Sridevi’s wax statue unveiled in Singapore

Wednesday 11th September 2019 06:45 EDT

Film maker Boney Kapoor, along with his daughters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor, unveiled the wax statue of his wife and legendary Bollywood star Sridevi at Madame Tussauds in Singapore. Sanjay Kapoor, who accompanied brother Boney Kapoor to Singapore, shared the first look of Sridevi's wax double on Instagram with an emotional message: "She lives in our hearts forever." To share the news with fans, Boney also shared a video on Twitter, which gave the fans a glimpse of the actress' wax idol.

The Kapoor family were clearly overwhelmed, looking at the statue with awe. The wax figure holds a special value for fans of Sridevi as it is modelled on Sridevi’s iconic number “Hawa Hawai” from 1987 film 'Mr India'. The golden dress, makeup, her curly tresses and of course the tiara, everything has been recreated to perfection. The family posed alongside the statue post the inauguration where Boney was close to tears as he fondly remembered his late wife.

In addition to the wax double, Madame Tussauds Singapore also introduced a special memorial wall where fans can leave their tributes and messages dedicated to the late actress. Madame Tussauds Singapore described Sridevi's statue as a "unique" and "exclusive addition" to the museum. Sridevi passed away on February 24, 2018 in Dubai. Sridevi was born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan in 1963. The actress was admired for her performances in films like 'Chandni', 'Lamhe', 'Mr India', 'Chaalbaaz', 'Nagina', 'English Vinglish', and so many more. She was honoured with Padma Shri and also did brilliant work in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films.

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