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Ambika Pillai

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Nationality  Indian
Children  Kavitha

Occupation  Make-up Artist
Ethnicity  Keraliate
Name  Ambika Pillai
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Parent(s)  Gopinath PillaiSantha Pillai
Spouse  Surendra Nath (m. 1980–1988)

Born  11 November 1953 (age 66), Thiruvananthapuram


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Ambika Pillai is a hairstylist and makeup artist in the fashion industry from Kollam, Kerala, India. Her work regularly appears in advertising campaigns, catwalk shows, fashion films, and editorials.


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Personal life

Ambika was born to a cashew exporter Gopinath Pillai & Santha Gopinath Pillai in Kollam, Kerala. She had a luxurious childhood, living in a bungalow by the backwaters of Kollam. She was married to Surenda Nath on 1980 at the age of 17 and moved to Calcutta to have a settled married life but things did not turn out the way she had desired and had to be satisfied with taking forward her life in a tiny one bed room apartment. They have one daughter, Kavitha. Later she married Rakesh (aka Rocky) in 1993 but due to his heavy drinking & gambling she left him. Her three sisters, Gopika, Renuka and Devika were trained by her and are also into hair and skin makeover. She lives in New Delhi but frequently travels to Kochi.


She started her career as a hair stylist and moved on to Make-up. When Ambika started her first salon it was called Visions by Ambika. She later decided to develop it as a brand. At present Ambika Pillai is a brand by itself.

Television shows as a Judge

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  • Midukki (Mazhavil Manorama)
  • Malayali Veetamma (Flowers TV)
  • References

    Ambika Pillai Wikipedia