Da Makeup Lab: The best place to grow old with… literally

Led by National Award-winning character designer Preetisheel Singh D’souza and her partner-husband Mark D’souza, the state-of-the-art hair, makeup and prosthetic studio Da Makeup Lab (DML) is located at Versova, Mumbai. When it comes to makeup and prosthetics, many of the top filmmakers in Bollywood have relied upon her artistic work and character designs.

DML has provided its services for some of the who’s who in the film industry, including superhit movies such as Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, Housefull 4, Chhichhore, 102 Not Out, Gangubai Kathiawadi and Pushpa: The Rise. The studio is now working on the sequel to Pushpa as well as the upcoming Shah Rukh Khan film Jawan.

Through an exclusive pictorial feature in Metanewsy, below we take a look at some of the brilliant look transformations created by DML to make the young look believably old.


An ensemble cast in the National-Award-winning Chhichhore

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Mom 

Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor in 102 Not Out

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in and as Thackeray

Ranbir Kapoor in an advertisement

Nagarjuna in a promo of Telugu Bigg Boss

Vikram’s multiple look transformations in Cobra

John Abraham in the film Romeo Akbar Walter (RAW)

Madhuri Dixit in an advertisement

Akshay Kumar in an advertisement

Vivek Oberoi in the film PM Narendra Modi

Divya Agarwal in the web series Cartel

Rahul Ravindran in the film Shyam Singha Roy

Rishi Kapoor in Mulk

Sai Pallavi in the movie Shyam Singha Roy

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