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Bollywood actor, Salman Khan is on a roll. Ever since Dabangg released in 2010, he has been delivering one blockbuster after the other. All eyes are now on ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ an unusual combination with Yash Raj Productions. An action thriller with his favorite Katrina Kaif as the leading lady, movie experts are predicting a tornado to hit the box office.
Of course, it is powered by the leading man- a behemoth. Salman Khan has had a great showing on social media as well. He has been consistently trending on starcount charts, which implies he has had the maximum rise in online popularity compared to his ‘rivals’ in Bollywood.He is again at No.1 today with 4000 plus fans on Twitter and Facebook in a single day.
It is not an uphill challenge to find out the most popular actors in India, especially Bollywood. For nearly two decades, The Hindi film industry has been ruled by the ‘three Khans’ – Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir. Of the same age, the three stars took different routes to stardom in their own style and manner.
They are still the most sought after, arguably the highest paid and most popular stars in India, at least the Hindi film industry. Starcount, the leading social media aggregator of networks confirms that the three stars are indeed the most popular on social media(Twitter, Facebook and others) as well.Not much separates the three, with Shah Rukh leading Salman and Aamir by a whisker.
The question is where do they rank globally in the most popular actors list. How do they compare with the heavyweights in the West and Asian stars on socialmedia?