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Halloween

Halloween (a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening), also known as Hallowe’en or All Hallows’ Eve,is a yearly holiday observed around the world onOctober 31, the night before All Saints’ Day. Much like Day of the Dead celebrations, the Christian feast of All Hallows’ Eve, according to some scholars, incorporates traditions from pagan harvest festivals and festivals honouring the dead, particularly the Celtic Samhain;other scholars maintain that the feast originated entirely independently of Samhain.Typical festive Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (also known as “guising”), attendingcostume parties, carving jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, watching horror films, as well as the religious observances of praying, fasting and attending vigils or church services.

The History and Origin of Halloween

Halloween as it is celebrated these days is but a pale representation of its rich and multicultural history. It is not, as some would call it, a celebration of the Devil or of Hell or of the Damned, but rather a blending of the celebrations marking the end of the growing season, a heralding of the coming of the winter months and folk traditions that told of the day when the veil between the living and the dead, ever a transparent, gossamer veil at that, would lift and ghosts and ghouls would walk among the living. From those many traditions, coming to us from the Celts, the Roman rituals and even Catholic tradition, we get the stirrings of what would eventually become Halloween.

Back in the Old Days

Back in the old days, or once upon a time, in the tradition of fairy tales, there were the Celtic people and their Druid priests. The Druids were believed to have the ability, among other skills, to commune with the dead. Their powers, it was rumored, were much more powerful on the day of Samhain (pronounced sow-en), which was the last day of the year in the Celtic calendar. But, before believing that the Halloween celebration came directly from Samhain, a day mistakenly attributed directly to the Wiccans rather than to the Celts, you must understand that it is a blend of Hallowmas, a celebration of Catholic origins, as well as the Roman festival called Feralia.

On the day of Samhain, the Celtic people would all extinguish their home’s hearth fire. They would gather in front of a blessed bonfire and would sing, dance and listen to the stories that were told during the celebration. At the end of the evening, each person would take some of the bonfire home to relight their heart fire in hopes of ensuring good fortune to their home and family for the coming year. It is said that if your hearth fire would not light from the sacred bonfire, misfortune, even death, would befall someone in the house that very year.

By the 19th century, most of the religious aspects of the Halloween celebration had dwindled away and it was mostly a secular holiday, a gathering of community with only some of the remnants of the past clinging to it like the cobwebs of a haunted house. People would still dress up in costume, but less for the original reason of confusing the dead and more for just plain entertainment and fun.

Halloween Travels to the New World

European immigrants brought many of their traditions and beliefs with them to the New World, even those that were sometimes frowned upon or scoffed at. Halloween itself was largely disallowed, even forbidden, but in Maryland, the tradition was not only allowed but encouraged. The people there held what they called “play parties” where they would take turns telling each other’s fortunes, dancing, singing and telling ghost stories. The children would dress in costumes and try to scare one another as well.

The Irish immigrants came to the new world in great masses, fleeing from the Potato Famine that was starving them to death, and brought with them the Halloween tradition of going door to door looking for sweets and other treats. The tradition of trick or treating is still a favorite among little children today.

The Witchcraft, Halloween Connection

There are still many, especially among fundamentalist Christians, who believe that Halloween is nothing more than a celebration of paganism and witchcraft because of some of the traditions that are involved. It was thought that on Halloween night, a young woman could determine who her future spouse would be by staring into a mirror in a darkened room or by peeling an apple in one long strip and then casting the peel over her shoulder. Other traditions involved baking small coins and trinkets as well as a single, plain ring into a barm brack, a type of fruit cake that would be shared among the neighbors. If you got a trinket in your piece – that was your fate for the coming year, with the person who got the ring destined to wed.

Counteracting Halloween

While the Catholic Church bears no ill will toward the Halloween traditions and the holiday itself, there are some Christian churches who say that it encourages witchcraft and may even lead to Satanism. These churches hold “Hell Houses” meant to scare children and young adults away from the traditions and to lead them back to the church. Some of these churches even hand out pamphlets and religious tracts on Halloween night to be found when the children go through their candy.


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Roop Kumar Rathod

 profile of singer Roop Kumar Rathod.

Roop Kumar Rathod.

