A Sehra (, Hindi: सेहरा, ) is a headdress worn by the groom during Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani weddings. It has garlands hanging that covers the face of the groom.
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Sehra or prothalamion is a poem sung at a nikah ( Muslim wedding) in praise of the groom, praying to God for his future wedded life. Sehra is not the subject matter of folk songs alone, some of the prominent Urdu poets like Mirza Ghalib, Zauq and even Bahadur Shah Zafar too have composed sehras.
Sehra is a female given name, roughly equivalent to Sarah, Sara, Serass, just like jaspal singh Serass.
Sehra may refer to:
- Sehra (poetry), prothalamion is a poem sung at a nikah (Muslim wedding) in praise of the groom, praying to God for his future wedded life
- Sehra (headdress), is a headdress worn by the groom during Pakistani, Indian and Bangladeshi weddings. The word also refers to an Urdu poem.
- Sehra (film), a 1963 Hindi romantic family drama film
Sehra (Flower-Decked Veil) is a 1963 Hindi romantic family drama film directed by V. Shantaram. The story and dialogue writer was Shams lucknowi while the screenplay was by Shantaram. Made by Shantaram Productions it had music composed by Ramlal with lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri. The actress Mumtaz played a small character role in this film and also in Shantaram's earlier Stree (1961). The film starred Sandhya, Prashant, Mumtaz, Lalita Pawar, Manmohan Krishan, Ulhas, Babloo, M. Rajan and Baburao Pendharkar.
Krishanrao Vashirde won the Best Cinematography (Colour) Filmfare Awards. This was the first of the two Filmfare awards he won. He was to win again in the same category for Geet Gaya Patharon Ne (1964). He also won the "newly instituted" A. J. Patel Award for Best Colour Cinematography, where he received Rs. 5000 as cash award.
The film, set against the backdrop of Rajasthan, is about a rivalry between two clans and the situation that takes a melodramatic violent turn when the children of the opposing family fall in love.