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10/5/11

Modern Mumtaz Mahal (Queen of the Taj Mahal) Look


This is my depiction of a Mumtaz Mahal of today. Well...sort of, coz I don't have a crown. But even the Queen of England doesn't wear a crown all the time, does she? I don't know. Anyways, this could easily be an Indian Bridal look too so maybe you'll be inspired if you're getting married soon.
Source: Google images
Who is Mumtaz Mahal?
She was the wife of Shah Jahan- the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, for her. She was his favorite out of 3 wives at the time! Three! Mumtaz Mahal died in 1631 AD while giving birth to theit 14th child. Fourteenth! :O. Read more about her here

She is one of the people from history that I'd like to meet because I find her very intriguing. I mean, she's got to have some magical powers, no? I really really want to ask her....(to be continued)