Profession: Playback Singer, Bollywood.
Family: Wife , Sonali

He wanted to be different! He wanted to carry on his father's legacy! He wanted to make a difference! He has done all that and more. That's Roop Kumar Rathod for you, who has carved his own special niche in the world of music, be itghazals or playback singing.His is a voice that stands out amongst the rest, a voice that stirs your heart. The unforgettable award winning song 'Sandese aate hain' from the film 'Border', is just an example.

Roopkumar is the son of the late Pandit Chaturbhuj Rathod, the classical luminary who in his time also groomed Kalyanji – Anandji and singer Manhar.Roop Kumar choose to continue his father's legacy and learnt the tabla and began to play with Pankaj Udhas and Anup Jalota unlike elder brother Shravan Rathod (of the Nadeem-Shravan duo) who took up music composing or younger brother Vinod Rathod who took to playback singing. He played the tabla for Shyam Benegal's 'Discovery of India', for ghazals, Qawaalis, Bhajans sung by Lata Mangeshkar, performed on stage.

He was even called for select songs like those of Laxmikant – Pyarelal’s Sur Sangam.His first love still remains playing the tabla, a passion he gave up in 1984 to start a new career in the field of singing.

Before long he realized that this was not his goal, so he entered the world ofghazals. Soon after carving his niche in ghazals, he established himself as a good playback singer to reckon with, while experimenting with fusion music and giving music concerts with Gurtu and others. Constantly donning different roles, he believes that learning is a never-ending process, which is why he still learns the nuances of ghazal singing from his guru Ustad Niyaz Ahmed Khan.

Roopkumar Rathod was introduced as a playback singer by Laxmikant – Pyarelal in Angaar (1992), though his brother (Nadeem -) Shravan was already an established music director. Filmmaker Shashilal Nair, who had heard Roop at a concert, told Laxmikant that he would like him to sing. They were sufficiently impressed by the youngster to make him the prime singer later in films like Bhairavi (‘Om Namah Shivaye’ and ‘Moh Maaya Ko’), Gumraah (‘Duniya Kismat Aur Khuda’ and ‘Main Tera Aashiq Hoon’), Mohabbat Ki Arzoo (‘Raha Jo Dil Mein’) and Tejaswini. Anu Malik used his voice in ‘Barsaat Ke Mausam Mein’ (Naajayaz) while Nadeem – Shravan gave him a few lines in Raja and an insignificant song in Andolan and some other forgettable films.

But Roopkumar was finally established with his 1997 hit Border (Anu Malik) in which he sang ‘To Chalun’ and the chartbuster – 6c4 cum – award winner‘Sandesein Aate Hain’. He has subsequently sung under various top composers in films as varied as Anu Malik’s Hero ,Hindustani and Kareeb(‘Tum Juda Hokar Hamein’), Anand – Milind’s Dahek and Hogi Pyar Ki Jeet, Vishal’s Hu Tu Tu (all songs for Nana Patekar) and Godmother, Raamlaxman’s Hum Saath Saath Hain.Roopkumar Rathod has sung in Champion (Anu Malik), Censor (a qawwali) for Jatin – Lalit and Sanjeev Darshan in Aashiq.

His best songs include ‘Kho Diye Jitne Lamhe’ (Vinashak), Jatin – Lalit’s ‘Zindagi Maut Na Ban Jaye’ (Sarfarosh) and ‘Yeh Zameen Hai Rehguzar’ (Dillagi) and ‘Khamosh Raat’ under A. R. Rahman for Thakshak. His Aashirwaad title song ‘Nanhi Si Muskaan’ and those of other television series like Discovery of India, Badaltey Rishtey and Rishtey are among his other accomplishments.

Roop is happliy married to Sonali. She hails from a business family and is the daughter Leena Jhaveri, a classical dancer. A dedicated student of Indian classical music, her basic grounding came from Purshottam Upadhyay and Hridaynath Mangeshkar, under whom she still trains. In 1978, she lost her singing voice, and the condition remained for 6 years, defying medical treatment. Wanting to remain in music, even if not vocal, she began to learn the sitar. And her voice slowly ‘came back’ and she honed it with her riyaaz. Ustad Niyaz Ahmed Khan also groomed her.

