Priyanka Chopra becomes the FIRST Indian to have 25 million Instagram followers

Priyanka Chopra has become the 1st Indian to have garnered a whopping 25 million followers on Instagram. And the Quantico star has thanked her fans for showering her with so much love. Priyanka took to her Instagram stories, where she wrote: “25 million strong… Thank You for the love… Love you right back.”

The actress is ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has 13.5 million followers, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has a following of 9.5 million, Shah Rukh Khan, who has 13.3 million followers, Salman Khan with 17.3 million followers and actress Deepika Padukone with 24.9 million followers on the photo-sharing website.

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The ‘Baywatch’ star is also ahead of her rumoured beau and pop singer Nick Jonas, who has a following of 15.5 million on Instagram.

Priyanka is an ardent user of digital platforms and uses social media to stay connected with her fans and followers.

On the acting front, Priyanka will soon be seen sharing screen space with Salman in the upcoming film ‘Bharat’, which is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar.

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This will be Zafar’s third outing with the ‘Dabangg’ actor, with whom he has worked earlier in blockbusters like ‘Sultan’ and ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ .

Priyanka will be teaming up with Salman on the big screen after a gap of 11 years, after their last appearance in ‘God Tussi Great Ho’ in 2008.

‘Bharat’ is an official adaptation of a 2014 South Korean film ‘Ode To My Father’. It is produced by Atul Agnihotri’s Reel Life Production Pvt Ltd and Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series. ‘Bharat’ is slated for an Eid release in 2019.