Responses poured in from his followers - some helpfully told the 42-year-old actor to change his password; others, putting carpe diem into practice, claimed theirs was among the unfollowed accounts.
If the tech-savvy Hrithik's account has indeed been hacked, it may not be the first instance of cyber-crime involving him. Police are currently investigating whether or not an imposter corresponded with actress Kangana Ranaut pretending to be Hrithik and using a fake email ID.
Hrithik Roshan, meanwhile, is currently in Madrid with his two sons. He will be attending the annual IIFA Awards there and also performing. Here are pictures of the Roshans in Madrid and Hrithik's dance rehearsal.