Tattoo Artist of the Country: India used to be the hub for great art and culture. From today to hundreds of years ago, there have been thousands of artworks that developed in India. In contrast to this, Tattoo is an art of perfection and it always portrays feelings and stories. Every single work of art conveys a message, a feeling, and many more. The realistic forms of tattoos are one of the widely demanded things these days.
With the growing demand for tattoos, the need for skilled tattoo artists is also increasing. So we have portrayed some of the individuals who have achieved a great experience and skills in tattooing. Either if it is hyper-realistic tattoos or intricate geometrical artwork, these individuals have transformed bodies into a living canvas with their extraordinary talent and skills.
|Top 10 Tattoo Artists of India | Latest in 2023
|1. Sunny Bhanushali
|2. Lokesh Verma
|3. Eric D’Souza
|4. Allan Gois
|5. Sameer Patange
|6. Manjeet Singh
|7. Archana Bhanushali
|8. Rachit Jadoun
|9. Jessie Verve
|10. Sakhi Panwar
Subsequently, from highly crowded metropolitan locations to hidden studios in remote corners of the country there are hundreds of artists. We have shortlisted some of the highly skilled and experienced tattoo artists who recognized themselves as the top level of doing art. As per sources, in the year 2023, these are the top ten tattoo artists who have the recognition of the best tattoo artists in India.
1. Sunny Bhanushali
|Aliens Tattoo Studio | Mumbai
Sunny Bhanushali is a renowned tattoo artist who prominently works on photo-realistic tattoo works. The Mumbai-based tattoo artist has made shortwaves in the art and talent culture. Sunny Bhanushali has already set some new trends in the tattoo world. As per Aliens Tattoos, Sunny Bhanushali mostly works on conceptual-based art. Bhanushali often works on Hindu mythological based artworks. “He is one of the best tattoo artists in the World,” says Aliens Tattoos. Moreover, the tattoo artist is the owner of Aliens Tattoos based in Mumbai. Sunny Bhanushali has worked for various celebrities including Virat Kohli and many others.
2. Lokesh Verma
|Founder of Heatwork Tattoo Festival | Owner of Devilz Tattoos Studio
The tattoo artist best known for making sound waves tattoos, Lokesh Verma has made a reputable position in the tattoo industry. The founder of the Heartwork Tattoo Festival, Lokesh Verma had worked for long as a tattoo artist to become one of the influential moguls. He was born and raised in the capital city of India. He was raised in Delhi, from where he started his tattooing journey. Subsequently, Verma has the position of being one of the first award-winning tattoo artists. As per Devilz Tattoos, “Lokesh Verma was one of the first people who started tattooing in India”. During his early journey as a tattoo artist, the profession was not that much prominent. Verma’s unique way of setting a trend as a tattoo artist and giving value to art and culture made him one of the most loved tattoo artists till now.
Initially, Verma has an MBA qualification but his interest was in tattooing, he also worked as a DJ for a Bar. One of the exceptional things about Lokesh Verma is, he is a self-taught tattoo artist. It proves he has gained the experience only because of his inner talent. Verma mainly works in art fields including photo-realistic tattoos and black and grey tattoos.
3. Eric D’Souza
|Owner of Iron Buzz Tattoo Studio
Eric D’Souza, the founder and owner of Iron Buzz currently running the tattoo studio with another amazing tattoo artist. Eric D’souza is the first Indian who won the International Award for being the best tattoo artist. D’souza has been working on various styles of tattoos, hyper-realistic tattoos, and fine-line tattoos. Eric has exceptional skills in fusing realistic and geometrical types of tattoos and making the most unique kind of tattoos yet discovered. As per Loofre, Eric is the co-founder of Iron Buzz, which was started in 2013. D’souza has lots of years of experience and amazing skills to turn a specific body part into a living canvas. The tattoo artist is currently residing in Mumbai.
4. Allan Gois
|Artist in Aliens Tattooz Studi
One of the youngest and most famous tattoo artists of India Allan Gois has set a new trend in the art and culture section of India. The artist is currently working for Aliens Tattoo Studio based in Mumbai. Allan Gois is an expert in creating hyper-realistic works. Gois is always known for creating a unique trend in the tattooing world. The youngest tattoo artist has gathered the attention of many celebrities because of his extraordinary tattoo-making talent. He also achieved various kinds of international awards as a tattoo artist. Because of all of this Allan Gois suited to be in the top list as a tattoo artist.
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5. Sameer Patange
|Founder of Kraayonz Tattoos
The owner and founder of Kraayonz Tattoos, Sameer Patange started his tattooing journey back when he was just 18. He gained popularity due to being featured on the BBC. Sameer Patange decided to become a tattoo artist when the Indian society used to call it a waste of time and money. Patange gathered some of reputable awards as a tattoo artist at a very young age. Sameer Patange is prominently known as a celebrity artist and has made tattoos of some well-known personalities like Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt, Kangana Ranaut, Salman Khan, and many others.
