Megastar Amitabh Bachchan clocked 45 million followers on Twitter on Saturday.
The 78-year-old star is one of the most active Bollywood personalities on Twitter. He is also present on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram and has a personal blog on Tumblr.
On Twitter, the actor thanked one of his fans, who published an old black and white picture of a young Bachchan and asked his late father, the poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, for a blessing.
T 3777 – The caption informs over 45 million on Twitter. Thanks Jasmine, but the picture says a lot more.
It’s the moment I came home after the ‘Coolie’ accident and survived death.
It’s the first time I’ve seen my father break down!
A worried little abhishek is watching! pic.twitter.com/vFC98UQCDE
– Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 9, 2021
In the photo, the fan wrote: “45 million began with the blessing of Pujya Maa and Pujya Babuji.”
Bachchan remembered the moment and said, “The picture says a lot more. It’s the moment I came home after the ‘Coolie’ accident and survived death. It was the first time I saw my father collapse! A worried little abhishek is watching! “
In 1982, Bachchan had a fatal accident while filming an action scene for Manmohan Desais Coolie in Bangalore. He was hospitalized and it took several months for him to fully recover. The megastar often describes his life after the accident as a rebirth.
The actor currently has 29 million followers on Facebook and 24.5 million on Instagram.
Currently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the most popular Twitter profile in India with 64.7 million followers.
On the labor front, the veteran actor will next be seen in Ayan Mukherji directing Brahmastra, Nagraj Manjules Jhund and Rumi Jaffreys Chehre.
He recently joined the cast of Mayday, directed by actor and filmmaker Ajay Devgn.