Amitabh Bachchan Awarded Social Media Person Of The Year By IAMAI


amitabh_bacchan-wAmitabh Bachchan, Bollywood megastar and noted actor has been awarded with the honor, Social Media Person Of The Year. Internet and Mobile Association Of India (IAMAI) gives this award every year to an individual who is well connected and engaged with his / her followers through social media channels.

Amitabh Bachchan, on the occasion, called upon his followers using the social channels and thanked them for their extended support. Amitabh Bachchan (72) is best known with his nick ‘Big B’ among his fans and Bollywood fraternity. He calls his Facebook and Twitter followers his extended family.

His blog reads:

“There is an association of social media for India the IAMAI, and they reward me with the ‘Social Media Person of the Year’ award and it is time really to reward the extended family for this… you are the ones that have made it possible for me to be given this recognition.”

IMAI presented this award to him on his residence as he will not be able to attend the ceremony to be held in New Delhi in a few days.

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Amitabh further added:

“The ceremony is in Delhi, and since I cannot be there, they came over to present to me and play a video of it at the function to be held in a few days.”

Amitabh Bachchan is quite active on Facebook and Twitter. He has over 10 million followers on twitter, more than any other Bollywood celebrity.  Big B complements social media for becoming a powerful tool of communication.

Bachchan continued:

“The association was telling me that the Twitter account or its activities are conducted by those on this medium, to almost 90 per cent through their mobiles! I must be archaic. I still use my lap top.”

Bachchan further writes that social media is an incredible medium of connectivity not for today but for times to come as well.

Amitabh Bachchan Awarded Social Media Person Of The Year By IAMAI

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