June 2019

Desh Videsh June 2019

Cover Story

Indian Love Birds Magical Capture

Bharvi weds Mithil Indian Wedding at Hilton Atlanta photos by Cassie Valente

Fate and chance work in mysterious ways, especially when it comes to meeting the love of your life. In 2010, Bharvi Patel and Mithil Patel resided in dorms at Georgia Tech, just three minutes away from each other. It wasn’t until 2011 when the two met. One day, Mithil met his roommate’s study partner, Bharvi, and the two became friends …


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Rosanna weds Christopher Fusion Indian Wedding Photographed by Peter Nguyen Photography

Rosanna Barsati Indian restaurant in South Florida belly dancer Cedars restaurant Mount Etna world’s most active volcano Rosanna Barsati and Christopher Fontana, both attorneys, met at a local restaurant in South Florida. A belly dancer by night, Rosanna was performing at Cedars restaurant where Christopher was helping a friend in the kitchen. Christopher asked his friend about Rosanna, the two …

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Amazing Capture by Jasmin Mansuris Photography

Nadia Weds Prem Indian Wedding at Premier Event Halls Photographed by Studio Dew Drops

INDIAN BANQUET HALLS Premier Event Halls Nadia and Prem’s Suwanee, Georgia, wedding was a humble affair. Nadia, a model turned entrepreneur, is founder of Blush by Nadia. Prem, also an entrepreneur, runs his own choreography school. The two met at a fashion show through their mutual friend, DJ Bobby. At this show, Nadia provided makeup for the models while Prem …

Real Wedding

Dreamy Capture Of Indian Couple

Meera Weds Mickey Indian Wedding at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa Photographed by Fine Art Productions

INDIAN CATERING Signature Weddings & Events Inc A chance meeting, a dinner, and an instant connection this is all that it took for Meera Ghayal to find her life partner Mickey Gupta. Meera and Mickey’s instant connection was so strong that even their friends thought they had been friends forever. pre-wedding ceremonies Grah Shantak ceremony Indian wedding decorations Three and …

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Lovely First Glance of Indian Couple

Manali weds Nikesh Indian Wedding at Hilton Orlando Photographed by Asaad Images

When your first date is at Disney World, the relationship ahead can only be an adventure! For Manali Patel, a physical therapist, and Nikesh Patel, a web developer, their adventure began on that fateful garba night when sparks flew. The two dated for seven years before Nikesh took the next step. Making use of airline voucher tickets that were about …

Wedding Planning

Indian Wedding Venue at Hilton Orlando

Hilton Orlando is the perfect place to start your journey together as a couple. Tucked away in the heart of Orlando is where you’ll discover Hilton Orlando, a vibrant, contemporary resort with an exciting personality to complement an exceptional location. Centrally located to all major theme parks and attractions, this resort features lush landscaping and tropical inspirations. Choose the perfect …

Real Wedding

Indian Groom Kissing Brides Forehead

Reshma weds Roshan Indian Wedding at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Photographed by Castaldo Studios

Hyatt Regency at Grand Cypress, Orlando Eventrics Weddings NJP Events and Design Mahesh Gor Mehendi night Grand Cypress ballroom of Hyatt Indian Wedding mandap The beauty of life is that you never know how you might meet your life partner. Sometimes all you need is a right swipe, like Reshma Patel and Roshan Patel. The beautiful couples met through a …

Real Wedding

Love At First Glance

Roshan weds Peter Fusion Indian Wedding at Historic Walton House Photographed by Catalina Ayubi Photography

multicultural wedding Wedding festivities Sindhi, American, and English traditions When Roshan Nebhrajani, a Sindhi medical student, and Peter Bransden, a British VP at a insurance company, met at a bar, little did they know they would be bringing together families and cultures in the name of love! haldi ceremony, mehndi ceremony sangeet After dating for a year, Peter began searching …

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Insanely cute capture of Indian Couple

Avani weds Naresh Indian Wedding at Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore Photographed by Since 1987 Films

When technology meets medicine, the end product can be wonderful. Such was the case when Naresh, a technology entrepreneur and author, met Avani,a physician. These days, is not uncommon for couples to meet through dating apps. Naresh and Avani met through one such app, Coffee Meets Bagel. The two went through a series of interesting dates and nearly two and …

Real Wedding

Beautiful capture of Indian Bride and Indian Groom

Jaina weds Umesh Indian Wedding at 5th Avenue Hall Photographed by Peter Togel Photography

Signature Ballroom in Suwanee Indian wedding venue Indian couple date Millennium Park Jaina Patel, a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, was introduced to Umesh Patel, an Aerospace Engineer, through a mutual friend in 2011. Little did the two know that a casual introduction will lead them down the aisle to their “happily ever after!” The couple’s first date was so special that …

Destination wedding

Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding: Dream or Nightmare?

By Nirjary Desai of KIS (cubed) Events Nirjary Desai KIS (cubed) Events Atlanta based based Event Planner South Asian Destination Weddings have become the latest trend globally especially with the influence of Bollywood & Hollywood celebrities. Studies have shown that with over 350,000 destination events each year, there is no doubt how South Asian weddings keep climbing the ladder of …

Community News

Community News

Community News

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Raj Shah, Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group


Dear Readers, A medley of vibrant colors, slew of events, Band-Baaja-baraat and bollywood style naach gaana, nothing quite compares to the rich spectacle of an Indian wedding. It is that time of the year, when wedding season is just around the corner. That means our summer wedding resource issue is right on time! Congratulations to all our newlywed couples, top …