Priyanka Chopra, Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli beats Priyanka Chopra to become the first Indian to reach 50 million followers on Instagram

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli on Monday evening became the first Indian to reach a whopping 50 million followers on the photo and video-sharing website – Instagram.

Kohli, arguably the best batsman of the modern-day cricket, has established a massive fan following across the world.


The number-one ranked ODI, and Test batsman is also an active user of Instagram and can be frequently seen sharing photos and videos with his fans.

So far, Kohli has registered 930 posts on Instagram. The comment sections of his posts also draw plenty of reactions.


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Among the list of Indians with most followers on Instagram, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is at the second spot with 49.8 million followers. At the same time, her contemporaries – Deepika Padukone (44.1M) and Alia Bhatt (43M) – are in the third and fourth positions, respectively.

Meanwhile, Kohli is leading the Indian team in New Zealand. After the T20I and ODI series, the two sides will compete in a two-match Test series. The first Test will be played at the Basin Reserve in Wellington from February 21.


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