Initially, Sameer Patange learned tattoos on his own, he cultivated painting skills and sketching, following this Patange started to work on bodies. From some recent works of Sameer Patange, he made fascinating hyper-realistic imagery of Lord Krishna, a true work of a talented artist.
6. Manjeet Singh
|Guinness Books Record Holde
Manjeet Singh is not only an Indian tattoo artist but has also great impact as an international tattoo artist. Comparatively, Manjeet Singh ranks as one of the top ten artists of India, and globally his name is included in the top 100 list. He won the award for best portrait tattoo artist at India’s Second International Tattoo Convention. One of the extraordinary facts about Manjeet Singh is, he holds the Guinness Books Record. Manjeet Singh currently running Manjeet Tattooz studios in New Delhi.
Singh started their tattooing journey after completing 12th, and after that, he started painting and drawing. As per sources, Manjeet earlier worked as a poster artist for movies banner, following the process he cultivated talent in drawing and sketching. “Manjeet Singh says, Ram Kumar is his role model. The artist was also got influenced by tattoo artists like Victor Portugal.” as per Work Mob.
7. Archana Bhanushali
|Artist at Ace Tattooz and Art Studi
She is one of the best female tattoo artists in India and belongs from Mumbai. Archana Bhanushali is a degree holder in commercial arts, following this, she also made a big name in the Mumbai tattoo industry. As per Ace Tattooz, “Bhanushali mentioned Kat Von De as her idol. She was inspired by a TV show featuring a tattoo artist. Following the process she decided to become a tattoo artist. Initially, Bhanushali started tattooing as a hobby. Later on, she learned new skills after days of practice.”
From starting to till now, Bhanushali has worked for a long time in the tattoo industry in India. Archana Bhanushali gathered the attention of top celebrities because of her unique tattoo-creating magic. Archana Bhanushali usually customizes the artwork as per needs. She is a pioneer in making realistic artworks on human bodies, like making portraits on a living canvas.
8. Rachit Jadoun
|Founder of True Tattoo
Rachit Jadoun is one of the popular tattoo artists who belong to Uttar Pradesh, India. In recent times, Rachit Jadoun has made an influential name in the tattoo industry after gaining a reputation from Harvard. Rachit Jadoun is a world record for making hyper-realistic tattoos and sketches within an hour. As per Prabhat Khabar, Jadoun won the Harvard Records in the year 2022. After achieving the Harvard record, Rachit Jadoun rose into the limelight overnight. Rachit Jadaun made his name at Harvard as a tattoo artist, creating realistic sketches in the fastest time possible.
Rachit Jadoun was recognized as a celebrity tattoo artist as he made artwork for some well-known people. In addition, Rachit Jadoun tattooed celebrities like Priyam Garg, Nikhil Gangta, Paras Dogra, Rinku Singh, Javed Ali, and many others. “I also worked for Aliens Tattoos studios, but during covid period I had to leave the job. Later on, during the lockdown period, I decided to start my studio in Uttar Pradesh. As a result, I started my studio and named it True Tattooz.” said Rachit Jadoun in a conversation with us.
9. Jessie Verve
|Verve Tattoo Studio | Bangalur
“One of the renowned artists from the tech city of India” Jessie Verve an influential maestro. Jessie Verve presently working as a tattoo maker from Bangalore City. As per her story on Aliens Tattoos, she is fond of doing artwork with pure souls. However, she also mentioned “Doing my work as a tattoo is Meraki, which means to do something with soul” as per her story in Aliens Tattoo. Like most of the other tattoo artists, Jessie was also obsessed with making tattoos as a hobby.
In addition, her major changing point was when she attended a seminar on Aliens Tattoos. “Her conversation with Sunny Bhanushali was an eye opener for her,” says Jessie Verve, as per Aliens Tattoos. As per the latest sources, she is currently running her tattoo studio named ‘Verve Tattoo Studio” which she started years ago.
10. Sakhi Panwar
|Artist at Aliens Tattoo
“Making her way as one of the trending tattoo artists through fine artwork genre”. Accordingly, Sakshi Panwar is one of the best tattoo artists from India, currently, she is working for Aliens Tattoo Studios. As per her Instagram profile, she has perfect expertise in making fine art tattoos, which are often known as line and dot tattoos. Sakhi Panwar started her tattooing career initially after enrolling in the Aliens Tattoo School of Art. Later on, currently, she is working for the Tattoo Studio for a long time and has achieved great success in it.