New Delhi: The famous wax museum of the world Madame Tussauds is set to open its first branch in India’s capital city New Delhi in the month of June.
The museum will have wax statues of famous personalities like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and American pop star Lady Gaga’s statues as some of the star attractions.
General Manager and Director of Merlin Entertainment Pvt Ltd, Anshul Jain said today during a press conference in New Delhi, “Madame Tussauds will open doors in June this year.”
The museum which is famous for creation of renowned personalities along with details and lifelike wax figures, will house statues of prominent figures from the world of sports, Bollywood, politics.
Branch of the museum will be spread across the first and second floors of the Regal Cinema complex in Connaught Place here; Amitabh is likely to attend the launch of the museum.
This will be the 23rd branch of Madame Tussauds across the world, and Merlin Entertainment is looking forward to a red carpet welcome.
Director, New Openings-Europe and emerging markets, Marcel Kloos said, “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.”
Some of the names who already have their statues in international branches of Madame Tussauds were Indian celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan, apart from Modi.