As Bollywood celebrities progress in their respective careers, they start getting a growing fanbase which translates to more followers on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, fan pages, fanfiction, and sometimes even tattoos and things that are named after them to honour their work. Sometimes, even cafes and restaurants take the liberty of naming dishes after Bollywood celebrities.
Here is a list of 7 food specials that have been named after a Bollywood celebrities.
1. Richa Chadha
After Richa Chadha’s film Fukrey Returns came out, a newly-opened lounge in Mumbai named a cocktail on her. This cocktail concoction is called ‘Bholi Bhali Punjaban’.
2. Deepika Padukone
A restaurant in Austin, Texas in the United States of America, named a dosa after Deepika Padukone. This can be attributed to the fact that there is a growing fanbase for upcoming Bollywood stars in the US.
3. Priyanka Chopra
After Priyanka Chopra’s song, Exotic came out, Millions of Milkshakes named a shake after her. Going by the same name, the shake ‘Exotic’ has ingredients like banana, almonds, vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce, and ginseng drink.
4. Sanjay Dutt
After Sanjay Dutt visited a restaurant on Mohammed Ali Road and ordered a certain chicken dish with a few tweaks, the restaurant added that recipe to their menu and named it Chicken Sanju Baba.
While shooting for the film, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara in Oman, Akshay Kumar visited a resort that later named a cocktail after him and called it Shoaibtini.
6. Sonam Kapoor
On Sonam Kapoor’s birthday, confectioner Divya Ranglani baked a cake with a unique recipe that Sonam Kapoor really enjoyed. The recipe later came to be known as ‘Sonam Special’. A mango blueberry cake, with healthy ingredients like oatmeal, fruits, and no preservatives or sugar involved.
7. Bobby Deol
In fact, even Bobby Deol has a cake named after him. The Bobby Cake is apparently a three-tier chocolate cheesecake. With a distinct set of ingredients, this cake is said to be the family’s favourite for most occasions.
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