In an extremely bizzare update, superstar Rajinikanth's Twitter account was hacked on Tuesday night, taking loyal fans by shock. The incident came to light when the hacker, who was later found to be an unidentified techie, used Thalaiva's account to tweet, "Rajinikanth #HitToKill".

Source: Twitter

However, his account was retrieved just a few hours after the hacking incident. Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya R Dhanush confirmed the news on Twitter.

According to a report in Times Of India, the actor was following other stars like Kamal Haasan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kabali's director Pa Ranjith, Kabali's producer Kalai Puli S Thanu and publicist Riaz Ahmed. However, these celebrities were reportedly 'unfollowed' after hacking episode occurred.