The “Baahubali” of South India, the superstar Prabhas is going to be the first star of South Indian industry who will be immortalized in Madame Tussauds in Bangkok. Yes its official and museum’s head Noppadon Prapimpunt said they already took the photographs of Prabhas in Hyderabad. It is a proud moment for the South Indian film industry as no other South Indian star has the honour yet. Apart from Prabhas the only Indian who is immortalized here is Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
Rajamouli the director of the epic movie “Baahubali” took the help of Twitter to post this news to the world, “Very happy to announce that Madame Tussauds is making a wax statue of our PRABHAS.. First South Indian to be honoured thus.”
Noppadon Prapimpunt the Head of Bangkok Cluster for Merlin Entertainments (Thailand), and General Manager of Madame Tussauds Bangkok added “Prabhas underwent a sitting in Hyderabad with Madame Tussauds artists, where 350 photos and measurements were taken of the star to enable a truly flawless re-creation of his likeness. He will be depicted as his character Amarendra Baahubali and will be seen in his battle armor at Madame Tussauds Bangkok.”
No doubt this is a great honor and Prabhas cannot be more excited. All his fans are exhilarated hearing the news. Because no other Bollywood or South Indian actor got this honour at this museum in Bangkok though there are a number of Bollywood stars already have their immortalised wax statue in London’s Madame Tussauds museum.
Prabhas is currently working on the second installment of Baahubali. Both the movies had a budget of whooping 250 crores where the first part was released in 2015, the sequel will be out in 2017. The epic historical fiction is rich in graphics and VFX and one of a kind in Indian cinema. Apart from Prabhas, the stars like Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia, Sathyaraj and Ramya Krishnan are in lead roles. The movie grossed over Rs 600 crore, and this is the biggest hit of South Indian movies.