Katrina Kaif’s wax statue unveiled in London, dons shining lehenga


Katrina Kaif’s wax statue has been unveiled at Madame Tussauds in London. Celebrating "15 years of Bollywood", Kaif became the latest celebrity to join the bandwagon of Bollywood famous personalities waxed at Madamme Tussauds.

Unveiling the wax model, Kaif said, "This is amazing it does look really like me." "Our world famous sculptors have worked closely with the Indian film industry over the last decade, and we now have a stellar line-up in a specially created Bollywood area – one of the most popular in the attraction," Madame Tussauds said in a statement.

In a poll conducted via Madame Tussauds website, Katrina has been chosen to be waxed defeating Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone

"Katrina collaborated closely with the Madame Tussauds artistic team to ensure total accuracy and is delighted with the figure, which is portrayed in a dancing pose wearing a beautiful sequined white, silver and gold, two piece outfit," a museum spokesperson said.

"It's an amazing honour to be asked and to be featured alongside icons of the Indian film industry is humbling," the actress had said.

Amitabh Bachchan (2000), Aishwarya Rai (2004), Shah Rukh Khan (2007), Salman Khan (2008), Hrithik Roshan (2011) and Madhuri Dixit-Nene (2012) wax statue already stands at Madamme Tussauds.

"Katrina collaborated closely with the Madame Tussauds artistic team to ensure total accuracy and is delighted with the figure, which is portrayed in a dancing pose wearing a beautiful sequined white, silver and gold, two piece outfit," a museum spokesperson said.

Katrina's wax figure is the outcome of the hard work of 20 sculptors and artists over a four-month period, using hundreds of precise measurements taken at a sitting in Mumbai and it cost 150,000 pounds to create.

The wax figure of Katrina has been decked up in a shimmery white and pink lehenga and it looked stunning.

Katrina’s family including her sisters and brother attended the unveiling of the wax statue ceremony. It is learnt that the diva donated her outfit to dress up the model. “Katrina Kaif donated the outfit and jewellery her figure is wearing. #Bollywood #katrinakaif”