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India's first Madame Tussauds opens with figures of Amitabh, Kareena, Ranbir, others


The Delhi facility is the 23rd edition of Madame Tussauds. The tickets are priced at Rs960 for adults and Rs760 for children.

Photo: Madame Taussauds website

IANS

India's first Madame Tussauds wax museum opened its doors in New Delhi on Thursday with 50 life-like figures of many celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Salman Khan, Asha Bhosle, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Sharma, APJ Abdul Kalam and Ranbir Kapoor.

The maiden facility in India also has wax statues of personalities like prime minister Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi, Will Smith, David Beckham, Kim Kardasian Justin Bieber, Beyonce Knowles, along with many Hollywood celebrities, at the iconic Regal building in central Delhi.

"This is truly an exhilarating and emotional feeling to finally see Madame Tussauds in Delhi. Guests will be encouraged to interact, perform and even reflect with our figures in unique and immersive settings within the attraction," Anshul Jain, general manager and director, Merlin Entertainment Pvt Ltd, said.

Madame Tussauds has been a successful tourist attraction in places like London, Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, San Francisco and Hong Kong.

The Delhi facility is the 23rd edition of Madame Tussauds.

It will be open for all seven days with tickets priced at Rs960 for adults and Rs760 for children.