Virat Kohli has surpassed Salman Khan to become the second most followed Indian on Facebook. Indian skipper’s following crossed 35 million and he is now just behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi 42.2 million.
He, however, is the most popular celebrity on Facebook in the country, surpassing Bollywood superstar Salman Khan by more than 6, 00,000 followers to surge to the top of the list.
Besides, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper also has 16 million followers on Twitter and 14 million on Instagram to become the most famous cricketer of all times around the world.
After replacing Mahendra Singh Dhoni as skipper, Kohli guided India to Test series wins against New Zealand, England and Australia before leading RCB in the tenth season of the Indian Premier League (ISL).
WITH INPUTS FROM ANI