Every Virat Kohli fan aspires to get a selfie with the ‘King of the Cricket’ and now your dream can come true, you can get a picture with Virat Kohli as he has got his own statue at the Madame Tussauds, New Delhi.
The 28-year-old’s figure has been crafted from over 200 measurements and photographs taken during the sitting session. Fans will get to see Kohli in his dynamic pose, wearing the Indian cricket team jersey, ready to strike. This pose symbolises the achievements of the Indian captain as an international cricket icon and will now win the hearts of his fans visiting the attraction.
At the unveiling of his figure, Kohli said, “I sincere, 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.”
Speaking on the occasion, Anshul Jain, General Manager, and 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.”
Kohli’s wax figure has now joined other sporting heroes including Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, and Lionel Messi.