Katrina Kaif to feature at Madam Tussauds
Bollywood babe, Katrina Kaif is the latest star to be “Waxed up” for Madam Tussauds.
Kaif who is one of the highest paid actress in India, wax work will be unveiled in Madam Tussaud’s London, sometime in Spring 2015.
Kaif beat the like of Priyanka Chopra & Deepika Padukone in a online poll conducted by Madam Tussauds London. Kaif was a popular figure & at one point had 75% of the votes online in her favour, compared to 17% for Deepika & 8% for Priyanka.
Kaif,said: “I am extremely excited that Madame Tussauds London, will be creating my wax figure and the fact that fans were involved in the decision makes it even more special. It’s an amazing honour to be asked and to be featured alongside icons of the Indian film industry is humbling. I can’t wait to start work on the creation now and to meeting myself in wax next year!”
Katrina has collaborated closely with the sculptors and artists to decide a dancing pose and outfit for the figure, having given a sitting in Mumbai where all the measurements required to create an accurate likeness were gathered. A team of 20 artists will work on the figure, which will cost £150,000 to produce, and completion is scheduled for Spring 2015 when it is hoped Katrina will unveil the figure herself at the legendary London attraction.
The actress who was born in Hong Kong (real name Katrina Turquotte) who made her Hindi film debut in 2003 along side Amitabh Bachchan in Boom which despite the name bombed at the box office.
Not one to let that get in the way, she carried on & found sucess with films like Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya & Namastey London, Singh Is Kinng & also in the 3rd installment of the popular Dhoom film series.
Her latest offering Bang Bang (A official remake of the Hollywood Movie Knight and Day starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz) which see’s her re united with Hrithik Roshan is currently #6 in the UK Box Office Top 10.