@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
New Delhi: Madame Tussauds, the world’s most famous wax attraction, unveiled the wax figures of Motu Patlu, India’s most loved cartoon characters, at the Delhi attraction. The first cartoon characters from India to feature in Madame Tussauds were unveiled on June 4th, 2019, at the attraction located in the iconic Regal building in Connaught Place. Motu Patlu join a long list of stars from sports, entertainment and other iconic personalities already present at the Madame Tussauds Delhi.
The event also marked the launch of a new Motu Patlu comic book series by Lotpot Group, which had created these amazing characters. The comic characters are noted for getting into hilarious situations from which they manage to extricate themselves only through luck. Known for his love for samosas, Motu brings the laughter element in the stories. Felicitated with various awards such as the ‘Best Animated Character at BAF Awards’, Best Animated Character for three consecutive years at the Kids’ Choice awards and the Best Animated Characters at the Delhi CG awards; the iconic characters also have a successful series on television and are loved by children across the nation.
Mr Anshul Jain, General Manager, and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Our endeavour has always been to give a complete and memorable experience to all our visitors. Motu Patlu are the most loved cartoon characters in India at the moment. Their presence at Madame Tussauds along with the other celebrity figures will further enrich the experience of Visiting families to the attraction.
Mr P.K Bajaj – Editor and Founder, Lotpot Group, said: “It is a great moment for us, as our most popular creation is being recognised in an internationally acclaimed attraction. We are elated and look forward to kids’ reaction while meeting their favourite stars. We are happy to launch a new Motu Patlu comic book today for children.”
Mr Aman Bajaj-Publisher and Co-Founder, Lotpot Group, said, “It feels great to see the final figure so real and mesmerising. Madame Tussauds team has done a fabulous job and it will be exciting to see the kids capturing live moments with their favourite Motu Patlu.”
Young fans of Motu and Patlu can experience and enjoy the figures from 4th June. Tickets can be booked online at the official website https://www.madametussauds.com/delhi/en/
Madame Tussauds Delhi is the world’s most famous wax attraction that opened in the Outer Circle of Connaught Place, New Delhi. With a grand launch in December 2017, the attraction opened its door for families to walk the red carpet and interact with their favourite celebrities and icons.