December 2015

Desh Videsh December 2015 – Cover Story

Monica weds Luv Indian Wedding at Renaissance Orlando at Sea World Photographed by Sona Photography

Monica and Luv met in medical school, just as Luv was beginning his second year. Monica was a new student, but the two began studying together and soon, their study dates turned into real dates. Almost two years later, Luv planned a surprise proposal with the help of Monica’s sister, Lisa. No detail was forgotten: they used the clever ruse …


Real Weddings

Pooja weds Kunal

They say the heart recognizes its soul mate the moment it meets. But the moment never comes before cupid plays a little game. Pooja and Kunal’s story reflects this since they never met despite living just one block away from each other until one fateful Friday night. A mere glance at one another across the soft lights of the pub …


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Aarohi weds Viral

Viral and Aarohi were lucky to know each since high school, when Viral visited a friend in New York and Aarohi was in school in New Jersey. They remained briefly in touch, but a surprising flame rekindled many years later when they both ended up in Florida, and the flame is still burning bright. Viral proposed after five years, when …

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Anita Weds Chirag

Some of the best love stories are the tales of childhood sweethearts, like Anita and Chirag Patel. Friends since the 8th grade, the two saw each other grow up and were finally engaged after 10 years. Chirag planned his proposal for six months, between picking the perfect spot at the park and choosing a beautiful ring. Anita was nervous and …


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Harbhajan Singh & Geeta Basra’s Grand Wedding

After an age-old whirlwind romance, Bollywood actress Geeta Basra and the popular spinner bowler finally tied the knot on October 29, 2015. One of the most lavish weddings ever organized, spanned five days near Jalandhar. The celebration kickstarted with the mehendi function on October 27 and culminated with the grand reception on November 1 in Delhi. Designed by Entertainment Design …


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2015 Orlando MyShadi Bridal Expo: Vendor Profile The Straz Center

Congratulations to the Vendor Facebook raffle winner from the September 2015 Orlando MyShadi Bridal Expo. Many of the MyShadi Bridal Expo vendors are active participants on social media, be it Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. The September winner of the vendor Facebook raffle was Lainey Dunn, Catering Sales Manager at The Straz Center. In this issue, we chatted with Dunn to …

Bridal Expo,

2016 MyShadi Bridal Expos

For over six years, MyShadi Bridal Expo has been offering newly engaged couples and their families a firsthand look at the latest trends in event and wedding planning. Hosted by Desh Videsh Media Group, the bridal show takes place on one afternoon, with hundreds of attendees taking advantage of having many different types of vendors under the same roof. Not …

Ask The Expert

Bridal Beauty Tips

Author by Karuna Chani Some say a bride’s wedding day, is the most important day of her life. A special moment, when two people commit to loving and caring for each other through the highs and lows of life. And on that special day, a bride wants to look and feel her best. Her makeup should enhance all of the …



Editorial December 2015

December 2015 Dear Readers, We are ending 2015 with our Wedding Resources issue, one that will inspire not only young couples, but also all of us, to embrace love and friendship in year ahead. The stories always warm my heart as there is nothing better than two people celebrating life and love with each other and their families. This issue, …