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B-Town stars using Twitter for making personal announcements

With social media permeating our lives, Bollywood celebs have taken to announcing their personal milestones through this platform for everything that needs screaming-from-rooftops

Celeb lives have always made for great dinner table conversations. With the paparazzi culture catching on, it’s no wonder that tinseltown residents are having to put up a fight while guarding their personal lives.

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Soha Ali Khan recently tweeted that her boyfriend Kunal Khemu proposed to her during their holiday in Paris and that she said yes to him. Pic/Satyajit Desai
Soha Ali Khan recently tweeted that her boyfriend Kunal Khemu proposed to her during their holiday in Paris and that she said yes to him. Pic/Satyajit Desai

What’s interesting then is that at a time such as this, celebs are using social media as their mouthpiece. And while film announcements, public events and fan interactions are par for the course, announcing something of a personal nature — say, a marriage — is a whole different ballgame. But as it turns out, celebs are not shying away from using social media to make public their personal milestones.

A recent instance is when Soha Ali Khan tweeted earlier this week that her actor beau, Kunal Khemu had proposed to her and that she had said yes. The two actors have been living in for a while now and Kunal is said to have popped the question when the couple was on a holiday in Paris. “It gives me great happiness to share with you all that Kunal proposed to me in Paris with the most perfect ring in the world and I said yes,” read her tweet. The couple also thanked their friends, fans and followers for their best wishes.

Clearly, social media has brought about a revolution in the country. These days, many celebrities use this platform to make important announcements. They no longer need to rely just on mainstream media to spread the word for them; instead, social media is now their go-to platform.

hitlist tells you about other celebs who have chosen the social media route to make key announcements about their personal lives...

John Abraham
Online revelation: Bollywood actor and producer John Abraham took to Twitter to announce his marriage with Priya Runchal in January this year.

Also read: Has John Abraham secretly married Priya Runchal?

John Abraham and Priya Runchal
John Abraham took to Twitter to announce his marriage with Priya Runchal in January this year. While he never really revealed when and how they tied the knot, he wished his fans a happy new year on behalf of the couple 

While he never really revealed when and how they tied the knot, he wished his fans a happy new year on behalf of the couple.

Celina Jaitly
Online revelation: In 2011, Celina Jaitly announced her marriage to hotelier Peter Haag on Twitter. The actress tweeted, “Beloved tweeple...With great pleasure I would like to announce my wedding with @peterhaag on the 23rd of last month at a thousand-year-old monastery in Austria.

Peter Hagg and Celina Jaitley
Peter Hagg and Celina Jaitley 

We seek your blessings and good wishes, and apologise for the delayed announcement due to a family tragedy.”

Bipasha Basu
Online revelation: The actress may have been evading questions related to her latest relationship with actor Harman Baweja but she recently asserted her love for him on social media.

Harman Baweja and Bipasha Basu
Harman Baweja and Bipasha Basu

Bipasha wrote, “Stating the obvious! Yes, Harman and me are a couple. Finally, I have met a person who is a far better human being than I
am. Blessed.”

Dia Mirza
Online revelation: Dia has also used the microblogging site to announce the news of her engagement to entrepreneur boyfriend, Sahil Sangha. The actress recently posted on her account: “Officially engaged. #NYC.”

Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha
Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha

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