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The Big Fat Indian weddings are known for its magnificent celebrations, opulence in decor, clothes, food, music, and jewelry being the most important factor. Jewelry was and always will be the highlight of any Indian wedding. Months before the D day, the bride-to-be, starts planning her dresses and jewelry to go with it, and while all the research on the latest trends in bridal wear is on, it is very hard not to stumble upon the question of what our famous Bollywood divas wore on their wedding day.

So, all soon-to-be brides if you have finalized your Wedding trousseau and are still pondering over the perfect jewelry pieces that you can adorn on your wedding day, take a cue from your favorite Bollywood divas. Of course, you have ample of reel-life Bollywood brides to have a look at, but here our Bollywood actresses looked equally stunning at their real-life wedding.

So, take a look at the top 10 Bollywood Jewelry moments and get inspired by their style. Just add a dash of your own personality along with their style statements, to get a perfect look for the most important event of your life.


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The most talked about event of 2015 was Bollywood’s heartthrob Shahid Kapoor’s wedding to Mira Rajput. Their wedding ensembles were also looked upon excitedly. Mira was certainly a bride who broke many norms during the grand wedding functions. For the Wedding she looked like a beautiful Punjabi bride. The lighter shade of the Lehenga and the jewelry selection were a never seen before combination at the Indian Weddings.

Her jewelry was a unique stunner as she wore an elaborate Vintage Navratna neckpiece and earrings set, and teamed her look with a ‘maang-tikka’ and a ‘jhoomar’ on the side of her head. She ignited the royalty of Navratna that has always been a rage in Indian weddings.


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Rooted in culture, the trend of indigenous heirloom jewelry has gained prominence. From unique Maharani Neckpieces to chunky Maang tikkas, the magnificence of yellow gold, uncut diamonds or gemstones set in traditional designs have caught the fancy of young brides.
We saw Soha Ali Khan wearing her mother’s heirloom jewelry on her wedding day. The heavy traditional jewelry consisted of the traditional passa, Maang tikka, and the choker and long necklace. The pop of green emeralds against the gold was a great touch. Everything looked just perfect and she looked indeed like a Nawabi Princess!!


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Dia Mirza went for a Mughal-era inspired look for her Wedding which was reminiscent of a bride from Hyderabad. She wore a single strang tikka with a left side pearl jhoomar. Jhumkis {earrings} and choker in gold and a multilayered and elaborate emerald necklace that matched her outfit and completed her look. Everything about her jewelry was understated yet regal.


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Vidya Balan kept her look traditionally South Indian, and was decked in intricate gold temple jewelry for her wedding. Her neckpieces were understated yet resplendent; and the matching ear rings flattered her look further. Her wedding jewelry was designed by Amrapali.
This look is for those brides who want to look royal but yet want to keep it simple and elegant.


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If diamonds are your best friend and want to go for an all diamond look on your wedding day then you can take inspiration from Ayesha Takia’s bridal look.
Diamond-laded Ayesha, looked beautiful in the stunning jewelry pieces she wore. Her diamond necklace stood out from the rest of her jewelry. Her maang-tikka suited her face well and looked beautiful.


At her wedding, Esha Deol looked beautiful in Traditional gold jewelry which matched her heavy Kanjeevaram saree. Heavy large Kasulaperu necklaces, diamond short choker necklace paired with heavy gold Jhumkas with ear chain completed her look. What stood out from her entire look was her matha patti, which was the highlight of her jeweled look. The ruby-studded matha Patti, matched her wedding attire, complemented her look. She looked radiant.


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Genelia looked every bit of a traditional Maharashtrian bride on her wedding day. Along with her dazzling neckpiece and dangling earrings in gold studded with red stone, Genelia wore a traditional Maharashtrian “Mundavalya” (decorative strings of pearls tied on the forehead) on her forehead and in her left nose she wore a Maharashtrian “Nath” (nose ring). Vaaki (armlet), green chooda and Tikka completed her stunning bridal look.


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Saif-Kareena wedding was the most awaited event and the world was eager to see Kareena in her bridal finery. Kareena wore the same gharara which her MIL Sharmila Tagore had worn for her wedding. It was a heirloom piece.
As part of her wedding jewelry, Kareena Kapoor wore a large neck to waist gold necklace with diamonds and precious stones encrusted in it. The necklace made by Rajkot’s Kruti Jewellers is estimated to weigh 400 gms and cost around Rs 4 million. Along with that she wore a super heavy maang tika and jhoomar to complete her look.


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The sexy and sensuous Shilpa Shetty looked stunning as a bride. She took the traditional route and was decked with jewels in a typical Mangalorean style. She chose to wear a heavy Jadau neckpiece along with her kundan kamarbandh with emerald drops in it. The Kamarbandh further highlighted this diva’s svelte figure. Don’t miss her peacock-shaped bajubandh which looked stunning too. From her Maang tikka, armlet and the kamarbandh, everything was in its right place. Her gajra added to her jeweled look.


Who else can top our list but Miss World herself!! Aishwarya Rai chose to be heavily bejeweled on her wedding day. The result turned out to be enthralling and this beautiful bride sparkled like a princess. Aishwarya chose to wear Gold kundan jewelry for her wedding. But one piece that particularly stood out was her grand neckpiece. The layered kundan haars looked stunning on this gorgeous diva. Adding to the beauty of the heavier neckpiece, were two longer kundan haar, with emerald drop. All the three together completed a sort of ‘rani haar’ look. The gold and kundan Maang tikka and a gold and emerald armband enhanced her look. Her entire bridal look was that of a typical Mangalorean bride.

Wow, all we can say is at the end, these stunning looks of our Bollywood divas leave us awed and overwhelmed. Take your pick, feel like a diva, and sparkle like one!!

Published by Himi Ohri Sarin

Himi is a Stay at home mom to her 7 year old daughter. An MBA in Marketing by education, she is an avid reader, enjoys crafts, loves Makeup and Fashion. She is also passionate about cooking and writes her own cooking blog besides being a freelance writer. She loves to experience life- one day at a time and enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her husband and daughter.

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