Photos: 18 things named after top Bollywood stars
In 2005, a tulip in the Netherlands was named ‘Aishwarya Rai’ after the actress. A college for underprivileged girls being set up in Daulatpur village in Uttar Pradesh will also be named 'The Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Girls College'
Legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor has a street named after him in the city of Brampton, Canada. The street is called the ‘Raj Kapoor Crescent’
A New York-based organisation has named a lunar crater after Shah Rukh Khan. Following the honour, SRK joined the list of distinguished personalities like C V Raman, Vikram Sarabhai, and Homi Bhabha, who have craters named after them
In 2004, an orchid flower in Singapore was named ‘Dendrobium Amitabh Bachchan'. The Bollywood legend was in the city as part of an awards function. In addition, a waterfall is also named after the mega star. Amitabh Bachchan falls lies on the road connecting Chungthang to Yumthang Valley in North Sikkim
Fans of Madhuri Dixit-Nene have named a star in the Orion constellation after her. The certificate presented by her fans to Madhuri reads, "A celestial body in the sky above has been named in honour of Madhuri Dixit-Nene and is officially located in the constellation Orion."
Café Del-Mar in Turkey was renamed Salman Khan Café in 2012. While shooting for ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ in Mardin, Salman along with the rest of the crew, would often visit the place since it was close to the shooting location. Apparently, the actor suggests a lot of changes in the café , and the makers ended up liking his ideas
Can you believe that Dilip Kumar had a chilli pickle named after him? The tagline of the product was: The taste of your tongue is packed in this bottle
In 2005, the kilometre-long road that is the only one that leads to the Shirdi temple, was named after Manoj Kumar
Even singer Mohammed Rafi has a street in his honour. The Mohd Rafi Chowk is located in Bandra, Mumbai
On his 31st birthday, Shahid Kapoor’s fans named a star located in the Orion constellation after the actor
A popular Italian joint in Delhi introduced a pizza named Size Zero pizza inspired by Kareena Kapoor
On the occasion of Kishore Kumar’s 82nd birth anniversary in 2011, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) set up a park near the Tollygunge tram depot and named it after the versatile singer. The park is also utilised as a resting place for technicians and junior artists
A park in Sarvapriya Vihar in Delhi will soon be named after the late superstar Rajesh Khanna
A social organisation in Dharamsala has demanded renaming of the Government PG College after legendary Bollywood actor Dev Anand, who had studied there in 1938-39