Akshay Kumar has been trending worldwide on Twitter for what his fans claim has been achieved no other actor before this. He is said to have earned more than Rs 2000 in his lifetime, the first ever actor to achieve that milestone.
Here is what his fan club tweeted out:
Akshay Kumar will become the FIRST ever Actor in India to cross lifetime net collections of 2000crore from his Films today #Akshay2000Crore
— Team Akshay (@TeamAkshay) February 16, 2013
The hashtag #Akshay2000Crore has been trending worldwide since Saturday afternoon and still continues to be one of the top trends on Twitter.
An overjoyed Akshay Kumar tweeted thanking his fans, "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."
A Bollywoodlife.com report says that Special 26 collected around Rs 5.75 crores (net) in the opening weekend from the 1575 screens in which it released.
Here are some of the tweets under the hashtag:
India's first 2000 crore star is here. Celebrate with the BOSS of Bollywood at #Akshay2000Crore.
— Ashwin Varde (@ashwinvarde) February 16, 2013
— Ananthapadmanabhan (@itsananthu) February 16, 2013
— Pooja (@iPoojaPatel) February 17, 2013