Madame Tussauds adds more Bollywood stars

The iconic Regal building, which once housed the 84-year-old Regal Cinema in the heart of Connaught Place, New Delhi, is back in the spotlight.

The heritage building is now home to India’s first Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. The two-storeyed Madame Tussauds New Delhi opened its doors to the public on December 1, giving us regular folks a chance to get our selfie game on with wax lookalikes of Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Justin Bieber, among other Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities.

The main exhibition area of Madame Tussauds New Delhi has been divided into a number of sections, including sports, history, music as well as Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities. While the exhibition will be purely visual, visitors can engage at various interactive stations, where they can learn more about the wax models, and also play a few games. Here, visitors can try on wigs that match Marilyn Monroe’s luscious golden locks and even have an Instagram moment in front of the vanity mirror placed right behind her wax figure.

The iconic Regal building, which once housed the 84-year-old Regal Cinema in the heart of Connaught Place, New Delhi, is back in the spotlight. The heritage building is now home to India’s first Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. The two-storeyed Madame Tussauds New Delhi opened its doors to the public on December 1, giving us regular folks a chance to get our selfie game on with wax lookalikes of Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Justin Bieber, among other Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities.

The main exhibition area of Madame Tussauds New Delhi has been divided into a number of sections, including sports, history, music as well as Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities. While the exhibition will be purely visual, visitors can engage at various interactive stations, where they can learn more about the wax models, and also play a few games. Here, visitors can try on wigs that match Marilyn Monroe’s luscious golden locks and even have an Instagram moment in front of the vanity mirror placed right behind her wax figure.

This will be the 23rd Madame Tussauds museum in the world, with 60 percent of the wax models Indian. To ensure the wax statues at Madame Tussauds New Delhi remain in top shape, a team of 40 people will be managing the museum, including three Indian artists.

Address: Regal Building, Connaught Place, New Delhi. Tickets can be booked at the venue or online; Adults: Rs 960, Children: Rs 760. Rs 100 discount on online bookings.


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