November 22, 2013 11:52:29 AM IST By Rachana Sheth, Glamsham Editorial
Where stars are often seen unveiling their wax statues, it's interesting to see our Bollywood stars unleashing the wax effigies of any other great personality, who contributed immensely for their country. Well, our action king Sunny Deol did it by unveiling the wax statuette of the India's well-known martyr, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, who was a great freedom fighter and most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement, who sacrificed his life for the country.
SUNNY DEOL WITH SHAHID BHAGAT SINGH'S WAX STATUE DSC
While Sunny Deol gears up for his latest release SINGH SAAB THE GREAT, he made the kindest gesture of unveiling the wax statue of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, which will be kept n Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum, Lonavala!
To pay homage to our hero Shaheed Bhagat Singh came forward the entire cast of SINGH SAAB THE GREAT, Sunny Deol unveiling the spectacular piece or art created by the sculptor. Sunny Deol being his usual best was spotted donning a hat as he stood next to the statue offering his salute. Sonu Nigam who has given his soulful voice for the movie paid a tribute at the event. Anil Sharma, director, graced the event with the other star cast. Actor & Politician Tajinder Singh Tiwana made a rare appearance. Singer Ramji Gulati was seen sporting a 'I am Singh.' Leading lady Urvashi Rautela was too present.
Anil Sharma, Director of SINGH SAAB THE GREAT exclaimed, ''It is a proud moment for all of us, our film being associated for such a noble cause & we couldn't say a no to when approached by Punjabi Global Foundation. Sunil is a terrific sculptor making India one of the most talented places in the world. Shahid Bhagat Singh is our hero & his place will forever be etched in our hearts. Likewise Sunny Deol has done a fabulous job in Singh Saab & people will surely love him.''
Sunny Deol exclaimed, ''This was simply overwhelming & so satisfying. I am lucky to being chosen to unveil the statue. Sunil has done a fabulous job & so is the initiative of Punjabi Global Foundation commendable.''
Interestingly, Sunny Deol has been part of the film called 23rd March: SHAHEED, which depicted Bhagat Singh's life and activities, directed by Guddu Dhanoa. However, Sunny essayed the role of another revolutionary, Chandrashekhar Azad, who was a companion of Bhagat Singh in the freedom movement!