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Move Over Bappi Lahiri, the New 'Gold Man' of India, Prashant Laxman is Here

Buzz | News18 | June 29, 2019, 4:32 pm
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 While composer Bappi Lahiri is one of those celebrities known for their love for gold, a common man, Prashant Laxman, too has joined the bandwagon of adorning himself with multiple gold trinkets, gathering an enormous amount of attention to himself. (Image: Special Arrangement)

While composer Bappi Lahiri is one of those celebrities known for their love for gold, a common man, Prashant Laxman, too has joined the bandwagon of adorning himself with multiple gold trinkets, gathering an enormous amount of attention to himself. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 According to a leading daily, Prashant Laxman Sapkal, who hails from a middle class family, is obsessed with gold. Gold attracted Sapkal ever since he was a child and he always wanted to sport it on his body. (Image: Special Arrangement)

According to a leading daily, Prashant Laxman Sapkal, who hails from a middle class family, is obsessed with gold. Gold attracted Sapkal ever since he was a child and he always wanted to sport it on his body. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Prashant Laxman Sapkal even sports golden shoes, replete with gold spikes on them. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Prashant Laxman Sapkal even sports golden shoes, replete with gold spikes on them. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Currently, Sapkal runs a business alongside a social welfare group called NSS for poor people. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Currently, Sapkal runs a business alongside a social welfare group called NSS for poor people. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Sapkal sports approximately 5 kgs of gold on a daily basis and has a business of construction and finance. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Sapkal sports approximately 5 kgs of gold on a daily basis and has a business of construction and finance. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 When he was asked about his affinity for gold, he said,

When he was asked about his affinity for gold, he said, "Gold has always been my favourite, from my childhood days to present; I am fascinated with the idea of wearing gold". (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 It was from 2018 that Sapkal started sporting gold ornaments. Prashant Laxman Sapkal’s dream is to stand by people who in spite of being poor economically never step back from achieving their goals. (Image: Special Arrangement)

It was from 2018 that Sapkal started sporting gold ornaments. Prashant Laxman Sapkal’s dream is to stand by people who in spite of being poor economically never step back from achieving their goals. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 He started NSS group so that he will be able to help the poor people around him. (Image: Special Arrangement)

He started NSS group so that he will be able to help the poor people around him. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 9) According to his Facebook page, Sapkal can even be seen sporting multiple gold rings on his fingers and gold bangles as well. (Image: Special Arrangement)

9) According to his Facebook page, Sapkal can even be seen sporting multiple gold rings on his fingers and gold bangles as well. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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