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Tussauds Museum: PM Modi’s wax statue to be unveiled on April 28

Tussauds Museum: PM Modi’s wax statue to be unveiled on April 28

We will be able to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi in four cities simultaneously that too across the world, but in a wax avatar.

A wax statue of the Indian PM will be unveiled at the Madame Tussauds Museums in Singapore, London, Hong Kong and Bangkok on April 28.

Describing him as a “highly important figure in world politics”, a team of the museum’s artists and experts had “measured” Modi at his residence in New Delhi earlier this year.

Modi was seen speechless.“What can I say? As far as art is concerned, the Madame Tussauds team is exceptional at what they do. What Lord Brahma does normally is what the artists there are doing,” Modi said at the meeting.

According to reports, the wax figure of Modi that has his hands folded in a “Namaste” and dressed in his signature cream jacket and a white kurta — took four months to create and cost £150,000 (Rs.1.5 crore) each.

Modi will soon be in the company of world leaders such as US President Barack Obama, British PM David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French PM Francoise Hollande, in addition to Indian celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

A wax statue of the Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is also reportedly in the making.