Bollywood never fails to welcome any of their contemporaries into the world of Twitter. In fact they roll out the red carpet and tweet nonstop about their so-called friend’s arrival into the world of tweeting. So when Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar decided he wanted to get onboard and see for himself what the noise was all about, the Bollywood bandwagon jumped at the opportunity to greet India’s number one cricketer. Sachin’s reasoning for joining the popular social network was simple, “Actually, it was Atul Kasbekar (photographer) and other guys who kept asking me whether I am on Twitter. When I said I am not, they informed me about a fake Sachin who is giving his opinion every now and then on various matches. I felt it was unfair — people getting wrong ideas, wrong messages, which were not from me,” he clarified to a daily tabloid.
Getting down to business, check out how he was welcomed in true tinsel-town style.
Arjun Rampal: “The original rock star is here. Welcome Sachin Tendulkar. He is here. Give him all the love he deserves”
Deepika Padukone: “The only record left for him to break is maximum number of followers. Welcome the one and only and my favorite Sachin Tendulkar”
Karan Johar: “A big welcome shout for the Sachin Tendulkar himself. Enjoy!”
Shilpa Shetty: “Finally on twitter, the god of cricket himself. A big welcome shout for Sachin Tendulkar himself. Spread the word.”
Ritiesh Deshmukh: “Sachin Tendulkar is on Twitter. We want him to beat Ashton Kutcher hollow. Spread the word. Follow Sachin”
Rahul Bose: “Welcome Sachin. What a pleasure!”
Arbaaz Khan: “Amcha Sachin tendulkar aala re (Our Sachin Tendulkar has come)… Welcome India’s favorite son on twitter!!!”
Sameera Reddy: “Twitter got more awesome. Let’s welcome the undisputed king of cricket! We Love u Sachin! Sachin Tendulkar”
Atul Kasbekar: “Ladies and gentlemen, it is my proud privilege to introduce finally to Twitter, Sachin Tendulkar, follow the King now, go go go!!! Let’s get Sachin on top of the Twitter verse in world record time, how cool to have an Indian displace Ashton Kutcher”