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Different Looks of an Indian Bride: Epitome of Elegance and Royalty!

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What is a one thing that comes to your mind when you see an Indian bride? Let us help you in deciding. Indian bride looks more of a heavenly thing or say she is a goddess of beauty on her big day. We all know India is known for its multi ethnicity, different cultures, religions and languages. Be it any culture of India, Indian bride is always an eye catcher! Different customs has their unique style of dressing when it comes to giving a girl her bride look. Let us explore the variety in Indian culture and look at the different types of brides that the country has.

BENGALI BRIDE

A Bengali bride is more of a goddess and commonly clad in bright red saree. The saree can be of similar hues but most brides chose a Banarsi or say silk red sarees for the occasion. The blouse sleeves of Bengali sarees are different attraction, they have puffed sleeve pattern. They drape their sarees in traditional Bengali way. The head is tied with a white traditional Styrofoam tiara like thing. They use red and white dotted, hand painted sandalwood paste bindis on their forehead.  They use “Altar” a red dye on their palms and feet.

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PUNJABI BRIDE

A Punjabi bride looks royal in the attire of her wedding. She wears a red or similar hue lehenga. Punjabi brides wear big necklaces, also called “Ranihaar” on wedding day. The Punjabi brides had their infamous “choora bangles” which are red and white in colour, the bangles have to be worn by them for many days after their marriage as given in their customs. The Bollywood movies have great role in highlighting the role of “kaleeres” they are long, chained in bangles and has a custom that the bride showers them on unmarried girls and on whomsoever they fall, she might get married early in future. Biba suits online at low price.

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MAHARASHTRIAN BRIDE

The Maharashtrian bride or say Marathi bride drapes a saree in a traditional Marathi style. The saree is called “Nauvari”. The saree is bright in colour usually in two shades, with bright golden borders. The bride has unusual nose pin, they have traditional “nathni” which is half moon shape nose pin usually of gold. They use different head gear, traditionally it is called “mudavalya” in Marathi. It is white in colour made up of petals, flowers and pearls which is tied on head by a string attached to it.

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KASHMIRI BRIDE

The kashmiri bridal outfits are pieces of some great traditional embroidery work. Kashmiri brides wear long kameez suits with “Ari” embroidery on borders and on sleeves. The outfit generally referred as “pheran” in Kashmir. They have a different head gears which is called “tarang”.  A white cloth turban is tied on head called Zoojh. A dupatta is also used to cover the head of bride. Kashmiri brides wear their traditional jewellery including a unique jewellery called” dejharoo” which is worn on ear lobes. Anarkali suits for women online at low price.

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TAMIL BRIDE

A Tamilian bride looks like goddess of wealth and prosperity as she is decorated with gold jewellery all over the body. They wear two, three necklaces at least of different lengths. Gold has special significance in south Indian marriages. The very famous Kanjeevaram sarees are worn by the brides. The sarees are bright in colours like pink, purple hues. The hair of bride is often in braided form with the traditional “jadai nagam” which depicts a cobra which symbolises fertility in Tamil culture. The head is decorated with “Nethi” and a maangtika which also made of gold. The waist is tied with traditional “oddiyanam”

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KERALA BRIDE

Kerala bride is draped in white saree which have golden borders in it. These white sarees are called “kasavu” in Malayalam culture. They give you a vibe of elegance with lots of white colour used in their jewellery as well. Their hairs are ornamented with gold, flowers like jasmine and Rajnigandha flowers. They use a floral touch in their style. A kerala or say Malayali bride is an epitome of soberness.

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ASSAMESE BRIDE

The Assamese brides do not go with heavy jewelleries; they go low even when it comes to outfit. Their bridal outfit is very sober saree which is gifted by groom’s mother as per the customs. The saree traditionally called “mekhla chadar”. This is usually in white colour and has golden yellow border in it. The maang teeka, jewellery worn on head is of utmost importance when it comes to Assamese weddings.

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So the list does not stop here, in a country like India the ethnicity  goes hand in hand with the clothes as well. Be it for brides or not.  But the different bride looks description might have amazed you! What diversity in clothing!

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Glam Onn 2019 Calendar launched among much fanfare…!!!

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Parimal Modelling Academy  launched its Glam Onn 2019 Calendar on Wednesday night at Moonshine cafe & Bar, Andheri and all we can say is that we are impressed. The glamorous calendar, that was launched has photographs by ace photographer Amit Khanna who has clicked a total of 38 artists. Celebrities such as Shakti Arora, Neha Saxena, Chetna Pande, Mrunal Jain, Giaa Manek and Ankit Bhatia have been featured.

