Visitors to Madame Tussauds in Hong Kong can now see
one of India’s most prominent film stars - Amitabh Bachchan.
On loan for the next four months from Madame Tussauds London, Amitabh Bachchan will take his place at the
“World Famous Home of the Famous” at The Peak alongside other
movie stars such as Jackie Chan, Johnny Depp, and Angelina Jolie.
Bret Pidgeon, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong and
Shanghai said, “Hong Kong is becoming an increasingly popular
destination for Indian tourists and we have been fortunate to
welcome many tour groups and individual travelers to Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. While these guests enjoy meeting our unique
collection of over 100 international celebrities and world
leaders, there is a growing demand for us to feature Indian film
more awards than any other Indian actor, a career spanning almost
40 years and over 100 film credits to his name, Bachchan is one
of the most legendary figures in the history of Indian cinema.
After taking time out to be a Member of Parliament in the 80s, Bachchan returned to Bollywood with a vengeance, bringing his
total Filmfare Best Actor awards to 12 and the coveted National
Film Awards to three.
Amitabh Bachchan’s wax figure will be on
display at World Premiere section at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
until August 9, 2009.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is open to
guests from 10am to 10pm daily.
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