The start of the next decade took our world through a roller coaster ride; from COVID-19, wildfires, deaths of our favourite celebrities and the worse of worse, 2020 has checked all the boxes in the not-to-do list.
The worldwide lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic is the talk of the year. Meanwhile, ‘quarantine’ and ‘sanitiser’ are the words of the year.
No wonder then, that the most quoted tweet of 2020 in India was also about COVID-19.
The post by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, where he said he had tested positive for COVID-19 on July 11, has been declared as the top tweet in India. He also requested people who had been in his proximity to get tested, spreading awareness about the virus and shared measures to be taken in case of exposure.
This post received 78.2K retweets, 43.6k quoted tweets and over 4.43 lakh likes.
Those who quote-tweeted his tweet wished him a speedy recovery and encouraged people to stay safe, wash their hands and wear their masks, said Twitter.
Subsequently, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aradhya Bachchan had also tested positive for COVID-19.
Hindi film #DilBechara, Tamil film #SooraraiPottru and Telugu film #SarileruNeekevvaru were the most Tweeted about films to release this year.