The last two decades have seen a surge in tattoos in celebrities and commoners. It’s like we want to say – my body, my choice.
You will be surprised to know that some of the most famous Hollywood celebrities are sporting tattoos in Hindi and Sanskrit.
The West has always been mystified by these ancient language and the tattoos only go to prove that curiosity.
Find out who those celebrities are:
1. Miley Cyrus
Check out her wrist she has ‘Om’ inked on it.
2. Jessica Alba
Jessica is a strong believer in the power of the lotus and got a small flower name inked on her wrist.
3. Alyssa Milano
This famous singer and actor is also smitten with Om and got it inked horizontally on her body.
4. Russel Brand
The famous comedian found peace in the Hindu way of life and even got married BY Hindi traditions. He has a tattoo which says ‘Anugachhatu Pravah’, meaning go with the flow.
5. Katy Perry
After she got married to Russell Brand, they both got identical tattoo on their body, which said ‘Anugachhatu Pravah’. Sadly, they are divorced!
6. Kimberly Wyatt
Besides other tattoos on her body, this famous singer has got a famous couplet in Sanskrit inked on her back. It says – ‘Loka samastha sukhino bhavantu’
7. David Beckham
David is an icon of this century and a role model for so many. He has inked the name of his wife Victoria in Hindi on his arm. Ironically, the spelling 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. Gillian Anderson
Gillian Leigh Anderson is a film, television, and theatre actress whose credits include the roles of Special Agent Dana Scully in the very famous sitcom ‘X- files’. There is slight doubt on what was expected, as the word she got inked means ‘Everyday’.
10. 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.’
11. Brandy Norwood
Brandy is an American recording artist and entertainer who is also fond of tattoos. She has the ‘Lord Ganesha’ face tattooed on her left arm. She hopes to have all her obstacles removed now that she has the God’s blessing.
12. 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.