As the statue of Deepika Padukone was revealed on Thursday, Deepika’s family including spouse Ranveer and his parents Jugjeet Singh Bhavnani and Anju Bhavnani came to cheer for her from the sidelines.
The previous evening, Ranveer took to Instagram to share pictures of himself respecting his better half’s wax statue. “DP 2.0! Original toh…mere paas hai! 😉 #twomuchtohandle,” his caption read. Deepika Padukone jokingly replied, “Now you know where to go when you miss me too much,” followed by kiss and heart emoticons.
Netizens are stunned by Ranveer’s delightful response to Deepika Padukone;s statue and the remarks segment is overflowed with compliments. In only 12 hours, the post has earned about 1.4 million likes on the photo blogging webpage.
The wax statue is a copy of Deepika Padukone’s IIFA Awards 2016 look in Madrid when she wore a champagne shaded cape lehenga by pro designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The emerald neckpiece, studs Deepika’s adorned lehenga, everything about the statue was just the same.
A year ago, when Deepika Padukone declared that she was experiencing wax treatment in July, she stated, “It’s fun, exciting and in a way, I feel a lot of gratitude because you know when you give your fans a little more than just the movies, then it’s really, really special. I hope they enjoy it as much as we enjoy creating it.”
The wax statue certainly symbolizes her prosperity as a performer on a worldwide scale. Other Bollywood on-screen characters who as of now have their wax figures in Madame Tussauds incorporate Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit Nene.
Deepika Padukone shared her excitement at getting a wax statue at Madame Tussauds in London. “As a little girl, I was a very curious kid, for me, a little girl, I was a very curious kid, for me, purpose is something that is very important. However, big or small, whatever I am doing in my life, purpose and why we do what we do is very important to me,” she said in a statement.
“After I got a call from Madame Tussauds, I thought what is the purpose of this, why are we doing this, or what is it that my fans will remember me for, remember my figure for, what is it that I would like to leave behind, and the cause of mental health is very close to my heart, it is something that I am extremely passionate about. I said that’s it, I would like for my fans when they see my figure I hope it reminds them of someone who did something for the cause of mental illness, who worked towards creating awareness and destigmatizing mental illness. I hope that it gives people a sense of upliftment and a sense of hope. I hope that message comes through,” the statement added.