MUMBAI – After gaining huge success with their acting powers on big screen, Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra have now been crowned as the king and queen of social media by a leading Bollywood digital portal.
Celebrities not only have a strong presence on social media, but also boast a huge fan base. A poll was conducted last month on the digital platform to get the results and winners of 16 categories. With an overwhelming response, poll got 1.3 million votes.
The voters were widespread and apart from India, fans from Russia, Britain and the US participated.
Khan already has earned titles like ‘King of Romance’ and ‘Baadshah’ and dedicated the award to all his fans, said, “There are so many people around the world who have given me love and support for many years. Earlier, letters and cards used to be the only way of communicating and thanking them. Now, social media has made life easier. I can be closer to all my fans – thank them, hear them out and chat with them.”
“This award goes to all the people around the world who love me and support me unconditionally,” he added.
Chopra said, “I always wanted to be a queen. When I won Miss World, I pretended I was a queen. So winning this award really made me feel like one. Thank you everyone who voted.”
Other categories included Selfie King, Selfie Queen, Best Social Media Movement of the Year, Most Witty Celeb, Craziest Fan Following, Instragrammer of the Year, Fitness Icon Male and Most Motivational Celeb.
Sonakshi Sinha bagged the Selfie Queen award while Varun Dhawan was named Selfie King. Fitness Icon Male award went to Tiger Shroff and Fitness Icon Female to Jacqueline Fernandez.
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