This Week on our Dossier, we have Sumit Israni of Geetanjali Salons


Geetanjali Salon, since it’s inception 28 years ago has been offering unmatched expertise in Hair, Beauty and Make up. With close to 50 outlets today in Delhi NCR growing salon chains in India today. Geetanjali salon, from being a 10-artists team, became a chain of salons with more than 1​5​00 artist and professionals.

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The first Geetanjali salon was opened in Green Park Market, South Delhi with the aim of serving the best services not only in hair and beauty but also in bridal make-up and other professional needs, the brand is a name to reckon with. Led by Celebrity Hairstylist and Technical Director Sumit Israni, Geetanjali Salon is one of the fastest growing salon chains in India today. Competitively priced to cater to the varied customers whose footfall is increasing, the salon has made a mark not only in the business industry but also has become a household name.

A brief on Sumit Israni
In a salon industry that has evolved rapidly, a passion for hairdressing and a flair for business has become ever more crucial.
Sumit Israni, Creative Director and proud owner of Geetanjali Salon, is the perfect embodiment of the dualistic nature of the Art of Hairdressing. Geetanjali Salons, a known entity in the salon industry has entered its 27th year as the foremost beauty and style destination in Delhi and at the helm is Sumit Israni.1437982070_IMG_600
Having rapidly achieved notoriety for his creative yet fast cuts, artistic coloring techniques, his knowledge for education has also led him to conduct masterclasses for cut and color across the country and has gained him ardent followers as well as great respect. Sumit is a favorite of many Bollywood stars and fashion fraternity such as Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Lisa Haydon, Huma Qureshi et al and many eminent personalities including the glorious First Lady of the United States- Hilary Clinton and Michelle Obama. Sumit Israni is also the proud recipient of VOGUE Best Hairstylist of the Year 2015.

What has been your experience in the salon industry?

​It has been a phenomenal journey personally speaking, having witnessed the industry evsumit israni (2)olve over the last few decades , one can say that we are all part of the fastest growing sectors in India today. We are growing twice as fast as US and European markets. . Beauty and wellness sector reports project the size of Indian market to nearly double to Rs 80,370 cr by 2017-18 from Rs 41,224 cr in 2012-13.  Personally speaking, it has been an extremely gratifying experience working with many clients and celebrities and putting a smile on their face! Also, I feel extremely proud of the fact that we have helped many individuals find and hone their talent and make a great living in Hairdressing and all related fields.

Your views on the Indian Salon Industry, the current scenario.

​​The industry is growing exponentially ​ due to the ​increased​ demand for high-quality salon services, increasing disposable income among the middle class, and media exposure to international brands. This results in more attention to detail to ones ​personal maintenance.ashok vihar- luxury

​Its an exciting yet challenging phase as clients expectations are at an all time high and there is no room to falter. Technically speaking as well, we need to keep reinventing the wheel to be in sync with changing trends and upgrade our skills and knowledge day after day. ​

Any International Expansion Plans?

​Yes. We are looking at a few markets Internationally as well however would like to disclose when we finalize the same.  ​

What are the prominent services currently introduced at Geetanjali Salons?

​ We have recently added the Loreal ‘Smart Bond’ ​, Luxe Pedicures by ‘CUCCIO’ and Nails Dipping System and many new bright eccentric hair colors  to our portolio… The name of the game is dynamism and constantly reinventing the wheel!

Your vision for Geetanjali Salons.

​My endeavor is to make Geetanjali Salon a household name for Salon services and expand our reach to serve as many clients as we can. Our lookout is to constantly provide value to clients and be a one stop trusted destination for their grooming needs and makeovers! ​

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