Iconic toons Motu Patlu, who have been entertaining kids for decades now through LOTPOT Magazine and for several years now on India’s leading kids entertainment franchise Nickelodeon too, are all set to create history. The duo is set to be the first Indian animated characters to have their wax statues at the world renowned Madame Tussauds in Delhi. From Kids’ magazine to Nickelodeon to Madame Tussauds, the kids’ favourite awesome twosome is all set to get waxed on 4th June, 2019, in Delhi.
The association between Lotpot and 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 the 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.
Nina Elavia Jaipuria, Head – Hindi Mass Entertainment and the Kids TV Network at Viacom18, said, Motu Patlu, since its television debut on Nickelodeon seven 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.”
P.K Bajaj – Editor / Owner of Lotpot Group “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 heroes in person.”
Aman Baja – Publisher-owner of Lotpot, said, “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 they see their heroes in person. Great Job done by the Merlin team.”
Anish Mehta CEO, Cosmos-Maya, and Producer of the series, said, “At Cosmos-Maya we feel privileged to have had the honour to create the show based on the iconic characters Motu and Patlu in a contemporary format, taking further the legacy of the brand created by Lotpot along with Team Nickelodeon. That the show has been entertaining kids for years now is a shining testimony to its appeal that cuts across generations. And now, being featured at Madame Tussauds is the latest in its repertoire of distinguished honours!”
The Delhi Madame Tussauds showcases the wax statues of many Bollywood and International celebrities. Motu Patlu’s wax reedition is sure to be an 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.