After seeing statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Maradona, Ramkrishna Paramhansa, Mother Teresa, Amitabh Bachchan and many others, visitors to Mother’s Wax Museum in New Town will be able to see a statue of pop icon Michael Jackson.
The Mother’s Wax Museum in Kolkata has unveiled a wax statue of pop icon Michael Jackson as a part of its expansion plans. Mother’s wax museum, inaugurated in November 2014, is reportedly India’s first wax museum. This comes after the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum announced plans to open a museum in Delhi by 2017.
Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance and fashion,along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.In 1971 he started a solo career while also being a member of The Jackson 5. He made the highest-selling album of all time, Thriller, in 1982. The video for “Thriller” showed him dancing like a zombie.
He is known for popularizing dance moves such as the robot and the moonwalk. He won a lot of awards and broke many records. He is often cited as the biggest star since Elvis Presley. Guinness World Records says he was the most successful entertainer of all time.
- Hidco authorities have decided to add 12,000 square feet to the existing museum. The tender process is over and work has already begun. If things go as per planned, then the phase II of the museum will be completed and commissioned in six months from now.
- The existing wax museum is also spread across 12,000 square feet and is located on the sixth floor of the Finance Centre building which is located opposite Eco Park.
So lets do:
- Michael Jackson’s wax statue unveiled in _______.
- Where the Mother’s Wax Museum is situated?
Source – Business Standard