London: Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the UK, filled with many colors observed another development between the two, with David Cameron’s communiqué on Thursday to open the world famous max museum: Madame Tussauds for Bollywood stars in New Delhi as the UK-India Year of culture 2017 venture which would be held to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Indian Independence. this cultural celebration of the history of the two nations would also see top institutions in UK partner with Indian counterparts.
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The Madam Tussauds Museum showcases the wax statue of many superlative Indian personalities as well from different fields, especially there has been a recent trend of showcasing Bollywood celebrities based on the popularity votes. such as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh khan and many more.
This cultural tie of Indian Independence would be about the celebration of the history of the two cultures in a series of events, not just strengthening economic ties but also between the two nations but at the same time would be getting the benefit to display British creativity on global stage.
Cameron said: “The great partnership between India and the UK extends beyond economic ties to the boards of The Bard and the beaches of Bollywood. We have some of the best cultural exports in the world – and it’s about time we celebrated this, together.”
all resolute to invest 50 million pounds over 10 years across Indian cities.the progenitors of Madame Tussauds, Meril, plans to roll out other treasured ventures in the UK such as Sea Life aquariums and Legoland Discovery Centres.
Not just the British Library will be digitising 200,000 pages of their south Asian archives along with this Two of the most iconic British texts will tour India as part of the programme. The British Library will showcase Shakespeare’s First Folio – the first collected edition of the Bard’s plays – and the 1225 edition of the Magna Carta.
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“Two centuries of Indian print will be part of a major programme to make the wealth of Indian printed books held by the British Library dating from 1714 to 1914 accessible to anyone around the globe,” he said.
With some items on Loan from British Museum, one of the top-notch museum in Mumbai -the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya, will be telling the story of Indian civilisation in the context of the world.
Let us see how this collaboration with the festive inception boosts the tourism between the two nations, the UK has an eye to beguile Indian tourists, as the first of 2015 itself saw a record-breaking 400,000 visits to the United Kingdom, with an estimated expense of 199 million pounds during their stays.