Instagram is where the youth is! And, every celebrity sure wants to be a Youth Icon in a young country like India. Hence, having huge number of followers on Instagram is highly coveted. And it gets you the maximum out of any brand endorsement. So, let us see who are the most followed Indians on Instagram and also checkout some of their best pics, reels and IGTV.
5. Deepika Padukone (Actress) – 57.4 Millions
One of the most popular actresses in India, Deepika Padukone is at number five with 57.4 million followers. The actress was once the most followed in tinsel town, but lately her growth has been slow. The box-office failure of Chapaak and her controversies have only made things worse. On the positive side, she has revamped her Instagram recently, and it looks super chic. Below are my favourite pics from her gallery.
4. Neha Kakkar (Musician) – 59.6 Millions
Arguably the most popular singer / musician in India, Neha Kakkar, is at #4. The former Indian Idol contestant and current Judge has surely come a long way. The queen of chartbusters have been consistently giving super hit songs for the last five years. Additionally, she trends on YouTube every fortnight. Instagram is one of the many things she is has marvelled. The best part about her page is that its very intimate and connect with the audience instantly. Also, she is very regular.
3. Shraddha Kapoor (Actress) – 63.5 Millions
The Aashqui actress, Shradhha Kapoor is at number three. Her girl next door image is also evident on her instagram page. She, too, is quite active and posts a lot about her family. And not to forget, she connects with the masses really well as her content is very relatable inspite of her superstar status. She can easily overtake Priyanka Chopra Jonas and become the number one Bollywood star on Instagram.
2. Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Actress, Singer) – 65.1 Millions
India’a very own International star Priyanka Chopra Jonas is at number two on the list. The super confident former Miss India, has been India poster girl on Instagram and in US for quite some time now. With a formidable Indian and global clout, she is sure to stay in the top 5 for more years to come.
1. Virat Kohli (Athlete) – 132 Millions
At the numero uno position is the only guy in the Top 5, the star cricketer, Virat Kohli. Bollywood, marriages and Cricket never go out of season in India and Virat Kohli is the K in Cricket today. His brand value has risen many folds after his marriage with Anushka Sharma. His aggressive style coupled with his perennial good batting has made him the biggest youth icon in India and also the king of Instagram.
So, these were the Top 5 Indian ruling the roost on Instagram. Do let me know who is your favourite Instagrammer in the comment section below! For more such articles, subscribe to Whims and Quirks Magazine and Like and Share!