Amitabh Bachchan Joins Facebook, gets about 8 Lakh Likes

Such is Amitabh Bachchan’s personality and charm, that his advent on Facebook is a Front page news.

Yes, Big B has joined Facebook. Thus he is now accessible to his fans via three online means — Facebook, blog and Twitter, and even through his voice blog.

Within just an hour of the activation, the page received 784,417 likes. To which, the 69 year old, Mr. Bachchan responded:

“Yipee! I am on FaceBook!

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“And!! Its close to 8 lakhs in half an hour!! Keep it coming, Baby,” Amitabh tweeted.

Amitabh’s fan-page became visible Tuesday morning when the megastar also published a video taken from his home Jalsa here.

The Facebook debut message read:

“Hello everybody! This is Amitabh Bachchan and I just want all of you to know that now I am on Facebook and this is a welcome device. The way the digital world is going is just unbelievable. And I thought that I would use facebook to connect with all my well- wishers yet again. You have been with me at Blog and Twitter and here is another medium that is now going to connect us even further.

“Year after year, month after month, day after day we are coming closer to each other. Lovely to have you here and we shall be seeing each other and you will get to know more about me and my daily activities where I go, what I do though this wonderful medium. Thanks for being with me on Facebook and we will be with you very shortly. Thank you,” says the video.