Indian and South Asian weddings are known for their extravagant celebrations and unforgettable experiences. While the glamor of the big wedding weekend usually grabs all the attention, a key highlight of this special event is the bridal entrance that sets the tone for the ceremony that follows. Our expert South Asian DJs at Empire Entertainment cover some of the top bride entrance songs to play for a desi wedding.
Tum Jo Aaye – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Tulsi Kumar
This classic tune from Ajay Devgn and Kangana Ranaut’s Once Upon A Time in Mumbai is the perfect song to play while the bride enters the room. The lyrics, “As you entered my life, my wishes became complete,” could not be a more relevant line for the groom during this moment!
Channa Mereya – Pritam, Arijit Singh
This soulful melody, filled with emotion and beautiful lyrics, sets the perfect tone for the bride’s grand entrance. With its timeless appeal and Arijit Singh’s mesmerizing vocals, the song creates an enchanting atmosphere, leaving everyone in awe as the bride gracefully makes her way down the aisle.
Afreen Afreen – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Momina Mustehsan
The acoustic, Coke Studio Version of “Afreen Afreen” is not just a classic, but Momina Noor’s vocals make it the perfect choice for a bride’s grand entry. We’re aware that it has been quite popular in recent years, but its timeless appeal remains unshakable. This song is here to stay!
Maula Mere Maula – Roop Kumar Rathod
We all know this classic song. From the hit movie Anwar, “Maula Mere Maula” has aged well and has been a prime song to play during this once-in-a-lifetime moment. Roop Kumar Rathod’s deep and powerful voice playing in the background while the bride walks down the aisle will sweep both the groom and the guests off their feet.
Aaj Sajeya – Goldie Sohel
This modern track is renowned for its romantic essence, making it an ideal choice for the bride’s grand entrance. Its slow tempo, sweet lyrics, and melody create a heartwarming ambiance as the bride walks down the aisle, adding an extra touch of magic and emotion to the momentous occasion.
Jashn-E-Bahaaraa – A.R. Rahman, Javed Ali
This is another classic Bollywood tune that exudes romance. With this track playing while the bride walks into the room, they’ll get the Devdas feel that they’ve always wanted for their wedding. The traditional instruments behind the vocals of some of India’s most well-renowned artists will add enchantment and soul to this beautiful moment.
Din Shagna Da – Jasleen Royal
For a slow, steady, and momentous bridal entrance, “Din Shagna Da” is definitely the song you want to choose. Its enduring appeal was solidified when Anushka Sharma herself chose it as her own bridal entry song!