Peacocks & Paisleys: These Mehndiwallas Do The Prettiest Designs

Puneet posted on 02 May

Whether you’re the bride-to-be or just want to adorn your hands with some sweet smelling henna, these mehndiwallas have your back. Choose from simple circles to intricate floral and animal motifs.

Hanuman Mandir

Hanuman Mandir in Connaught is a whole hub of henna artists. Akbar Mehendiwala is the most famous one who’s always surrounded by a hoarde of customers. The guys here specialise in popular Zardosi mehndi designs popular at weddings. You can pre-book for marriages.

Price: Between INR 100 – INR 1,100

Religious Establishments

Palika Kendra, Hanuman Lane, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Lajpat Nagar

Right from kundan mehndi to sequin-studded Arabic mehndi and henna tattoos, you will find everything here. A regular design can cost anything between INR 100 to INR 1,500, depending upon the type. Almost all mehndi artists are equally crowded in this marketplace but Ram Mehendi Art has a certain edge over the others.

Price: Bridal mehndi ranges from INR 500 to INR 11,000

Other

Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi

    Paharganj

    The group of mehndiwallas sitting on the Shelton Hotel wayside attract a lot of foreigners. The place is an attraction for all the foreign women who gets fascinated by these Indian traditions. Prices are fairly high in this area.

    Price: Starting from INR 300 to INR 1,500

    Other

    Paharganj, New Delhi

      Karol Bagh

      Yet another place full of gatherings and other attractions in this market are the mehndiwallas. Kundan mehndi and Moghlai designs are very popular in this area. Raj Mehendi Wala is the clear winner when it comes to popularity.

      Price: Ranging from INR 100 – INR 200

      Other

      Karol Bagh, New Delhi

        Rajouri Garden

        Ram Kumar Mehendi Arts and Rakesh Mehendiwala are the star crowd gatherers in Karol Bagh. The most popular mehndi designs here are silver sparkles and Marvari designs.

        Price: Bridal mehndi ranges between INR 5,000 – INR 7,000

        Other

        Rajouri Garden, New Delhi