Madhuri Dixit thrilled to be waxed at Madame Tussauds

The dhak dhak queen Madhuri Dixit Nene is soon going to join the bandwagon of Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor. She is the next Indian celebrity to be waxed at Madame Tussauds.

In a statement released by Madame Tussauds, London it was revealed, "The Madame Tussauds team are so excited about 2012 - and we`ve got another new figure announcement for you. The next Bollywood star to join Madame Tussauds London will be Madhuri Dixit-Nene. She will be joining the attraction in March 2012."

The statement further added "The award winning actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene is the latest Indian film star set to join the A-list line up here at Madame Tussauds London. Madhuri, famed for her dazzling dancing, has already given a sitting to our sculptors in Mumbai and is expected to unveil her likeness here in March.

The decision to include Madhuri is set to delight Bollywood fans around the world as we are constantly inundated with requests to feature Madhuri. Her figure will make a stunning new addition to our Bollywood area which continues to grow in popularity every year. With so many awards to her name and a career spanning over 25 years she undoubtedly deserves her place here and we expect huge interest in the figure when she takes up residence next year!”

An elated Madhuri said, “I am really thrilled I am going to be included at Madame Tussauds. It`s a real mark of achievement and to be recognized for ones art and work. It`s also wonderful to be following in the footsteps of other Bollywood stars and some of my personal heroes!"

Madhuri would be closely concerned in the formation process, and has agreed to donate a Manish Malhotra sari for her wax model from her personal wardrobe.