Monday, February 13, 2012

Lonavala Wax Museum

Lonavala Wax Museum displays the wax works of sculptor artist Sunil Kandaloor. It is built on the lines of the Madame Tussauds museum London and the Paris wax museum. It is located at Lonavala (60 kms from Pune) at the start of the Lonavala Karla road. He has already established a similar museum in Kanyakumari. The museum displays wax statues of several famous personalities like Anna Hazare, Mahatma Gandhi,Babasaheb Ambedkar,Ch.Shivaji Maharaj,Swami Vivekananda,Kapil Dev,Sri Sri Ravishankar,Sai Baba,Ma Amrutanandamayi,Jackie Shroff,MS Subalakshmi,A R Rehman,Michael Jackson,Saddam Hussain,Hitler etc.
Some of the statues have a almost perfect likeness to their original counterparts and are difficult to distinguish apart.

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Photographs: Abhijit Rajadhyaksha (except the ones credited).