Monday, September 06, 2010

Stories - AR Rahman rule Facebook and Orkut

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There's no stopping the two little big men of Bollywood! After winning over the audiences world over with their work, they are now ruling the world's two top social networking site Facebook as well as Orkut!

AR Rahman, Oscar winning musician of Slumdog Millionaire fame and one of the world's top selling recording artistes of all time added another feather to his already crowded cap by becoming the first Indian personality to get more than 1 million fans on Facebook. Currently, Rahman's official Facebook page has 1,545,643 fans. It is the largest page for any celebrity from India. Also he got 8 Lakh fans in Orkut!


Closely following him, is his colleague and star and producer of Oscar-nominated film Lagaan (2002) and star of two of India's highest grossing films 3 Idiots and Ghajini, Aamir Khan. Aamir Khan has become the second Indian after AR Rahman and the first Indian film star to cross the 1 million fans milestone on Facebook. Aamir Khan's official Facebook page has 1,010,091 fans as of now.

His page is the second largest page for any celebrity from India, after AR Rahman.

Some other popular Indian personalities on Facebook include - Sachin Tendulkar (895,487 fans), Shahrukh Khan (780,812 fans), Salman Khan (707,705 fans), Priyanka Chopra (646,258 fans), Ranbir Kapoor (639,828 fans) and Akshay Kumar (594,261 fans).

Currently, AR Rahman and Aamir Khan are the only two Indians having more than one million fans on Facebook.

Courtesy : cplash.com