20+ Punjabi Weddings Songs for an Ultimate Playlist for your Big Day

Whether it is music for Bride and Groom’s entrance or the playlist for Sangeet, no wedding is complete without groovy numbers and Punjabi music fits the bill. A good music playlist can make a huge difference in setting the mood at a Punjabi wedding. Creating a kickass playlist for your functions during your wedding planning can save you the panic that strikes you on the D-day. Be it soothing folk songs or dazzling dhol beats, punjabi music is full of foot-tapping beats and soulful lyrics. Wondering what to add to your wedding playlist?  Pro Tip: Make sure you keep yourself updated with the new releases while wedding planning to make sure you select all the right and trending numbers. 

Here are 20+ groovy numbers for your Punjabi wedding that will surely set the floor on fire and help you tick off an important task from your wedding planning. 

1. The Punjaabban song, Jugg Jugg Jeeyo

No wedding this season will be complete without shaking a leg at this number that is hot and fresh out of the oven. 

2. Ma Belle, AP Dhillon

A recent masterpiece by AP Dhillon, Ma Belle is a soft and romantic number that can be used by the groom for his sangeet performance. 

3. Gud Naal Ishq Mittha, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga

This song is slow and nostalgic and can be used by the family for performing on one of the functions in a Punjabi wedding.

4. Dil Chori Sadda Ho Gaya, Sonu ke Titu ki Sweety

Be it Nushrat Bharucha’s sultry saree, the dazzling backdrop or Karthik Aaryan’s crazy moves, there’s a lot of inspiration to take from the song. You can take inspiration for wedding planning from the movie and plan an equally dazzling decor for your wedding functions or copy some moves for your dance performance with the friends.

5. Veer Ji Viyohn, Speedy Singh

Be it the groom’s sisters or brothers, this song is a refreshing addition to the wedding playlist for Sangeet or Baarat. 

6. Baagay Vich, Hari & Sukhmani

An offbeat addition to the wedding playlist, this song will surely leave your partner and the guests teary eyed. You can also customize the song just like this bride and her bridesmaids did.

7. Tenu leke, Salaam-e-Ishq

Let’s admit, we’ve all admired Salman Khan wooing Priyanka Chopra, his lady love in this song. Well, it’s old but a perfect song for a groom’s entry in a punjabi wedding. Make sure you pay special attention to bride and groom’s entry during wedding planning. The performance will leave not just the baraatis but also the bride grooving to the beats. Watch this groom prove us right.

8. Gallan Goodiyaan, Dil Dhadakne Do

The song is as peppy as the vibe it sets. This number sung by ace artists like Shankar Mahadevan, Sukhwinder Singh instantly sends a jolt of energy to the dance floor at a Punjabi wedding. 

9. Pyar Tenu Karda Gabru, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

Be it the older version or the new one, this song made its place in our hearts. This song is perfect for the groom who wishes to floor his bride-to-be. This song is a must have in your punjabi wedding song playlist.

10. Kaala Chashma, Baar Baar Dekho

The favorite song of DJs and a hot favorite among the guests, no one will be able to resist tapping their feet when this number hits the dance floor at a punjabi wedding.

11. Sauda Khara Khara, Good Newwz

Practicing for the dance performance during wedding planning is way more memorable than the performance itself. And this quirky number is definitely going to make your performance way more fun. 

12. Nai Jaana, Neha Bhasin

With this new rendition of an old Punjabi wedding song, Neha Bhasin has made it to our wedding playlist. For the bride who wishes to deliver an emotional performance with a pinch of teasing, this song is a must-have.

13. Jaani Tera Naa, Sunanda Sharma

A famous choice among brides and bridesmaids for Sangeet dance performances, this song is fun and will definitely spice up the wedding planning and rehearsals.

14. Nachde Ne Saare, Baar Baar Dekho

What’s a punjabi wedding without everyone dancing together? This song is an ode to celebrating the joy of weddings and togetherness.

15. Lehanga, Jass Manak

Perfect option for a fun Bride-to-be for her sangeet performance. This number by Jass Manak is a popular Punjabi wedding song that makes it to most of the wedding playlists. 

16. Laung Da Lashkara, Patiala House

Old but gold! This high energy number will give you all the wedding feels and can be incorporated into one of the performances for sangeet. It is also a good choice for parents’ performance in a Punjabi wedding.

17. London Thumakda, Queen

Be it kids or adults, this song has been an integral part of Punjabi wedding playlists ever since it was released. 

