Virat Kohli is the King of Facebook in India Overtakes Salman Khan to become No. 1 celebrity



Virat Kohli has become one of the most preferred Indian stars on the social media site Facebook with more than 35 million fans, surpassing Salman Khan. PM Narendra Modi is the only Indian with more followers than Kohli on Facebook.

Virat Kohli’s popularity on Facebook has gotten to a brand-new high as he ended up being the biggest following celebrity on the social media system with greater than 35 million fans, overtaking Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan by more than 6,00,000 fans. Captain of India’s cricket group in all styles, Kohli has gained the love of his followers after an impressive home period and a decent Champions Trophy campaign until the final. In April this year, he had become one of the most ‘liked’ cricketers on Facebook and Instagram. He has produced a space for himself at the top to end up being the most complied with a celeb with a great margin, leaving Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra behind. The listing of stars likewise consists of Sachin Tendulkar on the sixth with 28,53,64,42 fans.

The cricket captain appreciates 3,57,25,719 followers on Facebook, 16 million fans on Twitter, 14 million on Instagram to end up being one of the most famous cricketers of all time worldwide. Out of the 35 million-plus fans on Facebook, 83% are Indians, followed by 5% from Bangladesh. Kohli appears to have a strong fan base in arch-rivals Pakistan, too, with over a lakh fans.

In his last 2 posts on Facebook, his involvement with fans touched greater than 7 million quickly. On June 21, the cricket star changed his account photo, which fetched him 732 thousand likes, 2,070 shares and around 10 thousand comments from followers across the globe.

Before that, Kohli had uploaded a photo of himself congratulating the Pakistan team on winning their maiden Champions Trophy. The article captioned, “What a terrific Competition. Indian Cricket Team played their hearts out, but the Pakistan Cricket Team prevailed in the #CT 17 Final. Congratulations to them on winning the ICC Champions Prize 2017” went across 896 thousand likes and 15,603 shares.

In the last six months, his follower base increased from 33 million to practically 36 million. He has led India against England, Australia, led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tenth period of the Indian Premier Organization, and took India to the last Champions Trophy, where they shed to Pakistan by 180 runs.

Kohli is now with his group on the Caribbean soil for a five-match ODI series and a T20 against hosts West Indies. He is in the news lately for being held as the factor for Anil Kumble’s decision to step down as the head instructor of the national group.

The 28-year-old batsman also features the listing of the fastest expanding sports celebrities pages on Facebook, led by football greats Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. All the top ten athletes include footballers except Kohli and American wrestler John Cena.

To evaluate the extent of his appeal, Head of state Narendra Modi is the only Indian with even more likes on Facebook than Kohli at 42.2 million.

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