The kids can act and dance like Ranbir Kapoor in Badtameez Dil, the youngsters can talk about John Abraham’s dole shole, while the elderly can talk endless about their *golden days* and how they use to sneak out of college to watch their dream girl, Hema Malini romancing Dharmendra…
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Dhoondti hai kaafir aankhen kiska nishaan
A photo-booth will be installed at the entrance, for guests to get clicked. The background will be made up of red carpet paparazzi, as the celebrities of my party wouldn’t settle with anything less than utter pampering and *gliteratti*
Giving true dedication to the theme, I will keep my home decor B&W. Since the “Golden Era” of Bollywood was set in monochrome, I will decorate my living room and dining area in shades of B&W. This will also be helpful in setting a backdrop for all the colorful characters, that my guests will be portraying.
Following is the mood board of the type of decor I will have for this grand evening.
Since I love cooking, I will present simple yet lip-smacking starters, with *Kitchens of India twist*
While I was browsing through the products available on Kitchens of India website, I came across some Masala mixes, which can be used to produce amazing tikkas and kababs. I have provided the recipes below, in case anybody would like to try them at home.
Buy Butter Chicken Masala Mix for Mogambo Chicken Tikka.
Buy Paneer Makhani Masala Mix for Basanati Jaise Komal Kababs.
If the welcome dishes have a twist, then why not the drinks? I always like surprising my dear ones, and this time too, I will have something interesting in store for them. I will be using Kitchens of India Conserves and Chutneys to add a dash of surprise to the drinks.
Buy Tomato & Chilli Chutney for Bloody Naagin (Mary)
Buy Strawberry & Mint Conserve for Anarkali Strawberry Drink
Music, being the epitome of a party, has to be upto the niche or your party will turn out to be boring. Compiling some of the best from 100 years of Bollywood, I present to you, my list of
TOP 50 BOLLYWOOD PARTY SONGS
These include songs from the time of Kishore Kumar, to Bappi Lahari and some of the current numbers.
Not making things more complicated, I will stick to two renowned games to keep everyone on their feet.
A game in which words or phrases are represented in pantomime, sometimes syllable by syllable, until they are guessed by the other players. Keeping this game purely filmy, I will make chits having famous Bollywood movie names and songs to be guessed. It will be hell lot of fun!
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A game in which a team is suppose to sing a song with the last letter of the last word of the last song being sung before them.
Now this game has been played in every household at least once. Even while travelling with family, the best way to kill time is playing Antakshari.
Since a lot of efforts will be going in executing the party arrangements, I will be blindly taking help from Kitchens of India. Just like you run to your mother for help when things are confusing, anybody can reach out to The Kitchens of India team to help them with food serving misery.
In any party, the food can either make the party, or break the party. Without taking any chances on that, I will be serving the following menu to my guests… of course.. with a twisted name. 😉
Buy Ready to Dine Bohri Biryani for Mughal-e-Azam Bohri Biryani
Buy Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani for Jodha-Akhbar Hyderabadi Mutton Biryani
Buy Dal Bukhara for Munna Bhai Dal Bukhara
Buy Mirch Ka Salan for Teekhi Chameli ka Mirch Ka Salan
Buy Paneer Malai for Chulbul Paneer Malai(daar)
Buy Murg Methi for Gabbar Murg Methi
I will serve all these yummy curries along with Indian breads (naan)
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Just like a movie is incomplete without songs, a party menu is incomplete without some desserts. To bring sweetness to such a warm togetherness, I will again present something from The Kitchens of India menu…
Buy Jodhpuri Moong Dal Halwa for Umrao Jaan Jodhpuri Moong Dal Halwa
Buy Hazoori Petha Halwa for Anarkali Hazoori Petha Halwa
I will serve these hot halwas with Vanilla icecream for the yummiest combination.
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What better way to conclude such a filmy night, than showcase some of the most famous Bollywood Movie Clips.
I present to you my list of
TOP 20 FAMOUS BOLLYWOOD SCENES
This collection will surely keep everyone glued to their seats.
As a token of love, I will thank my guests for coming, and bid them adieu with a chocolate made in the shape of Oscar award trophy and ITC Kitchens of India Gourmet gift set of 4 packs of Halwa. A way of making them remember this night, as they relish self tried mouth watering Halwas.
Details about Kitchens of India Gourmet Gift Set.
Pack of 4 halwa sets.
100% vegetarian Halwa packs.
Jodhpuri Moong Dal Halwa – A Rajasthani desert made from moong dal simmered in milk and garnished with almonds & saffron. Give your taste buds a royal treat after a gourmet meal.
Awadhi Badam Halwa– A delectable delight made from the choicest almonds, grated and simmered in milk, ghee and khoya. Native to Lucknow, this halwa tastes of all the richness and finesse that the Nawabs stood for.
With hopes that my family and friends will remember this night, I will actually be thanking the makers of Kitchens of India products, to help me save time on cooking, and still be serving the best food to my guests.
Make your parties memorable with KITCHENS OF INDIA products.
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