From shaping our bucket list adventures to setting up and immortalising developments, Bollywood is extra than just films— it is a dream. With superstars being idolised and imitated (often blindly) by followers, the Hindi movie industry’s impression on Indian society is plain. There’s a thing about the soul of this variety of cinema that will make a human being imagine in satisfied endings. As a self-accredited Bollywood superfan— my brain is 80% film dialogues, a Spain road excursion with my two best pals is my dream vacation and Kalki Koechlin’s Udaipur wedding day in Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani is the only way I want to get married. Practically nothing beats a blockbuster Bollywood shaadi, now does it? If you far too find your self dreaming about the photograph-ideal wedding, here’s how you can recreate it IRL:
1. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Cocktail, Haldi, Mehendi, Sangeet and Pheras— the entire schbang! Plan your wedding festivities to healthy the 20-25th December time frame and book your venue at the Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur that is surrounded by the picturesque Lake Pichola for an genuine YJHD wedding ceremony encounter.
2. Baar Baar Dekho
Give your typical mehendi ceremony a boho twist! An outdoor established-up on a farmhouse garden festooned with lively colored drapes, ribbons, swings and glass bottles hanging from trees is guaranteed to transportation you ideal into the Nachde Ne Saare new music video clip. Consider a leaf out of Diya Kapoor’s (played by Katrina Kaif) modern day-bride stylebook— decide whimsical florals, ditch the dupatta and opt for oxidised jewellery that includes mirror and thread operate above the conventional kundan jewellery. Emotion additional adventurous? Hire a snow equipment like Vinod Kapoor (performed by Ram Kapoor) and shock your friends.
3. 2 States
There’s a little something so heartwarming about a classic temple wedding day. Get inspiration from Ananya (played by Alia Bhatt) and Krish’s (performed by Arjun Kapoor) South-Indian ceremony and get married at the Mahabalipuram Shore Temple in Tamil Nadu. When it comes to your outfit, choose the handloom route by opting for a pink Benarasi lehenga and accessorise it with Kundan jhumkas, a kamarbandh, a maang tikka, a kasu choker necklace and gajra in your hair.
4. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Wedding ceremony dates overlapping with a significant competition like Holi? Consist of the celebration in your festivities and have a blast with your mates and family members. The sequence is shot on the stunning lawns of Castle Mandawa, Rajasthan which is made to search like Lucknow in the movie. To recreate Alizeh (played by Anushka Sharma) and Ali’s (played by Fawad Khan) wedding ceremony, pick a heritage lodge or rent a haveli where the bride and groom’s guests can keep collectively, have blended features and make memories of a life time.
5. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Laila (performed by Katrina Kaif) and Arjun’s (played by Hrithik Roshan) intimate white wedding is straight out of a fairytale. Shot in Alibaug, the location functions lush greenery, a shallow pond, a swing, spectacular floral arrangements, drapes, ribbons and an overall rustic allure. Select a muted pastel color palette for the decor and outfits, bring out the bubbly champagne, buy an ivory white tiered cake, light up some sparklers and don’t forget about to take some adorable couple pics in the drinking water (surrounded by a huge floral heart, of training course).
Aisha has not one but two weddings you can take inspo from. The film begins out with Aisha’s (performed by Sonam Kapoor) Massi’s marriage on the lawns of a luxury resort. The wedding sequence follows a color plan of white and lavender not just for the decor but also as component of the gown code for the guests. Comprehensive with a dance flooring, substantial spherical visitor tables and loads of orchids—we like the exquisite attraction of the ceremony. Follow their footsteps and choose a color palette of your liking for your wedding— if you are fond of the purplish hues, we suggest opting for Pretty Peri, the Pantone colour of the yr 2022.
Want to keep items traditional and uncomplicated? Steer in the direction of a white, gold and purple colour palette as observed all through Aarti (played by Lisa Haydon) and Dhruv’s (played by Arunoday Singh) marriage set to Gal Mitthi Mitthi. Cue the dhol and dance along with your lady gang dressed in conventional Kasavu saris.