Mumbai: After the grand success of Judwaa 2, Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is ready to add one more feather to his cap. Yes, the young actor is going to turn immortal with a wax statue at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.
“It was a great experience to work with Madame Tussauds. I am so excited to get my wax figure in Hong Kong!” said the 30-year-old actor.
Sources say that Varun met up the team for measurements in Delhi, where he is shooting for October. Reportedly, over 200 measurements were taken of the actor so as to make the wax figure perfect to the T.
Varun shared the news on social media with pictures and wrote, “Huge honour can’t wait to come there and stare down my wax figure. Thank you.”
Jenny You, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, “Varun Dhawan is one of the most requested figures and we are delighted to be partnering with this popular Bollywood actor. Hong Kong is a multicultural metropolis which makes us a unique brand. Visitors can meet both Hollywood, Asian and also Bollywood stars here at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. The worldwide popularity of Bollywood films makes people in Hong Kong increasingly embrace Bollywood culture. Besides, India is the fourth largest ethnic group in Hong Kong. We are confident that Varun’s figure will bring visitors an all-new experience.”
Varun Dhawan had made his acting debut with Student of the Year (2012). He delivered many hits like, ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’, ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya’ and the recent ‘Judwaa 2’, entering Rs 100 crore and Rs 200 crore clubs.
He was also invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to join his ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’, a campaign by the government on urban sanitation.