18. Aaj Sajeya, Dharma 2.0

Be it the song for Bridal entry or digital invite, this soothing number is a no-brainer choice to set the mood for a Punjabi wedding.

19. Punjabi Wedding Song, Hasee Toh Phasi

A perfect mix of dhol and fun punjabi lyrics, this song hits the right notes and creates just the right Punjabi wedding vibe that is infectious!

20. Jalebi Baby, Tesher x Jason Derulo 

This quirky number is a preferred choice for the bride’s squad these days. Make sure you include this in the Wedding playlist during wedding planning.

21. Patola, Blackmail

The Bollywood version of this wedding number is a Punjabi wedding song that will surely stay on our Wedding playlist for a long time. 

22. Oh Ho Ho Ho, Hindi Medium

This composition by Sukhbir is a classic and screams nostalgia. This can be a good option for millennials planning to perform at the wedding.

23. Bhangra Ta Sajda, Veere Di Wedding

Sassy and fun, this Punjabi wedding song is for the modern tribe with the mix of just the right beats and lyrics.

24. Punjabiyaan Di Battery, Mere Dad Ki Maruti

Punjabis and Punjabi weddings are famous for their endless energy! Include this fun number in your wedding playlist and watch the guests go nuts. And make sure you keep that battery charged during the wedding planning too. 

Bollywood Brides: 10 Bridal Fashion Trends We Learned from Our Favorite Bollywood Celebs

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Just like our love stories, Bollywood also sets some serious goals for our happily ever afters. Bollywood brides have been infamous for being over the top when it comes to sartorial choices, but the bridal fashion trends are changing. Be it a boho-chic wedding or a minimal private affair, celebrity Indian brides like Alia Bhatt, Shibani Dandekar are giving us some major bridal fashion trends. Here are 10 Bollywood Brides you need to take inspiration from when it comes to planning your wedding attires and looks.

1. Nayanthara’s Satlada Haar Takes the Wedding Cake

South Indian actress Nayanthara made timeless look trendy on her D-day. The celebrity Indian Bride dished out major outfit goals for brides-to-be in an imposing all-red sari from JADE by Monica and Karishma and her look was flanked with some majestic emerald baubles. Nayanthara’s sartorial choice set a new bridal fashion trend when she shined through in a signature Zambian emerald choker, a polki and large Russian tumble necklace, along with a magnificent Satlada diamond and emerald haar that for us totally takes the cake. Heritage emerald stud earrings and maangtikka completed her look and offered her a goddess-like aura.

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2. Minimalist Bridal Goals ft. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding set a new bridal fashion trend. Bollywood Bride Alia Bhatt’s no-makeup look for her wedding didn’t just accentuate her delicate features, but it also complimented the minimal white and gold saree by designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. Be it her mandala mehendi, or her delicate bejeweled matha patti, Alia Bhatt’s bridal look screams of minimalism and accentuates the natural beauty. This Bollywood bride’s look is perfect for a summer wedding when you really don’t want the fear of sweat and smudged makeup messing with your head the entire time.

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3. Katrina Kaif giving the Traditional Saree an English Touch with a Veil and Trail

Bollywood Bride Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal’s wedding was one that was as grand as the bridal fashion trends it set. Kat wore a delicate vintage saree to pay tribute to her mother’s British heritage for her engagement. The couture saree by Sabyasachi came with a veil that created a silhouette of a white wedding gown. The Bollywood bride completed the look by adding a long train to her saree and a wedding bouquet. It took over 1800 hours for 40 artisans to handcraft this pastel tulle saree that’s embellished with hand-cut English flowers. A veiled saree is a perfect choice for brides that wish to add a modern twist to this traditional weave.

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4. Anushka Ranjan’s Unconventional colors FTW

Aditya Seal’s lady love Anushka Ranjan struck all the right modern-bride chords with her lilac lehenga. This Bollywood bride’s unconventional choice of color is oh-so-perfect for the spring-summer wedding memo. If you have been meaning to wear something pastel at your wedding, this one out of the current bridal fashion trends is worth considering.

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5. Veil and Slit Can Co-exist in PatraLekha’s World

When Patralekha found her ‘Rajkumar’ who loves her for all her quirks, she decided to swing into the quirky drama for her wedding. Be it her off-beat metallic blazer and pants combo for a post-wedding party or a white gown that featured a torso-grazing veil along with a thigh-high slit or a bright blue lehenga for her Mehendi, this celebrity Indian bride made some real bold choices that quite visibly so paid off for her D-day.

