Rajinikanth's First Day, First Show on Twitter: One Tweet, One Lakh Fans, Now Each Days Lakhs.

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's starring role on Twitter - he made a splashy debut on the microblogging site yesterday - has already earned him over one lakh seventy thousand followers.
In less than 24 hours and with one single tweet:
Salutation to the Lord. Vanakkam anaivarukkum !! A big thank you to all my fans. Excited on this digital journey 
 -- Rajinikanth (@superstarrajiniMay 5, 2014

Among those excited to have him online was actress Sonakshi Sinha who tweeted:
Superstar in the true sense of the word, my current costar, n most humble person evr@superstarrajini! A vry warm welcome to twitter Sir :)
-- Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) May 5, 2014

Sonakshi will star with Rajini Sir in 2015 drama Lingaa.
Twitter India officially, and very warmly, welcomed the superstar with:
Vanakkam, Namaste, Salaam, Hello Rajinikanth! Please join us in welcoming@SuperStarRajini to Twitter.
-- Twitter India (@TwitterIndia) May 5, 2014

Rajini fans were, of course, thrilled. Here are just five of the many tweets welcoming Rajinikanth to Twitter. 
Welcome to Twitter @superstarrajini .. Concept of followers will be redefined now.. before rajini and after rajini.. #TwitterfollowsRajini
-- Pragdish Roy Kapoor (@PragdishRoy) May 5, 2014

So from now RT will be known as Rajinikanth's Tweet? Welcome to twitter@superstarrajini :)
-- Suno 1024 (@suno1024) May 5, 2014
Welcome To Twitter @superstarrajini Facebook has also sent friend request to Rajnikant
-- Arvind (@arvindpahadia) May 5, 2014
Welcome to twitter @superstarrajini . Everyone mark this day; the day twitter got verified! :D
-- Aman (@Amanretweets) May 5, 2014
Until yesterday, I was called the Rajinikanth of Twitter. All hail the real @superstarrajini , now on twitter !
-- SuperStarRajinikanth (@tinucherian) May 5, 2014

Rajinikanth, who makes his social networking debut ahead of the release of the long-awaitedKochadaiiyaan this Friday, said in a statement "I decided to start with Twitter because I felt that the platform is abuzz with all the news and the trends that happen across the globe and I'm told that this is where all the best Rajini one-liners are."