When you’re in love, you want the world to know. And, there’s nothing better than sharing those cute and romantic pictures from your pre-wedding shoot in Mumbai. Yes, you read it right. Ditch the usual pre-wedding shoots at the heritage forts or with the iconic Taj hotel in the background and instead, choose Mumbai in its perfect chaos.
Known as the city of dreams, Mumbai is filled with iconic architectural sites, serene seascapes, vintage locations, and modern-day marvels making it an ideal pre-wedding location in India.
Spend a day posing and making memories with your BAE at these stunning locations for pre-wedding shoot in Mumbai.
1. Gateway of India
Gateway of India is one of the most iconic pre-wedding locations in Mumbai. Its Victorian architecture, the sea and the boats in the background will surely make for some breathtaking pictures. Also, don’t forget clicking pictures in front of the beautiful Taj Mahal Palace Hotel which is located just opposite the Gateway of India.
ShaadiWish Tip: Plan your pre-wedding shoot here early in the morning since the place won’t be crowded at that time!
Image Source: fattys photography
Image Source: Potli Baba
Seek inspiration from photographer Megha Israni’s pre-wedding in Mumbai.
2. Marine Drive
With the endless and bountiful sea on one side, Marine Drive is undoubtedly a popular pre-wedding shoot location in Mumbai. The gorgeous views of the Arabian sea together with the city’s scenic skyline calls for an iconic photoshoot session. P.S. try and shoot after sunset as the place looks mesmerizing in the city lights.
ShaadiWish Tip: Marine Drive is crowded on weekends. Therefore, make sure you plane one on weekdays.
Image Source: Fattys photography
In case you are looking for wedding photographers in Mumbai.
3. Bandra Bandstand
Bandra Bandstand is one of the top locations for a pre-wedding shoot in Mumbai as it has everything, from a small garden to a huge fort. The backdrop of the Bandra Worli Sea Link and the Arabian sea further adds to the beauty of this place. ‘Old style’ lamp posts, benches, low walls, and mesmerizing seascapes ensure stunning, classic and romantic pictures.
Image Source: Stories by Parag
Image Source: Ujjwal Vanvari
4. Vasai Fort
If you and your partner have a thing for heritage locations and love to sing to the tunes of Coldplay, Vasai Fort is the place to be for your pre-wedding shoot in Mumbai. It is the same place where Coldplay’s “Hymn For The Weekend” was shot.
Image Source: Prem Kapdule Photography
5. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
With a perfect fusion of Victorian Gothic and classic Indian architecture, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is one of the most iconic pre-wedding shoot locations in Mumbai. With pointed arches, carved embellishments and turrets in the background, your pre-wedding pictures will surely look no less than a fairy tale.
Image Source: fattys photography
Save these pre-wedding dresses for your exclusive shoot.
6. Sanjay Gandhi National Park
With the lush green setting and exquisite views of the mountains and hills, Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a perfect pre-wedding location for all nature lovers. It is the largest protected urban tropical forest of the world with plenty of rusty and green backgrounds for your romantic photoshoot.
ShaadiWish Tip: Make it an adventurous themed pre-wedding shoot with a wide variety of flora and fauna witnessing your great love story!
Image Source: What knot
7. Ballard Estate
Head to Mumbai’s iconic architectural wonder- Ballard Estate for some great old world charm and vibes. The buildings and the street will take you back in time making your pictures come out absolutely dreamy and vintage!
ShaadiWish Tip: You can rent a vintage Volkswagen for your pre-wedding shoot, to add to the beauty of the shots.
Image Source: what knot
In case you are wondering how much does a pre-wedding really costs.
8. Kala Ghoda
Kala Ghoda is a hip, creative area with designer cafes, indie galleries and sidewalk art stalls. So, if you are an artist or just love art, consider Kala Ghoda as one of your locations for pre-wedding shoot in Mumbai. The place offers some really colourful and fun spots to take pictures.
Image Source: pradakshina
9. Asiatic Library
This Greek revival structure is an iconic Mumbai landmark with the pillars, the staircase, and the street. Be it coloured or black and white portraits, pre-wedding shoot at the Asiatic Library look all magical and romantic taking back to the 19th century.
ShaadiWish Tip: Since the building is all white, wear bright colors to make the pictures pop up. Also, opt for ball gowns, puffy hair, and pearls to set the mood right with timeless pieces.
Image Source: Kapil Shedge
Image Source: Wedding Gatha
10. Adlabs Imagica Amusement Park
A crazy and fun pre-wedding shoot riding on roller coasters and carousels sounds perfect, right? Relive those childhood days, this time with your BAE and create memories filled with fun and laughter! What do you say?
ShaadiWish Tip: Since its gonna be a childhood theme here, how about dressing up as kids. Wear coordinating outfits like the playful denim dungarees with white sneakers!
Image Source: Canon Boy Productions
11. Juhu Beach
Beaches are one of the best places to be while planning a romantic pre-wedding shoot. With sun, sand and sea as your only companions, let your pictures speak a thousand words with love in the air!
ShaadiWish Tip: Capture those surreal couple portraits during sunrises and sunsets!
12. Pawana Lake, Lonavala
A couple of hours’ drive from Mumbai, you will find the most beautiful place, Lonavala. Pavana Lake is a reservoir turned artificial lake which is one of the best pre-wedding locations near Mumbai. Wait for the sunset for those picture-perfect romantic portraits!
ShaadiWish Tip: Do not go on weekends here as the place is way too crowded.
Image Source: Knots by AMP
Image Source: What Knot
Apart from these beautiful locations and backdrops in Mumbai, you can also plan a pre-wedding shoot at the local streets in Mumbai capturing the true essence of Mumbai city.
Don’t miss out on ShaadiWish approved wedding photographers for your big day.