Abbey Colege
Tuesday 2 September 2014
Free Newspaper Asian News
The Asian Today Newspaper - Issue 189 Out Now View Issue 189 Online Now!
Register today for all the latest news from The Asian Today.
Where did you hear about us?
Get Your Free Copy of The Asian Today
YOUR FREE ASIAN COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER!
Use our store finder to find out where you can pick up your local copy of The Asian Today!
WANT TO ADVERTISE? 
Advertising in The Asian Today  is a great way to promote your business. Contact our advertising team:    
sales@theasiantoday.com
Call:  0121 314 2892


Entertainment - The Asian Today

Updated: 15:22, Friday September 9, 2011
        Entertainment Feed
Blackpool Meets Bollywood
Kareena Kapoor Wax figure set to be unveiled in Blackpool
 
KAREENA Kapoor is touring Blackpool!
No, not the actress – but her Madame Tussauds wax figure which will be unveiled in the city next month as part of a new touring exhibition of Bollywood superstars.
Kareena will join fellow Bollywood wax stars Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Blackpool before the tour takes them to attractions throughout the world including London, Hong Kong, Bangkok and sites in Europe and the US.
"It is an honour and a privilege for me to have my wax figure at Madame Tussauds Blackpool and even more so to launch a global Bollywood exhibition,” Kareena says.
“This is a moment of pride for Indian cinema."
The touring Bollywood exhibition is a first within Madame Tussauds, designed to allow fans across the globe the chance to enjoy the fantastic wax figures and meet their favourite celebrities.
A special Bollywood room is being created within Madame Tussauds Blackpool just for this special exhibition.
There is a week-long series of festivities planned in October to welcome the new wax figures to the town and create a fantastic Bollywood experience for all visitors to the resort.
Matthew Titherington, General Manager at Madame Tussauds Blackpool, said: “We know that the UK will be very excited to see Kareena’s new wax figure. It is the first time she has been immortalised in wax and the first time these figures will be grouped together. It is the perfect place to launch our Bollywood World tour with the dedicated Bollywood room and look forward to welcoming her fans to the attraction when the figure goes on display in October.”

Comments

Latest Stories

Ustad RFAK on international music and his journey back to love
The Asian Today speaks to Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Goldy Notay On Being Shabana Azmi's Daughter-In-Law
The Happy Birthday Sunita actress speaks to The Asian Today
Manish Dayal Bridges Cultures In Journey from Boyhood to Manhood
The actor talks about his role as Hassan in the film "The Hundred-Foot Journey"
Akshay Kumar and Lisa Haydon Fly High For 'The Shaukeens'
The actor has attempted a never-before-dreamt stunt for his upcoming film
Eros International and R. Balki team up for 'Shamitabh'
The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan
US Singer Biba Singh Set To Release "Panga Facebook Da"
Singer Biba Singh works with UK-based music producer Dipps Bhamra on the track
Bollywood Blockbuster Dhoom: 3 Exclusively on Netflix
The movie is exclusively available to Netflix members in the UK & Ireland
BBC Asian Network Announces New Sunday Shows
The shows will showcase the best in South Asian Music and Arts
Indulge In A Cinematic Feast In 'Daawat-e-Ishq'
Love, laughter and food combine to create movie magic in cinemas 19th September
Tia Bajpai: "Guilty Unless Proven Innocent!" in "Identity Card"
Film ‘Identity Card- Ek Lifeline’ Releases in UK Cinemas 29th August 2014

More Entertainment From The Asian Today


Entertainment

Asian Entertainment - Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania
04/07/2014
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in New Rom-Com
In what is billed to be one of the most loveable films to hit Indian cinema screens this...
Asian Entertainment - Young People Re-Enact the Real Life Experiences
30/06/2014
Story Of “Indians In The Trenches” Captured on Film
Young actors have been given a rare opportunity to dress up in British World War One uni...
Asian Entertainment - Duo Releases 'Singh'
25/06/2014
Jassi Sidhu and PBN Team Up
  When the ambassador of UK Bhangra music Jassi Sidhu and the hit-maker PBN come tog...
Asian Entertainment - A Movie Dedicated to the 1984 Youth of Punjab
21/06/2014
Punjab 1984
Staring Diljit Singh Dosanjh, Kirron Kher, Pavan Malhotra, Sonam Bajwa, Manav Vij, Rana ...

Interviews

Asian Interviews - Actress Takes Time to Talk to The Asian Today About Bollywood Showstoppers
29/07/2014
Sonakshi Sinha
Actress Sonakshi Sinha will be appearing at this year’s Bollywwod Showstoppers. Sh...
Asian Interviews - Star of Aa Gaye Munde U.K De Talks to The Asian Today
29/07/2014
Neeru Bajwa
After bursting on the scene with Asa Nu Maan Watna Da, Neeru Bajwa has cemented her plac...
Asian Interviews - Stars of Kick Talk to The Asian Today
22/07/2014
Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez
Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez, the lead stars of the forthcoming action, romantic...
Asian Interviews - The Not So Secret OBE
08/07/2014
Kavita Oberoi
Kavita Oberoi is one of the biggest names in the business world. Having recently been aw...

News

Asian News - Kewal Jandhu posed as his ex-girlfriend's uncle, urged her to get back with him
02/09/2014
Heartbreak Leads Solihull Man To Catfish Ex
A Solihull man, left heartbroken after his girlfriend broke up with him, posed as her ...
Asian News - The event marks the 5th annual Brit Asia TV Music Awards
29/08/2014
And the nominees for the Brit Asia TV Music Awards Are..
The most exciting names in the Asian music industry joined forces for the hotly an...
Asian News - TV Licensing will be reaching out to citizens in Handsworth and Lozells
27/08/2014
Birmingham Community Outreach Programme Announced By TV Licensing
    TV Licensing will be reaching out to members of the Handsworth and Lozells...
Asian News - Mohammed Khan arrested when police found missing girl Sabeela Waid in his flat
26/08/2014
Sparkhill Man Remanded On Child Abduction Charges
A teenager who has been missing for almost a month from her West Bromwich home has bee...

Sport

Asian Sport - Kerala Blasters FC will play in the Hero Indian Super League in October
21/08/2014
Ex-Newcastle Striker Michael Chopra Signs To Kerala Blasters FC
    English footballer of Indian origin, Michael Chopra, has confirmed his s...
Asian Sport - Dhoni Fights Lone Battle as India Look to Avoid Follow- on
30/07/2014
England vs India, 3rd Test - Day 3
India were trailing by 246 runs with two wickets in hand at the end of Day 3 of the thir...
Asian Sport - Ballance and Bell Slam Tons as England Pile Up
29/07/2014
England vs India, 3rd Test - Day 2
England were firmly in control of the third Test at the end of Day 2 at the Ageas Bowl in ...
Asian Sport - Jos Buttler Will Replace Matt Prior
25/07/2014
England Announce Squad for Third Test
England have announced their 13-member squad for the third Test against India at Rose Bowl...