Twitter has created evangelists like Atul Kasbekar and Karan Johar who are pushing their bollywood and cricket celebrities to be on the platform. The impact of all this is huge for Twitter in India. Everyone knows that bollywood and cricket sells and on twitter Tendulkar has been termed as god as well.
Well known for his cricket skills that has earned the little man fans all across the globe, Sachin Tendulkar steps into social networking site Twitter. The new move from the cricket great has pleased all his fans who can now communicate directly with the cricketer.
A Sachin fan delighted with the latest news tweeted the inspiration lines of Pt Nehru, " At the stroke of the midnight when most Indians were sleeping, Sachin joined Twitter.”
Twitter has taken Indian celebrities by storm – Many biggies have already joined twitter and in many cases twitter statuses by these celebrities have been front page news nationally. The twitter controversies have even adjourned our parliament.
However, don’t expect any kind of controversial updates from Sachin Tendulkar – We are talking about a person who, even though being limelight for more than 20 years, has never been part of any controversy.
Sachin’s Twitter ID is http://twitter.com/sachin_rt.His first tweet read, "Finally the original SRT is on twitter n the first thing I’d like to do is wish my colleagues the best in the Windies".
Sachin received a warm welcome in the site. Shilpa Shetty welcoming the cricket ace wrote, "Finally on twitter, The God of cricket himself. A big welcome shout for Sachin Tendulkar himself @sachin_rt spread the word".
Sachin’s friend, Atul Kasbekar wrote, "Ladies n Gentlemen it is my proud privilege to introduce Finally to Twitter, Sachin Tendulkar, @sachin_rt, follow the King now, go go go !!!"