Social media allows you to engage, interact and communicate with your favourite stars. With the help of social media, celebrities connect with their fans which led to good publicity and also helps them in personal branding. Celebrities with the most number of followers on Instagram are getting a handsome amount for promoting brands.
Celebrities post about their work, social life and sometimes personal life also on the platform allowing the followers to connect, interact and relate with the star. In addition to this, Instagram helps celebrities in self-promotions, keeping them relevant and grabbing the best endorsement deals. Here is a list of “10 Most Followed Celebrity On Instagram In India”:
10. Jacqueline Fernandez
Total Followers: 63.2 Million (as of September 2022)
Popularly known as a Sri Lankan beauty, Jacqueline Fernandez began her acting career in 2006 with the movie Aladin. She is also a winner of Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006. Actor and Model by profession, Jacquline works with the top actors in Bollywood including Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh, Saif Ali Khan and Anil Kapoor.
In 2018, Jacqueline became the fastest celebrity to hit 20 million followers on Instagram. She is super active on social media and shares generously about her daily life with her fans.
9. Akshay Kumar
Total Followers: 63.1 Million (as of September 2022)
The fittest actor in India, Akshay Kumar consistently gives his best performance and delivers hit movies one after another. With 63.1 million followers, Akshay Kumar is an actor who is loved by people of all age groups.
Akshay Kumar gained immense popularity in the movies like Mohra, Khiladi No 1, Suryavanshi, Special 26, Gabbar and Hera Pheri. He is also the host of Khatro Ke Khiladi. Akshay Kumar is getting the highest taxpayer in India.
8. Katrina Kaif
Total Followers: 66.7 Million (as of September 2022)
Holding the eighth position in the list of most followed celebrities, Katrina Kaif is followed by 66.7 million active followers. Katrina is one of the highest-paid Indian actresses. Coming from outside India, she successfully makes her way among the top actresses in the country.
Katrina joined Instagram in 2017 April and within just 24 hours, the internet sensation completed her 1 Million followers on Instagram. The actress is well known for her intelligence and confident nature.
7. Deepika Padukone
Total Followers: 68.8 Million (as of September 2022)
Quite active on Instagram, Deepika has a fan base of 68.8 million followers. She is one of the best actresses in the Bollywood industry. With her exceptional acting skill, she gave back-to-back Bollywood blockbusters including Om Shanti Om, Padmavat, Bajirao Mastani, Cocktail and Chennai Express.
Deepika Padukone is one of the few celebrities who talk openly about depression and mental health. She actively spread awareness about mental health on her Instagram account.
6. Narendra Modi
Total Followers: 69.2 Million (as of September 2022)
Profession: Politician (PM of India)
If you are thinking that only actors and singers can rule Instagram then, here we present Mr Narendra Modi to you. A politician who is currently serving the country as Prime Minister, the popularity of Narendra Modi is no lesser than any other celebrity.
An Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is followed by 69.2 million active users on Instagram. He is on the list of Forbes ‘Most Powerful People’. Modi is also among the most followed person on Twitter in the world.
5. Alia Bhatt
Total Followers: 70 Million (as of September 2022)
Alia Bhatt takes the whole Bollywood industry by storm with her versatile acting skill and roles. Stunning the audiences with her talent, Alia was part of some of the superhit movies such as RRR, Gangubai and Darlings.
Recently, the spike can be seen in Alia Bhatt’s followers on Instagram after she tied the marriage knot with Ranbir Kapoor. Her announcement of the pregnancy is also something that increased her followers on social media significantly.
4. Neha Kakkar
Total Followers: 70.7 Million (as of September 2022)
An Indian popular playback singer, Neha Kakkar successfully holds the fourth position in the list. She is the voice behind many Bollywood songs and albums. With more than 10 years in the industry, Neha Kakkar is among the highest-paid singer in the country.
With a total of 70.7 million Instagram followers, Neha is the only singer who is listed among the most followed celebrities on Instagram. Her stardom is not only limited to Instagram only but she also has 13.5 million subscribers on YouTube.
3. Shraddha Kapoor
Total Followers: 74.4 Million (as of September 2022)
Making her place in the audience’s heart, Shraddha Kapoor stands at the third position in the list of most followed celebrities in India. The friendly nature of the actress is something that is adored by her fans a lot.
In her acting career, she gave one of the big Bollywood hits including Ashiqui 2, Haider, Teen Patti, Stree and Chichore. Her talent is not only limited to acting, she is also a great singer and an effortless dancer.
2. Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Total Followers: 81.9 Million (as of September 2022)
Priyanka Chopra Jonas is a talented and beautiful Bollywood actress who is popularly known across the world. With her great acting skills, she bagged several Bollywood and Hollywood movies and get much appreciation for the same. Apart from being an actress, Priyanka is also a singer, producer and a great philanthropist.
In the year 2000, she won the title of Miss World. Priyanka Chopra is currently among the highest-paid celebrity in India. Also known as ‘Desi Girl’, Priyanka is the second most followed Indian celebrity on Instagram with 81.9 million followers.
1. Virat Kohli
Total Followers: 212 Million (as of September 2022)
Virat Kohli, an Indian Cricketer is the most followed Indian celebrity in India. After crossing 200 million followers on Instagram, Virat becomes the first Indian to achieve that many followers.
He is the third most followed athlete in the world. He comes after the most renowned footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. With a fanbase of 212 million followers, Kohli is one of the most active celebrities on Instagram.