A horse named "Aamir Khan" was sold for Rs 5 lakh by its owner at the Sonepur cattle fair held near Patna, said an official on Sunday.

"A trader from Agra in Uttar Pradesh has purchased the horse named after Bollywood star Aamir Khan," he said.

A strong and a beautiful horse, "Aamir Khan" had been a great attraction for visitors over the last few days.

Earlier, RJD chief Lalu Prasad's horse Pawan was sold for Rs 10,100.

Sonepur's is regarded as one of Asia's largest cattle fairs.