Deepika Padukone's first wax statue to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds museum in London

Indo-Asian News Service

Jul,23 2018 15:14:29 IST

Deepika Padukone will be joining the world's biggest superstars at Madame Tussauds with wax figures in London and Delhi.

Deepika Padukone at 2018 Cannes Film Festival/Image from Twitter.

Deepika Padukone at 2018 Cannes Film Festival/Image from Twitter.

The first figure will launch in London early 2019, while the Delhi figure will follow a few months later to draw more attention to tourists and fans of the actress, a statement said.

Deepika, daughter of sports personality Prakash Padukone, made her Bollywood foray with Om Shanti Om, beginning a journey that has seen her experience a whole lot of success. Known for her savvy style and versatility seen via films as diverse as Piku and Padmaavat, Deepika has also done a Hollywood film xXx: Return of Xander Cage.

The team of Madame Tussauds expert artists met Deepika in London for the all-important sitting for her figures, where they took over 200 specific measurements, as well as photographs to create an authentic likeness.

"The sitting with the team of experts was a special experience and I look forward to the incredible figure at the attraction," the actress said in a statement.

Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt Ltd, said: "Deepika is an extremely talented actress that Bollywood has seen over the years. Her fan following is huge and is growing across the world. Her beauty has won the hearts of millions across the nation and worldwide.

"We are thrilled to announce her figure at the Delhi attraction. We are certain that our guests will love to see her wax figure."

Updated Date: Jul 23, 2018 15:14 PM