Ranchi, Oct 27 (UNI) 'Dhoni bomb and Dhoni laddu' have become new attraction among diwali revellelrs here, the home town of team Indias ODI captain M S Dhoni.
Not only that, sweets in the shape of cricket bat and balls christened as Dhoni are luring customers particularly the youths in the run upto the festival.
Pradeep Singhania, a shop owner said the range of crackers made in the name of the icon cricketer became a real 'hit' adding earlier celebrities like Karishma Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai also made a huge success. Among the politicians, 'Lalu' was a hit in the market. But brand Dhoni is the new craze as it became an instant success, the shop owner added.
Niranjan Sharma, another sweet shop owner said 'Dhoni laddu' and 'Dhoni bat' were selling more as people were crazy about the product named after the local lad popular as ''Mahi''.
The price of fire crackers was fixed keeping in mind the recession in the market while the sweet sellers also dish out the items ranging from Rs 260 to Rs 300 per kg.
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