Ahead of the Ram Temple Pran Prathishta ceremony on 22 January, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly bought a plot in the holy city.
Bachchan has purchased a plot in 'The Sarayu', a 7-star mixed-use enclave in Ayodhya by Mumbai-based developer The House of Abhinandan Lodha (HoABL), Hindustan Times reported.
The Sarayu is located about 15 minutes away from the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi temple, and 30 minutes away from the Ayodhya international airport.
As per the report, the actor has bought the 10,000 square feet of land for Rs 14.5 crore.
Talking about his latest purchase, Bachchan said in a statement, “I am looking forward to embark on this journey with The House of Abhinandan Lodha for The Sarayu in Ayodhya, a city that holds a special place in my heart. The timeless spirituality and cultural richness of Ayodhya have forged an emotional connection that transcends geographical boundaries".
"This is a start of a heartfelt journey into the soul of Ayodhya, where tradition and modernity seamlessly co-exist, creating an emotional tapestry that resonates with me deeply. I am looking forward to building my home in the global spiritual capital," he added.
Bachchan, along with a host of personalities from entertainment, sports, politics and business spheres, has been invited to attend the Pran Pratishtha ceremony on 22 January.
Kuldeep is Senior Editor (Newsroom) at Swarajya. He tweets at @kaydnegi.
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