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Deepika Padukone unveils her Statue of Purpose at Madame Tussauds

March 15th, 2019 | by vBollywood Author
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Bollywood’s leading lady Deepika Padukone is presently in London to unveil her prestigious Statue of Purpose at Madame Tussauds. The actress who has been an active voice in creating awareness about mental health has dedicated the Statue to her initiative, hence it is named as Statue of Purpose.

Madame Tussauds is set to unveil Deepika’s wax statue, the actress dedicated her statue to her foundation and believes as she stands for her foundation, her statue too will communicate the same. The actress does not consider statue as a vanity as assures it stands for a purpose just like her.

Sharing her thoughts, Deepika Padukone said, “As a little girl, I was a very curious kid, for me, the 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. 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.”

Deepika Padukone is a global phenomenon and is invariably the most versatile and reliable actress of the Indian Film industry.

Deepika Padukone is presently gearing up for her first production venture which will have her essaying the role of an acid attack victim. The actress believes the story needs to be told and has bankrolled her maiden production to put forth a strong, brave, courageous and independent female character.

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