Recently, 28-yr-old Virat Kohli was in the spotlight for the ever-rising controversy with the former coach of team India, Anil Kumble.
However, it doesn’t seem to have made a much unfortunate effect on the fan following of Indian skipper Virat Kohli. In fact, on the contrary, his popularity has doubled.
Kohli becomes the second most followed Indian star on Facebook….!!
And now, he is the second most-followed Indian star on Facebook and on the top is our Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has over 42.2 million followers.
TOP 5 MOST FOLLOWED INDIAN CELEBS:
RANK CELEBS LIKES
1. NARENDRA MODI 423,19,667
2. VIRAT KOHLI 357,73,678
3. SALMAN KHAN 351,38,543
4. DEEPIKA PADUKONE 340, 52,136
5. PRIYANKA CHOPRA 318,25,241
It seems that fate is not in the favor of actor Salman Khan. There is absolutely no denying the fact that Virat Kohli always makes headlines, be it for his love life with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma or professional life.
Conquered Salman Khan….!!
Kohli has over 35 million followers on Facebook and he has beaten the Sultan actor Salman Khan by 6 lakh fans.
Sachin, Deepika, and Priyanka all are behind him….!!
Since Indian skipper Kohli is in the second position, he has also defeated famous actresses Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone who now collected fame internationally.
Even legend Sachin Tendulkar who is known as the ‘God of cricket’ has been excelled by Virat Kohli by over 7.1 million followers.
Kohli’s fame starts to bloom again……..!!
Obviously, Kohli’s fame began to bloom following to replacing M.S Dhoni and becoming the Indian cricket team captain.
Apart from this, his page is among ‘Facebook’s fastest growing pages’ as far as the sportspersons are concerned.
The list is topped by Christiano Ronaldo and Messi, the popular footballers. This list of top 10 athletes has mostly footballers except for Virat Kohli and wrestler John Cena.
In the last six months, Kohli’s followers have hiked to approximately 33 million to 36 million.
On Facebook, Virat is followed by more than 35 million people while on his Instagram page, he has 14 million fan followers and on the micro-blogging site Twitter, he has 16 million fans following.