Talking about the concept of the celeb calendar, Amit says, “The calendar is called “Glam-Onn”. It depicts glamour in all walks of life. It’s all about being comfortable the way you are yet being glamorous. Each shot is different from the other as glamour does not bind itself to any one image. The umbrella is huge hence we have twelve totally different images.”

The launch was a classy one as well with celebs such as Smilie Suri, Amit Khanna , Shweta Rohira, Fizah Khan, Giaa Manek, Mrunal Jain, Gulshan Nain, Parimal Mehta, Simran Kaur Mundi, Khalid Siddiqui, Tarun Khurana, Parichay Sharma, Riya Subodh, Chetna Pande, Rohit K. Verma, Ankit Bathla and Nibedita Pal.

“It is a proud moment for me, to see my students and models being part of Glam Onn, alongside actors and supermodels. This collaboration with Amit, is only the start of something bigger and better for the Academy,” Parimal Mehhta says.

This is the 4th Year Amit has come up with his unique calendar.

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TV Actor Rohan Mehra hosts event at Kompanero flagship store

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Kompanero, a leather accessory brand, recently collaborated with the ‘Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ fame TV Actor Rohan Mehra. The collaboration aimed at presenting the brand in front of a younger audience as the brand is focusing on tapping millennials by introducing products to cater to the younger customers who are  choosing natural sustainable brands.

Rohan curated a special collection of his top picks for easy travel! Many other celebrities, showed up to view the collection, like Kanchi Singh, Helly Shah, Tanya Sharma, Mouli Ganguly, Mazhar Sayyed, Sanchit Sharma, Pradeep (Celebrity Trainer), Rocky Jaiswal, Ramji Gulati. 

Indranath Sengupta, CEO-Kompanero, expressed, “Rohan was a great choice to host an event at our flagship store in Bandra. He has a huge millennial fan base, while not losing sight of the Kompanero’s regular target customer base. His presence brought a unique appeal to our vintage bags and young energy to the timeless designs. We were absolutely delighted to see people’s response to our collection, as it validated our plans to be a step in the right direction.”

All in all, Rohan hosted this super evening with fun drinks, food, and some amazing Kompanero designs! 

About KOMPANERO: 

KOMPANERO’ is a premium leather accessories brand with a distinctive weathered look, vintage appeal, and contemporary designs inspired by the concept ‘Leather Being a Timeless Companion’.

 

The brand simultaneously launched in India, Australia, and UK markets in the year 2014. Since then Kompanero has grown rapidly with 27 stores across India and a very strong distribution network in Australia [250 stores] and the UK [100 stores].

 

The brand has a presence in Japan, Korea & Canada as well.

 

The unique vintage and distressed Kompanero look are available only with Kompanero and no other brand has been able to replicate it so far. Thus, it has been able to create a loyal community of users who swear by our brand and any customers who want this look, flock to our stores.

 

Kompanero is also available online on www.kompanero.in 

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Hemwant Tiwari has created history

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When it comes to making films, it is all about passion and the art of storytelling. Hemwant Tiwari, a young actor/director from Gurgaon is making the folks in film industry sit up and notice his work. And here is why? Hemwant is the first person in the world to have acted, written and directed a black and white one-shot feature film titled as LOMAD which means fox. From the idea to final execution, it took him more than two years. He says, “with every breath he inhales hope.”
Rehearsals and reading with the whole team took him almost 6 months. It was an experience which is beyond words.
Ask him how he has managed to achieve this feat and he says, “when you have to do it, you have to do it. Period. Be fearless”
The film is in the final stages of post-production and soon he will be in talking terms with various production houses for the release of the film.

Further, the filmmaker has acted with Hollywood stars Eric Roberts and Natasha Henstridge in the international TV series Medinah. The actor says that, while working on this project, he was excited to see a heartwarming example of “diversity”. He is also one of the few actors to bag the role of a protagonist in an international TV show.

Hemwant, who is originally from Bihar acted in a short film – Zindagi Bahut Khoobsurat Hai, which was screened at the Court Metrage, the short film corner of the 66th edition of Cannes Film Festival, in 2013.
I feel my work was appreciated at Cannes because the film delved around realistic content. He said
Also, his short film as an actor “Panaah” was very well received by the critics and the audiences. He has also directed and acted in a short film called “Salaam”.

Future plans for Hemwant include finding his own path and creating his own space. He says, “I am here to be part of films that touch people’s sensibilities and connect with them. Hard work and perseverance is the key. I would love to play all the roles in Bollywood as an actor and I want to do everything from masala, dance, entertainment, thriller, romance and biopics as well,” he said. “Every role excites me as I really enjoy the process of working on my character.”

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