Virat Kohli has become the most prominent Indian star on the social media networking website Facebook with more than 35 million followers, surpassing Salman Khan. PM Narendra Modi is the only Indian with more fans than Kohli on Facebook.

Virat Kohli’s popularity on Facebook has so much as he became the most adherent celebrity on the social media platforms with greater than 35 million followers, overtaking Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan by greater than 6,00,000 fans. He is captain of India’s cricket team in all formats. Kohli has gained the love of his fans after an excellent home season and a good Champions Prize campaign till the final. In April this year, he had come to be one of the most ‘suched as’ cricketers on Facebook and Instagram. He has now developed an area for himself to be the most adhered to celebrity with a great margin, leaving Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra behind. The list of celebs likewise consists of Sachin Tendulkar on the sixth with 28,53,64,42 fans.

The cricket captain appreciates 3,57,25,719 fans on Facebook, 16 million fans on Twitter, 14 million on Instagram to end up being the most famous cricketer of perpetuity all over the world. Out of the 35 million-plus followers on Facebook, 83% are Indians, followed by 5% from Bangladesh. Kohli seems to have a strong follower base in arch-rivals Pakistan, with over a lakh fans.

In his last two articles on Facebook, his involvement with fans touched greater than 7 million quickly. On June 21, the cricketer changed his account photo, which fetched him 732 thousand likes, 2,070 shares, and around 10 thousand remarks from fans worldwide.

Before that, Kohli had posted a photo of himself congratulating the Pakistan group on winning their first Champions Prize. The blog post captioned, “What an excellent Tournament. Indian Cricket Team played their hearts out, yet the Pakistan Cricket Group came out on top in the #CT 17 Last. A big congratulations to them on winning the ICC Champions Trophy 2017” went across 896 thousand sort and 15,603 shares.

In the last six months, his follower base enhanced from 33 million to virtually 36 million. He has led India against England, Australia, led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tenth season of the Indian Premier Organization, and took India to the final of the Champions Prize, where they lost to Pakistan by 180 runs.

Kohli is currently with his group on the Caribbean dirt for a five-match ODI series and a T20 against hosts West Indies. He has been in the information recently for being held as the reason for Anil Kumble’s choice to step down as the head instructor of the nationwide team.

The 28-year-old batsman likewise features the list of the fastest expanding sporting activities stars pages on Facebook, led by football greats Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. All the leading ten professional athletes consist of footballers other than Kohli and American wrestler John Cena.

To gauge the degree of his appeal, Head of state Narendra Modi is the only Indian with even more sort on Facebook than Kohli at 42.2 million.