The number of Instagram users in India has grown from 77.4 million in 2019 to 230 million as of January 2022, Instagram has grown at a rate that no one saw coming, and with India’s large number of users, it’s safe to say that it’s an India a significant market for Instagram Instagram is no longer just another photo-sharing platform for teenagers and young adults; it is a place of community and engagement. And with the growth of influencer culture, we see more and more celebrities come into the mix, whether to engage with their fans or fans fighting simply to share opinions, whatever may be the reason Instagram appears to be a fan favourite social media platform. So now let’s get into the list of the most followed Bollywood celebrities.
1. Virat Kohli (@virat.kohli)
Followers – 195 Million
Virat Kohli tops the list of the most followed Bollywood celebrities. The globally known Indian cricketer frequently shares his workouts and brand endorsements. And his wife, Anushka Sharma, a Bollywood actress, can also be seen in a lot of his Instagram feed. The couple is one of the celebrity couples in India
2. Priyanka Chopra (@priyankachopra)
Followers – 77.6 million
The queen bee, our very own desi girl, is one of the most followed Bollywood celebrities. This does not come off as a surprise given her global stardom and significant achievements. She also shares pictures of her husband Nick (musician), Indian culture, and most recently, she revealed via an Instagram post she and her husband have welcomed their first daughter via surrogacy
3. Shraddha Kapoor (@shraddhakapoor)
Followers – 72 million
The actress is well known for the movie her movie Aashiqui 2; she has come a long way from her debut in 2010. With a decade in the Bollywood industry, she has raked in fans with her cuteness, and her Instagram is filled with pictures with family, friends, and photoshoots
4. Alia Bhatt (@aliaabhatt)
Followers – 64.9million
Alia Bhatt’s Instagram is very easy-going and very girl next door. Her Instagram posts mainly feature her daily workout routines, girl gangs, and upcoming movies, and we can’t leave out the Bollywood glamour shoots and Ranbir Kapoor. The wedding pictures with Ranbir Kapoor went viral all over Instagram and have been the talk of the town.
5. Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone)
Followers – 64.4 million
Deepika Padukone’s Instagram feed is very aesthetic and curated. The elegance and the aura of the actress can be easily picked up from her Instagram profile. The actress was not an ardent poster in the earlier years, but now she has seemed to pick up the pace.
6. Katrina Kaif (@katrinakaif)
Followers – 64 million
Katrina kaif is one of the most adored Bollywood actresses, and her Instagram feed is just as adorable as her. Like all of the other Bollywood actresses, she does have her fair share of glamour shoots and endorsements. But the not-so-common thing that she has is Vicky Kaushal, her husband. The duo recently tied the knot, a match no one saw coming. Ever since their wedding, any couple picture they post instantly goes viral, and rightfully so. They are adorable.
7. Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar)
Followers – 61.6 million
The beloved actor’s Instagram is almost full of his upcoming or his old movies. Akshay Kumar and his Instagram team understood the assignment. They know Instagram is a free excellent marketing tool. They take complete advantage of it, be the best shoot, interviews, or cameos; his Instagram feed has it all covered.
8. Jacqueline Fernandez (@jacquelinef143)
Followers – 60.5 million
The adorable Sri Lankan actress has come a long way in Bollywood, from being a model to miss Sri Lanka. Jacqueline has many talents, and her Instagram is proof. Lately, she has been in troubled waters of her rumoured involvement with a conman, but things are slowly getting better. She was recently seen in a music video with the star of the hit movie 365 actors Michele Morrone which went viral.
9. Anushka Sharma (@anushkasharma)
Followers – 58.3 million
The Indian model turned actress who made her Bollywood debut with none other sharook khan has found her place in Bollywood and many other businesses. Her Instagram is very down to earth, along with daily routines, photoshoots, and much more. She is an ardent supporter of gender equality and animal rights. She is also married to Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and has a daughter together. Their need for privacy for their daughter has been widely discussed on Instagram and other platforms as well.
10. Kriti Sanon (@kritisanon)
Followers – 48.3million
Kriti Sanon’s Instagram is very focused on her workouts, so that we know that she puts the work to look the way she does. And like a lot of Bollywood celebrities, there are a lot of movie promotions and photoshoots on her Instagram feed. Even though she made her debut in the south, heropanti helped her gain the spotlight. From her early days in heropanti, she has grown into a beautiful actress sharpening her skill; she was last seen in MIMI.