Who is the top hero of Telugu film industry? Fans of every hero will claim their hero is the top. After Megastar chiranjeevi took a plunge into politics, a situation was created where nobody could claim to be Tollywood badhsah. During NTR’s times he was the number one. After that, there was a close contest between Krishna and Shobhan Babu for the top slot. Subsequently, Chiranjeevi climbed to the top position in his generation. Later, Pawan Kalyan made a good beginning to claim the number one position but subsequently he focused more on business and did few films to confine himself to be called power star. People can easily say who is number one among Ravi Teja, Prabhas, Mahesh Babu, Naga Chaitanya and other young heroes.
Who has how much fan following will be known instantly. Their popularity among people is being gauged through social media like Facebook and twitter. If this rating is taken into account, Mahesh Babu has reached the top. His twitter followers have gone up to 60 lakh. There is no other hero to match him in that range. Moreover, Mahesh is not the one who makes any claim. He is known for silently doing his work. His closest rival is Rana, who is known for superbly doing hero, villain or any other role. He has 50 lakh followers. Pawan Kalyan and Nagarjuna are competing for third and fourth spots with 40 lakh followers. It is significant to note that Junior NTR and Allu Arjun who have their own standing in the films have only 20 lakh followers. Super Star Mahesh Babu has the connect with all the sections. Going by the Twitter, he is the number one hero.