Streets of Fame

Recently, a road in the Purnea district of Bihar was named Sushant Singh Rajput Road to honour the memory of the late star. The road in Sushant Singh Rajput’s hometown will forever be a landmark in his fond remembrance. This gesture for Sushant Singh Rajput is quite heart-touching and means much to his fans across.

Here’s taking a look at some of the other legendary celebs who’ve had such honours in the past:

Kalyanji Virji Shah Chowk

Kalyanji-Anandji Duo

Kalyanji, music composer, of the famous Kalyanji-Anandji duo, has a chowk named after him at Peddar Road in Mumbai. Along the road is erected a granite plaque adorned with musical notes and piano keys. Amitabh Bachchan inaugurated the road for Kalyanji who had given music to many of his films, including Don.

Mohammed Rafi Chowk

Padmashree Award winner Mohammed Rafi.

Padmashri winning playback singer Mohammad Rafi has a chowk in Bandra named after him. It is located near the Rafi mansion where he resided. It was inaugurated on 24 December 2016 to mark his 92nd birth anniversary.

Nargis Dutt Road

Nargis Dutt

Mother India actress Nargis Dutt, has a road named after her at Pali Hill in Bandra West, in Mumbai.  Nargis Dutt Road was named one year after her demise.

Ismail Merchant Chowk

Ismail Merchant

Ismail Merchant Chowk in Byculla, Mumbai is named after the India-born writer, filmmaker Ismail Merchant, who worked on many collaborations with Merchant Ivory Productions. Ismail Merchant has academy award-nominated films like Heat and DustA Room with a ViewHowards End and Remains of the Day to his credit.

RD Burman Chowk

Music Maestro RD Burman.

RD Burman brought about a significant change in the Indian music industry. His beats captured the emotions in Masoom and the pace in Sholay. A road has been named RD Burman Chowk near his residence in Santacruz West in Mumbai.

Joy Mukherjee Marg

Joy Mukherjee

A street was renamed Joy Mukherjee Marg in Versova, Mumbai on the late actor-director’s 74th birthday. Saira Banu who has worked with him on films like Aao Pyar Kare and Door Ki Awaz, inaugurated the road with her husband, actor Dilip Kumar.

Manojkumar Goswami Road

Manoj Kumar
Manoj Kumar Goswami

The road leading to Shirdi was renamed Manojkumar Goswami road in 2006, to honour the memory of the Shirdi Ke Sai Baba actor.

Allah-Rakha Rahman Street

Street named after A R Rahman in Canada
AR Rahman holding the street sign in Ontario, Canada.

Canadians honoured the Academy award-winning music composer, producer, and singer AR Rahman by naming a street after him in Markham, Ontario, Canada. Canadians, who have always celebrated arts and culture could not have not put Rahman on the list.

Raj Kapoor Crescent

Raj Kapoor in Sangam.

Raj Kapoor has carved his path from India all the way to Canada. The Showman of Bollywood has a street named after him in Brampton, Canada. It is called the ‘Raj Kapoor Crescent’.


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