Diljit Dosanjh Becomes The First Turbaned Sikh To Be Honoured At Madame Tussauds

Maanyata Thu |Mar 07, 2019

Diljit Dosanjh is very excited to be honoured with a statue at the prestigious wax museum in London.

Diljit Dosanjh
Diljit Dosanjh (source: Deccanchronicle)

Diljit Dosanjh will become the first turbaned Sikh to be honoured with one statue at the prestigious wax museum in London. During a recent interview, the 35-year-old actor was on the cloud nine when talking about his pride to be featured at Madame Tussauds.

He expressed,

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The actor stated that when he had received a call from Madame Tussauds informing that they would like to do one wax statue of him, he was so surprised and thrilled.

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Diljit shared that the only Sikh who had been featured at Madame Tussauds was Milkha Singh ji, but his statue didn’t have him donning one turban so he would be the first turbaned Sardar to be honoured at the prestigious wax museum, Madame Tussauds.

Source: NDTV

However, the date for installation of the statue had to be put back and the actor explained,

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When asked about how he felt when his roles were restricted since he could only play Sadar roles, the actor said that for him this was not a restriction and he considered himself a lucky actor because he was the first turbaned Sikh actor to play leading roles in Hindi movies. In fact, Diljit Dosanjh has found popularity in Indian showbiz with his versatile roles in films such as Phillauri, Soorma and Udta Punjab.

Diljit Dosanjh is having lots of fun shooting the upcoming movie named Good News with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. Talking about working with Akshay for the first time, the 35-year-old actor expressed,

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