Karan Johar crosses 5 million followers on Twitter


The social media has become more and more relevant to Bollywood personalities. It gives a chance to the celebrities to interact directly with their fans. In the past few years majority of the personalities from the tinsel town has joined social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter in droves. The number of fans and followers in a way represent the popularity and the reach of a celebrity.

Though a few years back it was thought that only the filmy heroes or heroines can have fans, the online social websites have proved the concept to be wrong. The latest case in point is Karan Johar’s fan list in his Twitter account. Though Karan Johar is not a conventional silver screen hero yet he has crossed more than 5 million followers in his Twitter account. Karan opened his Twitter account in the year 2009.

Karan Johar thanked all his fans for reaching the phenomenal number of 5 million followers and twitted, "A huge heartfelt thank you! Just realised I have touched 5 million followers! Thank you for listening.... lots of love... always”. Karan Johar always thanks his fans whenever his number of followers crosses a land mark. Earlier when he crossed 3 million followers on Twitter on December of 2013, he had tweeted, “Three million. Thank you to my twitter verse! Love and gratitude”.

The list of Karan Kohar’s followers on the micro blogging site, Twitter includes names of Bollywood stars and mega stars, such as Hrithik Roshan, Juhi Chawla, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit Nene, and Amitabh Bachchan. The director shares various updates on his different projects and his opinions on different issues through his Twitter account.

Karan Johar is an eminent film director and entered Bollywood with his debut directorial venture, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ in the year 1998. The Shahrukh Khan and Kajol starrer went on to become one of the biggest box office hits in India. His other notable films are ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’ (2006),’ My Name Is Khan’ (2010) and ‘Student of the Year’ (2012). He also produces films under his banner ‘Dharma Productions’.

He is also a popular chat show host on his television talk show, ‘Koffee with Karan’. The show is popular for the type of unexpected questions that Karan puts forward to his celebrity guests.  Karan is also a good costume designer and has designed costumes for Shahrukh Khan in the films ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’, ‘Duplicate’, ‘Mohabbatein’, ‘Main Hoon Na’, ‘Veer-Zaara’ ‘Om Shanti Om’.