Sapna Bhavnani – Rebel Hairstylist

Sapna Bhavnani - Rebel Hairstylist

Sapna Bhavnani is a Mumbai born celebrity hair stylist who prefers to live life loud and on her own terms. She owns two Mad-O-Wat salons in Mumbai; one in Bandra and the other in Andheri. The salons are known for their funky interior styling and attracts the top A-lister celebrities like Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif,  Bipasha Basu, , Hrithik Roshan, John Abraham , Gauri Khan, Dino Morea and Mandira Bedi along with cricketers Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Rohit Sharma.

This Sindhi girl’s father was a restaurant owner who died when Sapna was just 18 years old. After his death, she had to lead a difficult life along with her two siblings and widowed mother. It was when she was pursuing her graduation in Mumbai that she got the opportunity to go to Chicago, USA to a business administration school, thanks to one of her aunts.

Sapna Bhavnani – Wild Child

Sapna Bhavnani - Wild Child

In USA, she discovered her knack for cutting hair and soon she had clients for her hairstyling services. She became a party girl, did drugs, waited tables at an Italian restaurant and even did fashion designing and one day, pop star Janet Jackson noticed the funky jacket Sapna was wearing and wanted it for her music video. This was Sapna’s ticket to the high life and soon she was renting her designs to rock stars.

Sapna Bhavnani – Fun At Work

Sapna Bhavnani - Fun At Work

All the high life petered out when she got married to her boy friend back in India. Unfortunately, the marriage was short lived and soon she was working at a hair styling salon, till tired of it all, she opened her own salon whose funky and eccentric styling became the talk of the town.

Sapna Bhavnani – At the launch of Mad O Wot

Sapna Bhavnani - At the launch of Mad O Wot

Sapna’a restless soul has led her through two unsuccessful marriages, a double management degree, motorbiking up to Ladakh, turning into a producer, director, writer, actor, photographer and even DJ. In 2006 she did a cameo in the Bollywood film Pyaar Ke Side Effects and in 2008 she played the character of Nina in another film Ugly Aur Pagli. She has published a book “Style-o-wot” and was the producer and star of a Mumbai Indie band’s music video as well the music video for Airport’s “Raat,” which was her boyfriend who is a singer-songwriter, Arijit Dutta’s first musical venture.

Sapna Bhavnani – Girl With A Cause

Sapna Bhavnani - Girl With A Cause


This tech-savvy lady keeps in touch via facebook, her “Bombay Ki Raan” blog, twitter account and her interesting and mad Mad O Wot website.