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Madame Tussauds all set to entertain tourists in India from 2017

The museum would give Indians an opportunity to see both local and international figures and appreciate the fine work of the artists. The museum is expected to include the wax statues of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sachin Tendulkar, Actor Amitabh Bachchan and American celebrity

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 24 Nov 2016 4:42 AM GMT

Madame Tussauds all set to entertain tourists in India from 2017
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New Delhi: International wax museum and popular tourist attraction Madame Tussauds is all set for its grand opening India next year. The Grand opening of 22nd musem of Madame Tussauds is scheduled for a grand opening in mid-2017 at Regal Cinema in Connaught Place.

The museum would give Indians an opportunity to see both local and international figures and appreciate the fine work of the artists. The museum is expected to include the wax statues of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sachin Tendulkar, Actor Amitabh Bachchan and American celebrity Kim Kardashian among others.

Madame Tussauds:

  • The museum was run by entertainment company Merlin Entertainment headquartered in Dorset, England.
  • It has its biggest and most popular Madame Tussauds wax museum in London, which includes wax replicas of Indian figures like Sachin Tendulkar, Narendra Modi, Mahatama Gandhi, Aishwarya Rai and other celebrities across the globe.

What the officials associated to the museum said:

  • Anshul Jain, general manager of Merlin Entertainment in India stated, "The museum would be spread across two floors.The feel and design of the museum will be connected to Delhi."
  • John Jakobsen, Chief new openings officer of Merlin Entertainment said, "Ever since we introduced Amitabh Bachchan as the first Bollywood figure in Madame Tussauds London in 2000, we have seen how it appeals to the Indian consumer, and having a permanent attraction in the heart of the country's capital made perfect sense for the evolution of the Madame Tussauds story.”

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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