Sonalee came out with an album Aaghaaz (she won the Best ghazal singer award the same year) in 1986. Her other albums include Bhajan Kalash, Bhajan Yatra and Khazana (all live), Mogra Nu Phool in Gujrati, Shabnam and Dilkash.

While Roop continues to be a leading composer – singer outside films and is open for films after the success of Mohabbat Ho Gayee. Sonali continues in her traditional vein with increasing popularity.

Best Of Roop Kumar Rathod:
Song	Movie

Chhota Sa Mann Hai	Bas Itna sa Khwab hai

Le Chalen Doliyon Mein	Filhaal
Rehna toh hai	Tum
To Chalun	Border
Watan Waalon	Indian

Phool Khila De - Roop Kumar Rathod

Album:

Life Express

Singers:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Starring:

Kiran Janjani, Rituparna Sengupta, Divya Dutta, Alok Nath, Yashpal Sharma,Nandita Puri
Music:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Director:

Anup Das
Lyricist:

Shakeel Azmi
Year:

2010
Language:

Hindi
Category:

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Le Chalen Doliyon Mein-roop Kumar-chitra

Album:

Filhaal

Singers:

Chithra, Roop Kumar Rathod
Starring:

Palash Sen, Sanjay Suri, Sushmita Sen,Tabu
Music:

Anu Malik
Director:

Meghna Gulzar
Lyricist:

Gulzar
Year:

2002
Language:

Hindi
Category:

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Tu Hi Tu - Roop Kumar And Javed Ali

Album:

Haasil

Singers:

Roop Kumar, Javed Ali
Starring:

Hrishitaa Bhatt, Jimmy Shergill
Music:

Jatin-lalit
Director:

Tigmanshu Dhulia
Lyricist:

Israr Ansari
Year:

2003
Language:

Hindi
Category:

Latest
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Raga Gandhi Malhar Tum Main Sab Roop KumarGandharva

Album:

Swaranjali Pt Kuamr Gandharva

Singers:

Pt Kumar Gandgarva
Music:

Pt Kumar Gandharva
Year:

1992
Language:

Hindustani
Category:

Album
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Mela Dilon Ka - Roop Kumar Sonu Alka

Album:

Mela

Singers:

Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Sadhana Sargam, Abhijee
Starring:

Aamir Khan, Twinkle Khanna
Music:

Anu Malik, Leslie Lewis, Rajesh Roshan
Director:

Dharmesh Darshan
Lyricist:

Dev Kohli, Dharmesh Darshan, Sameer
Year:

2000
Language:

Hindi
Category:

Latest
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Aisa Koi Zindagi Se

Album:

Vaada - Roop Kumar Rathod

Singers:

Roopkumar Rathod
Starring:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Music:

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Lyricist:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Year:

2000
Language:

Hindi
Category:

Ghazals
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Roz - E - Awwal

Album:

Vaada - Roop Kumar Rathod

Singers:

Roopkumar Rathod
Starring:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Music:

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Lyricist:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Year:

2000
Language:

Hindi
Category:

Ghazals
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Ye Subah Saans Legi

Album:

Vaada - Roop Kumar Rathod

Singers:

Roopkumar Rathod
Starring:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Music:

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Lyricist:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Year:

2000
Language:

Hindi
Category:

Ghazals
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Doob Rahe Ho

Album:

Vaada - Roop Kumar Rathod

Singers:

Roopkumar Rathod
Starring:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Music:

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Lyricist:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Year:

2000
Language:

Hindi
Category:

Ghazals
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Chori Chori

Album:

Vaada - Roop Kumar Rathod

Singers:

Roopkumar Rathod
Starring:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Music:

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Lyricist:

Roop Kumar Rathod
Year:

2000
Language:

Hindi
Category:

Ghazals
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51  Sanjay Dutt @duttsanjay 176,663 1.46% Bollywood

