Thalaivaa Rajinikanth has announced that he is joining microblogging site twitter to keep closer to his fans. He will send his first tweet out only on the 9th of this month, the day his new film Kochchadaiiyaan will release. But the news is already a sensation on the net. The handle @superstarrajini already has over 85,000 thousand followers and almost five thousand persons tweeting to him!
“I decided to start with Twitter because I felt that the platform is abuzz with all the news and the trends that happen across the globe and I’m told that this is where all the best Rajini one-liners are,” said Rajini in a statement released today.
“I’ve always believed that my career graph is a miracle I owe my fans. I have been contemplating joining the social media platform for a while to connect with them, hear what they have to say and share my thoughts. Unfortunately, I never got around to it until now, I am confident that I have the best team and the best guides who will help me connect with my audience” he said.
Twitter’s India Market director Rishi Jaitly said: “We welcome Rajinikanth to Twitter, are happy to support his launch on the platform, and look forward to watching him use our mobile service to engage in live, public conversations with fans and other icons around the world.”
Twitter team of India has announced that followers within the first week of the icon will get a personalized welcome picture from the icon.
This is what the Superstar tweeted just a while ago!
Salutation to the Lord. Vaṇakkam aṉaivarukkum !! A big thank you to all my fans. Excited on this digital journey http://goo.gl/hyuvZx