Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is the latest celebrity to join the wax figure A-listers at Madame Tussauds.The actor is positioned in front of the Taj Mahal amid a dance troupe, making guests feel like they are on the set of a Bollywood film.
Khan fans have been turning out en masse to the New York location to get a peek of their favourite Bollywood star and pose for photos with his likeness.
“He’s one of the biggest icons in India and people worship him, literally,” said Sonny Joseph, a member of the dance Bollywood dance troupe.
“Him being here in New York, I wish he came personally, but it’s big enough that his statue is just there and he looks really amazing. They did a good job, they did a really good job with the statue.”Khan has starred in more than 50 films throughout his career and was named one of Newsweek’s ‘50 Most Powerful People in the World’ in 2008.