Maha Shivratri 2024: A Look At Bollywood Celebs Who Have Shiva Tattoos – News18

Ajay Devgn has etched a Shiva tattoo on his chest.

Many Bolly celebs are well known for their deep reverence for Lord Shiva.

Artwork and tattoos inspired by Lord Shiva are not uncommon. In fact, tattoo artists observe that Shiva-themed tattoos are among the most popular designs people opt for. Even our beloved celebrities are equally fascinated by Shiva tattoos. Ahead of Maha Shivratri, let’s take a look at some Bollywood celebrities who inked Shiva tattoos.

1. Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn’s intricate Shiva tattoo, etched on the left side of his chest, made appearances in certain scenes of Shivaay and Singham. The actor revealed that his friend Sanjay Dutt inspired him to get the tattoo. “It’s a Lord Shiva tattoo, and Sanjay persuaded me to get it done. I got it inked during the filming of All the Best,” Ajay mentioned in an interview.

2. Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is well-known for his deep reverence for Lord Shiva. In the movie Agneepath, a scene showcases his substantial Shiva tattoo adorned with Sanskrit mantras on his arm.

3. Ronit Roy

Actor Ronit Roy proudly displays his Shiva-Trishul tattoo on his arm, never hesitating to showcase it. The tattoo also features an embedded Om symbol, enhancing its spiritual significance.

5. Kunal Khemu

Kunal Khemu, known for his roles in the Golmaal series, adorned his back with a tattoo reading Om Namah Shivaay in Devanagari script a few years ago. Additionally, he sports a Shiva tattoo on his ankle.

Lokesh Verma, a famous celebrity tattoo artist and founder of Devilz Tattoos, explained in an interview: “Shiva is one of the most sought-after Gods for tattoos. Celebrities also love getting inked with Shiva-inspired designs, ranging from small minimalist tattoos depicting symbols like the damru or Trishul to intricate sculptures of Shiva with detailed backgrounds. As artists, we constantly strive to create Shiva tattoos in unique, personalised ways.”