Madame Tussauds Hosts Launch Of Latest Motu Patlu Comic Book
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. P. K Bajaj, Editor and Owner of Lotpot Group said, “On our 50th year anniversary, we are pleased to present MOTU PATLU – Comic book. Our first issue is in association with Madam Tussauds’ and will be available from their merchandise counter. We at Lotpot are dedicated to provide quality content and enhanced experience for our audience kids and reciprocate their love for Motu Patlu.”
Mr. Aman Bajaj, Publisher and Owner Lotpot Group, said, “This year is our Golden Jubilee celebration and also today on Children’s Day. We couldn’t have thought of a better gift for kids from LOTPOT. We are sure our endeavor of – MOTU PATLU Comic would also get all the love and support from kids all across. This issue is with Madam Tussauds & will be sold from their facility as of now, soon it will be available on all major e-commerce sites. We are planning more issue with exiting stories and character in coming months.”
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.”
The comic book will be available for purchase at Madame Tussauds Delhi.
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