Sunaina posted on 23rd May

First Time Getting Inked & You're Getting Cold Feet? These Tattoo Artists Have Your Back

Tattoos are a way of expressing what you truly believe in and {unlike bae, maybe?}, they stay with you forever. Ergo, it’s imperative to find the right artist, who knows and agrees with your idea and gives life to it.

Nimz- Monsters Ink

Monsters Ink in Gurgaon is run by Nimz, whose attention to detail is quite astounding. Basically, all you have to do is head to his studio with an idea and he will create a marvelous image for it. He is good with traditional tattooing and some dotted work that’s in rage right now.

Check his work out here.

Lokesh Verma - Devilz Tattooz

Lokesh is one of the most renowned tattoo artists in Delhi and he works out of the famous Devilz Tattooz in GK 1. His work speaks volumes in creativity and perfect detailing. Having worked globally, he brings unique styles and designs to the table and improvises beautifully on an idea you may already have. He is good with coloured, black and grey tattoos. Give him a shout if you want a portrait or a nice colourful tattoo.

Check his work out here.

Mo Naga - Headhunters' Ink

Mo Naga, as he is addresses himself, is a tattoo artist from Nagaland. He makes frequent trips to Delhi so you have to take an appointment with him in advance. Mo Specialises in tribal designs, especially tribal work from the North East region of India. He interacts with different tribes hailing from the North East and studies the origin of their traditional tattoos and brings them to people to experiment with. His work is quite intense and different.

Check his work out here.

Ali Burrni - Burrn’ink Studio

Ali has a knack for intricate tattoos. Be it a beautifully woven flower or some dotted work, his work is very clean and fresh. Most of his work revolves around the concept of symmetry and all his tattoos take form from there.

Check his work out here.

Max - Ink Inn

Max is good with black and grey tattoos, if you don’t want anything colourful on you. He is also your go-to person if you want to go with some lettering. He is good with fonts and calligraphy. So the next quote you read and love and want inked on you, you know where to head!

Check his work out here.

Manjeet Singh - Manjeet Tattooz Studio

Manjeet Tattooz Studio located in West Delhi is creating quite a wave in the emerging tattoo culture in the city. His tattoos are fresh, artistic {you should check out his portrait work} and very engaging. He does lovely colourful portraits and faces and also inks images inspired by the Sikh religion. His use of colour is phenomenal and very lively.

Check his work out here.


The cost for getting inked at these studios depend on the size and style of your tattoo. So either decide on what you want before or have a chat with these awesome artists and brainstorm.