Rishi Kapoor and Greg Cannom, Image courtesy: Twitter
Rishi Kapoor and Greg Cannom, Image courtesy: Twitter

Oscars 2019: Rishi Kapoor congratulates makeup artist Greg Cannom on his win

ANI | Updated: Feb 25, 2019 15:08 IST

Los Angeles [USA], Feb 25 (ANI): Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor congratulated makeup artist Greg Cannom for winning an Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards.
Cannom and his team won the award for their amazing hairstyling and makeup for ‘Vice’. It was his talented team behind the transformation of Christian Bale into former Vice President Dick Cheney in ‘Vice’, reported The Hollywood Reporter.
Following the announcement, Rishi took to his Twitter handle to congratulate Cannom. Rishi has previously worked with Cannom in ‘Kapoor & Sons’. Cannom was behind the transformation of the veteran actor in the film.
Sharing pictures from the sets of the film, Rishi tweeted, “Congratulations Greg Cannom for your fourth Oscar for the film Vice. You did Kapoor & Sons with me. Bravo!”
The 66-year-old actor then shared the his look from the film and revealed that the transformation took five hours daily.
He wrote in another tweet, “This was the transformation which took 5 hours daily. Cheers Greg Cannom from all of us. You are a genius!”


Neetu also shared the same pictures on her Instagram account and wrote, “Congratulations Greg cannom for your 4rth Oscar #kapoornsons.
Directed by Adam McKay, the Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ won the best makeup and hairstyling award.
This was Cannom's 10th nomination and fourth Oscar win. He previously took home Oscars for ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ and ‘Dracula’, reported The Hollywood Reporter.
In 2005, Cannom had received a Technical Achievement Award from the Academy for development of a specially modified silicone material used in makeup. (ANI)

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