December 2018

Desh Videsh December 2018

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Indian Wedding

Shisha Weds Dishant

In October 2018, Shisha Patel, a health educator and Indian medical program coordinator, and Dishant Patel, a project manager, held their wedding and reception at the Adriatic Lounge and the Arctic Club, respectively, on the Carnival Victory ship of the Carnival Cruise Line. The bride and groom became acquainted on Facebook and, after a month of phone exchanges, met at …


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Christena weds Ravi

Ask any bride how and when she met her groom, and she will remember it as clearly as it happened just yesterday. And so the story goes with Christena Singh. A teacher from Miami, Christena clearly remembers the morning when social media played cupid in her love story. “It all began one early morning in September 2016, around 7:15am with …

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Leila weds Fraz

You never know how you meet your special someone and find your happily ever after! For our lovely couple, Leila Youssef and Fraz Rizvi, it was the bride’s brother who played cupid between the two. When Leila’s brother introduced her to his close friend Fraz, he knew the two would definitely hit it off. Six months and a few meetings …

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Indian Wedding - Neha & Hemang

Neha weds Hemang

Marriages are made in heaven, but weddings are made on Earth! Neha and Hemang’s wedding, like any other, was experienced on Earth, but the celebration was filled with so many beautiful moments that the occasion was out of this world. From a fun photo booth with a scooter at the entrance and a swing for the couple to a bobblehead …

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Indian Wedding - Khilna & Sunny

Khilna weds Sunny

Planning a wedding is never an easy task. But what makes the day memorable is when both partners come together to plan a celebration that is nothing short of perfection! Khilna and Sunny Patel did all they could to be sure their wedding was perfect! Khilna and Sunny met through mutual friends, and after a while realized that their bond …

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Mariam weds Waqas

When Waqas Memon first saw Mariam Kiran Mirza at a local mosque, the attraction was instant. He knew he had to find some way to meet her and get to know her better. When he saw her again at a mall, he asked for her help in finding a birthday present for his cousin. Whether they found that present or …

Wedding Planning

How to Choose the Perfect Song for Your First Dance

How to Choose the Perfect Song for Your First Dance Choosing a perfect first dance song can be a daunting task for some couples. As this will be the first time you and your better half will be matching steps in front of your guests as a married couple, pick a song that makes the moment even more memorable. Here …

Wedding Planning

Fashion Guide: How to Perfectly Coordinate the Bride & Groom Wedding Dress

Fashion Guide: How to Perfectly Coordinate the Bride & Groom Wedding Dress For some couples, the idea of coordinated outfits can be taken seriously to mean wearing the exact same color clothing. However, there are many tasteful and chic ways in which a couple can coordinate their wedding look. Here are five smart ways the bride and the groom can …


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Must Have Photo Moments

Indian Wedding Photography MUST HAVE PHOTO MOMENTS Bursting with vivid and bold hues, opulent décor and intricate but elegant designs very well describe Indian weddings. Also known as Shaadi or Shadi, Indian weddings are best known for their grandeur, traditions, grace, colors and almost carnival-type celebration. Unique photographs taken at an Indian weddings are made up of warm glances, shared …


Bollywood Wedding Bells: Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh

Bollywood Wedding Bells: Deepika Padukon e & Ranveer Singh To Get Hitched This Month After dating for five years, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh finally got married on November 14, 2018. They had two wedding ceremonies at the Villa del Balbianello, in Lake Como, Italy. Here are all the details from their gorgeous destination wedding. Pre-Wedding Ceremonies Their pre-wedding celebrations …

Community News

Community News

Community News

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Dear Readers, It is always said that “Marriages are made in heaven, but only the reception takes place here on Earth.” It is a cliche we all know. But when you seriously think about it, there may be some truth behind it. I definitely believe strongly. Over the last 10 years, we have published several real wedding stories in the …