Meet your neighbour Mrs Usha Shah, resident of Manav Mandir Road who has mastered the Mehendi design art with experience of over 40 years.
She has worked all over the world for her mehendi assignments where the Indian community is prominent except Russia, China and Japan. Usha Shah was born in Alirajpur in Madhya Pradesh and did her studies in Dhar. Since childhood she wanted to do something special and was passionate about mehendi art. She got married to Kamal Shah and came to Malabar Hill. Her parents and later her in-laws always encouraged her to pursue her passion. She started getting recognition for her designs and soon became famous for Mehendi art.
She is regularly invited to the Caribbean Islands and St. Martins by the Indian community and has worked in USA, Australia, Europe, Africa and Middle East on clients requests for Mehendi design. In India she has done Mehendi assignments at many weddings of renowned families – Birla’s, Ambani’s, Agarwal’s (Vedanta) in Italy just to name a few. Among the bollywood – Kapoor’s, Kajol, Raveena Tandon, Bipasha Basu and many others. She remembers how
excited Hollywood actress Demi Moore was when she drew Mehendi design for her. As an artist she said drawing Mehendi alongwith MF Hussian during his son’s wedding was her greatest experience .
Ushaben is a perfect inspiration for what you can achieve if you follow your passion and work hard towards it consistently. To know more about her surf her website www.mehendiart.com or call 9821121221.