In Dolly Ki Doli, Sonam Kapoor adorned 16 beautiful bridal outfits
It’s wedding season and it’s time for all the brides to go hunting for the perfect, beautiful wedding dress!
In the world of Bollywood, actresses have worn hundreds of bridal outfits – all beautifully adorned and designed.
So, perhaps you may want to get inspiration from some of these Bollywood divas?
DESIblitz hand picks some of the best wedding dress outfits from Bollywood.
These beautiful Bollywood bridal outfits will help you decide what you want to wear for your lavish wedding!
Alia Bhatt in 2 States
Alia Bhatt was a stunner in 2 States in her beautiful bridal attire.
Her overall look is tailored towards South Indian culture. Styled in Kanjeevaram silk sari, she grasped traditionalism.
But with simple jewellery and raspberry and orange-tinted colours, Alia maintained a modern look.
You too can pull off this look! Mix up two different shades and rock simple jewellery.
And don’t forget your classic mogra flowers in your updo.
Aishwarya Rai in Jodhaa Akbar
The Mughal era was known for its opulence. This is elegantly executed by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Rajasthani dresses.
Her outfits in Jodhaa Akbar were elaborate and rich in authentic textures, colours and style.
If you want to go for a this look, choose warm tones for your wedding outfit.
To complement the warm tone, wear an embroidered dupatta. Dazzling, heavy jewellery and subtle makeup will finish off the ensemble.
You can ease down on the amount of jewellery that you want to wear, for your comfort.
Kangana Ranaut in Tanu Weds Manu
Vivacious, ethnic yet bold! This green and silver outfit with red embroidery definitely set a standard for brides everywhere.
You can get inspiration from this outfit by finding a bold sharara with metallic silver embroidery.
With makeup that stood out and a sharp neckline, Kangana re-defined the Desi bride attire.
Go ahead and pull off this beautiful look! Be sure to pair an outfit like this with a similar shade of mojaris.
Sonam Kapoor in Dolly Ki Doli
In Dolly Ki Doli, Sonam Kapoor adorned 16 beautiful bridal outfits, but there are specifically three that caught the spotlight.
First, is her vivid red salwar kameez. This was paired with minimal jewellery, yet makeup that stood out.
If anything, this outfit would be perfect for a Punjabi wedding.
The next outfit is a mint green sharara with jacket blouse. She was adorned in pearl jewellery.
Finally, the off-white lehenga choli with a gold border and embroidery is breathtakingly elegant.
Try using either stronger or subtle makeup, depending on your outfit choice.
Anushka Sharma in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Anushka Sharma wore a traditional outfit in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, with modern finishing incorporated in gold, red and pink.
Heavily detailed with shimmering gold threadwork highlighted her long-sleeved choli. The lehenga had ethnic patterns and was a traditional red colour.
The sheer dupatta and large jhoomar will add a touch of gracefulness to the outfit.
Make-up artist Puneet Saini who created Anushka’s makeup look gives advice to all other brides out there. She says:
“Smokey eye doesn’t have to be black anymore. Play with different colour palettes and gradations within that until you find the one that feels right.”
Nargis Fakhri in Rockstar
Nargis appeared in a never seen before look in Rockstar. That is, with this vibrant red bridal outfit.
The outfit was inspired by Kashmiri cultural dresses.
Nargis was glammed up in velvet attire, Kashmiri-style jewellery and an embroidered tarang (Kashmiri bridal hat).
Go ahead and find an outfit that has velvet textures and mixed colours. Or simply stick to vintage red.
Kareena Kapoor Khan in 3 Idiots
In the iconic comedy, 3 Idiots, Kareena rocked an orange and magenta bridal lehenga and choli.
The varying layers, details and cut of the wedding dress are effective for any bride looking for an ethnic yet daring look. Choose a lehenga that has mixed block patterns with layers of embroidery.
And the matching choli should have reflective shades of your chosen colour.
Add a distinct tikka to your head, and a black eyeliner with nude lips, simply to break the monotone.
Katrina Kaif in Singh is King
Everybody was saying ‘Mashallah‘ after Katrina wore this A-line style bridal lehenga outfit in Singh is King.
Are you looking for a more Western-inspired outfit? Then go for a quirky lehnga, like this one.
Indeed, the colours of this beautiful bridal outfit blended exceptionally. Teal and traditional red, with a bejewelled lehenga skirt.
It might be tempting to adorn yourself with loads of jewellery. But, for a unique and simple outfit like this, stick to exquisite jewellery, not excessive.
Madhuri Dixit in Devdas
Playing Chandramukhi in Devdas, Madhuri adorned outfits that tethered back to the 1930s and 1940s.
These Indian outfits are a fit for you if you are looking for a really traditional ensemble.
All of Madhuri’s outfits, although not bridal are enchanting enough to provide the perfect vintage look.
The key to the perfect beautiful bridal look is heavy eyeliner, blush cheeks and gold as a staple colour from head to toe.
Rani Mukherjee in Baabul
Cascading in pure ethnicity, simplicity and beauty from head to toe!
Rani Mukherjee showed every bride that going for unusual dusky colours is a perfect option.
There are traditional Indian symbols all over the outfit.
And the colours blend together in a Rajasthani fusion which balances out the heavy jewellery.
Opt for a smokey eye like Rani, if you want to choose a wedding dress with similar colours.
These stunning outfits are bound to give you some inspiration for your wedding. Now, all you have to do is find the perfect one that suits you and take your creativity to the next level.
You can even mix and match styles! Live your wedding day as if it were a Bollywood movie! And get ready for your lavish wedding day with the perfect wedding dress!