Virat Kohli wax statue to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds Delhi

Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar and Cristiano Ronaldo are the other sportspersons featured at the popular tourist attraction

March 28, 2018 01:21 pm | Updated December 03, 2021 05:15 pm IST - NEW DELHI

Virat Kohli gets his measurements taken for a wax statue of him to be displayed at Madame Tussauds Delhi, March 28, 2018

Virat Kohli gets his measurements taken for a wax statue of him to be displayed at Madame Tussauds Delhi, March 28, 2018

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli’s figure will be unveiled at Madame Tussauds Delhi, soon. The iconic Kohli will join cricketers Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar, and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who have also been featured in the popular sports zone.

Talking about his inclusion in Madame Tussauds Delhi, Kohli said: “It’s a great honour to be chosen as one of the figures at Madame Tussauds. All thanks to the Madame Tussauds team who were extremely patient during the sitting sessions and for giving me a lifetime memory.”

The team of Madame Tussauds expert artists flew in from London to meet Kohli for the sitting, where they took over 200 specific measurements and images to create an authentic figure.

 

Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. General Manager Anshul Jain said, “We are thrilled to announce the Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli’s figure as the 23rd attraction. He holds the heart and respect of every Indian and a perfect choice to have him as our next Figure. We are confident that Virat’s wax figure will be a major draw for his fans not only from India but from around the world as he is one of the great cricketers that the world has seen.”

Madame Tussauds Delhi is an attraction known for the portrayal of the famous names in the world of glamour, sports, history and politics under one roof. Madame Tussauds has been making wax figures for over 150 years and has attractions in cities like London, New York, Orlando, Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney.

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