Madhuri Dixit joins Twitter, gets overwhelming tweets

Last Updated: Dec 02, 2010, 19:04 PM IST

New Delhi: Dancing diva Madhuri Dixit is the latest Bollywood star to join micro-blogging site Twitter. She recieved a warm welcome from her fans and has earned over 11,500 followers.

"For all of my fans, finally I have joined Twitter. Love, Madhuri," she posted in her first tweet.

The actress, currently in India to judge dance reality show "Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa 4", joined the micro-blogging site Nov 27.

Much before joining the site, Madhuri had said: "If I am on Twitter and Facebook, I will keep in touch with all my co-stars and old friends from Bollywood."

Many Bollywood celebrities have also extended a warm welcome to the 43-year-old.

Superstar Hrithik Roshan posted: "People!!! Let`s welcome the one and only MadhuriDixit! Twitter just turned beautiful. Welcome maam! Love and respect!"

Others too are thrilled with the new joinee.

"I`m an ardent admirer of this lady! Her smile says to hell with darkness, I bring light! Madhuri Dixit! Big SHOUTOUT," posted Diya Mirza, while Sophie Chaudhary said: "Thrilled to bits! Time to welcome one of the best and most beautiful actresses of our time!"

Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali said: "Please welcome my friend and actor par excellence Madhuri Dixit on Twitter. Welcome my dear Madhuri to a mad world of tweeting, expressing, loving and laughter."

Jewellery designer Maheep Kapoor posted: "Wow Madhuri Dixit is on Twitter! That`s HUGE...as you can guess I`m a massive die hard fan!"

IANS