Bollywood celebs never fail to impress and influence their fans whether on big screen or social media. But, who is the most influential? That’s a thing to know. Forbes Asia has prepared a list of popular celebs belonging to TV and film industry, bands, and music in the Asia-Pacific region. The list also has 13 Bollywood celebs among the 100 Most Influential Digital Stars.
Guess who is at the top?
Top 13 Bollywood Celebrities According To Forbes Asia
Big B is not only the superstar of Indian cinema he also rules the heart of audience outside India. He is equally popular on social media with 105 million followers.
Forbes Asia has put this megastar at the top 13 influential digital stars and he truly deserves to be as he has been actively participating in the country’s welfare work.
He used his fan following for the right support and raising $7 million as funds for covid-19 relief is the proof.
One of the highest paid actor and superstar who has entertained audience in movies like Gold, Toilet-Ek Prem Katha, Kesari, and more has huge fan following. More than 131 million people are following Akshay on social media.
Forbes has listed him as the second most influential Bollywood celebs. He has used his social media presence for good works like raising funds for GiveIndia for covid-19 patients.
He has also raised fund of $4 million for “I For India” which was a Facebook Live concert that happened in May.
Among the female influencers from Bollywood, the young 27 years old Alia Bhatt tops the list. She is truly an inspiration for young generation when it comes to fashion.
That’s why she got a massive fan following of 74 million on different social media sites.
Shah Rukh Khan
” King Khan” also popular as King of Romance has won hearts across the globe and have whopping fan followers on social media. Around 106 million people are following him and its’ not just for his great acting skills but also the humanity.
In 2018, The World Economic Forum has honored Shah Rukh Khan for supporting the rights of women and children.
The Ramleela Actor has 62 million followers. He never stop inspiring young actors of Bollywood and also got best actor awards number of times.
Other Bollywood celebrities who are listing in the top 100 most influential digital stars are:
- Hrithik Roshan with 33 million followers
- Shahid Kapoor
- Jacqueline Fernandez
- Katrina Kaif
- Anushka Sharma
- Madhuri Dixit
Most Influential Singers Of 2020 By Forbes Asia
Singers like Shreya Ghoshal and Neha Kakkar also made to the list. Their voices have touched million hearts. Shreya recently received the honor of ” Female Vocalist of The Year in 2020.” She has also supported musicians who were adversely affected by the pandemic.
Celebrities from Pakistan has also got their names in the list. Atif Aslam, Mahira Khan, and Aiman Khan are the only three singers who succeed to become the most influential stars of social media.
Forbes Asia Pacific has also featured popular bands on the list. What’s surprising is that only Akshay Kumar from Bollywood is at the Forbes first page.
Others On The List
South Korea’s popular music band, BTS is also one of the top names in the list. Recently, they have made record in the history of YouTube from their” Dynamite” song. It was viewed by more than 100 million users the day it was posted on YouTube.
Other names in the list are Yang Mi(China), Jay Chou(Taiwan), Naomi Watanabe( Japan ), Angel Locsin(Filipina), Hugh Jackman, Chris Hemsworth, Black Pink, JJ Lin, Donnie Yen, and more.