Weddings, these days, are incomplete without elaborate photo-shoots pre and post wedding. A whole new industry has popped up centred around wedding photoshoots. While in most of the wedding photos it is mandatory for the bride to look really coy and demure, actress Ileana D’Cruz last seen in Tamil film Nanban, decided to break away from the norm. She has come up with a new-age bride photo series and has set serious goals for brides-to-be. Ileana D’Cruz recently did a photo shoot with Pernia’s Popup Shop to break down bridal stereotypes. The pictures are clicked by celebrity photographer Arjun Mark and have too much funk to go amiss! Check out for yourself.

Ileana shines as the biker bride sporting a red lehenga without dupatta, shades and traditional jewellery while comfortably seated on a bike in two of the photos. In another photo she is seen with bandwallahs in a purple ensemble with an expression that is typically associated with youngsters in rock concerts. For mehendi functions, she is seen in a sassy crop top and bright yellow skirt with a marigold gajra in her bun. In another photo, Ileana is seen in a richly embroidered lehenga, bindi and a cool tattoo that runs through her forearm. The constant merging of the modern and traditional is what is one of the most striking feature about this photo series.






All photos have been taken from Instagram.