Akshay Kumar may have dislodged Khan as the name to reckon with in Bollywood, according to a hashtag currently on top of Twitter charts. #Akshay2000crore has been trending worldwide since February 16 and continues to be one of the top trends in India. The hashtag, created by Akshay fans, suggests that the Special 26 star has earned Rs 2000 crores from his films, which could be a Bollywood first.
Akshay fans tweeted:
Divyanshu Thakur: #Akshay2000Crore The king of masses the prince of classes frm 4000 bucks to 2000 cr a true persOn whom we all caN flw.
Ashwin Varde : India's first 2000 crore star is here. Celebrate with the BOSS of Bollywood at #Akshay2000Crore.
Waleed jawaid : no man has ever achieved such a feat..nor amitabh nor dilip kumar nor salman but akshay kumar #akshay2000crore.
Akshay Kumar thanked his fans on Twitter and wrote: "Honestly blessed to have you all Akkians in my life. Special thanks to my fan clubs who support me so much selflessly time & again. Thank you for the #Akshay2000crore tag only possible coz of you all."
Akshay's latest film, heist drama Special 26 is doing well at the box office. Last year, he starred in blockbusters like Housefull 2 and Rowdy Rathore, which made over Rs 100 crores each at the box office.
Akshay previously starred in hit films like the Khiladi series, which made him famous, the Hera Pheri films and Housefull series.