Getting wax statues at Madame Tussauds museums have often been considered as a benchmark of being ‘stars’. Now, Indian captain Virat Kohli will be immortalised with a wax figure.
Yes, Virat will join Kapil Dev and his idol Sachin Tendulkar in the cricketers to get a wax statue at the Madame Tussauds in Delhi.
Virat photos have also started doing the rounds on the social media where he can be seen giving the measurements to the museum folks.
A group of skilled Madame Tussauds sculpting team specially travelled to Mumbai to meet Virat and conduct a detailed sitting process. More than 200 measurements were taken, the team also matched the hair and eye colour of the cricketer.[ecp code=”4″]
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.”
Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd., 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.”