Makeup artist who won Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female Awards for Best Hair and Makeup Artist in 2009 and Vogue Best Make-up Artist Award in 2011.
She started off working as a hair stylist and opened her salon Visions by Ambika.
She was a judge on the Indian reality TV show Midukki. She has over 80,000 followers on her ambika_pillai Instagram account.
She was married to Surendra Nath from 1980 to 1988.
She and Blathnaid Murphy are both award-winning makeup artists.