Indians are biggest fans of 'GoT' in Asia, study reveals
There is no denying the fact that Game of Thrones is the favorite show for a lot of Indians. But now, it has been statistically substantiated that Indians constitute the largest GoT fan community in Asia and fourth-largest in the world. When it comes to discussing the show online and participating in fan-theories on social media, not many can do it better.
The data was collected by the popular social platform, Instagram
Instagram collected the data on the basis of online discussions and engagement with Game of Thrones' related content. It was found that Indians are among the most avid fans who interact with everything GoT-related, be it trivia, theories, or any other tidbits. Here are some popular Instagram hashtags from India: #gameofthrones, #got, #jonsnow, #forthethrone, #aryastark, #sansastark, #winteriscoming, #daenerystargaryen, #tyrionlannister and #winterishere.
No points for guessing the favorite character
It is Jon Snow. He is the most talked-about GoT character in India. This popularity probably stems from his stoic personality, relentless will, and a superb performance by Kit Harington. Other popular characters include Daenerys Targaryen, Arya Stark, Sansa Stark, and Tyrion Lannister. As per the data, Indian cities with the highest GoT-related content engagement are Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Chennai.
Know the top three GoT loving countries in the world
Only three countries trump India when it comes to lovingGame of Thrones. They are the US, Brazil and Great Britain. The final season of GoT premieres on April 14 and will answer the most prominent questions and theories of fans. Notably, this season, with only 6 episodes, will be the shortest in the series and can be watched on Hotstar.