In the land of fish, coconuts and beautiful beaches, a legend of hairstylists was born. She was named “Maria” and was destined to make a difference in many lives. Her family shifted from Goa to Mumbai when she was only 6 years old, and she was exposed to the world of Bollywood. Everyday, she enjoyed making many new and spectacular hairstyles, for her family, neighbours and friends. Her parents soon realized that Maria possessed a special in-born gift, and encouraged her to follow her dreams. Young Maria could never have imagined what amazing things life had in store for her, when she took up her passion for hairstyling as a career, and stepped into the world of Bollywood in 1970.
She first displayed her amazing skills for hairstyling in the movie 'Dastak'(1970). She is famously known as the 'Diva Maker', and she made her hairstyling entry into Bollywood with debutante actress Rehana Sultana, who won a prestigious award for the same film. They also paired together in the movie 'Chetna' in the same year, which won appreciation from critics and audience, on a large scale.
She transformed many actresses from the 1970's and 80's into Bollywood Divas, like:
Maria got married and changed her name to Manju Sharma, but she is still famously known as Maria Sharma. She soon opened a beauty parlour, and named it after her daughter Rachana, very popularly known as 'Rachana's Beauty Parlour'.
As time progressed, Maria's list of famous celebrities increased, and many
more names were added, as follows:
She also enhanced the hairstyles of some international actresses, namely:
Maria has also worked with TV actresses, like:
She won many prestigious awards in appreciation of her hard-work and creativity in hairstyling, as follows:
She is one of the rarest and most talented hairstylists in the world, with the knack for creating hairstyles out of wigs. Her expert hairstyling work has provided extraordinary looks to over 100 actresses in the industry, and she has polished her skills at an international level, as well.
Maria is not just a great hairstylist, but is also a lady with a huge heart. She stands tall in the world of Bollywood for over 42 years, because of her extra-ordinary skills, passion and hard-work. She is famously known as 'The Diva Maker' in the industry.
The Tradition Bearer
Rachana Sharma inherited the expert skills directly from her mother. Since childhood, she developed an interest for beauty and hair. She observed her mother at work, and picked up the tricks and techniques. To polish these techniques further, Rachana acquired a degree from 'TONI AND GUY', a renowned British brand in high fashion and hairstyling. She also completed courses in hair, beauty and make up from L'Oreal and Shunji Matsuo, Singapore.
Rachana has been providing her skills to the beauty industry, for over 18 years. She has worked with renowned actors like Shahid Kapoor, Lisa Ray, Manisha Koirala, Neelam Kothari from Bollywood, and Mahadevan from the South.
Watch Rachana at work:
This amazing mother-daughter duo work together in their parlour. Rachana Sharma also goes for destination weddings with her team, to provide amazing hairstyling and make-up to the bridal party, for an occasion they will never forget. Throughout the year, Rachana offers her beauty and make-up skills in various sectors like events, which include dance shows and fashion shows, destination weddings during the wedding season, and her parlour that runs throughout the year. Rachana Sharma is efficiently taking her mother's tradition ahead.
Maria Sharma and Rachana Sharma would like to share their secrets with other professionals in the hair and beauty industry, in their beauty academy of gloss and scissors. They are looking for people who are already acquainted with knowledge about beauty and hair care, and have the passion and skill to make it big in the beauty world. Maria will teach courses of making various hairstyles, created from real hair and wigs, as well. Rachana will teach courses in advanced beauty and regular make-up, Bridal make-up. These exclusive training courses are available as 'Group sessions' and 'One-On-One sessions', as well.
Contact : 022-26362939/ 2965 for an appointment,
Or drop in to Rachana's Beauty Parlour, Andheri (West)
Maria and Rachna offer various services in their parlour which include:
Out of Parlour services
They take up events like dance and fashion shows, where they can show extreme creativity in hair and make up.
Maria Sharma has an experience of 42 years in bridal make-up and hairstyling. Rachna and Maria take up contracts of destination wedding in the wedding season, and go to the venue with their team, to transform the bride into a princess.
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