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VIRAT'S MADAME TUSSAUDS STATUE UNVEILED

By Gurpreet Kaur . 6th June 2018 10:30pm
VIRAT'S MADAME TUSSAUDS STATUE UNVEILED

A wax statue of Virat Kohli was unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Delhi. Virat’s statue will be kept along with the statue of other cricketers in the studio. More than 200 pictures and measurements were taken for making this statue. The statue has been made in his dynamic pose and it is seen wearing the jersey of the Indian Cricket Team. The pose represents the victories of the Indian Captain being an icon in the international cricket. [caption id="attachment_38513" align="alignnone" width="410"]Virat-Kohli-Wax-Statue source[/caption] At the time of the unveiling of the statue, Virat said, “I sincerely appreciate the efforts and incredible work undergone in making my figure. Thanks to Madame Tussauds for choosing me for this lifetime experience. I am grateful to my fans for their love and support. This experience is going to be stored in the fond memories of my life. Best wishes for this incredible craftsmanship and now waiting to see the fan reactions." Anshul Jain, General Manager, and the Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. Said, "India has a massive craze for cricket and cricketers. Virat Kohli is today's cricket star and has a huge fan following across the globe. The growing love for him amongst his fans made him an obvious choice for Madame Tussauds, Delhi. We are certain that his figure will add a new charm to the sports zone. We shall keep introducing more exciting additions in the future to keep our visitors entertained." Virat is among highest-paid athletes according to Forbes, the list being topped by American Boxing Champion Floyd Mayweather. Virat ranks 83rd in the list, with a grossing amount of USD 24 million. He is the only Indian sportsperson to be featured in the list. [caption id="attachment_3334" align="alignnone" width="433"]Virat-Kohli source[/caption] Virat Kohli is not just a cricketer with a huge fan following, but also has more than 25 Million Twitter followers, the highest number among any Twitter account holding sportspersons in India.


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