The superstar has added another accolade to his impressive list of achievements by becoming the first Indian to have 20 million followers on Twitter. In a tweet that he numbered 2183, Big B thanked all his fans, and encouraged them to race to the 30-million mark.
T 2183 - Baduuummmbaaaaa !! 20 MILLION !!! thank you all .. now to 30 million !! and your time starts NOW !! pic.twitter.com/3Q0bYnm1qu— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 22, 2016
Since his debut role in Saat Hindustani till his recent role in Wazir, the actor has won the hearts of millions of people. His off-screen wit and patriotism on Twitter has won him a sizable following on Twitter too. .
Check out some of Big B's most popular tweets.
His enthusiasm has been contagious every time India has won a cricket match.
T 2131 - IND beat AUS in T20/ 3-0 .. aur abhi toh aadhi team kheli hi nahin hai !!!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 31, 2016
BAAAADUUUMMMBAAAAAA !! YEEEAAAH !! COME ON INDIA !!
T 2131 - DHO DALA ! DHO DALA ! AUSTRALIA KO DHO DALA .. whitewash !! YEAAH team India .. and Suresh Raina YOU DID IT !!! Congratulations !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 31, 2016
No wonder he was on a high after singing the national anthem at Kolkata's Eden Garden.
T 2180 - Just landed from an excessive adrenalin rushed victory cheer celebration .. and the honor of singing the National Anthem !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 19, 2016
He loves tweeting moments shared with his co-stars.
T 2161 - Congratulations Leonardo for Oscars .. a much deserved recognition .. considerate costar and a gentleman ! pic.twitter.com/Tp6OJbvQa3— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 1, 2016
T 2182 -A TOIFA, SRK and me discuss, then a day later at HT fashion award, we are still discussing .. bone pains !! pic.twitter.com/lsPcaMr1TR— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 21, 2016
The superhero has always appreciated off-screen heroes.
T 2140 - Lance Naik Hanumanthappa 6 days below 25 feet of snow in Siachen, our jawan, our protector, critical ..OUR PRAYERS EVER FOR HIM !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 9, 2016
T 2140 - India Trends on birthdays and Cricket and Film promotions .. NOT on prayers for our Jawan Lance Naik Hunumanthappa, lying critical— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 9, 2016
T 2158 - Hon Suresh Prabhu quotes Father's poem in budget presentation .. honoured. But laud his ethics in seeking my permission to do so— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 27, 2016
What's social media without a few family moments?
T 2135 - To all that have sent messages through me for Abhishek on his birthday .. gratitude and thank you ! pic.twitter.com/xyjbwPYTi2— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 4, 2016
The superstar enjoys sharing words of wisdom...
T 2181 - When you give attention to disgusting rubbish, you justify the purpose of the dirt .. cheap attention ! pic.twitter.com/UVCbkxnAaJ— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 20, 2016
...and usually has something witty to say.
T 2170 - Some habits never change ! 'Sholay' 1975 and an Ad., 2015 .. that's 40 years apart ! Pic says 35 ..wrong ! pic.twitter.com/FriO3J9IxY— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 10, 2016
T 2165 - ShahRukh once mentioned a good nights' sleep cures many ailments, body mind all ..TRUE. I feel cured today! pic.twitter.com/stqk1aXQmR— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 5, 2016
T 1699 -Quran has total 114 'Sura', subtract your year of birth - gives your age !! Mine : 114 - '42 = 72 yrs my age !! Works for year 2014— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 7, 2014
He isn't shy of correcting people too.
@sardesairajdeep Wo ! Rajdeep ?? never expected 'f' word from you .. if you have right to criticize, learn to take on chin when others do !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 4, 2012
Let's see how fast the superstar can now get 30 million fans. Good luck on that, sir!