An icon in the world of Bollywood cinema, Kareena Kapoor has joined fellow Indian film stars here at Madame Tussauds London, as her wax figure pays a visit to our world famous attraction for the first time.
Created in 2011 by a team of sculptors, hair, makeup and wardrobe experts, Kareena’s figure has been travelling the globe in a new Bollywood exhibition, which has visited a number of our attractions around the world.
Arriving in London, Kareena’s wax likeness is in good company here at the attraction, joining some of the biggest names in Indian cinema, including Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachan in a special Bollywood-inspired area.
On seeing her wax figure for the first time in 2011, Kareena said: “It is an honour and a privilege for me to have my own Madame Tussauds wax figure - this is a moment of pride for Indian cinema.
“The figure looks incredible and is so life like, I had to do a double take when I saw myself – they have really done a superb job at capturing my essence,” Kareena added.
Fan, Amil Singh, aged 24 from Birmingham on meeting Kareena’s figure commented: “Her figure is amazing – so glamorous just like the real Kareena. The whole Bollywood experience is magical and a real must see for all, whether they are Bollywood fans or not!”
Nicole Fenner, our PR Manager, added: “We’re delighted to be welcoming Kareena’s figure to the attraction this March and are waiting in anticipation for fans to meet her wax likeness. The figure will certainly make a stunning addition to our Bollywood area, which continues to grow in popularity every year.”
Kareena Kapoor meeting her figure in 2011 at Madame Tussauds Blackpool