Bollywood Icon Kajol to have her world-first figure at Madame Tussauds Singapore in Spring

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 18 January, 2018 – Bollywood superstar Kajol will make her grand entrance at the IIFA Awards Experience in Madame Tussauds Singapore this year. Guests will be able to transport themselves to the glitzy atmosphere of the Bollywood awards ceremony and will be able to grab their selfies next to her.

 



Kajol is one of India’s most successful and highest paid actresses in the 90s and is known for her great work in Hindi cinema. She will be the 7th Bollywood star to join the interactive awards zone in Madame Tussauds Singapore.

 

“It was an incredible process to have a sitting for my wax figure. It took approximately 4 hours to measure and get all the details. I love knowing that the artists are now working on every tiny detail and I’m so excited to see the finished result in Singapore!” said Kajol.

 

A group of skilled Madame Tussauds sculpting team specially travelled to Mumbai to meet Kajol and conduct a detailed sitting process. More than 200 measurements were taken, the team also matched the hair and eye colour of the actress to ensure a truly authentic representation of the star.

 

Craig Connor, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Singapore said, “Kajol is a major star, and we are honoured to partner up with her, her glamourous presence amongst the other Bollywood stars will be a great asset in the awards setting”. Last April Madame Tussauds Singapore started the partnership with IIFA whereby the Bollywood zone transformed into the IIFA Awards Experience; guests can re-live the Awards ceremony. Singapore opened the first IIFA Awards Experience, which is a great success amongst the guests. 


About Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is the ultimate celebrity experience and the world’s best known and most popular wax attraction. There are currently 23 Madame Tussauds attractions around the world.  Each of the attractions is unique and tailored to the host city and visitor demographic to feature both local as well as international figures.

 

The result of 200 years of expertise and painstaking research every figure takes Madame Tussauds’ gifted sculptors a minimum of three months to make, and costs more than $300K (Singapore dollars). Most contemporary figures are also produced following sittings with the celebrities themselves.

 

About Merlin Entertainments plc

MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates more than 111 attractions, hotels and holiday villages in 23 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 63 million visitors worldwide.

 

Merlin currently has different brands in Asia including Madame Tussauds, LEGOLAND Parks and Resorts, Sealife and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Visit http://www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.