Madame Tussauds Singapore launches new Ultimate Film Star Experience with Karan Johar
Madame Tussauds Singapore officially launched the Ultimate Film Star Experience (UFSE). The launch was officiated by A-lister and iconic television personality, Karan Johar, who unveiled his first and only wax figure at this new zone.
With Indian cinema culture surging in popularity, the Ultimate Film Star Experience is an exciting 2,500 sq ft interactive experience that aims to bring this vibrancy to life – from the moment guests step into the standalone experience, they will be immersed into the glamorous world of the Indian film industry, replicating a stars own journey through a film set.
Designed with a host of special effects and technology for a truly interactive attraction, visitors will start in the dressing room with Madhuri Dixit, move on to an interactive hologram audition session with Karan Johar, practice their dance moves with Varun Dhawan, act on set with special effects and AR technology, and have many more exciting experiences and discoveries along the way, including exclusive content from our celebrities. Cinematic legends Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Priyanka Chopra will join the attraction throughout 2019.
In honour of the launch, Karan Johar – famed actor, producer and director unveiled his unique wax figure in Ultimate Film Star Experience. Best known among Indian audiences for his popular celebrity talk show, guests can now do audition with him through the interactive hologram room, as well as getting up close to his wax figure, taking selfies together with his phone he is holding!
“I remember going with my parents to Madame Tussauds as a wide-eyed kid. Unveiling my statue at Madame Tussauds today was a really special moment, made all the more special by my mom’s presence on the occasion,” said Karan Johar.
“Madame Tussauds Singapore is thrilled to launch the new Ultimate Film Star Experience, which will captivate our audiences, whether they are long-time Indian cinema fans, or discovering it for the first time with us. We are very honoured to have Karan Johar here to present his new figure, and have an exciting pipeline of more industry legends and exclusive celebrity content coming your way throughout 2019, so stay tuned,” said Alex Ward, General Manager, Madame Tussauds Singapore.
The event was also supported by The International Indian Film Academy Awards. Andre Timmins, the Founder and Director of IIFA said, “We are proud to be associated with Madame Tussauds for 20 years now in bringing fans closer to beloved stars like Karan Johar. As one of our long serving IIFA advisory board members and most prominent figures in the industry, we are delighted that he is receiving this accolade and taking Indian cinema to new heights with Madame Tussauds. They are playing an excellent role in making visitors experiences even more memorable and enjoyed.”