52  Vivek Oberoi @vivek_oberoi 174,042 1.37% Bollywood

53  Ram Gopal Varma @rgvzoomin 170,323 4.94% Bollywood

54  Sameera Reddy @reddysameera 167,943 1.48% Bollywood

55  Madhuri Dixit-Nene @madhuridixit1 157,210 3.01% Bollywood

56  Sussanne Roshan @sussannekroshan 153,612 1.14% Bollywood

57  Gautam Gambhir @gambhirgauti 148,405 1.66% Sports

58  Neil Nitin Mukesh @NeilNMukesh 148,366 1.20% Bollywood

59  Trisha Krishnan @trishtrashers 147,237 1.35% Tamil / Telugu Cinema

60  Rana Daggubati @RanaDaggubati 143,784 1.46% Telugu Cinema

61  Akkineni Nagarjuna @iamNagarjuna 136,452 1.07% Telugu Cinema

62  Neha Dhupia @Neha_Dhupia 135,896 1.71% Bollywood

63  Javed Akhtar @Javedakhtarjadu 135,140 1.90% Bollywood

64  Dino Morea @dinomorea9 135,112 2.01%

65  Anushka Sharma @anushkasharma01 133,900 1.42% Bollywood

66  Shruti Haasan @shrutihaasan 132,841 1.71% Bollywood

67  Vinod Khosla @vkhosla 130,451 1.80% Business

68  Asha Bhosle @AshaBhosle 124,195 2.04% Singer

69  Ajay Devgan @ajaydevgn 122,192 1.88% Bollywood

70  Suresh Raina @ImRaina 120,468 1.36% Sports

71  Mahesh Bhupathi @Maheshbhupathi 119,924 3.47% Sports

72  Arbaaz Khan @arbaazSkhan 118,108 1.75% Bollywood

73  Farah Khan @thefarahkhan 116,816 2.56%

74  Celina Jaitly @CelinaJaitly 116,290 1.36% Bollywood

75  Mahesh Bhatt @MaheshNBhatt 111,406 2.04% Bollywood

76  Tarakaram n (Junior NTR) @tarak9999 111,254 0.94% Telugu Cinema

77  Pritish Nandy @PritishNandy 110,108 1.93% Media

78  Sonu Niigaam @sonuniigaam 103,508 1.73% Bollywood

79  Dia Mirza @deespeak 101,868 1.44% Bollywood

80  Rajamouli SS @ssrajamouli 101,581 1.40% Telugu Cinema

81  Harbhajan Singh @harbhajan_singh 101,527 1.47% Sports

82  Rahul Bose @RahulBose1 100,042 1.63% Bollywood

83  Rahul Khanna @R_Khanna 92,142 1.21% Bollywood

84  Shekhar Kapur @shekharkapur 92,129 1.92% Bollywood

85  Minissha Lamba @Minissha_Lamba 89,321 1.63% Bollywood

86  Rajeev Masand @RajeevMasand 89,255 1.57% Bollywood

87  Vishal Dadlani @v1sh4l 88,569 1.56% Bollywood

88  Ayesha Takia @AyeshaTakia 88,206 1.09% Bollywood

89  Ram Charan Tej @Alwayscharan 87,698 2.90% Telugu Cinema

90  Anusha (VJ) @VJAnusha 86,156 1.74% TV

91  Kunal Kapoor @kapoorkkunal 82,317 1.31% Bollywood

92  Sunidhi Chauhan @sunidhichauhan5 81,045 1.92% Bollywood

93  Shriya Saran @shriyasmiling 80,061 1.93% Telugu Cinema

94  Amrita Rao @Amritarao17 79,663 – Bollywood

95  Taran Adarsh @taran_adarsh 79,544 2.55%

96  Ileana Dcruz @Ileana_Dcruz 78,656 1.72% Telugu Cinema

97  Ishant Sharma @ImIshant 74,950 1.70% Sports

98  Mandira Bedi @mandybedi 73,038 1.33% TV

99  Madhur Bhandarkar @mbhandarkar268 72,534 2.14% Bollywood

100  Nikhil Chinapa @nikhilchinapa 71,240 1.06% TV

101  Manish Malhotra @Manishmalhotra1 70,182 1.88% Fashion Designer

102  Rohit Sharma @ImRo45 69,548 0.84% Sports

103  Fardeen Khan @khanff 69,121 1.02% Bollywood

104  Mohanlal @lal_mohanlal 68,909 1.59% South Cinema

105  Shabana Azmi @AzmiShabana 66,025 2.06% Bollywood

106  Lakshmi Manchu @LakshmiManchu 65,980 1.33% Telugu Cinema

107  Anupama Chopra @anupamachopra 65,829 1.85% Bollywood

108  Sophie Choudry @Sophie_Choudry 65,107 1.72% TV

109  Sushmita Sen @thesushmitasen 64,145 2.06% Bollywood

110  Ram @ramsayz 64,012 1.57% Telugu Cinema

111  Atul Kasbekar @atulkasbekar 62,476 1.71% Photographer

112  Ameesha Patel @ameesha_patel 62,108 2.76% Bollywood

113  Narain Karthikeyan @narainracing 58,676 0.99% Sports

114  Allu Sirish @SirishAllu 58,008 1.35% Telugu Cinema

115  Hansika @starhansika 56,826 2.18% Telugu Cinema

116  Suhel Seth @suhelseth 56,676 1.80% Media

117  Taapsee Pannu @taapsee 56,237 2.51% Telugu Cinema

118  Yuvan Shankar Raja @Raja_Yuvan 55,563 2.86% Tamil Music Director

119  Dev Anand  @itsmedevanand 54,336 4.51%

120  Sajid Khan @sajidk23 53,457 – Bollywood

121  Emraan Hashmi @emraanhashmi 53,240 1.78% Bollywood

122  Lisa Ray @Lisaraniray 53,057 1.29% Bollywood

123  Shammi Kapoor @shamsheraj 52,310 -0.13% Bollywood

124  Ayushmann Khurrana @ayushmannk 51,166 1.67% TV

125  Mammootty @mammukka 50,198 1.54% South Cinema

126  Amrita Arora @amuarora 48,582 1.67% Bollywood

127  Sherlyn Chopra @sherlynchopra 45,571 0.45% Bollywood

128  Jiah Khan @jiahkhan 45,349 1.30% Bollywood

129  Arshad Warsi @arshadwarsi2010 45,225 – Bollywood

130  dhanush @dhanushkraja 44,482 2.79% Tamil Cinema

131  Sumanth @Isumanth 44,332 1.21% Telugu Cinema

132  Mahendra Singh Dhoni @msdhonis 44,192 – Sports

133  Salim Merchant @salim_merchant 43,848 1.76% Music

134  Murali Kartik @kartikmurali 43,604 1.80% Sports

135  Dabboo Ratnani @dabbooratnani 43,052 2.27%

136  Richa Gangopadhyay @richyricha 42,327 1.44% Telugu Cinema

137  Shirish Kunder @shirishkunder 42,188 3.76%

138  Rohan Sippy  @rohansippy 41,204 1.70%

139  Priya Anand @PriyaWajAnand 40,925 2.43% Telugu Cinema

140  Ranvir Shorey @ranvirshorey 40,819 1.29% Bollywood

141  divya spandana @divyaspandana 39,476 2.63% South Cinema

142  Jose Covaco @HoeZaay 39,405 0.99% TV

143  Jacqueline Fernandez  @jackie_alien 38,030 1.58%

144  Anushka Manchandani @IAmAnushka 37,837 1.74% Singer

145  Ayaz Memon @cricketwallah 37,184 1.42% Sports

146  Katrina Kaif @katrinakaif_ 34,094 1.55%

147  Riya Sen @riyasen24 33,949 1.79%

148  Harris Jayaraj @Jharrisjayaraj 33,900 2.93% Music

149  Robin Uthappa @robbieu9 33,390 1.48% Sports

150  Asin Thottumkal @asin_thottumkal 32,487 1.60% Bollywood

151  Shazahn Padamsee @shazahnpadamsee 32,486 1.59% Bollywood

152  Chinmayi  @chinmayi 31,836 2.46% Singer

153  gaurav kapur @gauravkapur 31,570 1.92% TV

154  Ali Zafar @AliZafarforu 31,537 1.65% Bollywood

155  Allari Naresh @allarinaresh 29,954 1.98% Telugu Cinema

156  Manchu manoj Kumar @itsmemanoj 29,690 1.54% Telugu Cinema

157  Nithinreddy Nalla @nnithinreddy 29,321 1.54% Telugu Cinema

158  Kailash Kher @kailashkher 29,102 1.71% Music

159  Parthiv Patel  @parthiv9 27,936 1.70% Sports

160  Prabhas Raju @prabhasraju 26,741 2.33% Telugu Cinema

