India is a land of culture and diversity. To do justice to the immense population of the country, we have a lot of ways of entertainment that keep us entertained. The fields can be anything like music, cinema, cricket, or any other sports, and we love the legends that these fields have produced over the years. Out of all the love and worship that we do, these celebrities from across all the fields garner a lot of stardom resulting in astounding ways of appreciation. One such surprising way is having a place or area named after them! Yes! So, let us see the Indian celebrities who have left a mark on the world, quite literally!
1. A. R. Rahman
We start with a list and how can we miss the Oscar-winning music composer? Allah-Rakha Rahman has been taking the world with a storm ever since. As he is famous not just in India, but across the planet; Canada had a lovely way of appreciating him. Canada has named a street in Ontario after him which is called 'Allah-Rakha Rahman St.' How great is this?
Raj Kapoor has left such a mark on the Bollywood industry which is irreplaceable in centuries. He is loved for his amazing performances not just in India but all around the world too. Just as A. R. Rahman, Canada has also shown its love for Raj Kapoor by naming a street after him called the Raj Kapoor Crescent in the city of Brampton.
Cricket too plays a vital part of our country's entertainment. Cricket is so mething that is close to our hearts and so are the players. Sunil Gavaskar has left the world smitten with his skills. Owing to this, the capital city of New Zealand, Wellington has honored Sunil by naming a street after his name. The name of the road is 'Gavaskar Place.'
Shah Rukh Khan
Can there be a list without the King being in it? Ever since his debut, Shah Rukh Khan has been conquering the world and there is no doubt in that. And while the world can't get over his cute dimples and superb acting skills, he has a weird place named after him. Guess what? The International Lunar Geographical Society based in
New York has a named a Lunar Cater after him! How great is that?
Aaj Khush to Bahot HogeTum, Hain? Something that will add to your happiness is the fact that the Shehanshah of Bollywood has a waterfall named after him! The waterfall is located in North Sikkim!
Sallu Miya has his way in the industry. Over the years, he has made a mark for himself that can't be replaced by any other actor, ever. The love that Salman Khan gets is inexplicable. Whether it's any happy occasion for him or his family or whenever he gets into any controversy, his fans don't hesitate to show him their tremendous love. The love for him spread so far and wide that he has a cafe named after him in Turkey!
The legendary director and producer created remarkable films over the years that will always help us keep him alive in our hearts. You would be surprised to know that Yash Chopra has a lake named after him in Switzerland called 'Chopra Lake!' How cool?
Manoj Kumar is another dynamic actor and director that the industry has produced. He is still one of the most memorable actors of his times. Manoj Kumar has a road named after him in Shirdi which leads to the famous
Shirdi Sai Baba temple.
While other stars have left their mark on the world, there are stars who have gone out in the space to create a mark for themselves! Yes, you read that right. Shahid Kapoor is one such actor. His acting talent and his heartthrob status have given him so much love that he has a star named after him!
Although, there isn't any doubt that Madhuri Dixit's beauty is out of the world. Whenever she smiles, she makes the world go 'Dhak Dhak.' Her amazing acting skills are just the cherry on the cake. She is a superstar and also has a star named after her in the Orion Constellation! Not surprised?