8AKSHAY KUMAR – 18.1 MILLION FOLLOWERS
The most bankable superstar of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar comes at 8th place in the list of top ten Bollywood celebrities with highest number of followers on Twitter. The actor, who has been delivering one super hit film after another, especially in last couple of years, generally does not talk much about his personal life on his Twitter handle. He is seen becoming more active on Twitter when any of his film is around the corner for release. The actor, it seems, knows it very well that Twitter is a platform where anything spreads like fire in jungle, so why not use it for promotion of own films! Good marketing move, Akskay! The actor also uses his account to make people aware of his various philanthropic works, not to garner any publicity, but to make people aware so that they can also take inspiration and take the initiative forward.
Over the years, we have seen Akshay Kumar transform into a full-fledged actor. The actor, who is trained extensively in dance and martial arts, was known an action star in the beginning of his career. But now he has established himself as a complete entertainer which can pull off roles in any genre. Be it comedy or action, Akshay is damn good at everything. Today, he is known for his versatility. Some of the notable films Akshay has done include ‘Khiladi’ (1992), which brought him a considerable amount of attention, ‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), ‘Mohra’ (1994), ‘Yeh Dillagi’ (1994), ‘Dhadkan’ (2000), ‘Hera Pheri’ (2000), ‘Ajnabee’ (2001) ‘Garam Masala’ (2005), ‘Heyy Babyy’ (2007), ‘Singh Is Kinng’ (2008), ‘Housefull’ (2010), ‘Rowdy Rathor’ (2013), ‘Airlift’ (2015) and ‘Rustom’ (2016). For ‘Rustom’, he received his first National Award for Best Actor.