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Mahesh Babu unveils his wax statue at Madame Tussauds, second Telugu actor after Prabhas to get honour. See pics

Telugu actor Mahesh Babu becomes second Telugu celebrity to be immoratalised in the form of a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. His wax statue was unveiled in Singapore.

regional-movies Updated: Mar 25, 2019 13:19 IST
Karthik Kumar
Karthik Kumar
Hindustan Times
Actor Mahesh Babu (right) with his wax statue at Madame Tussauds in Singapore.
Actor Mahesh Babu (right) with his wax statue at Madame Tussauds in Singapore. (Twitter)

Actor Mahesh Babu, last seen on screen in Telugu blockbuster Bharat Ane Nenu, is the new entrant at the Madame Tussauds museum in Singapore.

On Monday, the actor’s wax statue was unveiled in the presence of the star, his wife Namrata Shirodkar and daughter Sitara at AMB Cinemas, a 7-screen superplex in Hyderabad, which is a joint venture between Mahesh Babu and Asian Group, a leading film distribution company.

Mahesh Babu is the second Telugu star after Prabhas to be immortalised in the form of a wax statue. Over the weekend, it was announced in a statement that the statue will be flown back to Singapore from AMB Cinemas where it will be displayed for a day on March 25 soon after the launch event.


Select group of fans, who were screened through sketching and other contests, will get an opportunity to take selfie with the statue of Mahesh Babu. The event will be streamed live across various platforms, according to the statement.

In April last year, Mahesh took to Twitter to announce that he’s thrilled to become a part of the Madame Tussauds family.

On the career front, Mahesh Babu is looking forward to the release of his next film Maharshi with director Vamsi Paidipally.

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It was recently announced that he has chosen to opt out of his new project with director Sukumar over creative differences. Contrary to the rumours, he clarified that his relationship with the filmmaker has not been affected and that they will collaborate once again in the future.

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