WEB DESK: As 2015 approaches good bye, Twitter India gives us a round-up of the highs of this year. From Shah Rukh and Zayn’s selfie to Big B’s followers, here’s a look at India’s #YearOnTwitter:
King Khan as always proved that he reigns millions of hearts round the globe when his selfie with former One Direction member Zayn Malik (taken at the Asian Awards in London in April 2015) became the most retweeted tweet of the year.
This kid is so cool. May Allah bless him. Dinner time at the Asian Awards. pic.twitter.com/l0gV12n0kv
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 17, 2015
It took Twitter by storm garnering over 140,000 Retweets and viewed nearly 18.3 million times globally on Twitter as fans of both artists were thrilled to see the two together in this rare selfie moment.
Twitter India congratulated the megastar on this milestone achievement:
— Twitter India (@TwitterIndia) December 7, 2015
Other Popular Hash tag trends:
Popular Twitter hashtag trends in India saw a mixture of sports, entertainment, political, and social activism movements. Here are several top hashtag conversations this year:
This year, nostalgic Bollywood love story Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge celebrated its 20th birthday on Twitter with fans and celebrities reminiscing about their favourite DDLJ dialogues, scenes, songs, and photos.
Twitter presented a wonderful reflection to all the excitement with over 140,000 #DDLJ20Years Tweets.
Big B aced it this year on Twitter garnering 18.1 million followers and earning the highest number of followers in India. SRK was only 2.4 million followers behind with 16.5 million followers, closely followed by India’s PM Narendra Modi and Bollywood megastars Aamir Khan and Salman Khan.
Most Influential Moments
India beating Pakistan in the first match of the Cricket World Cup in 2015 was the most viewed TV and sports event of the year and drew a record-breaking 118.3 million impressions on Twitter, including the magical #OnlyOnTwitter moment when Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) Tweeted after the win.