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Amitabh Bachchan is the first Bollywood actor to get a wax figure

His statue features in the Hall of Fame section at the world famous Madame Tussauds museum.

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  • Published: 00:00 March 27, 2011
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Amitabh Bachchan wax figure
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  • Models pose next to the newly unveiled wax figure of Indian celebrity Amitabh Bachchan at Madame Tussauds in Hong Kong Thursday, March 24, 2011. Amitabh has won numerous accolades including four National Film Awards, three of which are in the Best Actor category, and 14 Filmfare Awards.

Amitabh Bachchan is the first Bollywood actor to get a wax figure at the world famous Madame Tussauds museum in Hong Kong. His statue features in the Hall of Fame section and was unveiled by award-winning actor Moses Chan.

With a successful career spanning 40 years, Bachchan has four National Film Awards to his credit. The 68-year-old's wax model sports a black sherwani with red buttons, teamed with a white pyjama.

"There are more and more Indian visitors taking the star-studded journey through Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. We are sure that the new Amitabh Bachchan wax figure experience will appeal to our Indian visitors, who will get to meet their legendary star here, as well as other local and international visitors," Kelly Mak, general manager, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, said in a press statement.

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