Decorating Ideas

Are you a Bollywood Fan? These Sangeet Decor Elements are what you Need!

Anupriya Khanna, 24 Jun 2019

When the dance floor is ablaze with peppy Bollywood numbers like ‘London Thumakda’ & ‘A ji O ji’ and everyone is dressed like the 90s’ cinematic characters, you can’t expect your Sangeet ceremony to be anything short of a Yash Raj film experience. There’ll be a hell lot of fun & a whirlwind of choreographed performances to look forward to. However, to top it all off with some more ‘Garam Masala’ & make sure your Sangeet is a legit ‘Om Shanti Om’ setup, you have to have a decor that goes in sync with the hep vibes of your Sangeet bash. And there’s definitely no other that fits in like the hep Bollywood themed decor. 

Bollywood and weddings go hand in hand. And to lend your Sangeet just those filmy feels, a Bollywood themed decor is all you need. It is easily doable, fun & most importantly, something that everyone’s gonna approve of! So we chalked out some unique Bollywood themed decor ideas for you to gaze at. Dig in and let the bookmarking begin!

(Note: Each of these elements are a MUST HAVE & can cast a spell to your fun-filled proceedings!)

Must-Have Elements for a Beautiful Bollywood Themed Decor 

1. A Glitzy Entrance

First things first! To ace a superb Bollywood themed decor, you have to have a beguiling entrance that instantly gets your guests intrigued and makes them feel they're back to 90s. So, ask your decorator to turn your entrance area into a dreamy Bollywood film setup. Add a lot of clapperboards, red carpets, bulbs & extravagant lighting to your walkways. You can even get a huge movable entrance frame made out of Bollywood posters of some of the most popular Indian films & get it placed at the entrance. Here are some ideas you can check!

A lavish Bollywood themed entrance with gold human figurines
Shot by ShutterDown, Gurgaon
A beautiful entrance with a red carpet and some fun signages
Source The A-Cube Project
A typical Bollywood themed entrance
Shot by WeddingNama, Mumbai
Entrances with your favourite movie posters are a big YES
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
A 'Jab We Met' Sangeet Entrance
Decor by Dreamzkraft , Mumbai

2. Bolly-themed Bar Setup

Why leave aside your bar area when you can do so much around it! Right from decking it up with popular Bollywood pickup lines to trimming them with cutesy film-reel adornments, fancy bulbs & marquee monograms, there are endless ways you can go all Bollywood with your bar decor.

This 'Jo Peeta Wahi Sikandar' bar setup is so unique
Source Design by PeeraPach
A Chandni bar for all the Bollywood fanatics in the house
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
A well-lit bar decorated with film reels
Shot by ShutterDown, Gurgaon
How about some LED posters for your bar area
Decor by Dreamzkraft , Mumbai

3. Extravagantly Lit Wedding Stage

A Bollywood themed Sangeet is incomplete without a beautifully lit stage featuring those usual bulb adornments, a lot of red drapes, some chandeliers & maybe a handful of film posters for the backdrop. So we saved some dreamy Bollywood themed stage setups that are sure to leave you stunned and give you a dose of inspiration.

A classic Bollywood themed stage with loads of reds & warm lighting
Source Rainmaker Weddings
Bulbs and red drapes are the best decor elements for a Bollywood themed stage
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
A simplistic yet beguiling Sangeet stage
Source Colomono
Yet another spectacular stage decor for your Bollywood themed wedding
Decor by Dreamzkraft , Mumbai
Perk up your stage with unique installations like these huge sunglasses
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore

4. Filmy Photobooth & Backdrops

Give your Sangeet venue a filmy makeover with some quirky photobooths & backdrops. You can easily get a huge cut out of your favourite Bollywood film and use it as a photo booth. Other than that you can also have some fun Bollywood themed elements placed in a corner and pose against them with your squads to get great clicks.

