5 Fun Bollywood-Inspired Halloween Costumes (And How to Make Them!)

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Okay ladies (and gents), Halloween is right around the corner! Want to add some Indian flare to your costume this year? Here are 5 iconic Bollywood-inspired Halloween costumes, with links on where to get the materials! Let’s be honest, Halloween is likely to be way more fun with some infusion of Bollywood.

1. Sunny Leone’s Song from “Ragini MMS 2” – “Baby Doll”

Sing it with me… “Oh baby doll na soni di!” Here is a fun and easy costume that’ll have you channeling your inner Sunny from “Ragini MMS 2.”

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Where to Get the Shorts

Where to Get the Top

Where to Get the Shoes

  • Amazon
  • Or rock a pair of black boots you already own!

2. The Woman on the Train in “Chaiyya Chaiyya”


The classic, timeless, and effortlessly sexy option of the Bollywood-inspired Halloween costumes. Rock this Shahrukh classic song with a more traditional (yet totally iconic) Bollywood look. And bonus points if you already have these pieces in your closet! We’re all about savings here at Brown Girl Magazine.

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Where to Get the Top

  • Amazon
  • Or a red choli top you already own!

Where to Get the Skirt

  • Amazon
  • Or a black lehenga you already own!

Where to Get the Headpiece

Where to Get the Head Scarf

  • Amazon
  • Or, once again, any red dupatta you have! Plus side of having a choli/gagra set: All of these clothing pieces come together!

Where to Get the Belt

3. Mary Kom’s Workout Outfits in “Mary Kom”

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Channel your inner boxing babe with this strong, empowered look. Priyanka Chopra would be proud. Bonus points if you take this look and strap on some baby dolls to your back.

Where to Get the Hand Wraps

  • Amazon
  • Or get really DIY and wrap some ACE bandages around your hands!

Where to Get the Top

Where to Get the Bottom

  • Amazon
  • Really, any black or grey pair of workout shorts will do.

4. Deewani Mastani

For couples, why not celebrate Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s upcoming nuptials with Bollywood-inspired halloween costumes inspired by one of DeepVeer’s best films together? For those looking to bring out their inner Mastani, a warrior queen, try this look. (Carry around a ukelele as the makeshift instrument Padukone holds in the song!)

Where to Get the Dress

  • Amazon
  • Any embellished anarkali you have will work, too! The more tan/nude in color, the better.

Where to Get the Nose Ring

5. “Dilbar” Song Outfit from “Satyameva Jayate”

How could we forget one of the most Bollwood songs in 2018?! Those who want to go the sexy Bollywood-inspired Halloween costumes route, look no further than this fusion outfit below.

Where to Get the Top

Where to Get the Bottom

Where to Get the Scarf

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With these Bollywood-inspired Halloween costumes, you’ll be the life of any party!

By Karishma Sharma

Karishma is a Bollywood and Belly Dance Fitness Instructor based in New York, New York. She strives to be a … Read more ›