Madame Tussauds unveils Amitabh Bachchan, Lady Gaga waxworks for Delhi opening

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Actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax figure unveiled by Marcel Kloos, Director New Opening Europe, during the opening of India’s first Madame Tussauds museum in Delhi at Regal Building, Connaught Place, in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax figure unveiled by Marcel Kloos, Director New Opening Europe, during the opening of India’s first Madame Tussauds museum in Delhi at Regal Building, Connaught Place, in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Visitors take photos of actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax statue during a press conference, in New Delhi on January 12, 2017. World famous wax museum Madame Tussauds is set to debut in India in June, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and American pop star Lady Gaga’s statues to be some of the star attractions. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Visitors take photos of actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax statue during a press conference, in New Delhi on January 12, 2017. World famous wax museum Madame Tussauds is set to debut in India in June, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and American pop star Lady Gaga’s statues to be some of the star attractions. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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A close-up of pop singer Lady Gaga, wax statue on display at an event held at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi on January 12. The first wax museum attraction Madame Tussauds will debut in Delhi this June with its operator Merlin Entertainments foraying into India with an investment plan of 50 million pounds over the next 10 years. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

A close-up of pop singer Lady Gaga, wax statue on display at an event held at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi on January 12. The first wax museum attraction Madame Tussauds will debut in Delhi this June with its operator Merlin Entertainments foraying into India with an investment plan of 50 million pounds over the next 10 years. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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A close-up of pop singer Lady Gaga’s eye , wax statue on display at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

A close-up of pop singer Lady Gaga’s eye , wax statue on display at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Visitors take selfies with the wax statue of Marie Tussaud, founder of Madame Tussauds wax museum displayed during an event at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi on January 12. Merlin Entertainments will open its first Madame Tussauds attraction in Delhi in June with 50 figures. 60% of the figures will be local celebrities and the rest, global. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Visitors take selfies with the wax statue of Marie Tussaud, founder of Madame Tussauds wax museum displayed during an event at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi on January 12. Merlin Entertainments will open its first Madame Tussauds attraction in Delhi in June with 50 figures. 60% of the figures will be local celebrities and the rest, global. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Visitors take pictures with actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax statue displayed at an event at the Shangri la Hotel. “We looked at the culture and of course, we have a lot of Indian visitors in our existing attractions as well. Their feedback is so positive ... that we said we need to be there,” Marcel Kloos, Merlin Entertainments’ director of new openings said. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Visitors take pictures with actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax statue displayed at an event at the Shangri la Hotel. “We looked at the culture and of course, we have a lot of Indian visitors in our existing attractions as well. Their feedback is so positive ... that we said we need to be there,” Marcel Kloos, Merlin Entertainments’ director of new openings said. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Visitors take photos of pop singer Lady Gaga’s wax statue displayed at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi. The museum will be housed in the Regal Cinema building at Connaught Place and will be spread over two floors. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Visitors take photos of pop singer Lady Gaga’s wax statue displayed at the Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi. The museum will be housed in the Regal Cinema building at Connaught Place and will be spread over two floors. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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A closer look at pop star Lady Gaga’s outfit displayed during an event marking the opening of a wax museum by Madame Tussade Merlin Entertainment, in New Delhi on January 12, 2017. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

A closer look at pop star Lady Gaga’s outfit displayed during an event marking the opening of a wax museum by Madame Tussade Merlin Entertainment, in New Delhi on January 12, 2017. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Visitors take pictures of actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax statue. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Visitors take pictures of actor Amitabh Bachchan’s wax statue. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Visitors take selfies with the wax statue of Marie Tussaud, founder of Madame Tussauds wax museum displayed at Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi. Marie Tussaud was a French artist known for her wax sculptures and Madame Tussauds, the wax museum she founded in London. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Visitors take selfies with the wax statue of Marie Tussaud, founder of Madame Tussauds wax museum displayed at Shangri la Hotel in New Delhi. Marie Tussaud was a French artist known for her wax sculptures and Madame Tussauds, the wax museum she founded in London. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Marie Tussauds early life was spent first in Bern and then in Paris, where she learned the art of wax modelling from Philippe Curtius, whose two celebrated wax museums she inherited upon his death in 1794. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Marie Tussauds early life was spent first in Bern and then in Paris, where she learned the art of wax modelling from Philippe Curtius, whose two celebrated wax museums she inherited upon his death in 1794. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Pop singer Lady Gaga’s wax statue displayed at Shangri la Hotel. Guests at the unveiling photographed themselves alongside Bachchan, as well as with a waxwork of American popstar Lady Gaga. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Pop singer Lady Gaga’s wax statue displayed at Shangri la Hotel. Guests at the unveiling photographed themselves alongside Bachchan, as well as with a waxwork of American popstar Lady Gaga. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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