Thalapathy Vijay’s post revealing the first look of his next movie “Beast” was the most retweeted and liked tweet from the Indian cinema for the year 2021, Twitter said.
Vijay, who had scored a blockbuster with “Master” earlier this year, had posted about the new film in June this year. The post received over 3.42 lakh likes and saw over 10 thousand retweets.
Last year, the actor’s post, a selfie with his fans, was the most re-tweeted tweet in entertainment.Mahesh Babu’s tweet about resuming work for “Sarkaru Vaari Paata” was the most quote-retweeted post on Twitter.
Five films from the South were the most talked about movies from the entertainment world, including Vijay’s “Master” and “Beast”, which were placed at number one and three spots, respectively.
Pawan Kalyan’s “Vakeel Saab”, the Telugu remake of Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan-starrer “Pink”, took the fifth spot.
From Bollywood, actor Sonu Sood was the most talked about celebrity, owing to various efforts to help people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shah Rukh Khan was in conversation owing to the controversy around the arrest of his son Aryan Khan by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Alia Bhatt was the most talked-about female star from Bollywood, owing to excitement about her upcoming projects — “RRR”, “Brahmastra” and “Gangubai Kathiawadi”.
She was followed by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Disha Patani, Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma.