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Amitabh Bachchan joins Twitter

Amitabh Bachchan, who is credited with starting the trend of celebrity-blogging in India, has finally joined Twitter as Abhishek tweeted to welcome 'Big B in da house!!!! @srbachchan welcome Pa. Show him the love tweeps!!'

entertainment Updated: May 18, 2010 16:06 IST
PTI

Amitabh BachchanAfter blogging, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has now taken to tweeting.

Big B, who is credited with starting the trend of celebrity-blogging in India with his much popular blog, joins fellow celebrities on the micro-blogging site.

"Yipee... I am on Twitter... And you can follow me on... @srbachchan... love as always...," Bachchan informed fans via his blog.

The 67-year-old actor's son Abhishek Bachchan is already on Twitter while his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai is yet to join the micro-blogging sphere which is popular with B-town celebs like Karan Johar, Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan as well as veteran star Shammi Kapoor.

In his very first tweet, Big B wrote to his son, "@juniorbachchan hey baby !! I made it on twitter !!! Yeeaaaaaahhhh !! ... sorry.. just got carried away... safe onward flight and love. (sic)"

"Big B in da house!!!! @srbachchan welcome Pa. Show him the love tweeps!!," tweets Abhishek.

The actor has already garnered 4,925 followers within five hours of his joining Twitter.

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First Published: May 18, 2010 15:35 IST