To ensure total authenticity, Madhuri will be closely involved in the creation process, collaborating with our team to agree the pose and even donating a Manish Malhotra sari for her figure to wear. Her hair will flow loosely over her shoulders, styled to show off her long tresses to full effect.
Bollywood's Dhak Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit-Nene is the latest to join the league of B'town stars at the Bollywood section of London's Madame Tussauds museum. Madhuri, famed for her dazzling dancing, has already given a sitting to the Madame Tussauds' sculptors in Mumbai and is expected to unveil her likeness, in London in March. Madhuri will be closely involved in the creation process, collaborating with the team to agree the pose and even donating a Manish Malhotra sari for her figure to wear.
"I am really thrilled I am going to be included at Madame Tussauds. It's a real mark of achievement and to be recognized for ones art and work. It's also wonderful to be following in the footsteps of other Bollywood stars and some of my personal heroes!" said Madhuri.
Madhuri went on Twitter to share the good news with all her fans yesterday. “Madame Tussaud’s made the announcement and I am confirming it. Will be in London in March to introduce my likeness! Thanks for all ur support,” she tweeted.
She also added, “It’s a real mark of achievement to be recognised for ones art and work. It’s also wonderful to be following in the footsteps of other Bollywood stars and some of my personal heroes!”
An official statement from the Madame Tussauds London said, “The award winning actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene is the latest Indian film star set to join the A-list line up here at Madame Tussauds London. Madhuri has already given a sitting to our sculptors in Mumbai and is expected to unveil her likeness here in March.” They also said that their decision to choose Madhuri was based on all the requests they received about her.
Actor Kareena Kapoor was the last from the Bollywood fraternity to have been immortalised at the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum. Next in line is none other than the ‘dhak dhak’ girl, actor Madhuri Dixit-Nene, who will join the likes ofAmitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan.