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Here’s the first look from Madame Tussauds Delhi, to be open in June

India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 12 Jan 2017, 17:53:19 PM IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

This piece of news will definitely make movie buffs smile. World famous wax museum Madame Tussauds will soon be making its debut in India. Some of the pictures of the wax studios were unveiled today. One among them was of Megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Besides, the picture of American pop star Lady Gaga's statue was also shared on social media.

Delhi is the 23rd location for Madame Tussauds that will display 50 statues including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"Madame Tussauds will open doors in June this year," Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director of Merlin Entertainment Pvt Ltd, said here on Wednesday at a press conference.

The first India branch of the museum will be in the capital New Delhi.

The museum, renowned for the creation of detailed and lifelike wax figures, will house statues of prominent figures from the world of sports, Bollywood, politics, etc.

Amitabh is likely to attend the launch of the museum, which will be spread across the first and second floors of the Regal Cinema complex in Connaught Place here.

This is the 23rd branch of Madame Tussauds across the world, and Merlin Entertainment is looking forward to a red carpet welcome.

"Many said that why Delhi when Mumbai is the Bollywood hub, but for us, Madame Tussauds is not just about entertainment, but representing wax statues or people from different walks of life," Marcel Kloos, Director, New Openings - Europe and emerging markets, said here.

Indian celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan, apart from Modi, are some of the names who already have their statues in international branches of Madame Tussauds.

(With IANS Inputs)