A flowing lehenga that brushes the pristine floor. A stunning canopy of flowers that welcome her into the theatre of her dreams. A sweeping gaze that falls on the groom as he stands waiting for her at the end of the aisle. Every bride wants these and more on her wedding day. But, what is the cherry on top? What makes the mantap or the church or the wedding hall drop whatever they’re doing and makes them spin around to take in the beauty of a blushing bride as she makes her entrance? What is that defining moment?
The perfect song, of course! From the beat of dhols to the trills of shehanais, the bride’s entry is marked by resounding celebration. So, not just any sound will do! We have the perfect list for you to choose from. Ladies, lend us your ears.
This song is absolutely perfect for the bride to entry in a grand fashion. The slow, melodic start to the song leads to a dramatic beat drop that is tailor-made for a dramatic entrance. Besides, is there anything better than having the words ‘shubhaarambh’ repeated over and over again when it’s a wedding?
2. Kabira (Encore)
If there is one song that truly tugs at your heartstrings, it is the encore version of Kabira from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. Everyone simply loves a happy ending. But, here’s a chance for a happy beginning, too.
There are few songs that get your heart racing like Mangalyam does. Taken from the south indian flick Alaipayuthey, later adapted by Bollywood as Saathiya, the very thought of this romance is sure to get the bride her special entrance.
4. Raabta (unplugged)
Arijit Singh has stolen hearts across the country. His soulful voice makes this romantic track even more so. With music and lyrics perfectly in sync, the bride is bound to treasure her entry to this song.
5. Sadi Gali
Who says an entry ought to be soft and genteel? Go all band baja bride on your guests! Enter to this peppy Punjabi track, Sadi Gali, and get that bombastic entry ever bride privately craves.
6. Bonus track!
Didn’t think we’d leave you without a bonus track, did you? It certainly looks like brides have plethora of tracks to choose from to accentuate their entry into the decked-up wedding hall. And when in doubt, there is always the upbeat ‘London thumakda’ to dance to as you show up! So, put on your best face, brides, this is your day and you can make it dance to your tunes!
Got a playlist of your own that shows off songs you feel are perfect for a bridal entry? Don’t hesitate to share it with us. Just leave your suggestions in the comments below!