Cherag Bambboat, a celebrity makeup artist that has dominated the Indian film & makeup industry for the past 18 years. He's India’s first make-up artist to have worked on Global Pop Icon, Lady Gaga. He's also the first Indian artist to have worked with Hollywood star Lauren Gottlieb. Being a celebrity makeup artist for the film industry Cherag has had the privilege of having worked with a long list of Bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Style Icon Rekha, Simi Garewal, Hrithik Roshan, Lady Gaga, Sanaya Irani, Dhami Drashti, Miss Universe Mariana Lalaguna, Sunny Leone, Shilpa Shetty, Shweta Bacchan, John Abraham, Urvashi Rautela, Ragini Khanna, Ram Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Sonu Sood, Tanushree Dutta, Rani Mukherjee, Jackie & Ayesha Shroff, Kiara Advani, Vaibhavi Merchant, Vidyut Jamval, Freddy Daruwala, Hezel Keech, Lauren Gottlieb, Saahil Khan, Lisa Haydon, Katrina Kaif, Carol Gracious, Richa Chaddha & many more. Cherag & his team at Magical Makeovers has worked on many movies & shows including Shootout at Wadala, Ragini MMS2, Dhoom 3, Force 2, Commando 2, Om Shanti Om, Slumdog Millionaire & lots more. On many occasions, Cherag has also been mentioned in famed newspapers like Times of India, Mumbai Mirror, Mid Day & on TV channels like Colors, Star TV, Zee TV, etc. He is the makeup maestro for iconic events such as Femina Miss India Grooming, Mr. India, Miss Diva with Sushmita Sen, Mumbai Police annual show, Leading Head artistry for India Beach Fashion Week, he is also the go-to makeup artist for top designers like, Manish Malhotra, Vikram Phadnis, Falguni Peacock & more. He also imparts his knowledge & special skills to students at N H Goel World Finishing School at Raipur as their Principal Head for grooming & artistry skills.
TEACHING & ACADEMY
Apart from teaching at his various academies in Mumbai, Cherag also does Makeup Tutorial videos & innumerable workshops to impart the knowledge & skills to anyone who chooses to benefit from it. Thus it is the aim of this academy to empower the girl child & women of today elevating them to a global platform of artistry.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
For all these efforts Cherag has a huge fan following & is the most sought after makeup artist by the elite in India & abroad. In recognition, he has been offered
a PAN INDIA status by the "council of aesthetics" & has been the winner & nominee for numerous awards.
Being a Makeup Guru & the most sought after artist in India for weddings & shows, Cherag has also had the pleasure of being the makeup artist for both the AMBANI weddings and has also been the head makeup artist for a MITTAL wedding. He has also done the makeup for both Sanaya Irani & Drashti Dhami individually on the most important day of their lives, their wedding day.
Inspiration in daily life:
Cherag believes that "Great creation comes from within", & in search of inspiration, one has to dive within & seek creativity. He also has a firm belief in Ralph Waldo Emerson's quote - "Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art." Cherag's work demonstrates the fact that he finds inspiration in his daily life which is what he tells his students to do too.