Cricket icon Virat Kohli – the name is enough for cricket world, again in news for the wax statue at Madame Tussauds.
Kohli is an Indian international cricketer who currently captains the India national team in all 3 formats like (T20, ODI and Test) and the world’s 8th most famous sports star.
Virat Kohli’s wax statue will be the latest sports icon at the Madame Tussauds Delhi, where he joins superstar player like Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Lionel Messi and David Beckham.
Talking about his inclusion in Madame Tussauds Delhi, an excited Kohli said “It’s a great honour to be chosen as one of the figures at Madame Tussauds. All thanks to the Madame Tussauds team who were extremely patient during the sitting sessions and for giving me a lifetime memory”.
Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. General Manager Anshul Jain said : Virat’s wax figure will be a major draw for his fans not only from India but from around the world as he is one of the great cricketers who has captained the Indian team with great success and was awarded with Padma Shri and recipient of the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award in India.
Kohli is preparing for the 2018 Indian Premier League, Twenty20 cricket league where he is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is the most expensive player in IPL’s history after being retained by RCB for Rs 17 crore.
Madame Tussauds Delhi, the famous wax museum was inaugurated on November 30, has now officially opened for public. The wax statue of the famous names in the world of sports and glamour are there. Madame Tussauds has been making wax figures for over 150 years and has attractions in cities like London, New York, Orlando, Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney.