Twitter world goes Mashallah over Salman Khan, 'Ek Tha Tiger'

Updated: Aug 13, 2012, 14:22 PM IST

Gayatri Sankar

If you are an avid user of social media, then you wouldn’t have missed the gusto that surrounds ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ these days. Salman Khan, a name synonymous with the ultimate superstar here in Bollywood, is ready to set the silver screen on fire in a day's time, and his fans haven’t left any stone unturned in welcoming his next.

Twitter and Facebook are abuzz with news of ETT, which promises to be a wholesome entertainer. Directed by Kabir Khan of ‘Kabul Express’ fame, the film has entertainment aplenty in store, as said by the filmmaker.

It is incredible to see countless numbers of Salman Khan fan clubs tweeting their excitement about the film; about their feelings regarding the film; how good Salman Khan and his leading lady Katrina Kaif look together; how disappointed they are for not being able to grab their tickets for the first day first show; how the film will turn into a blockbuster!

What is indeed breathtaking is to see fanatic followers of the face of ‘Being Human’ heap praises on the superstar and the passion they uncover while expressing their take on the actor’s persona.

Considering the fact that the film releases on Independence Day, most people had pre-booked their ETT tickets almost over a month back! This kind of a mania is bound to be Salman Khan specific!

Many of Salman’s fans have even added his name as a prefix or have incorporated the film’s title into their Twitter handles. That’s sheer passion for a man who has enthralled the audiences and hence he is so popular among the masses.

Here’s taking a look at some of the tweets that diehard fans of Salman Khan had tweeted:

@beingekthatiger Wow wow Ek tha tiger is again trending on Google

@afsanaahmed Salman Khan`s alwys acknwledgd tht He exists coz of his Fans!Evn in our offic he said, `I live for my fans``

@ravi_cool24 Booked ticket 4 1st show of EK THA TIGER.Xcitement at its BEST..Cant wait 2 c@BeingSalmanKhan & Katrina togethr.

@bela_mydreams Tiger...Tiger...Tiger !!! Just 2 days left for #EkThaTiger :-D

@BeingSalmanKhan @kabirkhankk *Butterflies in the stomach*

@ynakg Bhai mania time.Cinemax Inorbit is sold out for all 10 shows on the release day.worth mentioning that this is the worst plex #EkThaTiger

@Ankushmantoo Ok guys,Just a day left & Most of the shows for first week are Occupied..#EkThaTiger Trending worldwide, 30cr+ first day and 200+cr 1st week

@laksh_malhotra Ek Tha Tiger again trending!!!! Lol now this is just unbelievable!!! Get ready for a earth shattering opening at the ticket window #stardom

Coming back to the hysteria, Salman Khan is one name that can draw crowds the way magnet draws iron fillings towards it. The 46 something hunk of an actor doesn’t really need PROs. He is a brand in himself.

Touted as the most awaited film of the year, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ has sort of reintroduced Salman ‘in a raw, rugged, edgy never-seen-before avatar’.

Noted Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to write, "All those asking about the advance booking of #EkThaTiger, the response is mindboggling. Expect a hurricane on 15 August(sic)."

And like they say, Salman is one person just can’t ignore. You might or might not be a Salman Khan fan, you cannot deny admitting that he is far popular than his contemporaries who too have carved their niche as far as fan following is concerned. He is the enigma, he is the hysteria, and he is the madness!

The film is yet to release, but going by the sheer response that the film has been able to generate much ahead of August 15; one may say that the Box Office will have no rest at all- ETT is here to rake in the moolah!

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