6 Incredible Things People have Done in the Name of Love
Some say love makes people blind, some say it makes them go crazy, while some say this thing called love is a deadly drug which prevents you from thinking rationally. There are people out there who have done some very incredible things in the name of love which could be perceived as silly or romantic, depending on your perception. Here are some of the most awe-inspiring and so called romantic gestures people have done for the ones they love.
1. Built the Taj Mahal
Building the most wondrous piece of architecture of its time and creating a wonder of the world was what Prince Shah Jahan did in memory and out of love for his dead wife Mumtaz Mahal. The heartbroken prince enlisted a number of laborers after his wife’s death in 1631 and constructed the most symmetrical, finest and grandest palace of white marble studded with precious gems. This palace which took 22 years to build, served as the dead queen’s tomb and when Shah Jahan died in 1666 was also laid here to rest beside his beloved queen.
2. Tattooed their face
As if it’s not crazy enough to get the name of your lover tattooed on your body, an 18 year old Russian, Lesya Toumaniantz got her one date old boyfriend’s name tattooed on her face in huge black letters. Rouslan Toumaniantz, the said boyfriend is a tattooist who did this outrageous act and the couple say that this shows their ‘eternal love’ for each other.
3. Underwent surgery to resemble each other
This has to be the craziest thing which can also be called downright stupid, done in the name of love. Husband and wife Neil and Jacqueline Megson underwent numerous surgeries to look exactly like each other because they were apparently so crazily in love that they started believing they were the same person. They spent a whopping $200,00 for this bizarre act.