Mumbai: When Big B and King Khan have made an entry, how can the dhak dhak girl be left behind. Madhuri Dixit will be joining a bevy of stars at London’s Madam Tussauds where the actress will have her waxed replica on display.
Madhuri will have Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor for company at the famous museum.
In a statement released by Madame Tussauds, London it was revealed, "The Madame Tussauds team are so excited about 2012 - and we`ve got another new figure announcement for you. The next Bollywood star to join Madame Tussauds London will be Madhuri Dixit-Nene. She will be joining the attraction in March 2012."
The statement further added "The award winning actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene is the latest Indian film star set to join the A-list line up here at Madame Tussauds London. Madhuri, famed for her dazzling dancing, has already given a sitting to our sculptors in Mumbai and is expected to unveil her likeness here in March.
The decision to include Madhuri is set to delight Bollywood fans around the world as we are constantly inundated with requests to feature Madhuri. Her figure will make a stunning new addition to our Bollywood area which continues to grow in popularity every year. With so many awards to her name and a career spanning over 25 years she undoubtedly deserves her place here and we expect huge interest in the figure when she takes up residence next year!”
Speaking to a daily, an elated Madhuri said, “I am really thrilled I am going to be included at Madame Tussauds. It`s a real mark of achievement and to be recognized for ones art and work. It`s also wonderful to be following in the footsteps of other Bollywood stars and some of my personal heroes!"
The statement also revealed that Madhuri would be closely involved in the creation process, and has agreed to donate a Manish Malhotra sari from her personal collection for her figure to wear.
Bet Madhuri’s fans are eagerly waiting for this one!