Press Trust of India
December 05, 2012 12:45 IST
Wax statues of Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai
Recognising the increasing
popularity of top Bollywood stars, Madame Tussauds museum in
Washington unveiled the wax figures of five superstars: Shah
Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor and
The real-life wax figures of these popular Bollywood
stars would be in Washington for the next few months after
which it would be moved to New York and then to other American
cities and other parts of the world.
"These were the five popular Bollywood figures that
people wanted to see," Dan Rogoski, General Manager of the
Madame Tussauds Museum in Washington told reporters at the
unveiling ceremony yesterday.
All these statues were made in London, with each of them
costing about USD 300,000.
Around 12-15 artists worked on these statues for about
six months. "This is a travelling exhibit," he said.