Amit Thakur is an Indian celebrity hair artist. He is famous for styling various Bollywood celebrities including Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, and Jahnvi Kapoor.
Amit Thakur was born on Saturday, 26 October 1991 (age 31; as of 2022) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He was born and raised in Mumbai. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication & Mass Media.
A childhood picture of Amit Thakur with his mother
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
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about his family and siblings.
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
Amit Thakur’s first Bollywood break was with Huma Qureshi; when he was a complete fresher. 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. Amit Thakur’s work is highly appreciated and earned him immense popularity through cinema, editorial, performances, brand endorsements, and some of India’s biggest red carpet moments such as IIFA, Filmfare, and Stardust Awards. His work has also been featured in editorial covers for Vogue India, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Vogue Italia, and Femina.
Shraddha Kapoor styled by Amit Thakur on Femina magazine December 2017 edition
In 2018, he styled Deepika Padukone‘s iconic movie looks for the film Padmavat. Amit has styled Katrina Kaif during the promotions of Hindi films ‘Sooryavanshi’ and ‘Bharat.’
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
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
Apart from this, Amit is the founder of Mane Masters Hair Academy where he provides training to aspiring hair artists. 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 and said,
It is a wrong number, I don’t know which Amit you are talking about. You are talking to the wrong person.’
Amit Thakur being mentioned in a private conversation regarding drugs by Deepika Padukone and Karishma Prakash
- When Amit was young, he spent a lot of time at her cousin’s salon and that’s where he got inspired to become a hairstylist.
- Amit has a good bond with Katrina kaif and she fondly calls him Bhaiya (translation: brother).
- During Janhvi Kapoor‘s appearance on Koffee with Karan Season 7, she held her hair in a bunch to get comfortable on the couch. During an interview, while talking about this, hair stylist Amit Thakur said that his heart sank when she did it as he styled them. He further joked and said,
I wanted to kill her.”