Madhubala's wax statue, fashioned as Mughal-e-Azam's Anarkali, unveiled at Madame Tussauds Delhi

FP Staff

Aug,11 2017 11:04 42 IST

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Madhubala's wax figure inspired by her legendary character Anarkali from the film Mughal-e-Azam was unveiled by Madame Tussauds, Delhi on Thursday. Image from News 18.

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Madhur Brij, the younger sister of the late Bollywood actress, was present to be part of the launch. Image from News 18.

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"We are overwhelmed to know that Madhubala's figure would be part of the Madame Tussauds Delhi. This figure would allow her admirers to cherish the golden era of cinema and once again see her beauty. We are extremely thankful to the Madame Tussauds team for creating such a beautiful depiction of Madhubala," said Brij. Image from News 18.

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The figure has been created beautifully by the artists of Madame Tussauds. In the words of Petra, the studio specialist, it involved tremendous research which included meeting the family members and studying the photos and videos available of the celebrity. Image from News 18.

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The figure has been styled after her most admired Anarkali character from the classic 1960 movie Mughal-e-Azam. Image from Twitter.

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Apart from Mughal-e-Azam, some of Madhubala's widely acclaimed films include Mahal (1949), Amar (1954), Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955), Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958), and Barsaat Ki Raat (1960). Image from Twitter.