Ranchi, July 9: For those of you who had doubts that Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is a 'god', here's affirmation: Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari has vowed to build a temple for Little Master and the national cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The holy construction is to come up at Tiwari's village of Atarwalia in Bihar's Kaimur district.
The ardent cricket fan said he has chosen the site for the construction of the temple, which will be built at a cost of Rs 3 crore.
Prodded further, Tiwari said it was fitting tribute to the cricketrs who had "provided entertainment and pleasure to cricket lovers akin to that one gets from God".
The temple will feature statues of the master blaster and the national cricket captain, besides oil paintings of the members of 2011 World Cup winning squad.
The actor said he is also keen on building a world-class cricket stadium next to the temple and a centre for training for fledgling cricketers from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand.