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Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra top most talked about celebrities; Sultan most talked about film on Twitter

Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra top most

Shah Rukh Khan, who is gearing up for his first big release in 2017 titled Raees, has emerged as the most talked about celebrity on social networking site Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan beat his contemporary and friend Salman Khan in the top male celebrity of the year list. The actor was mentioned in 36 percent share of the conversations whereas Salman Khan had an 18 percent share. The rating is done on basis of actors account handle mentions.

Next-Gen star Varun Dhawan also made his mark by being the only male actor under 30 to feature in this star-studded list. This was followed by Akshay Kumar in the fourth position and Amitabh Bachchan taking the fifth spot. Hrithik Roshan, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh were also among the top 10 most spoken about male celebrities of 2016 on Twitter.

While SRK is leading in male celebrities, Priyanka Chopra who is a global celebrity now, has emerged as the most talked about female star in 2016 on Twitter with a 23 percent share among the top 10. She has been followed by Alia Bhatt with an 18 per cent share. Others on the list are Deepika Padukone at 3rd position, Anushka Sharma at fourth and Shraddha Kapoor taking the fifth spot. Kajol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Parineeti Chopra, Sonam Kapoor and Sunny Leone were also among the top 10 most spoken about female celebrities of 2016 on Twitter.

Although Salman Khan didn’t make it at the top of the list in the most talked about male celebrities, his film Sultan was the leading film in the list with 25 percent share. It was followed by Ranbir Kapoor‘s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil with a 15 percent share. Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay came out at the third position. Shahid Kapoor‘s Udta Punjab and Alia Bhatt’s Dear Zindagi that centered around some serious issues also made it to the top five most spoken about films list in 2016. Akshay Kumar’s two movies Rustom and Airlift, Shah Rukh Khan’s Fan, Ranveer Singh’s Befikre, Aamir Khan‘s Dangal are the other films that featured in the top ten most spoken about films of 2016 on Twitter.

Varun Dhawan came out at the top in the most about Gen-Next celebrities under 30. Varun Dhawan being the only male actor leading the list with 36 percent share is followed by Alia Bhatt with a 26 percent share. Anushka Sharma bagged the third spot followed by Shraddha Kapoor on fourth and Parineeti Chopra on fifth.

Most talked about male celebs:

  1. Shah Rukh Khan
  2. Salman Khan
  3. Varun Dhawan
  4. Akshay Kumar
  5. Amitabh Bachchan

Most talked about female celebs:

  1. Priyanka Chopra
  2. Alia Bhatt
  3. Deepika Padukone
  4. Anushka Sharma
  5. Shraddha Kapoor

Most talked about Gen-Next celebs (under 30)

  1. Varun Dhawan
  2. Alia Bhatt
  3. Anushka Sharma
  4. Shraddha Kapoor
  5. Parineeti Chopra
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