161  Bollywood Gandu @BollywoodGandu 25,962 11.06% Internet

162  Amit Mishra @MishiAmit 24,747 1.83% Sports

163  Mugdha Godse @mugdhagodse267 24,021 0.73% Bollywood

164  Jugal Hansraj @jugalhansraj 23,050 – Bollywood

165  Parineeti Chopra @parineetichopra 22,862 2.42%

166  Namitha @inamitha 22,837 1.40% Telugu Cinema

167  Atul Kulkarni @atul_kulkarni 21,952 0.66%

168  Abhishek Kapoor @abhishekapoor 21,667 1.61% Bollywood

169  Pragyan Ojha @Pragyanojha 21,516 0.77% Sports

170  Chunky Panday @chunkythepanday 20,432 1.56% Bollywood

171  Ashish Chowdhry @ashishchowdhry 20,367 2.59%

172  Eesha Koppikhar @eeshatweets 20,245 2.23%

173  Tusshar Kapoor @TusshKapoor 19,709 2.33% Bollywood

174  Goldie Behl @goldiebehl 19,526 1.73%

175  Purijagannadh @Purijagannadh 18,532 – Telugu Cinema

176  Jaaved Jaaferi @jaavedjaaferi 18,394 2.78% Bollywood

177  Divya Dutta @divyadutta25 18,161 4.01% Bollywood

178  Rajat Kapoor @mrrajatkapoor 18,034 3.18%

179  Swati @swati194 17,629 – Telugu Cinema

180  Subbaraju @actorsubbaraju 17,026 2.31% Telugu Cinema

181  Vinay Pathak @pathakvinay 16,039 2.85% Bollywood

182  Sanjay Suri @sanjaysuri 15,269 2.55%

183  Aftab Shivdasani @aftab_ps 14,840 2.79%

184  Archana Vijaya @archanavijaya 14,738 1.33% TV

185  Roshan Abbas @roshanabbas 14,198 2.62% TV

186  Nikhil Siddhartha @actor_Nikhil 13,245 1.44% Telugu Cinema

187  Deva Katta @devakatta 12,867 2.03% Telugu Cinema

188  Aravind Adiga @aravindadiga 12,578 1.26% Writer

189  Krishnudu @iamkrishnudu 12,334 1.39% Telugu Cinema

190  Selva Raghavan @selvaraghavank 10,858 – South Cinema

191  Rashmi Bansal @rashmibansal 9,871 1.30% Writer

192  Abhijeet Sawant @abhijeetsawant5 8,838 1.04%

193  Sindhura Gadde @SindhuraGadde 8,787 1.38% Telugu Cinema

194  Kunal Kemmu @kunalkemmu 8,527 1.37% Bollywood

195  Ashmit Patel @ashmitpatel 8,430 6.70%

196  Suresh N Menon @sureshnmenon 8,128 1.51% TV

197  Smita @smitapop 8,096 0.95% Telugu Cinema

198  Kiccha Sudeep @kicchasudeep 8,088 2.42% South Cinema

199  Prateik Babbar  @prateikbabbar 6,047 1.27%

200  Payal Rohatgi @payal_rohatgi 5,567 1.40% Bollywood

201  Archana Puran Singh @apshaha 5,366 2.29%

202  Manoj Bajpayee @BajpayeeManoj 4,977 2.60% Bollywood

203  Luv Sinha @luvsinha 4,952 2.00% Bollywood

204  Bhagyashree  @bhagyashree123 4,246 2.26%

205  Satish Kaushik  @satishkaushik2 3,911 1.48%

206  Rudra Pratap Singh @rpsingh09 3,810 – Sports

207  Samit Basu @samitbasu 3,683 1.18% Writer

208  Rohit Roy @rohitroy500 2,895 0.87% TV

209  Aditya Babu @aditya_babu 2,043 1.14% Telugu Cinema

210  Ranveer Singh @randomsingh 1,564 2.22%

211  Samantha @samanthaprabu 477 23.26% Telugu Cinema

212  Silambarasan @simbuhere 459 0.88% Tamil Cinema

213  Virat Kohli @viratkohli 209 52.55% Sports

214  Shatrugan Sinha @ShotgunShoots 91 0.00% Bollywood

215  Cyrus Broacha @cyrusbroacha 12 9.09% TV

* Followers count updated automatically every 6 hours

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