Deepika Padukone will be the first Indian celebrity from Bollywood to make it to an exclusive A-List area at London’s Madame Tussauds museum. He wax figure will be placed alongside Hollywood A-listers Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and other big names from the world of showbiz.
In July, Deepika announced the exciting news in a Facebook Live video, revealing that her statue will be unveiled in 2019 at Madame Tussauds in London and in New Delhi. Deepika also went to the United Kingdom to be measured for her wax figures.
Deepika, who is the elder daughter of legendary Indian badminton player Prakash Padukone, trained to follow in her dad’s footsteps. She even represented Karnataka in the national games. However, destiny had other plans for her. She soon made it to the ramp, and made her Bollywood debut in no time: She was launched with Om Shanti Om, directed by Farah Khan. It starred her in a double role.
On the work front, ‘Deepika Padukone was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus film, ‘Padmaavat’ with Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh. She was supposed to begin shooting for Sapna Didi biopic with Irrfan Khan and Vishal Bhardwaj. The project is now put on hold as Irrfan is battling cancer. For now, it has been revealed that Deepika is set to star in ‘xXx 4′ after making her Hollywood debut in xXx: Return Of Xander Cage’ alongside Vin Diesel.