Madame Tussauds Museum was established by Marie at Baker Street London in 1835. Chamber of Horrors was the main attraction of the Museum. In 1884 Museum was shifted to its current site Marylebon Road. Museum contained almost 400 sculpture on that time. In 1925 Museum was damaged by fire. It was restored in 1928 with a extension of Cinema and restaurant. It was again destroyed by German World War II. Now Madame Tussauds has become one of the most popular attraction in London. Today in Madame Tussauds you will find sculptures of historical and royal figure, Film stars, Sports star and many more popular personalities.
In 1972 second Museum was opened in Amsterdam and then Las Vegas, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and many more locations total 21 in the world. Now Madame Tussauds has announced that 22nd Museum will be opened In New Delhi India in 2017. See the News
Indian Connection with Madame Tussauds :
Former Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi was first Indian to have first statue in Madame Tussauds. Amitabh Bachchan was the first Indian Bollywood star in Madame Tussauds London in 2000 since than Madame Tussauds has been taken a big attention from India. Now so many celebrities Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Kreena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Katrina Kaif and Sachin Tendulkar have their statues in Madame Tussauds. Latest movie of Shahrukh Khan ‘Fan’ was first Indian movie to shoot inside the Madame Tussauds.
These many sculpture of Bollywood stars play a vital role for Indian to attract to Madame Tussuads. A big footfall of the Indians to Worldwide Madame Tussauds Museum and result is here now finally India going to have its own Madame Tussauds Museum in New Delhi at Regal Cinema Connaught Place.