Sara Tendulkar and the Bane of Celebrity Children

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Sara Tendulkar and the Bane of Celebrity Children

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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ame makes people behave strangely, and I’m not talking about Salman Khan. This is something Sara Tendulkar learned the hard way when Mumbai Police had to arrest a 32-year-old man from West Bengal for making lewd and aggressive phone calls to her house and demanding her hand in marriage.

The trope of the die-hard fan who takes their celebrity obsession too far is well catalogued. It crops up everywhere: From real life, like the man who tried to immolate himself because Virat Kohli got a poor score against South Africa, to our media, like the Shah Rukh Khan film Fan which released last year.

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