Take a tour of the Kolkata temple dedicated to Amitabh Bachchan

Jul 12, 2020, 16:49 PM IST

A tour of Amitabh Bachchan's temple

After megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actor son Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for coronavirus, special prayers were offered in several temples across the country for the speedy recovery of the two stars. Now, Abhishek's actress wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and their daughter Aaradhya also been declared COVID-19 positive. 

Amitabh Bachchan, who is one of Indian cinema's greatest actors, is worshipped by several of his fans. A glimpse of which is seen every Sunday outside his Mumbai home. Moreover, his fans have also dedicated a temple to him. This place is located in Kolkata. It is a temple-cum-museum where Big B is worshipped.

Let's take a tour of the temple today.  

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People consider Big B as God

People queue up outside the temple in huge numbers to take blessings of Amitabh Bachchan, whom they consider God. 

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Outside view of the temple

Every year on October 11 (Big B's birthday), his favourite food is offered as prasad. 

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Prayers being offered for Big B's speedy recovery

Priests gather at the temple to pray for the megastar's speedy recovery. 

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Amitabh Bachchan's idol

Here's a glimpse of Amitabh Bachchan's idol at the temple.

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A closer view of the temple

"Sorry, God, we worship Amit ji more than you," is the message written inside the premises. It has 750 posters of Amitabh Bachchan's films. The temple also has separate trust. 

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When Amitabh Bachchan met the creator

The chairman of the trustee board travels to Mumbai every year on October 13 to wish Amitabh Bachchan on his birthday. 

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