According to data collected by image and video sharing app Instagram, Indian fans have been losing their over the upcoming relaease of the final season of HBO's epic show Game of Thrones.
The most talked about and therefore deemed popular characters among Indian fans is, of course, Jon Snow. Other characters that Indian fans seem to love and admire include Daenerys Targaryen, Aarya and Sansa Stark and Tyrion Lannister.
Surprised to not find Cercei or Jamie Lannister on the list? Or even Bran and the white Walkers? It seems Jon Snow has trumped all others and there could be good reason for that.
Is it because of Snow's coming-back-from-the-dead plot twist in Season 6? Everyone who has spent any time in India would understand the nation's love for drama serials such as 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahoo Thi', 'Kasauti Zindagi Ki' and a myriad other Hindi television shows of the 90s and early 2000s. Almost each of them included story arcs that centered on killing off central characters, only to bring them back (sometimes as different actors altogether). Maybe that is why Jon Snow is popular among Indian fans? It reminds them of those happy times as a child when the world was a better place and dead heroes always came back.
Within India, the highest volume of GoT-related content came from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore, followed by Hyderabad and Chennai. Did your city make it to the list?
On April 14, the saga that began eight years ago on April 17 2011 will finally pull to close and the world would finally know the fates of their beloved characters - Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryan, the Starks, the Lannisters. They would also find what becomes of the Weirwood tree at Winterfell and the Iron Throne at King's Landing.
As fans know only too well now, when you play the game of thrones, you either win or you lose. And with D-Day nearing, fans are definitely losing their patience.