The Palestinian singer, Mahboub Al-Arab, “Mohammed Assaf” has joined the list of celebrities who have become a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Dubai.
In exceptional and astonishing moments, Mohammed met for the first time with the wax figure he represents in a special official ceremony held in partnership with Madame Tussauds and “Ain Dubai”.
He also had the honor of being the first celebrity to set foot inside One of the 48 luxury cabins of “Ain Dubai”; The largest and highest viewing wheel in the world, which is more than 250 meters high in the sky, It is located next to Madame Tussauds Dubai.
His touching story and his journey to stardom were embodied in his autobiographical film “Ya Teir Al Tayer” in 2015 directed by director Hani Abu Asaad.
Muhammad Jaber Abdul Rahman Assaf was born on September 1, 1989 in Misurata, Libya. The young boy, who did not exceed the age of one hand, grew up under harsh living conditions inside the overcrowded Khan Yunis refugee camp in the Gaza Strip.
Assaf has never forgotten his roots, but has invested his success vigorously to achieve good and peace and also as a means to raise awareness of the Palestinian cause. His continued hard work and commitment to his country were greatly appreciated. In 2013, he was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNRWA), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, and the Palestinian government appointed him as an ambassador for art and culture.
With great happiness, Muhammad Assaf commented on the amazing wax sculpture that he represents, saying: “Today is a very special day, as I finally got to unveil my wax figure at Madame Tussauds Dubai’s most attractive destination in the world. I am very pleased to have my model present at this destination along with international and local VIPs. I was fascinated by how similar the anthropomorphic is to me, and as such, I look forward to everyone visiting Madame Tussauds Dubai soon to see it.”
A striking resemblance between star Mohammed Assaf and the lifelike wax figure in the finest detail, a great deal of effort was put into designing this amazing wax figure by Madame Tussauds’ master sculptors who traveled to Dubai before starting work again in London, documenting 500 From the most accurate measurements, they spent 3 months designing and sculpting this wax sculpture with great skill, and meticulously creating real hair strands, strand by strand.