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6. Mexican Fiesta Meets Boho Mehndi Mela

Shibani Dandekar and Farhan Akhtar’s wedding was a fun intimate affair with close friends and relatives. Yes, the wedding rode high on intimacy and some stunning sartorial choices that made Shibani look like a boho Bollywood bride. Shibani donned a bespoke red gown for her wedding ceremony that came in the most flattering fit accompanied by a dreamy red veil, a choice that was a world apart from the usual Bollywood brides. For her Mehendi festivities, this Bollywood bride sported a boho outfit by designer Payal Singhal. The ensemble featured a bohemian kalidar sharara and a backless choli that was well complemented by junk jhumkas and Shibani’s flirtatious tresses.

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7. Yellow for Haldi is a Passé

Picture this, a vibrant splash of gulal on a pristine white dress can give you that rich-aunty feels on Holi. Well, a haldi function is no different than the festival of colours itself. Take a cue from our new Bollywood bride on the block Karishma Tanna to ditch the traditional yellow and rock a white kurta and sharara set for your Haldi ceremony this wedding season to look like the sunshine beaming from the white clouds.

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8. Go Big or Go Home When it Comes to Temple Jewelry

There is nothing minimal and everything intricate about temple jewelry. It instantly lends a goddess-like grace and glow to any bride who chooses to sport it. One of the Bollywood brides who totally nailed the maximal temple jewelry look has to be hands down Mouni Roy. Not only did she make traditional look cool and contemporary but also showed us what taking the ‘go big or go home’ tag seriously looks like.

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9. Maximalism Can Also Be Super Chic

Bollywood Bride Kanika Kapoor dialed up maximalist bride drama with her bold and supremely ornate jewelry choices for her wedding. The celebrity Indian bride aced some of the finest bridal fashion trends with thoughtfully curated looks that featured an eclectic mix of bright, pastel, and subdued tones, played up in a combination of lehengas and jewelry.

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10. Gorgeous Glitter for the Bright and Bold Bride

When it comes to wearing glittery outfits, brides often shy away fearing it would look gaudy, but trust Bollywood bride Ankita Lokhande to get it right. Her wedding with Vicky Jain was straight out of a fairy tale and so were her outfits. Be it her bright and bold outfit for mehendi, golden wedding lehenga, or her sparkly gown designed by Shantanu and Nikhil for her Sangeet, this celebrity Indian bride is a perfect example of just how the right combination of hues and style can make a bride’s look subtle yet opulent.

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With these showstopper Bollywood Brides, our rundown on the Bridal Fashion Trends comes to end. We hope your favorite Celebrity Indian Bride made it to our list and gave you some major bridal fashion goals for your own big day. Meanwhile, if you are looking for a straight out-of-a-fairytale wedding venue, browse away Weddingz.in till you find the one. If you loved our take on Bollywood Bridal Fashion Trends, give us a hands-up in the comment section!

All About The Perfect Wedding Photography – The Ultimate Guide

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Weddings happen day in and out, we all have been to many weddings. We get invited to many, and then we do host many, however, one thing that is the same for all the weddings is the memories. And, for those memories, one extremely important thing is nothing but wedding photography. Getting everything right on the wedding day is okay, but getting every emotion captured is the main task. People generally leave a little to merely a small budget for wedding photography, this is what a lot of couples fail to understand that wedding photography is one of the most important parts that is gonna stay with you forever. So, here we have attempted to present to you everything that you would want to know about wedding photography, its importance, tips, poses, and a lot more. Why don’t you just drive right into the blog and find it out for yourself. 

Why is Wedding Photography so important?

The wedding day marks the start of the journey that you are going to embark on and stay on for the rest of your lives. Don’t you think having memories of one such day that you celebrate once in your lifetime should be etched in the safe corners of reminiscences? You should carefully pick who you are paying for the big day, what you are paying for and you should make every penny worth spending on wedding photography. It is fair enough to spend a bit more on wedding photography than other things because the decor of the day won’t stay forever, dresses would be worn once, cakes and confectioneries will last, and all the memories will fade away but the smiles in the pictures will surely last forever. Now, do you see the bigger picture, as to why it is important to invest and make a critical decision about wedding photography?

How to Prepare for Your Wedding Photography

Before starting with the types of wedding photography, don’t you want to know the tips to prepare for it? As we told you we are here to give you a full guide on wedding photography, here are some simple tips to prepare for your big day shoot. 

Must have wedding shots: Every couple has a vision for their wedding photography. Preparing a list of must dream shots beforehand will help the couple be prepared beforehand and even keep the props ready for the same.

