‘Motu Patlu’ becomes first Indian animated character to join Madame Tussauds
MUMBAI: Nicktoons Motu Patlu, which are based on the popular Lotpot kids magazine characters, has become the first Indian animated character to have their wax statues at the world-renowned Madame Tussauds in Delhi. From Kids’ magazine to Nickelodeon to Madame Tussauds, the kid’s favourite awesome twosome is all set to get waxed today in Delhi.
The association between Lotpot & Nickelodeon has created a vibrant ecosystem around the Motu Patlu franchise that keeps growing in scale and reach by the day.
From being the leading character of the magazine of India to leading show across the kids category on television and digital; creating brand licensing opportunities across product categories, curating a great merchandising line, to taking the franchise to the silver screen Motu Patlu have strengthened their bond with kids across the country.
To mark the undying friendship of Motu Patlu and their comic capers on television. The show and the characters have not just won the hearts of kids in India, but also enjoy a huge fan following globally. The figure of the famous duo will delight children and adult fans across the country.
Expressing happiness on Motu Patlu’s latest feat, Viacom18 Head – Hindi Mass Entertainment and the Kids TV Network Nina Elavia Jaipuria said, “Motu Patlu since its television debut on Nickelodeon 7 years ago has gone on to be a global phenomenon, much loved and adored by kids. Taking the characters out of television screens into theatricals, consumer products, games have all added to the allure of the characters and helped forge an everlasting bond with kids.”
Lotpot Group Editor/Owner P.K Bajaj said, “It always feels very nice to see and experience the love and affection of people have for our characters Motu Patlu. We are happy now fans of Motu Patlu can meet and see their Hero’s in person.”
Lotpot publisher/owner Aman Baja added, “The figures have come out very nice they look so alive as if they will start talking. We cannot wait to see Kids reactions when the will see their HERO’S in person. Great Job was done by Merlin team.”
The Delhi Madame Tussauds showcases the wax statues of many Bollywood and International celebrities. Motu Patlu’s wax reedition is sure to be the most endearing addition to the elite celebrity club that includes names like Diljit Dosanjh, Shahid Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonu Nigam, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, David Beckham, Virat Kohli, and Michael Jackson amongst others.