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In Pics: Kapil Dev Unveils His Wax Statue at Madame Tussauds Delhi

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Kapil Dev unveiled his first wax statue for the upcoming Madame Tussauds in Delhi on Thursday. The incredibly detailed figure will be displayed with wax statues of other personalities like Sachin Tendulkar at the 23rd Madame Tussauds museum when it’s launched later in 2017.

The Indian cricket legend’s statue, which has been crafted from over 300 measurements and photographs, has been sculpted in Kapil Dev’s iconic bowling pose from the 1983 World Cup.

When Kapil Dev met Kapil Dev. 
Kapil Dev’s wax statue at 23rd Madame Tussauds (Photo: IANS)  
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I’m honoured to get my wax figure among such icons of the nation at Madame Tussauds Delhi. Receiving this at the age of 58 is a huge credit that furthermore motivates me as an individual to evolve more. 
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Will the real Kapil Dev please stand up? (Photo: PTI)
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I am grateful to the entire team of Madame Tussauds who put all their efforts in the figure, and I’m thankful to my fans who have chosen me to be a part o their attraction. 
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Kapil Dev thanking the team who put in all the work (Photo: IANS)
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India’s first Madame Tussauds will have a dedicated sports zone with figures of icons such as Sachin Tendulkar, Argentina star footballer Lionel Messi and legendary football star David Beckham.

When Kapil Dev met Kapil Dev. 
Kapil Dev replicating his iconic pose (Photo: IANS)
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The whole process of making of my figure by Madame Tussauds has been an exciting journey and I am fascinated to see the intrinsic details beautifully captured. 
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Kapil Dev addressing the audience (Photo: PTI)
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I wish Madame Tussauds the best of wishes for the great job that they are putting in. I am also excited to see my figure at the upcoming attraction. 
When Kapil Dev met Kapil Dev. 
(Photo: PTI)

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