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. Facebook – Amit Thakur
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements: Chest: 40 inches, Waist: 28 inches, Biceps: 13 inches
Parents & Siblings
His mother’s name is Rani Thakur.
Hair Studio Address
Manemaniac Hair Studio, 4/43 Rafi Mansion 28th Road, Gurunanak Park, near Starbucks, Bandra West, W, Maharashtra 400052
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.
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. Vogue
He also played an important part in Katrina Kaif’s wedding looks in 2021.
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.
Apart from this, Amit is the founder of Mane Masters Hair Academy where he provides training to aspiring hair artists. 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.
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,
- Amit has a good bond with Katrina Kaif, and she fondly calls him Bhaiya (translation: brother). Instagram – Katrina Kaif
- Amit likes travelling and enjoys swimming in lakes.
- 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.”
- Amit follows a non-vegetarian diet, and also consumes alcoholic beverages.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and often shares his fitness regimen on social media.
- In one of Thakur’s Facebook posts, he was seen inhaling a vape at a public place.