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Varun's Madame Tussauds statue: Actor's jacket real, takes blessing from NaMo, Gandhi

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Published : Jan 30, 2018, 1:10 pm IST
Updated : Jan 31, 2018, 1:47 pm IST

The ‘Judwaa 2’ star becomes the youngest Bollywood actor to receive this honour.

Varun Dhawan with family at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.
 Varun Dhawan with family at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.

Varun Dhawan posing with his staue.

Mumbai: Varun Dhawan has recently unveiled his first ever wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.  The ‘Judwaa 2’ star becomes the youngest Bollywood actor to receive this honour. Varun Dhawan's wax figure will be among Bollywood biggies like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and others.

 

Watch Varun Dhawan unveiling his wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong:

Check out some pictures here:

Varun Dhawan posing with his staue.Varun Dhawan posing with his wax statue.

aVarun Dhawan's parents with the statue.

hFamily picture with the statue.

tVarun Dhawan's wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.

Elated Varun Dhawan shared his feelings on Twitter along with the pictures during the measurement process of his statue. He wrote, “Huge honour can't wait to come there and stare down my wax figure. Thank you”

General Manager of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, Jenny You had earlier said, "Varun Dhawan is one of the most requested figures and we are delighted to be partnering with this Bollywood great actor. Hong Kong is a multicultural metropolis which makes us a unique brand. Visitors can meet both Hollywood, Asian and also Bollywood stars here at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. The worldwide popularity of Bollywood films makes people in Hong Kong increasingly embrace Bollywood culture. As the first youngest Indian Bollywood actor to be waxed, we are confident that Varun's figure will bring visitors an all-new experience."

 

Interestingly, Varun also revealed that the jacket on the statue is real. It is from 'ABCD 2', the actor tweeted. Here's the tweet:

On the work front, Varun Dhawan is currently busy with Yash Raj Film’s ‘Sui Dhaaga’ alongside Anushka Sharma. In fact Varun even went on and took Mahatma Gandhi and Narendra Modi's blessing for the movie.

The young actor shared a video for the same. Here it is:

 

#madeinindia🇮🇳 #suidhaaga. Got the most important blessings before I start this important film @anushkasharma

 

A post shared by Varun Dhawan (@varundvn) on

He recently wrapped up Shoojit Sircar’s ‘October’, which is slated to release on 13 April 2018.

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