Be it any culture or region, mehendi is probably the most important part of any Indian wedding. It takes top priority not just for the aesthetic value, but also for the traditional thoughts and beliefs attached to it. Mehendi is considered auspicious, and is applied for good luck. It signifies the bond of holy matrimony.
Today, the mehendi ceremony has become much fancier than it used to be a few years back. Brides like to dress up, enjoy with friends and family, and don’t mind going overboard to get the best mehendi artists for the best mehendi. In fact, some even have a special photo shoot for their mehendi ceremony. To make your mehendi ceremony special and to get the best designs easy, we have for you the top mehendi artists from all corners of India.
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1. Veena Nagda
There is hardly any celebrity wedding that Veena has not been a part of. Mumbai-based Veena Nagda's mehendi has beautified most Bollywood brides, including Shilpa Shetty, Karisma Kapoor, Twinkle Khanna, and the Ambanis. Her unique designs and embroidery-like styles make her stand out among the rest.
2. Usha and Ekta Shah
The mother-daughter duo is very famous among Bollywood celebrities and at other high profile weddings. They are well-known for their art both in India and abroad. They are popular for their inimitable designs which give both a traditional and a modern look. They have worked with famous celebrities like Aishawarya Rai, Kajol and Nita Ambani to name a few.
3. A. Shriniwasan
4. Prakash Mehendi Artist
Another Delhi-based mehendi artist who has been specialising in traditional bridal mehendi for over 10 years now. He offers many styles for brides, ranging from typical traditional ones to the Bohra style and other regional styles. Not only are his mehendi designs famous, but he is also famous for his speed with excellent clarity and colour of the mehendi.
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5. Geeta Patel
She is a Mumbai-based mehendi artist with 20 years of experience in the field. She excels in all kinds of mehendi like Arabic, Indo-Arabic, floral styles, traditional, zardozi and many more. She works with her daughter-in-law Purvi, who also has 10 years of experience in bridal mehendi.
6. Shringar Bridal Mehendi
They are Chennai based mehendi artists, famous for their creative designs. They use 100% natural mehendi powder, which gives a beautiful colour to the art. They provide all styles of mehendi designs depending upon the client's needs, and at affordable prices too.
7. Manisha Modi
Manisha Modi is also a Chennai based bridal mehendi specialist. She is very original, neat and fast in her work. Her designs are unique and unmatchable because of which she is popular among young brides.
These mehendi artists travel all over the world today. So, irrespective of where you are based, you can have them add colour to your special day. Mehendi marks the beginning of the wedding ceremony and a brand new journey. Why not start with the best?
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