Twitter is a microblogging and social networking service on which users post and interact with short texts which are called tweets. Today, Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms which has millions of daily active users.

Top 10 most followed Indian accounts on Twitter

Twitter is also very famous in India and almost every person has their account on this social networking site. Now if we talk about celebrities, then everyone is on Twitter, from politicians to actors and sports personalities. It gives them a platform to share updates and interact with their fans.

There are some famous Indian celebrities who have millions of followers on Twitter. In this post, we are going to share a list of the top 10 most followed Twitter accounts in India. Along with that, we have also shared other information of these accounts/celebrities. Can you guess who is at the 1st position? Read on to find that out!

List of top 10 most followed Indian profiles on Twitter

  1. Narendra Modi
  2. Amitabh Bachchan
  3. Salman Khan
  4. Shah Rukh Khan
  5. Akshay Kumar
  6. Viral Kohli
  7. PMO India
  8. Sachin Tendulkar
  9. Hrithik Roshan
  10. Deepika Padukone

1. Narendra Modi


Narendra Modi

Followers on Twitter 58.7 Million+
Username @narendramodi
Joined Twitter on January 2009
Occupation Politician, Current Prime Minister of India
Tweets on Politics, news, and personal updates

Narendra Damodardas Modi is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current prime minister of India since 2014. He was the chief minister of Gujrat and the current member of parliament from Varanasi. Narendra Modi is the most followed Indian on Twitter having 58.7 million+ followers. He posts politics tweets daily including live updates, videos, and images of his meetings and official works.

2. Amitabh Bachchan


Amitabh Bachchan

Followers on Twitter 42.8 Million+
Username @SrBachchan
Joined Twitter on May 2010
Occupation Actor, Producer, Singer, TV personality
Tweets on Personal updates, social issues

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, and former politician. He has worked in 200 films and is one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Hindi cinema. Coming at the second position of the most followed Indian accounts on Twitter, Amitabh Bachchan has over 42.8 million+ followers. He tweets his personal life, poetry, movie promos, and videos.

3. Salman Khan


Salman Khan

Followers on Twitter 41.1 Million+
Username @BeingSalmanKhan
Joined Twitter on April 2010
Occupation Actor, Producer, Singer, TV Host
Tweets on Personal updates, social issues, movie promos

As we all know, Salman Khan is an Indian actor, film producer, TV personality, and TV host. He has been awarded with 2 national awards as a film producer and won 2 Filmfare awards for his acting. He is one of the most successful commercial actors in Indian cinema. According to the Forbes list, Salman Khan is under the top 100 most paid celebrity entertainers in the world. He has 41.1 million+ followers on Twitter giving him the 3rd position in the list of top 10 most followed Indian celebrities. Salman Khan tweets commercial advertisements, movie promos, songs, videos, etc., daily.

4. Shah Rukh Khan


Shah Rukh Khan

Followers on Twitter 40.6 Million+
Username @iamsrk
Joined Twitter on January 2010
Occupation Actor, Film Producer
Tweets on Personal updates, movie promos

Shahrukh Khan is an Indian actor, film producer, and TV personality. He is also called the King 'Badshah' of Bollywood. Shahrukh Khan has won the 14 Filmfare Award. A lot of accolades are named after him. He has also been awarded with Padma Shri. Shahrukh Khan has appeared in more than 80 films. In terms of income and audience, he is considered as the most successful actor in the world. He has a fan following all around the world. Khan has 40.6 million+ followers on Twitter and he tweets on entertainment and personal updates.

5. Akshay Kumar


Akshay Kumar

Followers on Twitter 37.1 Million+
Username @akshaykumar
Joined Twitter on April 2009
Occupation Actor
Tweets on Personal updates, social issues, movie promos

Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia professionally known as Akshay Kumar, is an actor, producer, martial artist, TV personality who works in Bollywood. He has appeared in more than 100 films and won various awards. He gained fame for his comic, action, drama, and romantic roles. Akshay Kumar has 37.1 million+ followers on Twitter and this makes him the 5th most followed person in India. He is very active on Twitter tweeting on personal updates, social issues, and movie promos.

6. Virat Kohli


Virat Kohli

Followers on Twitter 36 Million+
Username @imVkohli
Joined Twitter on September 2009
Occupation Cricketer
Tweets on Cricket updates and personal updates

Virat is an Indian cricketer who is also the current captain of the Indian cricket team. He has been ranked as the top ODI batsman in the world. Virat is appointed as the vice-captain of the ODI team. He has received so many awards such which includes Arjuna award, Padma Shri and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. Virat is also the highest sporting honor in India. As of now, he has 36 million+ followers on Twitter worldwide. Virat posts cricket live updates and sports-related tweets on his account.

7. PMO India


Followers on Twitter 36.5 Million+
Username @PMOIndia
Joined Twitter on 37 Years
Type of account Official Twitter handle of the PM Office
Tweets on PM Office updates

It is an official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister Office of India. It is being operated by the executives and official managers. The purpose of this account is to share all the political updates and address people through various tweets and videos. People can also tweet their queries and tag this account to get them resolved quickly. Currently, the PMO India has 36.5 million+ followers on Twitter which makes it the 7th most-followed account in India.

8. Sachin Tendulkar


Sachin Tendulkar

Followers on Twitter 32.8 Million+
Username @sachin_rt
Joined Twitter on April 2010
Occupation Cricketer
Tweets on Personal updates, social issues

Sachin Tendulkar, also known as master blaster Sachin is an Indian former international cricketer and former captain of the Indian national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is also the highest run-scorer of all time in international cricket. Tendulkar received the Arjun Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 1997 and also Padma Shri and Padam Bhushan. Standing at the 8th position of most followed Indian celebrities on Twitter, Sachin has 32.8 million+ followers.

9. Hrithik Roshan


Hrithik Roshan

Followers on Twitter 28.8 Million+
Username @iHrithik
Joined Twitter on February 2010
Occupation Actor
Tweets on Personal updates, brand & movie promos

Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor. He is one of the most attractive male celebrities in the country who is well known for his dancing skill. Hrithik is also one of the highest-paid actors in India. He has 28.8 million+ followers on Twitter where he posts film updates through his tweets.

10. Deepika Padukone


Deepika Padukone

Followers on Twitter 27.4 Million+
Username @deepikapadukone
Joined Twitter on January 2010
Occupation Actress, Film producer
Tweets on Personal updates

Deepika Padukone is an Indian film actress and film producer. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in India, her accolades include 3 Filmfare awards. Deepika is very famous all over India as well as in foreign countries also. She has 27.4 million+ followers on Twitter which makes him the 10th most followed Indian celebrity. Deepika Padukone tweets her magazines cover photos and other personal updates. So these are the top 10 most followed Indian accounts on Twitter. Is your favorite celebrity also in this list? Whom did you expected to be at the 1st position before reading this article. If you have any suggestions about this post, feel free to share them in the comments below.