Industrialist Shrinivas Gupta, celebrated house warming function of his new house in Koppal with his late wife Madhavi’s silicone wax statue. It was built inside their house with the help of architect Ranghannanavar. Artist Shreedhar Murthy took a year to prepare Madhavi's statue and Silicone was used for its durability. Photos from Gupta's house-warming ceremony went viral and have touched the hearts of netizens. Madhavi died in July 2017 in a car accident.