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Madame Tussauds adds Bollywood’s classic queen Madhubala to their gallery of figures

Madame Tussauds adds Bollywood’s classic queen Madhubala to their gallery of figures

·         1st figure for Delhi attraction from the classic era

·         The attraction to include figure of Venus of India cinema for visitors

Chandigarh, 25th July 2017:Madame Tussauds, Delhi announces that a figure of “Madhubala” from Bollywood’s golden era is to join the stars at the attraction. This would be the 1st figure from the classical world of Indian cinema to be displayed at the attraction.The figurewill be styled from her most admired ‘Anarkali’ character from the classic movie “Mughal-E-Azam”. Guests to the attraction will be able to interact with the figure  in the ‘Bollywood zone’ which will bring to life the classic age of Indian cinema in a fun and interactive way.

Madhubala was a leading Indian film actress, who appeared in the classical films and has been highly regarded amongst the most influential personalities of Hindi cinema. Her mesmerizing beauty was recognized globally when she was featured in one of the popular American Magazine’s - Theatre Arts in 1952. In her brief lifetime, the famous actress attained huge success, which only a few have achieved. To honor her, a commemorative postage stamp featuring Madhubala was issued by the Indian Post in 2008.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director Merlin Entertainments India Pvt Ltd,said, “We are glad to have the figure of Madhubala at Madame Tussauds Delhi , she still continues to rule the hearts of billionsof fans in the nation..We are sure that her magnetic beauty will attract her fans to click a selfie and relive a special moment with her and be transported back to the golden era of cinema.”      

Madame Tussauds Delhi is an attraction known for the incredibly detailed portrayal of the fascinating world of glamour, sports, history, politics and history under one roof, through planned themed and interactive areas, by the skillful and innovative interpretation of renowned celebrities through wax figures. The visitors will be encouraged to interact with the life-like figures of the celebrities, which marks the uniqueness of the wax attraction.

About Madame Tussauds:
Madame Tussauds has attractions in London, Hollywood, Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Wuhan, Blackpool UK, Sydney, Nashville and Delhi, with experiences built around fame and celebrity.

Madame Tussauds has been making wax figures for over 150 years. Each masterpiece takes four months, and a team of 20 dedicated artists, to create. Over 500 precise body measurements are referenced, real head hairs are inserted one by one, and countless layers of paints and tints are applied to build up skin tones - all to achieve the kind of astonishing realism that has kept Madame Tussauds world renowned for over two centuries.

About Merlin Entertainments plc:

Merlin Entertainments plc is a global leader in location based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 100 attractions, 13 hotels and 5 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable experiences to its more than 60 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its c.27,000 employees (peak season).

One of its most famous brand, Madame Tussauds, is the No1 wax brand in the world, operating for more than 250 years. 22 wax attractions worldwide and flagship in London Madame Tussauds houses more than 2000 individual wax figures. Madame Tussauds is unique because of its extraordinary lifelike figures and breath-taking artistry. Each Madame Tussauds offers a local and international experience which is filled with exciting and interactive zones, allowing visitors to experience the glittering world of fame. Guests are able to walk down the red carpet and strike a pose with their favourite national and international stars.