On 53rd birthday Aamir Khan makes Instagram debut; 234k followers in 24 hours

Bollywood’s most bankable Khan is celebrating his 53rd birthday today. The Mr Perfectionist is busy shooting for his upcoming film, Thugs of Hindostan, in Jodhpur.  The film, slated to release on Diwali this year, has Fatima Sana Shaikh, Katrina Kaif and Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles.

The ‘Dangal’ star has joined the photo sharing app Instagram on his birthday and even without a single post, within a few hours, he managed to rake in over 234k followers. He currently has over 23 million followers on Twitter and 15 million people on his Facebook page.

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Debuted in ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ in 1998, Aamir films since ‘Mangal Pandey’ has never faced a single box-office disaster. The superstar has a huge fan following in China and his move ‘Dangal’ took China by storm and earned more than Rs 1850 crore there.

Aamir with his family

He was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri in 2003 and the Padma Bhushan in 2010.