Twitter India releases 2014 most popular tweets

Twitter India releases 2014 most popular tweets
Twitter India

Twitter India have been revealing how the year has been for the Indian personalities on the micro-blogging site. Their list of most mentioned TV personalities was topped by popular TV show host Kapil Sharma, it has been confirmed. Sharma was followed closely by TV Chef Vikas Khanna. Karan Kundra, Karan Wahi and Kritika Kamra were also in the top five.

Sharma is also the TV star with the most followers, of 1.7 million. Mandira Bedi was second with just under half a million.

Twitter India have also revealed that the most talked about moment of the year was when Tamil actor Rajnikanth joined the site. His first tweet was to thank his fans for the love which was retweeted more than 15,000 times.

The channel with the most mentions in 2014 was Colors and Rajdeep Sardesai topped the list of most mentioned media personalities. The legendary Amitabh Bachchan became the the Indian personality with the most followers, boasting over 11 million.

Salman Khan’s June tweet of the trailer of his film ‘Kick’ became the most retweeted of the year with 52,000 retweets.

As well as this, the Bollywood hashtag which proved the most popular was #ManwaLaage – referring to the popular song sung by Shreya Ghoshal in the film ‘Happy New Year’, closely followed by #HappyBirthdayHrithikRoshan in second place. In terms of TV, #HappyBirthdayDrashtiDhami was the most mentioned hashtag for Indian television.