Chennai, May 6 : Southern star Rajinikanth was welcomed very warmly by his fans and within 24 hours of joining Twitter the actor has received 220K fan following.
Rishi Jaitly, Twitter India, Market Director said, "@SuperStarRajini has received an overwhelming response on Twitter with users from all over the world welcoming him by sending him tweets and following him. This only shows the power of Twitter to bring icons such as Mr. Rajinikanth closer to their fans and vice versa."
"The conversation around him and his movie characters before his arrival on the platform was already very rife amongst our users. His use of the platform will give his fans a whole new experience of the live, public and conversational nature of Twitter," Jaitly said.
Below mentioned are some Tweets welcoming Rajinikanth:
Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha tweeted: "Superstar in the true sense of the word, my current costar, n most humble person evr @superstarrajini! A vry warm welcome to twitter Sir :)"
Gujarat Chief Minister tweeted: "#NowFollowing @superstarrajini. Delighted to see the Superstar on Twitter. A warm welcome"
Indian television host and presenter Rannvijay Singha tweetd: "@superstarrajini sir,twitter thanks you to be on it! Welcome to twitter!"
Businessman Raj Kundra tweeted: "Dear @superstarrajini please welcome Twitter. :)) the world will follow so Get ready to witness the most followed account soon! #respect"
Celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar tweeted: "Now following the coolest guy alive, who separates the 'Reel' from the 'Real'! Like a Boss...!!!@superstarrajini"
Economist and politician Ajit Ranade posted: "One small tweet for @superstarrajini, one giant leap for"
TV anchor and journalist PankajPachauri tweeted: "There was a thunderstorm in Delhi a few hours ago confirming that @twitter has joined @superstarrajini . All the best and welcome."
MP Naveen Jindal wrote: "Welcoming Thalaivar @superstarrajini on @twitter ."
Singer Sonu Nigam posted: "Wow !! Look who we have onboard !! Extending a warm welcome to @superstarrajini sir on the twitter universe."