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Why Mukesh Ambani's son is setting twitter on fire

Last updated on: April 11, 2016 19:30 IST

In India, tweets about the scion trended at the second spot for over 85 minutes with netizens from Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhopal, Delhi, Rajkot and Srinagar talking about the transformation.

 
 
Image: A file photo of Akash (R) and Anant Ambani, sons of Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters
 
 

Anant Ambani, the 21-year-old son of Reliance chief Mukesh Ambani, has social media buzzing with twitterati discussing his over 108 kg weight loss, including in countries like Latvia.

According to data from iTrended.com, close to 7,000 tweets were exchanged from April 9 and till 0125 hours today not just in India but across countries like Latvia and Vietnam. It made it to the top 10 spot globally as well.

Image: Anant Ambani with Salman Khan. Photograph, Courtesy: Salman Khan/Twitter
 
 

The young Ambani has shed 108 kgs in a span of 18 months and has won praise from the likes of actor Salman Khan and cricketer MS Dhoni.

In India, tweets about the scion trended at the second spot for over 85 minutes with netizens from Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhopal, Delhi, Rajkot and Srinagar talking about the transformation.

Cities like Can Tho, Da Nang, Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Riga also contributed to the buzz.

 
 
Image: Anant Ambani with MS Dhoni. Photograph, Courtesy: MS Dhoni/Twitter
 
 

According to sources, Anant wanted to get fitter by his 21st birthday on April 9.

"So happy to see Anant Ambani, lots of respect n sooo happy fr him. Takes a lot of willpower to loose 108kgs in 18 mnths," Salman Khan tweeted.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni tweeted: "Wish u a very happy birthday Anant.u gave the best gift to urself by losing over 100kg.discipline and determination." 

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