Actor Nani has joined the league of Telugu actors with over a million followers on Twitter. He is now more popular than Allu Arjun, Junior NTR and Pawan Kalyan on the social networking site.
Nani joined Twitter in February 2012 and has been quite active since then. He has posted 2,999 comments in four-and-half-years. He is following 40 people, including SS Rajamouli, Rajinikanth, Pawan Kalyan, Aamir Khan, Gautam Menon, Amitabh Bachchan and AR Rahman.
On surpassing the million mark on Tuesday, Nani took to his account to share his excitement and thank all his followers. The actor tweeted: "I am a MILLIONAIRE now :) Thank you my Twitter family. Love, Nani."
Pawan Kalyan joined Twitter in August 2014 and has posted 90 comments in over two years. He is not following anyone and has 0.961 million followers. Allu Arjun joined Twitter in April 2015 and has posted 166 comments so far. He is only following Narendra Modi and has 0.915 million followers.
Junior NTR joined Twitter in September 2009 and has posted 230 comments in the last seven years. He is following only one person - SS Rajamouli and has got 0.648 followers.
Nani has become more popular on Twitter than Pawan Kalyan, Allu Arjun and Junior NTR. He is the 13th Telugu celeb to have over a million followers on the social networking website. Here is a graph of popularity and table detailing the top 25 Telugu celebs with Twitter followers.
|Rank||Celeb||Followers in Million||Date of Joining|
|1||Shruti Haasan||4.16||April 2009|
|2||Trisha Krishnan||2.83||July 2009|
|4||Mahesh Babu||2.45||April 2010|
|6||SS Rajamouli||2.25||April 2010|
|7||Rana Daggubati||1.98||February 2010|
|8||Prakash Raj||1.34||May 2010|
|9||Devi Sri Prasad||1.29||January 2010|
|10||Taapsee Pannu||1.29||April 2010|
|11||Puri Jagannath||1.18||November 2010|
|12||Tamannaah Bhatia||1.11||December 2013|
|14||Pawan Kalyan||0.961||August 2014|
|16||Allu Arjun||0.915||April 2015|
|17||Lakshmi Manchu||0.831||April 2008|
|18||Akhil Akkineni||0.801||May 2010|
|19||Amala Paul||0.776||November 2011|
|20||Ram Pothineni||0.681||May 2010|
|21||Junior NTR||0.648||September 2009|
|22||Rakul Preet Singh||0.558||February 2010|
|23||Manchu Manoj||0.549||December 2011|
|24||Vennela Kishore||0.536||May 2010|
|25||Vishnu Manchu||0.502||December 2013|