Hollywood’s Desi Tattoo Connection


Gone are the days of inscribing stuff on stones and palm leaves, now, it’s on our skin, our bodies! There are many people who have managed to make a tattooed bodysuit demonstrating creativity as well as their beliefs. The people who go for lesser tattoo counts choose to mix an match everything significant to them. They find languages and religions very fascinating especially Sanskrit and Hinduism and are often spotted with an ‘Om’ symbol. Check out of some of these famous Hollywood celebrities with Indian tattoos :


1. Miley Cyrus


Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is very famous for the song Wrecking Ball. Check out the ‘Om’ inked on her wrist.


2. Jessica Alba


Jessica is an actor and businesswoman from California, USA. This pretty girl with a charmingly beautiful smile chose to go for the word ‘Padma’ to be tattooed on her wrist. She loves and believes in the power of the lotus.

3. Alyssa Milano


Known for her role in the famous sitcom ‘Who’s the boss?’ , Alyssa is an actor and former singer. She has inked an ‘Om’ as well on her body. It has been inked in a horizontal manner and is slightly more artistically done when compared to the general ‘Om’ tattoos.


4. Russel Brand


British comedian and actor resorted to meditation and the ‘Hare Krishna’ group after he lived a life filled with drugs. He converted to Hinduism and even got married as per Hindu traditions. He got the tattoo ‘Anugachhatu Pravah’ that significantly means ‘Go with the flow’.


5. Katy Perry


Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter and actress who wed Russel Brand in the year 2010. Fascinated by the lifestyle, the couple got the same tattoo inked on themselves on the exact mark as a symbol of their love.They got divorced soon after.


6. Kimberly Wyatt


Another popular singer, choreographer Kimberly has been struck by tattoos. She got the famous Sanskrit shloka ‘Loka samastha sukhino bhavantu’ inked on the back of her neck. It means ‘Let all the people in the world be happy’.


7. David Beckham


One of the most popular footballers and models of our time David Beckham is a tattoo addict. He has all his kids names inked on his back and wrist. He has his wife’s name – Victoria inked in Hindi on his left arm. The spelling although is incorrect.


8. Brittany Snow


American actress and singer Brittany Snow has been known for her roles in chick flicks like ‘Pitch Perfect’. She has also won the teen choice awards and young artist awards for her performances in sitcoms. She has a tatto of the word ‘Abhay’ meaning ‘Fearless’ tattooed on her ankle.


9. Angelina Jolie


Angelina has a lot of tattoos each focused on her life or kids. She has a Buddhist Pali inscription, which reads as ‘May your enemies run far away from you. If you acquire riches, may they remain yours always. Your beauty will be that of Apsara. Wherever you may go, many will attend, serve and protect you, surrounding you on all sides.’


10. Adam Levine


The Maroon 5 lead singer and hearthrob for a lot of women around the world has a lot of tattoos as well. Mostly circulating around his lifestyle or his important moments. He has the word ‘Tapas’ meaning ‘meditation’ inked on his chest.

So which one did you like the most?