Harkirat Singh Mangat, better known by his stage name, Elly Mangat, is a Punjabi singer and songwriter. He started his career in 2015 with his song, “Angry Bird” and has released many hits since then such as Affair, Thug Life, Swag, Weapons, etc.
Elly has some interesting inks covering his arms. Let us take a look at his inks and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘Beast’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right upper arm of the singer has a tattoo of the face of a growling tiger on it. There is also a honeycomb pattern tattooed below the tiger’s face, covering his arm in the shape of a band.
Meaning: The tattoo of the beast on his arm represents his strong personality and free spirit.
2. ‘Owl’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The right forearm of the singer has a tattoo of an owl, sitting at the top of a skull with leaves tattooed below the skull.
Meaning: The tattoo of a skull symbolizes death and the owls are considered guardian angels, who accompanied souls to the underworld. The tattoo design of the owl and the skull together represents the death of a loved one.
3. ‘Skull and Card’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The honeycomb pattern on his right arm reaches downwards to the inner side of his right forearm and joins with a tattoo of a large melting skull. There is also a card tattooed below the skull. The card is worn out and is an ace of spades with another skull tattooed inside the spade design.
Meaning: The tattoo of the ace of spades is a popular tattoo design that represents good luck and fortune.
4. ‘Portrait’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his left forearm has a portrait of a man tattooed on it with a mic in front of him. The words, “ਹਾਏ ਤੱਤਾ” are also tattooed below the portrait.
Meaning: The portrait on his arm is of another Punjabi singer, Babbu Maan, who is one of Elly’s idols. The tattoo is a tribute tattoo with the Punjabi words tattooed below it that translate to, “Hot”. Elly is a big fan of Babbu Maan and also released a song, titled tattoo that featured this tattoo and his admiration for the singer.