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A wedding album is more than just a collection of photos. It’s a heart-warming reminder of your journey from being a girl to being a woman, from just being a daughter to being a daughter-in-law and the best of all, the reminder of how you embarked upon the journey of being someone’s soulmate.
Make sure that your wedding album captures all of it, of course with some hatke tadka too! Take a look at some of the photos of these real-life brides and how they jazzed up their pre-wedding functions with some unexpected twists.
World’s biggest two truths: Joey does not share his food and neither do you. If the only thing you’re most excited about at your own wedding is the exquisite and expansive range of delicious food that will be served to the guests, this click is something you should definitely give a shot at. Just imagine, you dressed up in your gorgeous bridal ensemble, decked with striking jewellery, laying on a high-end couch and, wait for it - gorging on a delicious piece of chicken tangdi kebab! Divine, right? If just the thought of it brings a smile to your face, you know what you need to do next.
Can you imagine the world without the existence of these famous cartoon pets - ‘Pluto’, ‘Scooby Doo’, ‘Snoopy’ and ‘Goofy’? Well, we can’t either. If you are an ardent animal lover and can’t even think of leading your life without your pet who has been more than a best friend, this click is certainly for you. Take the next step in your relationship with your pet as your bridesmaid or your best man. Create an immortal memory with your pets by your side. And if you fancy some spice in the click, why not give your pet a piece of the garment matching yours. Would make for an amazing click, hai na?
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If you’re one of those brides who would do anything but follow the conventional and traditional wedding festivities route, this one is for you. Give a funny and edgy twist to your pre-wedding festivities by asking your brother and cousin brothers to turn into your bridesmaids. Yes, you read that right. Ask the men to match up their desi munda turned bridesmaids look and set your wedding rituals on fire. We bet this unconventional fusion of bridesmaids would definitely remain one of your most favourite and memorable clicks when you would look back at it later. Ready to bring forth you’re a game?
Now, this one might take you off guard, so be prepared! Well, we have all had some of the most serious conversations and moments turned into a laughter fest, courtesy our siblings and friends. Seems, something similar is happening here too. The bride, sitting comfortably in her palanquin can be seen enjoying a light moment with her besties/sisters. Take a cue from this heart-warming click and pose for a similar one at your own wedding. Just remember to remind your bestie to come up with something really, really hilarious to crack you up while crying during your vidaai! Who said vidaai could not be fun!
The sibling bond can’t be forgotten so easily and rightly so. From running away from parents’ scoldings, hiding mark sheets together to talking about crushes late at night; the things you enjoy with your sibling never gets erased from the memory. And while you move on with your soulmate towards the next, more magical and dreamy phase of your life; it is important not to forget those who made your childhood special and bearable in the first place. Cherish the phase where you are looking back at those good, old memories at the same time stepping into an equally endearing phase of your life. Good to have the best of both worlds by your side!
This adorable click is dedicated to the friend who was there with you through all your thick and thins. Remember the time how she shared your sob story when you had your first pimple? How was she the only one who was there to comfort you when you had your first heartbreak? The bestie who was your sole confidant when you had your first crush and the BFF who was the first one you informed about the wedding. It’s time to celebrate and give an ode to the many years of friendship which gave you some of the best days of life. Cherish the friendship and celebrate the bond with a similar click like this.
One of the most hyped and probably the most fun part of the pre-wedding festivities is the haldi function. The famous festivity that has time and again been showcased in various Hindi movies, is the time for the entire family to come together, shrug off the tiredness and indulge in some creative fun. Get clicked with your sibling during this stress buster wedding festivity that is also a mark of new beginnings and happiness. Make your day memorable with some playful clicks while being applied haldi with your near and dear ones.
What’s a pre-wedding photo shoot without some full of life photos and crazy poses, right? Whether your brother reminds you of your silly ex right before you’re ready to walk down the aisle, whether a friend shares some naughty joke with you under your veil or whether your siblings make you re-create some of the most iconic movie posters of all times; a beaming, fun photoshoot is all you need to celebrate the occasion. Just like this bride here who was caught up and clicked in a Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron moment. Pulled by her siblings and cousins from one side and by her soulmate on the other, this picture makes up for an adorable click. Don’t you think?
If there’s one thing that Bollywood has taught us, it has to be the importance of “Maa” in our lives. And while you gear up to embark onto this new journey in your life, don’t forget to pay an ode to the two ladies who made this alliance happen. First, your mother, who gave birth to you and second, your mother-in-law who gave birth to the man who would soon become your lifelong companion. This overwhelming click will be more than just a snapshot and will always remind you of the values and traditions you brought from your home and the love and care you received from your new home. A cocktail of an emotional and enjoyable moment, this picture will remain etched in your memory, forever!
If there’s anything more lethal and sexy than Angelina Jolie’s thigh-high slit and pose at the Oscars, it has to be your bridesmaid brigade. Salute the spirit of your besties and your siblings who were there to ensure you got everything you needed even before you asked for it ever since they were assigned the task of being your bridesmaid, with this free-spirited click.
Well, all you brides out there, which pose will you click pictures in? Do let us in the comments section below!