s biggest superstar Shahrukh Khan in the film Om Shanti Om in 2007. She also starred in Vin Diesel’s Hollywood film XXX: Return of Xander Cage. Other then those, she starred in many successful Bollywood films.
INSTAGRAM – 53.2 MILLION
FACEBOOK – 33.72 MILLION
TWITTER – 27.8 MILLION
5. AKSHAY KUMAR (115.37 MILLION)
The Khiladi of Bollywood, Mr. Akshay Kumar is the most followed Indian actor on Instagram in 2021. The actor is very popular in India for his variety of conceptual films and his disciplined lifestyle. Other than that, Akshay Kumar was the highest paid Indian actor in 2020 according to Forbes with an estimated net earning of $48.5 million.
INSTAGRAM – 48.3 MILLION
FACEBOOK – 26.37 MILLION
TWITTER – 40.7 MILLION
4. SALMAN KHAN (117.76 MILLION)
The man who you can call the ‘Megastar of Bollywood‘ is the most followed Indian actor on social media in 2021. Salman Khan has appeared in around 109 films in his 33 years long acting career. He is part of three blockbusters films which did a business of over ₹300 Crores($43.67M) in Indian market.
INSTAGRAM – 38.1 MILLION
FACEBOOK – 37.46 MILLION
TWITTER – 42.2 MILLION
3. PRIYANKA CHOPRA (127.41 MILLION)
Priyanka is the most followed Indian actress on Instagram and is the 2nd most followed Indian celebrity on Facebook. She worked in films like Krrish, Baywatch, Mary Kom, Don and many more. She is currently living in US after marrying actor & singer Nick Jonas.
INSTAGRAM – 60.7 MILLION
FACEBOOK – 39.71 MILLION
TWITTER – 27 MILLION
2. NARENDRA MODI (162.84 MILLION)
The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi was the most followed Indian personality on social media in 2020 but recently Virat surpassed him. Currently, he is the most followed Indian on both Facebook & Twitter. After his historical win in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Narendra Modi gained a worldwide fame which gave him huge number of followers. He is also considered as one of the most powerful and most influential individuals in the world.
NSTAGRAM – 51.1 MILLION
FACEBOOK – 45.94 MILLION
TWITTER – 65.8 MILLION
1. VIRAT KOHLI (175.68 MILLION)
The Indian Cricket team skipper, Virat Kohli is the only Athlete in this list. Virat is currently the most followed Indian on Instagram. He is playing for India for about 13 years now. In all these years, he surpassed many Legends of the game in terms of runs scored. Till date he has scored a total of 70 International centuries in all formats of Cricket.
INSTAGRAM – 98.1 MILLION
FACEBOOK – 36.98 MILLION
TWITTER – 40.6 MILLION
Other than these people, India has several other celebrities, athletes, politician etc who has a big fanbase around every social media platform. Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, MS Dhoni, Rajinikanth are some names who are considered highly influential in India.