Madame Tussauds Istanbul, the renowned wax museum with a 250-year history, has added Tuba Buyukustun, a celebrated name in the world of cinema and television. Madame Tussauds Istanbul houses over 70 figures from various fields such as art, sports, and science. Responding to the visitors’ demands, Madame Tussauds Istanbul includes popular celebrities from Turkey in its collection. As of April 15, attraction will now feature the beloved actress Buyukustun, allowing her fans to pose with her stunning wax figure up close.
The design process of creating the figure commenced with meticulous measurement-taking, followed by advanced techniques such as scan technology and 360-degree photography using 96 cameras. A skilled team of professional studio artists from Madame Tussauds in London and Istanbul collaborated to bring the figure to life. Finally, the celebrated actress herself made a visit to the Madame Tussauds studio in London to oversee and complete the final touches of the figure.
Tuba Buyukustun, who met with the guests at the launch, couldn't hide her delight when she saw the wax figure. The stunning actress has gained international recognition for her outstanding performances in various productions and has also established herself as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, actively participating in social projects. Her extensive fan base is a testament to her popularity beyond the borders of her home country.
For the launch of Tûba Büyüküstün's wax figure, Madame Tussauds will donate 100.000 TL to UNICEF for children affected by the earthquake from the sales of Madame Tussauds tickets, Madame Tussauds Istanbul contributed to the charity movement that healed the wounds of the earthquake through UNICEF Turkey Goodwill Ambassador Tûba Büyüküstün. Collaborating to achieve this functionality, guests will be able to donate for earthquake-affected children with tickets purchased from the UNICEF aid ticket option on the Madame Tussauds Istanbul website.