“Flying Sikh” unveiled his first wax figure for the upcoming Madame Tussauds Delhi

The Flying Sikh of India, Milkha Singh unveils his wax figure for Madame Tussauds. The figure will be displayed at sports zone of the upcoming Delhi attraction

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 ANU(ChandigarhCityNews)

“Hath Ki Lakeeron se jindagi nahi banti, Ajjam hamara bhi Kuch Hissa hai, Jindagi Banane Mein”

“I prefer hindi language instead of English” said Milkha Singh during a press conference in Chandigarh, the greatest Indian athlete unveiled his first wax figure for the upcoming Madame Tussauds Delhi, The figure will be displayed at the sports zone of the attraction where he will join other national and international sports icons in an interactive themed environment. This figure will allow visitors to cherish the winning moment of 1958, where he won his first gold medal.

Flying Sikh Milkha Singh posing with his wax figure for Madame Tussauds.

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Milkha’s detailed figure was crafted from over 300 measurements and photographs, by several highly skilled artists from Madame Tussauds. It is sculpted in aspectacular sprintpose; this posture was chosen from his victorious win at the Common Wealth Games in 1958.Viewers are bound to be awestruck and will be driven back to this moment of pride, seeing Milkha Singh’s figure at the immersive zone of the attraction.

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During the unveiling of his figure, Milkha Singh said, “I am very happy to receive such honor of getting my wax figure at the upcoming Madame Tussauds Delhi. To see my wax figure next to such icons at Madame Tussauds Delhi is an accolade in itself. I am grateful to Madame Tussauds for their creativity and respect their team’s dedicationand efforts they have devoted in crafting the figure. The whole process has been a joyful journey and I am amazed to see the result today.

Mr Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. said, “To honour Mr. Milkha Singh is a prestigious moment for all of us at Madame Tussauds. His hard work,achievements and contributions to Indian sports is a motivation for all. Madame Tussauds is renowned all over the world for immortalising icons from every sphere giving their fans the opportunity to be with them and experience a magical world of entertainment.Milkha Singh’s figure will inspire our guestsas he is one of the loved sports stars of our country.”

 

 

 

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