6 Most Popular Hair Stylists in India: Their Salons & Celebrity Clients!

A hairstylist is a person who can completely transform our looks by just playing with our hair. Who are the most famous hairstylists in India? This question must have popped in your head. We answer that!

Since the last some decades, India saw a good lot of talented hairstylists who made their mark on international grounds as well. Checkout!

1 Jawed Habib

Javed Habib is a well known face among hairstylists in India.

Jawed Habib Akter belongs to a family of professional hairstylists.

He is one hairstylist who has taken his family profession to a different level altogether. The ace Indian hairstylist completed his studies in French Literature in Delhi and then opted to study abroad.

In London, he pursued a specialization in Hair Design from The Morris School, London. Interestingly, the hair color trend was started amongst youngsters in India by Jawed Habib.

The Limca book record holder for maximum haircuts in a day is now also the official hairstylists of all the contestants participating in the Femina Miss India Beauty Contest.

The uncrowned King among the popular hairstylists in India is also a brand ambassador of the famous hair care product brand Sunsilk. Javed has now commercialized his art in hairstyling by opening his beauty salons all across India.

A perfect blend of western and Indian styling is reflected in Jawed’s hairstyles.

2 Sapna Bhavnani

Sapna Bhavnani is also known for her tattoos apart from her profession of hair styling.

One of the most renowned hairstylists the fashion world has is Sapna Bhavnani.

Sapna has styled the celebrities from almost every sphere, be it movies, sports, politics or business.

Some of her famous client lists include Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Gauri Khan, Siddharth Mallya, Mandira Bedi and many more.

While pursuing her studies abroad she used to work as a waitress in a bar but later after completing the studies she showed her interest in hairstyling and decided to go for hairdressing as her profession.

As a hairdresser, she initially worked in a Salon named Juice and then gradually became a Bollywood hairstylist. And, after her business flourished, she came up with her first salon in Mumbai named Mad-o-Wot.

3 Sylvester Rodgers

Popularly recognized as Sylvie , was a Doctor before turning to a professional hair stylist.

Well known as Sylvie, Sylvester Rodgers is an Indian celebrity hairstylist. He left his job of a surgeon just to become a hairstylist.

Before taking up the hairstyling profession he was working in St. Luke’s hospital in London as a general surgeon. ‘I was the weirdest doctor who ever existed in that hospital as he had purple hairs‘, quips the celebrated Indian hairstylist.

Sylvie was brought up in Kolkata and completed his studies in Darjeeling. As a hairstylist, he initially started as a hairdresser in a salon and gradually opened his own salons at different places.

4 Adhuna Bhabani

In Lakshya movie , Adhuna akhtar gave a look alike hair style of Barkha Dutt to the heroine.

Adhuna Bhabani, the ex-wife of the famous Bollywood celebrity Farhan Akhtar, is another very famous Indian hairstylist. She started gaining interest in hairstyling at a very young age when she used to accompany her mother to the salon.

As a grownup, she decided to pursue her career in hairstyling and therefore opted to undergo a hairstyling course in a salon, Worthington Hair, in England. The acclaimed Indian hairstylist later opened her own salon named Juice in Mumbai, which was gradually named B-Blunt.

She started her career as a Bollywood hairstylist with the movie ‘Dil Chahta hai’ and made her niche in Bollywood with the unique and stylish looks she gave to each of the leads.

Later, she had also contributed as a hairstylist in movies like Lakhshya.

5 Aalim Hakim

Aalim Hakim finds the trust of popular bollywood celebs for a hair cut.

Aalim Hakim is another famous Indian hairstylist who has gained fame and made his stand in the film and fashion industry with his imagination and creative work.

Some of the most popular celebrities have got their hairstyling done from Aalim. These renowned clients include Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan, Sanjay Dutt, Deepika Padukone and many more.

He is a stylist who believes that a person should surrender himself to the stylist and trust him blindly. ‘This way the hairstylist will surely bring out the best in you !’, he adds.

6 Dilshad Pastakia

Dilshad Pastakia also happens to be the hair stylist of Shahrukh Khan.

Sharukh Khan’s new hairstylist and the one who challenges that no one else is allowed to touch Sharukh’s hair is ‘Dilshad Pastakia’.

She is so confident about her talent in styling that she confidently says Sharukh Khan loves to get styled only by her. Not only Sharukh but also many famous b-town actors have got their styling done from this expert hairstyling specialist.

Some of these famous celebs included in her client list are Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Neha Dhupia, Aishwarya Rai, Amrita Rao, and Kareena Kapoor.