SACHIN TENDULKAR: THE PEOPLE'S CHAMPION - A STUDY OF HIS LIFE, HUMILITY, PHILANTHROPY, AND ENDURING POPULARITY IN INDIA AND BEYOND
Journal: Malaysian Sports Journal (MSJ)
Author: Asif Durez, Sudhakar Kumarasamy
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Sporting celebrities have become an integral part of popular culture in recent years, with their influence extending far beyond the realm of sports. These individuals have achieved a level of fame and recognition that transcends their athletic abilities, becoming cultural icons and role models for people all around the world. This abstract provides an overview of the concept of sporting celebrities and their impact on society. Sporting celebrities are individuals who have achieved fame and recognition through their achievements in sports. They are known for their exceptional talent, hard work, and dedication to their craft. Sporting celebrities are not only admired for their athletic abilities but also for their personalities, values, and personal struggles. They have become symbols of inspiration and hope for many, inspiring people to pursue their dreams and overcome challenges. In this article, we take one sporting celebrity, Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, and assess his image in popularity across the globe and his impact on the social culture of the region. The study also reveals that his humble personality and philanthropic work have contributed to his popularity among fans.