This year has been a great success for Preetisheel Singh, the award-winning make-up artist, hairdresser and prosthetist at the National Award. She started the year with the success of Sanjay Leela Bhansali Padmaavat, where she created the looks for Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. The film received rave reviews, and the media was particularly touched by Ranveer's stare on the evil ruler Alauddin Khilji.
And just as dust settled around this controversial epic drama, the touching and endearing looks of Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor, whom Preetisheel was organizing for the success of Umesh Shukla 102 not out.
But it's this month that the metamorphosis has gotten its eye on with Anubhav Sinha's ### Mulk; a take on Muslim patriotism in a Hindu majority India. The film not only made an indelible mark at the box office, but managed to effectively send a fabulous and strong message of equality and fraternity.
"This year has truly been a roller coaster ride for me – not only am I proud to have designed memorable looks for such great films, but I'm delighted that our filmmakers are finally putting a lot of value on makeup and prosthetics. Bollywood, "says Preetisheel." This is just the beginning. "
True that! This is definitely a good time for the profession! And the career of the talented woman is advancing at full speed with new projects as well. The Preetisheel repertoire includes movies such as Housefull 3, Mom, the Tamil movie 24, Brothers, Rangoon, Dried, Shivaay, Talwar, Next Door House, Haider, Ghayal Again, Find Fanny, Hawaizaada as well as the pre-Mughal historical epic Nanak Shah Fakir, for which she won the National Film Award for Best Makeup.
Coming up are more innovative looks than she designs …