Be prepared for mishaps: Even though most couples look forward to their wedding day with bated breath, weddings can be extremely nerve-wracking and stressful. Being prepared for any mishaps beforehand will help curb this anxiety and help you avoid any unfortunate accidents on the big day. Make sure that you have an extra camera ready, along with memory cards and batteries. 

Always do a dry run: Practicing the wedding shoots at the location prior to the wedding will help you figure out the lighting and explore the best backdrops. This, in turn, will help you feel more confident on your big day and even save time. 

Schedule enough time for the bridal shoot: Make sure you have enough time for your bridal shoot before the wedding functions.

Have a vision: Looking up wedding images on platforms such as Pinterest and Instagram will help you get fresh ideas for the shoot and help you solidify your vision. However, remember that while following wedding trends can be fun, it is your big day and your photographs too should be a reflection of your personality. 

Do The Discussion: Always be well aware of the post-production details. How will your pictures be printed, how will it be delivered and such important aspects should be well discussed and clear at both ends.

So, these were a few quick tips and tricks that might help you a bit while you prepare for your big day shoot.

Types of Wedding Photography

Before we delve into the finer nuances of wedding photography, it is important to get acquainted with the various styles or types of wedding photography. This will throw open an entire set of options as well as help you make informed choices.

Classical or Traditional Wedding Photography: Starting with the very basic, you can broadly categorize wedding photography under the broad umbrella of traditional wedding photography and contemporary wedding photography. It is characterized by stiff poses, and an overall formal feel and clicks with the entire family or clan. Just like how all vintage things seem timeless and ageless, you must consider at least some pictures that are in line with the classical or traditional wedding photography school. 

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Contemporary Wedding Photography: Next in line is contemporary wedding photography which includes a range of new-age wedding photography ideas ranging from pre-wedding photoshoot to candid wedding photography, bridal/groom portrait wedding photography, lifestyle wedding photography, destination wedding photography, artistic wedding photography as well as cinematic style wedding photography. 

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Pre-Wedding Photography: While candid wedding photography captures perfect moments of your wedding journey through a watchful eye, pre-wedding photoshoots are a great way to offer a glimpse into your chemistry as a couple and get comfortable with the camera as well as the photographer.

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Portrait Wedding Photography: As the name suggests, portrait wedding photography is the art of capturing stunning portrait images. It is just gorgeous to capture one such picture that just shows your love story at its best.

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Lifestyle Wedding Photography: This wedding photography style concerns itself with bringing in all the components together of your relationship in the background of a picturesque surrounding. 

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Destination Wedding Photography: It is a style of photography that captures candid or classical photographs in a stunning milieu whereas artistic wedding photography includes the use of artistic props and smart play of lights. 

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Cinematic Style Wedding Photography: And finally, cinematic style wedding photography is when your love story is compiled together in a cinematic style of filming.

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So, these were some of the many styles that you can pick for your day. We have listed only a few that will fit your big fat Indian wedding or a small affair. However, you can go out of the way and make your own style of pictures or mix multiple styles to make the best of it.

How to Pick the Best Wedding Photographer?

Now, this can be a major task. You know what to do before selection and what style you wanna pick, but how to pick the best photographer for your wedding photography will still be the challenge. Here are some of the tips that might help you with it. Rest the choice will always be yours. So, choose wisely.

Fits Your Style: There are hundreds of photographers with hundreds of different styles of wedding photography shoots, so go through their pictures and analyze whether that is the style you want to pick, then decide on the photographer.

Fits Your Budget: Some of the wedding photographers might have a budget that can be overwhelming for you. So, first, decide on the range of the budget and then hunt for the photographers in that budget.

Pick Through References: You might have attended your bestie’s wedding or a cousin’s marriage, and you might have loved the pictures. So, now you can pick the same one for your wedding photography too. 

Pick Through Previous Experiences: If you can’t decide from any of the above picking decisions, then check the work of the photographer, if you are satisfied with it, then that one is the one for you.

Interview the Photographers: This is one of the crucial steps in choosing the best one as you do not want to go wrong at this quintessential element of your wedding. So, meet up the list of photographers that you selected, discuss the details, analyze, and then you are good to go.

So, these are some of the ways you can pick your choice of photographer.

We hope that our ultimate guide on wedding photography was super helpful for you. We have worked super hard to put in as much information as possible so that you find every bit of detail that you were looking for here. Let us know which style you pick for the day or tell us how helpful we were in planning your wedding plans.