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Idris Elba gets his own Twitter emoji

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Elba, this years sexiest man alive, has earned a of his own.

Elba was named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive on Monday night and fans of the can unlock his on by writing out #SexiestManAlive, reports

The 46-year-old "Avengers: Infinity War" star frequently uses and is a popular topic of discussion on the with more than 1.4 million Tweets about him this year.

His most retweeted tweet so far was a cheeky closeup photo of his face with a filter in which he wrote, "My name's Elba, Elba."

With a massive fanbase, Elba's admirers have also frequently used other emojis when tweeting about the

Elba has kept up a busy schedule. The actor appeared as Heimdall in the latest instalment of the "Avengers" franchise and is returning to the TV series "Luther" for four episodes in season 5.

He is currently filming "Hobbs and Shaw", the spinoff for "The Fate of the Furious" which focuses on Dwayne Johnson's character Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Deckard Shaw, played by

Elba is also in talks to star in the musical film adaptation of "Cats" alongside and



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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 11:46 IST