With assured strokes of the comb, make-up artist and transwoman Ojas Rajani has not solely sculpted the faces of numerous nationwide and worldwide actors but additionally a dynamic profession for herself. Just lately, the acclaimed artist was in Chennai’s Palladium Mall to conduct a one-day make-up workshop.
The workshop was divided into two halves, Bridal and Glam, the place Ojas walked the viewers via two distinct types of software. All through the workshop, Ojas provided suggestions relating to make-up, and anecdotes from her storied, 27-year-long profession.
Ojas began off as a Chartered Accountant at her father’s agency however longed to do one thing totally different. She then travelled to the US and labored in direction of a profession within the line of magnificence. She says she then acquired the prospect to work within the in style TV present Baywatch in 1989 , in addition to with celebrities similar to Britney Spears and Mariah Carey. Working within the US gave her the arrogance to precise herself authentically. .
Her profession in Bollywood started with actress Urmila Matondkar, and her film Rangeela in 1995. Since then, she has labored in a number of Indian movies together with Tamil favourites like Sivaji in 2007 and Denims in 1998 .
Ojas loves make-up for the immediate pleasure that it may give somebody. “Particularly making a bride’s day, on the day, is the very best factor, ” she says. In 2010, Enthiran was one in all her favorite films to work on, due to the inventive freedom she acquired.
“As an artist, when somebody offers you the inventive leeway to do what you need, you all the time attempt to give it your finest,” says Ojas. The artist cites her mother and father as her greatest supporters, and feels their love and blessings in the whole lot she does.