Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood star who crossed over to Hollywood to portray a rookie FBI agent in ‘Quantico’, and went on to marry renowned singer Nick Jonas, launched her first-ever Madame Tussauds figure in her adopted-home of New York City, Feb. 7.
“Just in time for Valentine’s Day Priyanka’s figure also features a replica diamond wedding ring,” notes a press release from Madame Tussauds, which described her as a “truly global superstar” and informed the public that the Indian star’s figure would be appearing in the London and Sydney sites of Madame Tussauds in 2019, as well as, a touring figure visiting Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong.
“Priyanka Chopra Jonas is a global super star who is loved and admired by fans all over the world for her talent, intellect, beauty and compassion,” Christine Haughney, Regional Head of Marketing at Merlin Entertainments, plc. is quoted saying in the press release, adding, “We are excited to celebrate such an empowering role-model globally and to welcome her to Madame Tussauds New York, in her adopted-home city, to launch her first ever figure is truly special.”
The Vogue cover star and fashion icon worked closely with Madame Tussauds artists, including a private session inside her New York City apartment, choosing to recreate her iconic Emmy Awards look with a gown by Jason Wu, the press release said.
Chopra has starred in more than 50 and is also involved in advocating for women’s issues and equality. She is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
“Known for shutting down any red carpet with her style and beauty, fans from all over the world can party with Priyanka in Madame Tussauds New York’s A-List Party Room,” the press release said.