As audiences wait for the upcoming IIFA Festival New York 2017 in New York City, IIFA has exclusively partnered with Madame Tussauds Singapore to celebrate Bollywood with the world's first permanent IIFA Awards experience.
The new interactive zone was officiated by the 'Nayak: The Real Hero' star, a 5-time IIFA Awards winner, as he unveiled his wax figure from 'Slumdog Millionaire.'
This is the first time the figure will be shown to the public in a Madame Tussauds attraction. His figure will be in Singapore for a limited period only, before he will be featured in Madame Tussauds Delhi, due to open soon in 2017.
The new interactive zone is designed and produced by Wizcraft International for fans of Bollywood, who can now immerse themselves in the glitz and glamour surrounding the biggest celebration of India Cinema, the IIFA Awards Experience in Singapore at Madame Tussauds, the world's most popular wax attraction.
Commenting on the occasion, Andre Timmins, Director- Wizcraft International, the producers and creator of the IIFA movement said, "The international success of Bollywood has bolstered the popularity of the IIFA Awards around the world. We are proud to partner with Madame Tussauds Singapore to bring to life this entertaining awards experience. Now fans do not have to wait once a year to experience IIFA."
Conceptualized and produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd and supported by the key members of the Indian film fraternity, IIFA is dedicated to building bridges across cinema, businesses, communities and nations, creating everyone's dream: "One People. One World." The IIFA Awards honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood, the Hindi language film industry.
With the launch of the IIFA Awards Experience, fans can interact with Bollywood favourites Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Hrithik Roshan. Madame Tussauds will continue to grow the ultimate Bollywood experience by adding newcomers and old-time favourites to the collection in the near future.
World's first interactive IIFA Awards Experience at Madame Tussauds Singapore features 'Walk the Green Carpet,' 'Be a cover star,' 'Dance to the beat,' 'Shine like a star' IIFA moments.
Walk the Green Carpet: Lights, Camera, Action! IIFA Awards' famous arrival green carpet has been installed at Madame Tussauds for guests to immerse themselves in the razzmatazz of Bollywood from the moment they arrive, as paparazzi shots go off around them. Take the opportunity to take a photo alongside Bollywood stalwart and 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' dance reality host, Madhuri Dixit.
Be a cover star: The IIFA Awards is known for its iconic moments both on and off the stage. Now guests of Madame Tussauds can step into the limelight and on to the front cover with Shah Rukh Khan, the media-crowned 'King of Bollywood' and one of Newsweek's 50 most powerful people in the world, while Kareena Kapoor will take you back to unforgettable IIFA Awards moments.
Dance to the beat: Ever been mesmerised by the interval dance performances at the IIFA Awards? What could be more interactive than harnessing the power of augmented reality to appear on stage with your very own backup dancers? While on stage, take the opportunity to have your photograph taken with Hrithik Roshan, known for his grace and smooth dance moves.
Shine like a star: Most people have practiced their 'acceptance' speech at some point in their lives. Now guests will get the chance to be one of five nominees, stepping up to the stage to accept their awards and enjoy their photo moment with two of Bollywood's most influential and prolific actors, Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai.
The 18th edition of IIFA is all set to delight fans in New York. With the excitement growing across the world, people can now get that hot seat for the spectacular IIFA Awards New York 2017 at MetLife Stadium as tickets go LIVE to the general public from April 19, 2017, 9.00 am EST exclusively available online at ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000 (The ticket link: http://bit.ly/2pensyz) or by simply clicking the 'Tickets Tab' on the official IIFA website http://www.iifa.com/.
Fans can also purchase the tickets at MetLife Stadium Box Office from April 20 at 11:00AM ET (Box Office hours: M - F, 11am - 5pm).
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