Colorful Bollywood Theme Party Ideas

Bollywood is India’s movie industry that releases hundreds of films each year. Since the Indian culture is full of vibrant colors, traditions, song and dance, Bollywood movies are full of fun ideas to plan a theme party around. 

From exotic desserts to décor filled with colorful fabrics and accents, we found 7 amazing ideas from the web to inspire your next theme party.

Check out these beautiful inspirations to help you throw a big-screen worthy Bollywood bash!


  • Henna Inspired Cookies

    Henna is a dried plant based paste that is applied to the hands with a design motif. The design motif inspires these beautiful cookies from Sugar Bea's for a pretty dessert to bake up for your Bollywood theme party.

    What gives these cookies their appeal is the intricate design carefully frosted on each cookie. This may be time-consuming, but the end result is looks delicious!

  • Give Stacked Bangles as Party Favors

    Glass bangles are traditional jewelry worn by Indian females, both young and old. Made with glass, bangles come in a variety of colors and sparkly embellishments.

    As a fun party favor, give your guests their own set of Indian glass bangles to help dress them up for the theme party. Bangles like these featured here will give your Bollywood party the fashion statement it needs. 

  • Skip the Cup of Chai and Make a Cake Instead

    Chai, or tea as it's known in English, is the most demanded drink in India. Chai is served in every household so it's a must to have your party. Instead of serving it in the traditional tea cup, we love Baking Obsession's chai tea spice cake as a nice alternative. 

    The buttery and smooth taste of scrumptious cake will compliment your Indian food menu perfectly.

  • Go Crazy With Bold Colors

    A Creative Project featured this vibrant party inspired by India's fun colors and traditional decorations. See these pretty ideas that include colorful flower centerpieces, party favor boxes and other ways you can decorate your party space with an Indian twist. 

  • Food Cards Using Hindi Script

    Bird's Party Blog made these Bollywood themed paper cards using a script that looks like Hindi but is actually English. If you are planning on serving traditional foods, make sure you have these cards for guests to know what they are nibbling on in case they are not familiar with Indian cuisine. 

  • Paper Place Cards for Your Table

    These place cards featured here are paper cut out in the shape of tea pots. To capture the Indian theme even more, they have placed little elephants on top for a cultural combination you can easily recreate at home for your guest place cards. 

  • Create an Indian Glow at Your Bollywood Bash

    Candles play a very big role in some regional parts of India. Since lighting is big part of any party's ambiance, we love this idea from this real party that perfectly combined candles with the traditional henna pattern to give any Bollywood bash the perfect glow it needs.

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