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  • Indian brides receive the intricate decoration, known as mehendi, in the days before their marriage.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • There was a shot of Madonna in her mehendi and bindis, and pictures of Indian designer Ritu Beri, who shows her collections in Paris and dressed Nicole Kidman for the premiere of Moulin Rouge.

    Indie Girl

  • GIRL so, i think its time to go, we have a mehendi to go to, one of my cousins is getting married.

    The First Meeting Of Mr. & Mrs. Nitin Pranjal

  • My henna (mehendi) is still on and getting darker every second.

    writerchic88 Diary Entry

  • The mehendi function will be held tomorrow, followed by the sangeet on April 14.

    Times Now

  • "Too much going on, never in my life thought that I'd had to worry bout anything of this sort, rather than my mehendi!" she said.

    Analysis

  • "Too much going on, never in my life thought that I'd had to worry about anything of this sort, rather than my mehendi!" she said.

    The Times of India

  • "Too much going on, never in my life thought that I'd had to worry bout anything Of this sort, rather than my mehendi!" she said.

    Analysis

  • But those who have a mehendi function, keep it a day prior to the nikah, and certainly not after it, '' said a senior Hyderabadi.

    The Economic Times

  • So, while the mehendi and the sangeet will be held as per schedule on April 13 and 14 followed by the reception on April 15, the nikah was performed much before any of the other rituals, a clear departure from the way weddings are conducted traditionally.

    The Economic Times

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  • alternate romanization of mehndi, much closer to its real pronunciation.

    May 24, 2009