There are a select few makeup artists who can use their skills to creatively transform the human face. Pakistani artist Shoaib Khan can proudly take his seat in this group.
The stylist created a stunning look by transforming himself into Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone and shared the look on Instagram on Sunday. He was inspired by the dazzling look of Padukone in Anju Modi’s designer outfits in the popular film Bajirao Mastani.
Looking unrecognisable as one of Pakistan’s leading makeup maestros, he was a mirror reflection of the Om Shanti Om actor. He paid a lengthy tribute to Padukone for having an impact on his life.
The tribute was as heartfelt as it could get. Khan said he was nervous before starting on the makeover and questioned whether he would be able to “do justice to her beauty… Until one fine night where I saw a video of her quoting this beautiful rather soulful line *To me, the body and soul are one*.”
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In this modern era of beauty apps and filtered images there is always that one person who stands out tall and create their own aura with an astounding and prominent features that reflect in their personality. In my personal journey of becoming a makeup artist I have seen a lot of ups and downs the society pressure and not to miss out the ^what ifs^ , in such journeys you always look out for finding inspirations , something that pushes you , makes you keep going forward something that keeps you inspired. In my journey I have made a lot of mentors. I have been blessed enough to meet them and be inspired by them. But there is this one person whom I have never met but she has left a prominent impact over my mind and my souls and that person is Deepika Padukone. Before I started creating this makeover I was nervous and iam someone who is usually not nervous rather over confident with what I do since I believe in myself so much. I was nervous over the fact that would I be able to pull this off? Would I be able to do justice to her beauty? I researched more and more every night looking deep into her numerous looks and still couldn’t gather the kind of confidence that was required to pull this off until one fine night where I saw a video of her quoting this beautiful rather soulful line *To me, the body and soul are one* It was at this moment that I realised that this is exactly what I need to do in order to bring out the perfect makeover. I really really hope that I have done justice to this beauty with brains in my most recent and most thoughtful make over. This ones for you my queen of Bollywood I hope this reaches you and delights you. Thank you for making me a better person without even meeting me , that is the kind of impact you have on your fans ! @deepikapadukone photography @glamstudio.photography #deepikapadukone #deepika #deepikapadukonefan #deepikaranveer #gabrielgeorgiou #sandhyashekar #shoaibkhan #shoaibkhanmua #mua #pakistanimakeupartist #pakistanimakeup #artist #makeuplover #makeupaddict #transformation #makeuptransformation #bollywood #bollywoodactresses #deewanimastani #bajiraomastani #mastanibai #beautiful #beauty
He hoped of having done justice to “this beauty with brains”. “This one’s for you my queen of Bollywood I hope this reaches you and delights you.” His followers soon began tagging Padukone on the post in an effort to get it across to her.
The makeup artist has wowed thousands with his epic transformations of celebrities. He has taken on makeovers such as the queen of melody, late Malika-e-Tarannum or Noor Jehan, as Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker.