8 Most Amazing Non-Traditional Wedding Day Ideas For Modern Indian Couples


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8 Most Amazing Non-Traditional Wedding Day Ideas For Modern Indian Couples

Every Indian marriage starts and ends on the same note, with 4Bs- Band, baaja, baraat and bride. While many young couples are happy with this traditional setting, there are some couples who wish to give their wedding, a new twist. They try doing something non-traditional on their big day to make it different and memorable, but lack of ideas comes in their way.

Well, worry not as we have some hatke wedding ideas that you must use to make your special day even more special.

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#1. Ditch Car/Ghodi

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And go and get your bride on the bike. Even better, make your wedding entrance with your to-be better half on the bike, just like actress Gul Panag and her groom, Rishi Attari. Not only this will add an oomph factor to your wedding, but will give your guests something to remember forever. You can also use other rides like this couple who arrived in an Indian cycle-rickshaw.

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#2. Have a Hollywood/Bollywood wedding theme

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Instead of going in for a colour theme, bring in the cinematic effect for your wedding. There might be some Bollywood, Hollywood or any other regional movies which you two love. So just, go out there and plan the décor, wedding trousseau, and food falling on the lines of of your favourite movie to suit your wedding theme. To add more fun factor, you can even select a dress code according to your theme and ask your guests to follow them if possible. Take a cue from classics like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Tanu Weds Manu, Monsoon Wedding, Harry Potter, Shrek, 27 Dresses, Bridesmaids, Pakeezah, etc. the choices are many.

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#3. Make your signature drink

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And let everyone get a taste of it. Yes! Instead of serving regular hard drinks, why not come up with your own unique drink?

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It will not only be a fun experience for you to come out with your signature drink, but will also leave guests surprised and amazed. So, do not hesitate and give it a shot!

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#4. Instead of bride and groom dance...

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Go for son-mother-in-law and daughter-father-in-law dance first. Weddings usually have 'bride and groom dance' or groom/bride family dancing together. But, making the bride and groom dance with their in-laws will definitely be a treat to watch.

#5. Go to the grooms place

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Instead of asking the groom’s family to come with a baraat, why not let the bride visit her in-laws with her family and friends. Remember, the scene where dulhan Katrina Kaif goes to her dulhe raja Imran Khan’s place to get married in the movie Mere Brother Ki Dulhan? Well, that is what you can try at your wedding too.

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After all, why should boys have all the fun! This will definitely will the most amazing way to celebrate your new beginning. These lines from the movie, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, would go apt with the situation, hoye aajkal di kudiyan di ki koi limit na, ghodi chadh ke aayi vekho attitude ki maa.

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#6. Wear a veil

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Image Courtesy: Nishika Lulla (Instagram)

Rather than covering your head just with the bridal duppatta during your wedding, arrive in with a ghoonghat. And, let your groom lift the veil once you reach the stage and then go for your varmala ceremony. Sounds romantic, doesn't it? If you are wondering on what type of veil to go with, then take a hint from designer Nishka Lulla, who wore a beautiful pink veil on her wedding and looked absolutely stunning.

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Want to know how she looked on her wedding day, check this out: The Fairytale Wedding Video Of Celebrity Fashion Designer Nishka Lulla And Dhruv Mehra

#6. Have a pre-wedding photo shoot with your whole family

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Yes, why only go for pre-wedding photo shoot with your partner, when you can go with yours and his entire family too! Get clicked with your family members and in-laws as well, in some fun and beautiful locations. Not only they will be happy with your gesture, but you will love this whole feeling.

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#7. Opt for live streaming

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And let your friends and relatives sitting miles away, who could not be at your wedding for some or the other reason, be a part of your big day. After all, this is one occasion that should be shared with all your loved ones no matter how near or far they are.

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#8. Give personal touch to your wedding

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By doing some DIY projects like mandap decoration, varmala, invites or wedding favours. If you are a creative person, then you will love giving a personal touch to your wedding.

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So, what are you waiting for? Pick some of these non-traditional ideas and make your wedding celebration an affair to remember for everyone.

Cover Image Courtesy: Faizan Patel Photography (left) , Dream Weavers Photography (right)
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