Amitabh Bachchan is one of the few bollywood celebrities who update their blogs almost daily. It is followed by many of his fans who do not shy away from leaving a comment on his daily updates.
We have been following his blog for a while now and here are the ten facts we learned and discovered about his blog. **All the information provided in this article are based on research, evidences and a few assumptions.
1. Blogging Platform.
Amitabh Bachchan uses tumblr for blogging. The URL to this blog is – http://srbachchan.tumblr.com. Many popular celebrities prefer Blogger platform for blogging. It is easy to use and maintain.
Amitabh Bachchan has not bought a custom domain for his blog and he prefers keeping the tumblr.com extension as it is.
He does not uses his blog as a portfolio site rather he writes and shares his thoughts, life and sometimes poems. It seems like Mr. Amitabh Bachchan loves keeping a record of everything. He numbers his tweets, facebook posts and even his blog posts.
All the blog posts are numbered in the form of days. The last time we checked his blog the latest post was titled – “Day 2640”.
3. Post Frequency.
He is quite active and blogs very consistently. It is seen that he writes at least one post everyday. Sometimes the blog is updated more than once or twice in a single day.
Unlike other celebs, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan makes sure he updates his blog every single day. It has been more than 5 years since he started blogging.
If some sources are to be believed, it is not the real Amitabh Bachchan writing his posts everyday. Reportedly, there is someone close to him or a writer assigned to do the job on his behalf.
There are some evidences which prove that it isn’t Amitabh Bachchan writing each and every post. A notable difference between usage of punctuations can be seen if many posts are compared to one another.
5. Commenting System.
Amitabh Bachchan uses Disqus commenting system on his blog. Amitabh’s Disqus profile has over 132 followers and he has made 4693 comments so far. His up-votes are around 24428 (when this post was written).
6. Response To Readers.
He is quite responsive. He does answers his fan’s comments. Not everyone gets a reply from him but consistent commentators are more likely to get a response from him.
7. Criticism And Controversies.
Amitabh Bachchan’s blog gains a lot of media attention. Recently, In the mid-February 2015 his blog made headlines when one of his readers called his blog a ‘torturous bheja-fry‘. To which Mr. Bachchan replied by publishing a post and said he isn’t sure if the individual has lost his ‘sense of humor’.
Over to you!
Do you follow Amitabh Bachchan’s blog? If you have ever commented on his blog, did you get a reply from him? Do you believe that he himself updates his blog daily or there is someone else doing the job for him? Drop a comment and let us know your thoughts.
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