Sachin Tendulkar might be India’s Master Blaster but if the nickname of Master Troller is to be given to an Indian cricketer, it has to be Virender Sehwag. The man has been a sensation on Twitter ever since he took to the platform.
When it comes to packing humor in 140 characters, nobody does it better than Viru Paaji.
He is the ‘King of Trolls’ especially because of his unique birthday wishes for his friends, fellow cricketers and family members. Also, he takes on everyone who is trending and keeps in touch with the fans all the time.
Almost everyone on social media, especially people who know and follow Sehwag will definitely wait for his hilarious tweets. His humor is unmatched and his one-liners are possibly one of the best ones that you can find on the Internet.
His popularity earned him over 7 million followers on Twitter, can you believe that? For every situation, sad or happy, Sehwag has some brilliant tweets that are loved by one and all. Earlier, Viru paaji was in news for his fours and sixes and now, he’s in news for his tweets.
But do you know one secret? Sehwag has earned lakhs of Rupees with these tweets! You got that right. Speaking to The Hindustan Times, Viru said,
“I have, in the last six months, made around Rs 30 lakh through my tweets,” says Sehwag, very pleased with himself.“
Sehwag added that as his tweets went viral, sponsors automatically approached him.
“Once I took to Twitter and shared those jokes, they became a huge hit. My following grew and some of the posts got thousands of retweets. With so many shares, money from sponsors followed.”
Sehwag started tweeting all jokes that he used to crack in the dressing room and they become a hit. He makes sure that the tweets he posts are a mix of advertising and humor; this has definitely helped him grow in every possible way.
We hope to see some more hilarious tweets in future. What’s your take on this? Do share your views in our comments section below.