Instagram, the photo-sharing platform recently announced its first-ever Instagram Awards in India for the year 2017 to honour its most engaging community members in India. The list not only features the most engaging community members but also recognises the Emerging Account and 20 million milestones.

Congratulations to these stars!

#1 Virat Kohli – Most Engaged Account

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Indian Cricket Team Captain, Virat Kohli bagged top honours at the first edition of Instagram Awards in India. Kohli’s Instagram was named the “most engaging account,” Virat has around 19.8 million followers and his wedding picture was liked over 45 lakh times.

#2 Deepika Padukone – Most Followed Account

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Deepika is now officially the most followed Indian celebrity on Instagram with a whopping 22.4 million followers.

#3 Ishaan Khatter – Emerging Account

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Shahid Kapoor’s younger brother Ishaan Khatter has beaten other celebrities to be named as the winner for India’s ‘Emerging Account’. His Instagram account has seen a significant rise in terms of followers and engagement throughout 2017.

#4 Shraddha Kapoor

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In recognition for building a community of 20 million followers, Instagram presented Shraddha Kapoor with a milestone plaque.

#5 Aliaa Bhatt

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Instagram awarded Aliaa with a plaque too in recognition for reaching the 20 million milestone.


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