In an attempt to reach out his fans, Amitabh Bachchan -- the Big B of Bollywood – who has hundreds and millions of followers on Twitter has now joined Facebook – the No.1 Social networking site of the world with over 955 million active users.
Reportedly, the Megastar's Facebook timeline will offer information about his upcoming movies, show videos and exclusive pictures from his collections.
While announcing his Facebook page, the Big B was quoted in the media, appreciating the Mark Zuckerberg's social network. Mr. Bachchan said, "Facebook needs no introduction and I feel that my official Facebook fan page was long overdue. Facebook is a powerful tool that helps bring people together and allows us to embrace being a part of a larger community. I have been encouraged by the overwhelming reception to my tumblr blog, and this is another avenue to reach out to my fans, not only in India, but globally."
The 69-year-old superstar also posted a video on his Facebook Timeline, in which he mentioned that his main aim to activate the new profile was to expand his network, especially, to develop closer interactions with his fanboys. In the video, he said, “I am now on Facebook.... Year after year, month after month, day after day, we just keep coming closer to each other. Lovely to have you here and we shall be seeing each other and you will be getting to know more about me and my daily activities through this wonderful medium.”
Amitabh Bachchan fans from across the globe have given a tremendous response to the latest news, the moment the actor profile fot activated on Tueday Morning, after a while, Amitabh tweeted on his Twitter page, Yipee! I am on FaceBook! My ID: FaceBook.com/AmitabhBachchan,” "And!! Its close to 8 lakhs in half an hour!! Keep it coming, Baby."
Currently, Amitabh Bachchan's Facebook page has got 804,851 likes and 126,797 people are talking about it.
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