10 Bollywood Mehndi Designs Perfect For Your Wedding

Finally, the much awaited wedding season is here. If you’re a bride-to-be or your best friend or your sister is getting married this season, you would definitely feel the excitement running high with all the shopping, decorations, and most importantly the upcoming sangeet or mehndi ceremony. This ceremony which includes application of Mehndi or henna on the hands and legs of the bride, marks the beginning of her journey as a married woman.

One of the most popular forms of mehndi design in India is the Arabic Mehndi design which includes a variety of subtle as well as bold variations of the common Mehndi design. Another equally popular design is the dulhan mehndi design which is delightfully intricate and draws up a beautiful narration which fits well with the overall wedding landscape.

A lot of what we see trending is either determined or inspired by films or our celebrities. Their influence has seeped into every small and big details of the big fat Indian wedding be it the bridal lehenga, accessories, makeup and more. Interestingly we are also seeing their influence on Mehendi. Brides -to-be are seen emulating the same Bollywood Mehndi designs as their favourite celebrities be it on their wedding day or in the films.

If you are looking for some unique Mehndi patterns for your sangeet, check out these Bollywood Mehndi designs below:

1. Arabic Mehndi Design

Arabic Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

As mentioned above the Arabic designs are very intricate and beautiful and can include a lot of designs from floral to peacocks patterns. If you want to have a simple yet gorgeous design then this one is for you.

2. Traditional Floral Mehndi Design

Traditional - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

This design is a traditional Indian pattern and involves mehendi design drawn all over the palm to the elbow. Typical traditional floral ( bhel) patterns with smaller motifs and animal sketches are spread around. An absolute delight for the eyes.

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3. Dulha-Dulhan Mehndi Design

Dulha Dulhan - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

Another popular design for mehndi is the ‘dulha-dulhan’ pattern. The elaborate design consists of vivid depiction of the bride and groom. The groom’s name is cleverly hidden within the mehndi design and is entrusted with the task of finding it!

4. Gujrati Mehndi Design

Gujarati Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

One of the trending designs this season is the Gujarati pattern of mehndi. The delicate design of keri and floral pattern looks amazing for a typical bridal look.

5. Sun Mehndi Design

Sun Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

Circular patterns or the ‘sun’ mehndi design is also gaining a lot of popularity among the celebs this wedding season. The pattern covers the whole of the palm and the finger tips in mehndi.

6. Contemporary Mehndi Design

Contemporary Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

This mehndi design is one of the contemporary patterns, involving symmetry, floral patterns and net ( jaal) design on the front and back of the hand. The intricate detailing promises that the limelight will on the bride ( and her hands) on her wedding day.

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7. Black Mehndi Design

Black Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

Black mehndi is popular on the east part of the world and works really well in combination with Arabic Mehndi – highlighting every bit of detail.

8. Glitter/ Beads Mehndi Design

Glitter / Beads Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

If you want to try out something fancy, you can use different Mehendi colors – a combination of lighter and darker colours to give a shaded effect. Team it with glitter, stones and beads for a completely different and colorful look!!

9. Floral Black Mehndi Design For The Feet

Floral Foot Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

Popularly the floral designs or the circular designs are big this season along with black Mehendi.

10. Specific Mehndi Designs – Bhajubhand, Wrist

Bajubhand Mehndi - Bollywood Mehndi Designs

Why only on the hands and feet?? Well, as long as you can use your creativity, you can get the mehndi designs anywhere on your body like the shoulder, back, waist among others. So, this wedding season experiment and show off the mehndi designs you’ve got like these celebrities.

Tell us what you like and share with us if you have any suggestions by leaving a comment below.

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