Tuesday, 26 September 2017

The Flying Sikh of India- Milkha Singh Unveils His Wax Figure for Madame Tussauds

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- Milkha Singh, the greatest Indian athlete unveiled his first wax figure for the upcoming Madame Tussauds Delhi, today. The figure will be displayed at the sports zone of the attraction where he will join other national and international sports icons in an interactive themed environment. This figure will allow visitors to cherish the winning moment of 1958, where he won his first gold medal.
Milkha’s detailed figure was crafted from over 300 measurements and photographs, by several highly skilled artists from Madame Tussauds. It is sculpted in a spectacular sprint pose; this posture was chosen from his victorious win at the Common Wealth Games in 1958.Viewers are bound to be awestruck and will be driven back to this moment of pride, seeing Milkha Singh’s figure at the immersive zone of the attraction.
During the unveiling of his figure, Milkha Singh said that he is very happy to receive such honour of getting him wax figure at the upcoming Madame Tussauds Delhi. To see his wax figure next to such icons at Madame Tussauds Delhi is an accolade in itself. He is grateful to Madame Tussauds for their creativity and respect their team’s dedication and efforts they have devoted in crafting the figure. The whole process has been a joyful journey and he is amazed to see the result today.
Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. said that to honour Milkha Singh is a prestigious moment for all of us at Madame Tussauds. His hard work, achievements and contributions to Indian sports is a motivation for all. Madame Tussauds is renowned all over the world for immortalising icons from every sphere giving their fans the opportunity to be with them and experience a magical world of entertainment. Milkha Singh’s figure will inspire our guests as he is one of the loved sports stars of our country.
Madame Tussauds Delhi is an attraction that truly portrays the fascinating world of Bollywood & Hollywood, renowned sports, history and political personalities under one roof, through planned themes and interactive areas. The visitors will be encouraged to interact with the life-like figures of the celebrities, which marks the uniqueness of the wax attraction.

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