ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | BOLLYWOOD

Big B's wax statue unveiled at Madame Tussauds New York

By Agencies
Sat, May 23, 2009 13:30 IST

Amitabh Bachchan A life-like wax figure of Amitabh Bachchan has been unveiled at the newly launched 'Bollywood Zone' in Madame Tussauds at Times Square in New York.

Call it the 'Slumdog' effect, but visitors to the NY museum will now get a feel of a Bollywood, thanks to the wax replica of the legendary star of Indian movies.

Dressed in a traditional black Sherwani suit with a gold and black scarf draped around his neck, 66-year-old Bachchan's wax figure is the first to be part of Madame Tussauds New York's all-new Bollywood Zone, which was created after numerous visitor requests.




The wax figure was unveiled as five Bollywood dancers, dressed in colourful lehenga skirts, performed and taught 20 middle school students traditional Indian dance at the "Bollywood Bash".

The brightly-coloured, fully-interactive Bollywood Zone at the museum will include a replica of the Taj Mahal, videos of authentic Indian dancers and a photo area where visitors can pose as Bollywood stars, designed to re-create the experience of being on a Bollywood film set with Bachchan.

"Over the coming years, we plan to expand the area to include figures of other prominent Bollywood stars," Madame Tussauds, New York, said in a press release.

Madame Tussauds London already has wax figures of a number of Bollywood stars including Amitabh and his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai .



You Might Also Like
Download Amitabh Bachchan wallpapers and view latest videos and clips
Download Aishwarya Rai wallpapers and view latest videos and clips







Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Ranbir-Anushka’s 'Bombay Velvet' to release Nov 28
Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet' gets new release date
First look: Sunny Leone glams up Jai-Swati starrer 'Vadacurry'
Rajkummar Rao over the moon after winning National Award
Salman Khan’s dad launches Narendra Modi’s urdu website
OMG! Sushmita Sen shows air acrobatics on 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'
National Award: Rajkummar Rao, Suraj Venjaramoodu share Best Actor honour
Video: ‘Game of Thrones’ season 4, episode 3 preview
'Ship Of Theseus' wins National Award for Best Feature Film
Revealed: Ranbir Kapoor’s suave look from 'Bombay Velvet'
IIFA 2014: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra happy that ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ is being talked about on an international platform
I’m excited to walk the ramp for IIFA Rocks: Malaika Arora
Movies have helped me in my new avatar as politician: Hema Malini
Back in ‘Madhubala’, Vivian Dsena doesn’t consider himself TRP booster
Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif take 'Bang Bang' to Abu Dhabi
Hot or not: Sakshi Chaudhary is Bollywood’s new Julie

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...