Dilip Kumar surprised by long list of followers on Twitter

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2011, 15:45 PM IST

New Delhi: Acting legend Dilip Kumar, who joined the Twitter brigade on his 89th birthday on December 11, is surprised to see his ever growing popularity on the microblogging site at this age.

Within a span of two weeks, the actor has over 63,000 followers, which according to him is a bit unusual for an 89-year-old-man.

"Reading your messages and replies- better than Joggers walk. 63000 followers so quickly. So much love for an old man?" Kumar posted on Twitter.

The actor recently hosted a star studded birthday bash to the people of Hindi film industry at his residence. The who`s who of Bollywood superstars, actresses and filmmakers turned out to the party to wish the yesteryear star.