There are two truths about India. First being that nothing sells better in India than Bollywood, cricket and politics and the second being the fact that when Indians love someone they go beyond the whole nine yeards. When we hate someone, we hate them into the next incarnation. And when we love someone, we worship them.  In fact, some people have actually built temples as a mark of their love and reverence for some very regular and very human people. Here is the list:

Amitabh Bachchan

Considering how much we love Big B, it is not a surprise to see that his fans have created a temple in his name. The temple complex is in Kolkata and houses a pair of shoes which were used by the megastar in one of his movies.

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Amitabh Bachchan Temple


Sonia Gandhi

Few of  the Congress ministers belonging to Andhra Pradesh have created a temple in the name of Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Mallai town to thank her for separating Telangana from Andhra.


Sonia Gandhi statue


Narendra Modi

Some 300 admirers funded a temple in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.It is located in a village approximately 130 miles away from Ahemdabad and it took 7 lakh to create the temple.


Narendra Modi temple


Sachin Tendulkar

Yes. After the ‘God’ bid farewell his illustrious 24 years old cricket career, some fans from Atarwalia (Bihar) created a temple in his name. And if that was not enough, the temple has a life size statue of Sachin holding the World Cup which weighs around 500 kg. Take a bow Master Blaster !


Statue of Sachin at the Sachin Temple