Amitabh Bachchan followed by 17 million people on Twitter
Bachchan tweeted: "T 2001 - 17 MILLION !! FOLLOWERS !!! Thank you all Ef and non Ef and to be Ef .. thank you all that compliment me, and those that abuse too."
Bachchan uses the platform quite regularly to share his views on numerous issues and to interact with his fans.
Several other Bollywood stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra also use he micro-blogging site quite regularly.