2015 is the 15th anniversary of Bollywood at Madame Tussauds London, and to celebrate the world famous attraction has created a glamorous new setting for its Indian film stars, including a brand NEW wax figure of Katrina Kaif, which guests can visit from Saturday March 28, 2015.
The stunning star has become the seventh Bollywood actor to be honoured with a figure at Madame Tussauds London – her inclusion has a special significance as she was voted for by fans*, just as Amitabh Bachcahn was in 2000.
Katrina, who collaborated closely with the Madame Tussauds artistic team to ensure total accuracy, was delighted with the figure, which is portrayed in a dancing pose wearing a beautiful sequined white, silver and gold, two piece outfit.
Katrina’s figure was created by a team of 20 sculptors and artists over a four month period, using hundreds of precise measurements taken at a sitting in Mumbai and cost £150,000 to create.
The full Bollywood line up at Madame Tussauds London is:
o Amitabh Bachchan (2000)
o Aishwarya Rai (2004)
o Shah Rukh Khan (2007)
o Salman Khan (2008)
o Hrithik Roshan (2011)
o Madhuri Dixit-Nene (2012)
o Katrina Kaif (from March 2015)
The Bollywood factor has spread worldwide with a number of Madame Tussauds attractions around the world featuring Indian film stars.
Book online now www.madame-tussauds.com/london to snap a picture with your favourite Bollywood star.
*The Anglo-Indian actress and model won a hotly contested poll, conducted from July 30 to August 1, 2014, via Madame Tussauds London’s website and in collaboration with Panjab Radio – more than 225,000 votes were cast.