A wax museum or waxworks usually consists of wax sculptures of famous characters and personalities of the country, and the world. They are exhibited in lifelike poses and wearing real clothes. Madame tussauds is a wax museum and a famous tourist attraction in London, founded by famous wax sculptor Marie Tussauds in 1835. Madame tussauds was later opened in other major cities of the world including Hollywood, New York, Beijing, Singapore and other cities. It displays wax statues of famous, historic people and film characters.
Madame Tussauds Delhi : In India Madame Tussauds was first opened in Connaught place, New Delhi on December 1, 2017. It includes the waxworks of well-known Indian personalities such as prime minister Narendra Modi, hindi film actor Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. This famous wax museum opened in India, has mainly five sections or categories of famous and historical people and celebrities. (Note : The complete video of Madame Tussauds Delhi is at bottom of this Article)
This section includes the sculptures of Indian legend cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev and Virat Kohli. It also have statues international footballers Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham. It also features the waxworks of Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt and Indian boxer Mary Kom.
The Bollywood section have the wax statues of famous celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and others. It also has wax sculptures of old legends of bollywood such as Raj Kapoor and Madhubala. Waxworks of female actresses like Kareena Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit have also been displayed in this part of Madame Tussauds Delhi.
In this section of Indian historical leaders, museum features the wax sculptures of revolutionary leader of India such Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It also has the statues of famous political leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, Abdul Kalam and Narendra Modi.
The museum has displayed great wax statues of Hollywood actors like Leonardo Dicaprio, Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie and Kim Kardashian with other famous Hollywood celebrities.
The amazing voices of India and the whole world have been displayed in the form of wax statues in this section. This includes Asha Bhosle, Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal from India. Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga from rest of the world.
Check out the video below to watch a complete tour of Madame Tussauds, Delhi in India