Chennai : “Baahubali” star Prabhas will have his wax figure immortalised at Madame Tussauds, Bangkok, becoming the first South Indian actor to have his statue at the prestigious museum.
“Baahubali” director SS Rajamouli took to Twitter to break the news. “Very happy to announce that Madame Tussauds is making a wax statue of our PRABHAS… First South Indian to be honoured thus,” he tweeted.
— Prabhas (@PrabhasRaju) October 1, 2016
— Prasad Bhimanadham (@Prasad_Darling) October 1, 2016
The 36-year-old actor’s wax statue will be unveiled next next year in March. “The statue will be unveiled at Bangkok in March 2017 and subsequently will be toured all over the world,” Rajamouli added.
Known for his work mainly in Telegu cinema, Prabhas made his film debut with the 2002 drama film, “Eshwar”.
The actor became popular across India and in abroad after he starred in 2015 film “Baahubali: The Beginning”. The second part, titled “Baahubali: The Conclusion” will release on April 28, 2017.
Other Indian actors to have their wax statue at Madame Tussauds are Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Katrina Kaif.