Selfie that set India retweet record: Zayn Malik & Shah Rukh Khan

Selfie that set India retweet record: Zayn Malik & Shah Rukh Khan

At last week’s Asian Awards in London Zayn Malik, a former member of One Direction, and Shah Rukh Khan, a Bollywood celebrity, took a selfie together, which has become the most retweeted for the whole time taking into account messages posted from an Indian Twitter handle.

At last week’s Asian Awards in London, Zayn Malik, a former member of One Direction, and Shah Rukh Khan, a Bollywood celebrity, took a selfie together, which has become the most retweeted for the whole time taking into account messages posted from an Indian Twitter handle.

Since Khan posted the photo on April 17, it has crossed nearly 120,000 retweets mark and has been marked as favorite approximately 170,000 times, according to India Twitter. Young india superstar also added a message to the post, in which he stated that Zayn is a very cool kid and asked Allah to bless him.

Both of them, Khan and Zayn, were honored for outstanding contribution to cinema and to music accordingly on that day at the Asian Awards. It was the first time Zayn appeared publicly after his spilt from famous boys band One Direction.

On Friday Twitter India officially congratulated Khan with a tweet, where It was said:

Congrats @iamsrk, this selfie of yours is now the most Retweeted Tweet ever in India!

The first Asian Awards was held in 2010 in London and honor Asian stars worldwide. The list of honorees includes Oscar-winning Indian composer A R Rahman, late Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra and action star Jackie Chan. Also the award was given posthumously to Bruce Lee.

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