Friday, 1 July, 2022
HomeWorldChadwick Boseman's death, Sushant Singh's 'Dil Bechara' among top Twitter trends of...

Chadwick Boseman’s death, Sushant Singh’s ‘Dil Bechara’ among top Twitter trends of 2020

According to Twitter, the post sharing Boseman's death received the most ‘likes’ — more than 7.5 million and the move ’Dil Bechara' was the most popular Hindi movie.

Text Size:

New Delhi: The tweet about “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman’s death and Sushant Singh Rajput’s swansong “Dil Bechara” were the most talked about moments on Twitter in 2020, the micro-blogging site said on Tuesday.

The August 28 post by Boseman’s family, sharing the news of his death after his secret battle with colon cancer, received the most “likes” — more than 7.5 million — on Twitter.

The post was also retweeted and quote tweeted the most during the year, Twitter said as it released data of the most shared events on its platform for 2020.

In the entertainment field, South star Vijay’s selfie with fans posted in February was the most retweeted tweet of 2020, while megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s post about his COVID-19 diagnosis was the most liked and quote tweeted moment in the year.

Amitabh, 77, his son Abhishek, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai and granddaughter Aaradhya had contracted the virus in July this year. After brief hospitalisation, they were all discharged.

“Dil Bechara”, starring Rajput who died by suicide in June this year, was the most tweeted about Hindi movie for the year as his distraught fans vowed to make the late star’s final movie a hit.

In the list, the film was followed by Deepika Padukone’s acid attack survivor drama “Chhapaak”, Ajay Devgn-starrer period hit “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior”, Taapsee Pannu’s “Thappad” and Netflix movie “Gunjan Saxena”.

The most talked about web series list was topped by Amazon Prime Video’s “Mirzapur 2”, starring Pankaj Tripathi and Ali Fazal, which finally debuted in September after a wait of two years.

Netflix’s smash-hit series “Money Heist” followed the show, with Sushmita Sen’s Disney-Hotstar show “Aarya”, which marked the former Miss Universe’s return to acting, placed at the third spot.

In the most talked about TV shows list, long-running reality series “Bigg Boss” took the top spot, followed by “Naagin 4” and “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”.


Also read: Chadwick Boseman’s death a sign colorectal cancer has increased in people below 50


 

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it

India needs free, fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism even more as it faces multiple crises.

But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle.

ThePrint has the finest young reporters, columnists and editors working for it. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here.

Support Our Journalism

Most Popular

×