Seems like Bollywood celebrities and influential personalities have chosen Integra over any other social media handle in India. Yes, you heard that right. Instagram has become one of the most famous platforms all over the world for celebrities to interact with fans.
Did you know that in January 2019, there were above 72 Million active Indian users on the photo-video sharing application? Yes, this is true and India ranks #2 after America when it comes to the number of Instagram users.
In this write up, we are going to talk about the most followed Indian celebrities in India. Though the list is long, the number of followers of the celebrities might surprise you.
Here’s the list of the most followed Indian celebrities on Instagram.
Bhaijan of the Tinsel Town is super busy shooting for his forthcoming film with Sonakshi Sinha, Dabangg-3. Like other celebrities, Salman too is one of the most followed Indian artist on Instagram, with the majority of his followers being Indian. 21.8 million people follow him on Instagram and he only follows 8 people back.
He was the ranked #82 among the top paid celebrity entertainer in the world. He had total earnings of $37.7 million.
Neha Kakkar has made the headlines since her breakup with boyfriend Himansh Kohli. Being one of the most sought after singers in India, she today judges a reality show in which she participated as a contestant and from where her journey as a singer began. She released her debut album titled Neha- The Rock Star in 2008, and the music to her entire album was given by Meet Bros.
Being an active social media user, she has a massive following of 22 million on Instagram. She follows only 137 people.
If you ask who is the heartthrob of Bollywood these days? Well, it is none other but the Gully Boy actor, Ranveer Singh. He has delivered blockbuster films throughout his career and has surprised everyone with the kind of roles that he picks for himself. After Padmaavat and Simmba in 2018, Ranveer delivered his best film of the year 2019 with Gully Boy. He never leaves any stone unturned while preparing for the roles. He is often engaged with his fans on Instagram and this might be the reason for his following of 22.3 million people. However, Ranveer only follows 401 people.
Other than being awarded with three Filmfare, he is also one of the highest-paid actors of the country.
Anushka Sharma was last seen in Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Zero’. Till now she hasn’t informed about her next project but still is an active social media user. Even she shares various photos with cricketer husband Virat Kohli. She has a following of 24.8 million people and follows only 116 people.
Akshay Kumar is undoubtedly the top actors of the country. But when it comes to being followed on Instagram, he is a little behind the leading ladies of the industry. Akshay Kumar is famous for her versatility and plays a wide range of characters in his films, ranging from comedy and action to drama. He is being followed by 25.8 million people, and on the other hand Akshay Kumar only follows only 5 people which include his wife Twinkle Khanna and Rajyavardhan Rathore.
This Sri Lankan diva and former Miss Universe Sri Lanka stepped in the industry with Aladin in 2009. She went on to give numerous hit films with some of the top and most desired Bollywood actors including Salman Khan. She has won over the hearts of the people with her commendable acting skills and approximately 27.8 million follow her on Integra handle, and she follows back only 781 people.
Shraddha Kapoor is pulling up her socks for her forthcoming film, Saaho opposite Prabhas. She is an active social media user who very often shares photos and videos from the sets of her films, behind the scene moments and vacations. Her charming and beautiful smile is what makes her stand out from the crowd. And this might also be possible for her massive fan following of 28.8 million people on Instagram. She however only follows 170 people on the app.
This Bollywood diva made her debut not very long ago and is already one of the most followed Indian celebrities. After the massive success of Raazi, she has again delivered outstanding performances with Gully Boy and Kalank. Alia is also one of the most paid actresses of the tinsel town. She has a total of 31.5 million followers on Instagram. In 2017, she was featured in the list of Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Deepika Padukone has a following of more than 30 million people on her Instagram handle. Presently, she has 34.3 million followers on the application. Deepika married Ranveer Singh last year. With such a huge fan following, she only follows 98 people on Instagram. She was one of the most influential people and was ranked among the top 100 influential people in 2018.
Virat is one of the best cricketers that the country has. He is not just the leading cricketer leading the team towards the win but is also the most followed cricketer in the country. His Instagram handle is full of pictures of him hanging out with his beautiful wife, Anushka Sharma. Virat currently has 32.1 million followers on Instagram, and only follows 92 people which also include big brands like Audi.
The world knows who Priyanka Chopra is. PeeCee is not the most followed celebrity in India, but she holds a very prominent rank when it comes to the most followed celebrity in the entire world. Priyanka married American pop singer ick Jonas in December 2018. Total number of followers that Priyanka has is 38.9 Million, and she is following only 429 people on the app. She stands at #48 among the 50 most followed celebrities in the world.
She was awarded with Padma Shri in 2016, the same year she was named in the list of 100 most influential people in the world.