Asha Bhosle's wax statue will be unveiled at the Madame Tussauds museum in New Delhi. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons) Photograph: (Others)
Legendary singer Asha Bhosle's wax figure is set to feature alongside icons like Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar, Lady Gaga at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in New Delhi, media reports said.
"I am thrilled and humbled... Having a wax figure is a completely ecstatic feeling and it's a new experience for me. This is the first time I have undergone a sitting and I must thank them for making it a unique and exciting experience. I am excited to see and meet my final figure when the attraction opens," Bhosle, who is also a Dadasaheb Phalke awardee, said.
The music legend has recorded songs for over thousand films in several languages.
Madame Tussauds will have the wax figures of celebrities from various fields like cinema, sports, politics and music.
"Asha Bhosle is one of the greatest singers of all times, so, her figure has been an obvious choice to be present at Madame Tussauds Delhi. She has admirers from all the generations and is loved by everyone for her contribution in the music fraternity," Anshul Jain, general manager and director at Merlin Entertainments India which manages Madame Tussauds in Delhi, said.
Madame Tussauds is located in Connaught Place at the Regal Cinema complex and is likely to open in June this year.