Akshay Kumar, who is basking in the success of his latest film Gold that was released on Independence Day, has added another feather to his decorated hat.

The actor has scored a fan base of 20 million on Instagram, leaving behind megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh on the photo-sharing platform.

Amitabh Bachchan has 9.8 million followers, while SRK has a score of 13.9 million and Ranveer Singh has 14 million.

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Fondly called Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay thanked his fans for the love and support. He shared a picture holding the award and captioned it as “Here’s another #Gold from the good people at @Instagram. Glad to share, the first Bollywood Actor (Male) to cross the 20 million followers milestone is yours truly. Thank you all once again for the love. Sending lots of love and prayers your way”.

Months back, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra had crossed the 20-million mark. Deepika now has 25.9 million followers, while Priyanka has 26.8 million.

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On the work front, Akshay’s latest film Gold crossed the Rs 50-crore mark. He recently confirmed that he will be a part of Hera Pheri 3.