Madame Tussauds Hosts Launch Of Latest Motu Patlu Comic Book


~Amaze your kids with the new series of Motu Patlu Comic~

New Delhi, November 14 2019: Madame Tussauds, the world’s most famous wax attraction, hosted the launch of India’s beloved cartoon character Motu Patlu’s comic book series, at the Delhi attraction here today.

Children from SMILE FOUNDATION unveiled the comic book alongside the figures of their favorite cartoon characters at the attraction. The book launch was followed by a brief comic-reading session for the enjoyment of the kids.

The comic book, is a special Madame Tussauds edition and chronicles the adventures of ‘Motu Patlu’ at the wax attraction. Earlier this year, Madame Tussauds had unveiled the figures of the most loved cartoon characters at their Delhi attraction located at the iconic Regal Building.

Motu and Patlu illustrate the imperishable bond between two friends living in an imaginary town. Both Motu & Patlu have a strong fan following with Kids and parents due to their clean and fun content that has led to many memorable adventures for the Duo. They are noted for getting into hilarious situations from which they manage to extricate themselves only through luck. The iconic characters, created by Mr. A.P Bajaj of the lotPot Group in 1969, now also a popular kids series on Television.

Over the last 50 years, the comic characters have won numerous accolades like the ‘Best Animated Character at BAF Awards’, Best Animated Character for 3 consecutive years at the Kids Choice awards and the Best Animated Characters at the Delhi CG awards.

Mr Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. Said, "Madame Tussauds Delhi is a fun entertainment destination for families. The Motu Patlu figures are very popular with children, which has made us want to offer something more to the fans. I’m sure kids will enjoy reading the adventures of Motu Patlu at Madame Tussauds Delhi. Also It was a delight to have the kids from smile foundation here for the launch of the comic series. We hope they had a memorable time."

Mr Santanu Mishra, Executive Trustee and Co-Founder, Smile Foundation said, "Smile believes that inculcating today’s morals to children, is one of the best ways to bring about civic driven change. Motu Patlu and their stories have a unique way of spreading messages of hope and persistence, and this gives their audience an exceptional format to learn. Thanks to Madame Tussauds, kids from Smile’s Mission Education School have been given the opportunity to visit and experience one of the most iconic attractions in Delhi and be part of this comic series launch."

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About Merlin Entertainments Plc

Merlin Entertainments plc is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 120 attractions, 18 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to 67 million guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its c.28,000 employees (peak season).

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About Smile Foundation:

Smile Foundation is a national level development organisation reaching out to more than 600,000 underprivileged children, youth and women directly every year through more than 250 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, youth employability, and women empowerment across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.

Website – www.smilefoundationindia.org

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