A Bali-wood photobooth for a Bollywood themed wedding in Bali
Shot by THE PHOTO DIARY, Mumbai
Isn't this 'Jab We Met' dummy train perfect for some fun photos?
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
Strike a pose at this 'Dhating Naach' photobooth with your girls
Source Colomono
Who wouldn't want to have this '3 idiots' poster & chairs at their sangeet?
Shot by THE PHOTO DIARY, Mumbai
A Bollywood themed wall curated with LED Bulb Photo frames
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
Glam photobooth with a lot of bulbs, fairy lights & iconic film posters
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
A starry backdrop with some suitable cut outs
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
This cinematic cut-out of Salman Khan in his Dabangg avatar is a must have in your photobooth
Shot by THE PHOTO DIARY, Mumbai
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5. Quirky Centrepieces

Move over those usual mason jars & floral centrepieces and give these Bollywood themed table centrepieces a try. They are every bit unique and can add the right amount of quirk to your table settings.

A film reel & an IIFA Award-like figurine for the table settings
Shot by ShutterDown, Gurgaon
Spruce up those tables with popcorn jars filled with flowers, clapper boards & wooden logs
Source The A-Cube Project
A mini 'Kaho Na Pyar Hai' poster for the table
Decor by Taarini- Weddings & Events, Bangalore
Another clapperboard & popcorn jar centrepiece for a Bollywood themed decor
Source Wedding Design Soul
These Paper cones of popular Bollywood characters make such pretty centrepieces
Source Devika Narain & Company
We're majorly crushing over this clapperboard & stumps centrepiece
Source The A-Cube Project
And this tissue box wrapped in film posters looks so fancy!
Decor by Dreamzkraft , Mumbai

6. Printed Cushion covers

Glam up your sitting lounges & those comfy sofa seatings with a dash of Bollywood by having these pretty Bollywood themed cushion covers. We're majorly crushing over those colourful ones featuring prints of Bollywood film posters.

Fun & cutesy cushion covers for your Sangeet seating
Source Darkroom Doctors Studios
Who would say no to these 'Ek Tha Tiger' & 'Baazigar' cushion covers
Source Joy Manavath
Those colorful cushion covers are a sure-shot win for an outdoor seating arrangement
Decor by Dreamzkraft , Mumbai

7. Fun Signages

Another decor element that can enhance your Bollywood themed decorations by multi folds is the hep & funky signages. They are engaging & playful. And for your Bollywood themed decor, you have to have these lovelies without fail. You can either get the lyrics of your favourite songs written over huge standees or maybe get installations of some cinematic characters photoshopped & then put them up at the entrance. 

This one from the film 'Fanaa' is perfect for all the lovebirds
Decor by The Wedding Designers, Mumbai
You can even get a film poster photoshopped with your caricatures for signages
Source Darkroom Doctors Studios
A perfect signage for all the party lovers
Planned by Purple Tree Event Solutions, Goa

8. Dazzling Awards (like the IIFA Awards)

Going the legit Bollywood way, you can even have an award ceremony on your sangeet. Have titles like the best naagin dancer, best singer, best matchmaker, best bridesmaid etc. to make your sangeet one fun-filled affair. To make it look more impressive, you can even have awards and trophies to giveaway to your guests along with the titles.

These award figurines are giving us complete IIFA feels
Shot by ShutterDown, Gurgaon

9. Huge Installations

Apart from photobooths & elaborate backdrops, you can also have huge installations of Bollywood themed elements incorporated in your decorations. They too can make for a great photo opp for your sangeet photos. Check out these two that we fetched out for you!

A huge clapperboard installation by the dance floor
Shot by ShutterDown, Gurgaon
Some elaborate human figurines put up across the venue
Shot by ShutterDown, Gurgaon

10. A Scrumptious Cake

Lastly, you can even get your sangeet cake customized according to the theme and have it topped with your favourite Bollywood elements, say the lyrics of your favourite movie or the title of a movie, etc.

A two-tier party cake with popular Bollywood film dialogues
Shot by The Cheesecake Project, Mumbai
A film reel cake topped with an edible popcorn jar
Source House On The Clouds
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