Kapil Dev is a well-known figure in India and in the world. The former captain of India is known for his overall performances in his entire career of his cricket life. The cricket star who is loved by the entire nation has got a new wax statue at Madame Tussauds Delhi location. Madame Tussauds museum always recognizes icons from all sector of work; let it be from Bollywood to Hollywood stars to sports figures to scientists geniuses. This time the new wax statue is made in honor of Kapil Dev.

At a recent event in Delhi, the 58-year-old sportsperson’s wax figure is the freshest extension at the Madame Tussauds Delhi location, which has very few sports icons.

Anshul Jain, General Manager of Merlin Entertainment India, praised the cricketer and said: “Kapil Dev has been one of the most popular Indian cricket icons and rightly deserves a place in Madame Tussauds Delhi.”

The Museum holds 50 models of national and international personalities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Mahatma Gandhi, Jackie Chan, Lady Gaga, etc and this new addition is making it more prestigious and real.

When Kapil Dev was asked during the sitting session regarding the wax statue, he expressed that “I am thankful to my fans who have paved my way to Madame Tussauds. I am honored to be part of the attraction and to be positioned among legends. The sitting session was an unforgettable experience and I am looking forward to seeing my figure. I have lived and breathed cricket all my life and today I wish every cricketer a successful journey”.

Kapil Dev is a true jewel to the nation and deserves the position and respect that Madame Tussauds has encouraged in. More power to Kapil Dev.

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Joydev Mishra


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