Virat Kohli the most popular Indian star on the social media networking site Facebook with over 35 million followers, surpassing Salman Khan. PM Narendra Modi is the only Indian with more fans than Kohli on Facebook.
Virat Kohli’s appeal on Facebook has gotten to a new high. He became one of the most adhered to celebrities on the social media system with more than 35 million followers, overtaking Bollywood star Salman Khan by more than 6,00,000 fans. He is captain of India’s cricket team in all formats, Kohli has made the love of his followers after an outstanding residence period and a decent Champions Prize campaign till the last. In April this year, he became the most ‘liked’ cricketer on Facebook in addition to Instagram. He has now created a room for himself to come to be one of the most adhered to celebrities with a good margin, leaving Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra behind. The list of celebs also includes Sachin Tendulkar on the 6th with 28,53,64,42 followers.
The cricket captain enjoys 3,57,25,719 fans on Facebook, 16 million followers on Twitter, 14 million on Instagram to end up being the most well-known cricketer of all time worldwide. Out of the 35 million-plus followers on Facebook, 83% are Indians, followed by 5% from Bangladesh. Kohli seems to have a strong follower base in arch-rivals Pakistan, with over a lakh fans.
In his last two blog posts on Facebook, his engagement with fans touched more than 7 million conveniently. On June 21, the cricket star changed his profile image, which fetched him 732 thousand sort, 2,070 shares, and around 10 thousand comments from followers throughout the globe.
Before that, Kohli had published a photo of himself congratulating the Pakistan team on winning their initial Champions Prize. The article captioned, “What a great Competition. Indian Cricket Interplay their hearts out yet the Pakistan Cricket Group prevailed in the #CT 17 Last. Congratulations to them on winning the ICC Champions Trophy 2017” crossed 896 thousand sorts and also 15,603 shares.
In the last six months, his follower base enhanced from 33 million to practically 36 million. He has led India against England, Australia, prompted Royal Oppositions Bangalore in the tenth season of the Indian Premier League, and took India to the last Champions’ Prize, where they shed to Pakistan by 180 runs.
Kohli is currently with his group on the Caribbean dirt for a five-match ODI collection and a T20 versus hosts West Indies. He has been in the news lately for being held as the reason for Anil Kumble’s decision to step down as the head coach of the nationwide team.
The 28-year-old batsman also includes the list of the fastest expanding sporting activities celebrities pages on Facebook, led by football greats Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. All the leading ten athletes consist of footballers other than Kohli and American wrestler John Cena.
To determine the degree of his appeal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only Indian with more sort on Facebook than Kohli at 42.2 million.