Kavita Koparkar

About Kavita

Inspite of being a meritorious student all through-out school and college days, Kavita decided to pursue a completely different profession. After getting professionally trained under the guidance of Mr. Vikram Gaikwad and from some of best institutes in the world, she started working as a professional make-up artist at the very tender age of 18. After working on numerous film, fashion and other assignments Kavita decided to choose Bridal Makeup and Hair Styling as her niche. Now, she owns an exclusive ‘Bridal Makeup Studio’ under her own brand name – ‘Kavita Koparkar’, and also runs a Makeup and Hairstyling academy.

Professional training:

  • Advance makeup training under Mr. Vikram Gaikwad, the eminent make-up artist in Bollywood.
  • Advance make-up course at Cinema Makeup school - Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA
  • Advance hair cutting and styling course at Tony & Guy, Singapore
  • Godlman Sacs sponsored –Management course for Women Entrepreneurs – Won the Best Business Plan award

Professional highlights:

  • Bridal Make-up
    • More than 2500 bridal makeups till date
  • Short films / Documentaries
    • ‘Shaala’ – Directed by Kranti Kanade,
    • ‘Kalaakar’ – Directed by Tejas Deuskar
    • ‘Rajkumari’ – Directed by Victoria Harwood – This documentary won the Satyajit Ray Award at the Asten Film Festival
  • Other contributions
    • In 2009, conducted 9 workshops of personal makeup and hair styling organized by daily ‘Sakaal’ in Pune city. Around 700-800 ladies attended each of these workshops
    • In 2013, channel ‘Star Pravah’, presented 6 episodes of a program – ‘Sundar Me Honaar’. Kavita was the beauty expert for these shows and demonstrated the exclusive makeovers
    • Written numerous articles in the leading newspapers, magazines and periodicals
    • Has been a judge at various competitions of makeup, hairstyling, saree draping, mehendi etc
  • Received the Stree Shakti Award 2016 for her commendable work in the field of Makeup & Hairstyling

Education:

  • MA Economics - First class with Distinction, Pune University
  • BA Economics - First class with Distinction, Pune University
  • 12th - HSC(Arts) - 8th rank in the Maharashtra State Board
  • 10th - SSC - 90.66%