Since the announcement was made, Twitter was flooded with messages for Big B and '#AB72Wishes' started trending on the top. The excited megastar tweeted, “Arre yaar ... itne saare greetings ?? Kaise inka jawaab individually doonga ..? Abhi se dhanyavaad !!”. He had earlier said, “WOW !! #AB72Wishes trending at the top ... !! Never thought at this age there would be any interest in me.. thank you so much all”.

According to Sr Bachchan, on Thursday 225K people were engaged in this activity, 2800 unique posters were sent out to fans and 61,250 unique users were added today.


In a statement he had said, “Every year on my birthday I am overwhelmed by love and affection that I receive from my fans, from across the world. This year with the help of Twitter and Fluence, I have found this unique way to reciprocate the love, even though the message is communicated through a digital medium for me it is as personal as wishing each individual myself.”

Big B is one of the few actors who is very active on social media sites. So far, he has over 10 million 'followers' on Twitter and 16,000,000 'likes' on his Facebook page.


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