Cory Wallia

Makeup Artist

  • Makeup guru Cory Wallia has done makeup for generations of Bollywood divas – from Hema Malini to Aishwarya Rai and Sonam Kapoor.
  • He designed the entire look of Priyanka Chopra-starrer film Fashion, including 11 full-length fashion shows.
  • He has 31 years of experience in the makeup industry and has trained acclaimed makeup artists Anil Chinappa, Mehera Kolah, Salim Sayyed and Lekha Gupta.

The businessman-turned-makeup artist Cory Wallia, 61, began his career in makeup in 1989 after a three-week holiday makeup course in the UK. He got into it purely for the love of it, for the love with which his mother and two sisters dressed and for the love of transforming ordinary people into glamorous divas. In his 31-year-long career, he has worked with Bollywood A-listers, supermodels, designers, Miss India contestants and for fashion shows and television commercials.