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Amit Thakur

Amit Thakur is an Indian celebrity hair artist. He is known for styling various Bollywood celebrities including Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, and Janhvi Kapoor.

Wiki/Biography

Amit Thakur was born on Saturday, 26 October 1991 (age 31 years; as of 2022) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He was born and raised in Mumbai. He did his schooling at St. Xavier’s High School in Mumbai. Amit then graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication & Mass Media from R. D. National & W. A. Science College in Mumbai. In 2011, he got professional training in hairstyling from L’Oreal Professionnel India. [1]Facebook – Amit Thakur

A childhood picture of Amit Thakur with his mother

A childhood picture of Amit Thakur with his mother

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements: Chest: 40 inches, Waist: 28 inches, Biceps: 13 inches

Amit Thakur's image

Family

Parents & Siblings

His mother’s name is Rani Thakur.

Amit Thakur with his mother

Amit Thakur with his mother

Hair Studio Address

Manemaniac Hair Studio, 4/43 Rafi Mansion 28th Road, Gurunanak Park, near Starbucks, Bandra West, W, Maharashtra 400052

Career

At the age of 20, Amit spent a lot of time at her cousin’s salon and that’s where he got inspired to become a hairstylist. Amit Thakur’s first breakthrough was when he styled Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi’s hair; he styled her hair for public events including magazine photoshoots and film promotions. Amit was 21 years old when he bagged his first opportunity to showcase his talent at a fashion week. [2]Femina Later, Amit Thakur went on to become one of the most popular hairstylists in India, and he showcased his hairstyling skills at various performances, brand endorsements, and events such as IIFA, Filmfare, and Stardust Awards. His work has been featured in many popular magazines including Vogue India, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Vogue Italia, and Femina. [3]Vogue

Shraddha Kapoor styled by Amit Thakur on Femina magazine December 2017 edition

Shraddha Kapoor styled by Amit Thakur on Femina magazine December 2017 edition

In 2018, he styled Deepika Padukone‘s looks for the film Padmavat. Amit styled Katrina Kaif during the promotions of Hindi films Bharat (2019) and Sooryavanshi (2021).

Amit Thakur and Katrina Kaif on the sets of the film Bharat (2019)

Amit Thakur and Katrina Kaif on the sets of the film Bharat (2019)

He also played an important part in Katrina Kaif’s wedding looks in 2021.

Katrina Kaif during her wedding function; hair styled by Amit Thakur

Katrina Kaif during her wedding function; hair styled by Amit Thakur

In 2018, he also styled Ananya Pandey for the ONLY India campaign. The celebrity hair artist has worked with many Bollywood celebrities including Alia Bhatt, Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma, and Shraddha Kapoor.

Amit Thakur styling Shraddha Kapoor for Lakme India

Amit Thakur styling Shraddha Kapoor for Lakme India

Apart from this, Amit is the founder of Mane Masters Hair Academy where he provides training to aspiring hair artists. [4]Instagram – Mane Masters Hair Academy He has a salon named Manemaniac Hair Studio in Mumbai, which he co-founded with Amit Yashwant, who is also a hairstylist.

Controversy

Deepika Padukone’s 2017 Drug Chat 

In 2017, Amit Thakur was mentioned in one of Deepika Padukone‘s leaked chats, regarding drugs, with her manager Karishma Prakash. During a telephonic conversation initiated by a reporter, Amit initially confirmed it was him, but on being asked if he was associated with Deepika Padukone’s chat, he denied it and said,

It is a wrong number, I don’t know which Amit you are talking about. You are talking to the wrong person.’ [5]YouTube – Republic World

Amit Thakur mentioned in a private conversation

Amit Thakur mentioned in a private conversation

Facts/Trivia

  • During an interview, while talking about his childhood interests, Amit said,

    I was little, I was always painting, sketching and singing much like an artist. I was inclined towards the creative field and everything I do, I do it with a lot of passion and love.”

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