Snaps speak a thousand words: Deepika gushes over Instagram

Washington: Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone recently disclosed that photo- sharing site Instagram is her favourite social networking platformn and interestingly the leggy lass is also the most followed Indian star on the site with 10.7 million followers.

“If I had to choose one platform, I think it would be Instagram because I think pictures really speak a thousand words,” said the 30-year-old actress in an interview with the Paper Magazine.

She added, “I’m not someone who is very comfortable with expressing myself with words, but I like expressing myself through emotion, and I think images and photographs are a great medium for that.

Though Deepika choose Insta as her favourite site, the ‘Tamasha’ actress said she is not a social media baby.

“Personally I am a shy person I think social media is a bit contradictory to my personality. I’m someone who likes to keep things personal and private, and I’m not too comfortable with sharing my every mood and emotion,” she explained.

She, however, said that the liberty she gets on social media to connect with the fans is amazing to her.

“The fact that social media gives me the opportunity to interact with my fans and to have that one on one direct connection with them, is what I appreciate the most,” she said.

Along with her warming words, what is even more appreciated is her elegant style that she impeccably displayed on the cover of the magazine’s September issue.

Images of Deepika wearing a gorgeous Fendi dress covering most of her body while showing off a deep neckline, has already created a stir on the internet with people comparing the Indian beauty with American reality TV star Kim Kardashian, saying, Nudity isn’t the only hot.

Known for her extra bold style, Kim earlier made headlines with her nude shoot for the cover of the same magazine.

Deepika, on on the work front, is all set to make her Hollywood debut with in ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage,’ co-starring Vin Diesel, in the coming year.