Madam Tussauds is known to have a Hindi Cinema section and every year they end up giving recognition to an actor or a known actress in the film industry. This year actress Kareena Kapoor’s wax statue at Madam Tussauds has undergone a style change with the actress donating her famous ‘Chammak Chalo’ red saree from ‘Ra.One’ for the replica.
The statue was earlier styled in the black tank top and harem pants that Kareena wore in ‘Mauza hi mauza’ song from ‘Jab We Met’.
The actress, 33, who was in the city to celebrate the 44th birthday of actor-husband Saif Ali Khan, visited Madam Tussauds to get her photos click with the newly styled replica.
“The saree looks really pretty, really spectacular – and I always think that the figure’s eyes are just like mine,” Kareena said in a statement on the Tussauds’ website.
“I wanted my fans to see my figure in an outfit that was known and loved from one of my films, and my favourite outfit to wear out is a saree, so I jumped at the chance to redress my Madame Tussauds figure in one. This is a moment I’ll treasure forever,” she added.
The statue will be kept in the attraction’s Bollywood area ntil late summer before returning to Madame Tussauds Blackpool.
The figure took four months and 150,000 pounds to complete!
Other Bollywood celebrities who have their wax statues are Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan.
Tussauds is planning to add another Bollywood heroine’s statue by next year. The name would be decided through voting by fans!
What do you think – does it look like our Bebo?