How To Host a Bollywood Theme Party

How To Host a Bollywood Theme Party

Indians are absolutely crazy about Bollywood—it’s their heartbeat and passion! From melodramatic moments to epic romances and action-packed fight scenes, Bollywood is the ultimate essence of entertainment in India. A Bollywood-themed party is like a burst of magic and laughter for everyone involved, especially the host! It’s a unique celebration that’ll leave a lasting impression and transport you to a whole new world of fun. So, let’s dive into the spirit of hosting a Bollywood theme party and dance our way into unforgettable memories! 

Bollywood Decorating

Deck out your party space with an explosion of colors! Think shimmering golds, fiery reds, royal blues, and lush purples. Hang colorful drapes, throw pillows, and rugs to set the stage for a Bollywood extravaganza. Transform your venue into a twinkling wonderland with strings of fairy lights, paper lanterns, and glittering disco balls. Grab a couple of dazzling silk sarees bursting with color and pattern. With 5 meters of pure potential, these sarees are your ticket to endless creativity. Use them to jazz up any corner of your abode because, let's face it, sarees aren't just for wearing—they’re for decorating too! Don’t forget those leftover Christmas fairy lights; they’re about to get a whole new purpose. Tuck them behind the draped sarees for a magical glow that’ll make your space pop. And for that extra dash of Indian flair, scatter some funky candle holders around—trust us, they’re the secret sauce to setting the mood. Top it all off with some vibrant cushion covers, and voila! Your home is now a festive paradise bursting with color and fun. 

Set up a photo booth stocked with playful props like oversized sunglasses, feather boas, and sequined hats. Encourage your guests to strike a pose and capture their Bollywood alter egos on camera!

Indian Food You Need

Bollywood food is incomplete without pani-puri, chaat and pav-bhaji. Add some zing to your spread with a chaat bar! Let your guests customize their own chaat bowls with crispy papdi, tangy chutneys, yogurt, and an assortment of toppings like chopped onions, cilantro, and sev. End the night on a sweet note with a delectable dessert spread. Serve up traditional treats like gulab jamun, rasgulla, and mango kulfi for a taste of India’s sugary delights. When it comes to party beverages, Bollywood doesn’t just stop at hard drinks! Get ready to add some desi flair to your bash with refreshing classics like nimbu-paani (lemonade), lassi, sattu sharbat, and more. Give your guests a taste of the true desi experience and watch their faces light up with delight as they sip on these delicious drinks and enjoy the zing of spicy chaats. 

What To Wear To A Bollywood Theme Party

Bollywood inspired outfits are all about embracing traditional Indian attire. For the ladies, it’s all about the stunning sarees, while the guys rock the classic kurta pajama. So, if you’re ready to dive into the Bollywood fun, make sure to dress the part in your best Indian outfits. Encourage your guests to channel their inner Bollywood starlets and heartthrobs. Think glamorous saris, dazzling lehengas, and intricately embroidered sherwanis. The more sparkle, the better! Orange Embroidered Brocade Lehenga could be the answer to your perfect desi Bollywood dream. Black and Gold Hand Embroidered Straight Suit is for those girlies who embrace their main character ‘poo’ energy - because wo mudke zaroor dekhega! You can choose to embrace bold colors and eye-catching patterns like Lashkaara’s Dark Teal Embroidered Straight Suit or White Multicolor Floral Printed Saree because Bollywood is all about going extra. 

Don’t forget to pile on the bling! From statement jewelry like jhumka earrings and maang tikka to embellished turbans and brocade shoes, encourage your guests to accessorize to the max. Don’t shy away from bold makeup with dramatic eyes and bright lipstick to complete the look. 

Gentlemen, go for a regal kurta pajama like Light Green Hand Embroidered Velvet Jodhpuri Set or a sherwani in rich hues like royal blue, deep red, or emerald green, accessorized with a matching stole or dupatta. Add a touch of sophistication with embroidered or embellished mojris (traditional shoes) and a sleek watch.

Again, Bollywood is all about experimenting with colors and styles. Hence, you can choose vibrant attire and choose the iconic fashion attire of any Bollywood and dress accordingly.

Fun Activities and Games to Play

Now that you have planned everything, what about some fun? 

A party without music? That’s just plain boring! That’s why it’s always a good time to crank up the Bollywood tunes and get everyone grooving to those infectious beats. Hosting a Bollywood-themed bash is all about bringing the energy of those iconic dance numbers to life. The music is so catchy that even if you’re not usually the dancing type, you won’t be able to resist tapping your feet! So, get your playlist ready well in advance, fire up your sound system or home theater, and let the dance floor come alive with the rhythm of Bollywood. And hey, why stop at just party songs? Throw in some romantic melodies for those slow dances too! 

Spice up the evening with fun games like “Antakshari,” “Dumb Charades,” or “Pick a Chit,” and watch the laughter and camaraderie soar. A little too much effort but a mehendi party can just be the answer to make your Bollywood theme party stand out. Grab your pals and get creative with beautiful designs on your hands and feet. Whether you’re a Mehendi pro or just giving it a try, the temporary art is sure to make you look fabulous and feel fantastic and add a whole lot of fun and bling to your bash. 

With these fun and festive ideas, your Bollywood bash is sure to be a hit! Get ready to dance, dine, and dazzle your way through a night of Bollywood magic.

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