Some Indian actors, politicians, and sportsmen are treated like gods in India, quite literally. They are not just idolized but worshiped in temples built for them. Diehard fans love their favorite stars to the core. Seen as an embodiment of divinity, the fans, filled with bhakti, construct temples for their favourite stars. Although, it might sound strange, this ‘celebrity temples of India’ is becoming a trend now. This trend, which is prevalent in Tamil Nadu, is spreading across India at a steady pace.
Khushboo’s story reflects the rise and fall of a public figure. On the peak of her career during 90’s, Khusboo’s fans built a temple for her and worshipped her. Namitha has made her mark in Tamil and Telugu cinema. She also established herself in the hearts of viewers. As a symbol of Love and respect, her fans built a temple dedicated to her. Rajinikanth’s fans have installed a “Sahasra Lingam at Kotilingeshwara Temple in Kolar, Karnataka for the prosperity of their star.
Young Tiger Jr. NTR who has delivered a series of hit movies like Temper, Nannaku Prematho, Janatha Garage and Jai Lava Kusa, currently took a short break and spending quality time with his family. He is also enjoying huge fan base all over the world.
Now according to the latest reports, out of love for Tarak, the fans in Karnataka are planning to construct his temple. An official confirmation is awaited regarding it. According to few people who are very close to Tarak are saying that Jr.NTR may not encourage to construct a temple for him. Let’s wait for the official confirmation.