March 2019

Desh Videsh March 2019

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Rakhi weds Ravi Indian Wedding at Innisbrook Golf and Spa Resort

Rakhi and Ravi’s wedding can best be described as a typical grand wedding of a match made in heaven. What better match than a finance expert and mathematician? Rakhi and Ravi’s story began when they both met through an app suggested by the friends of the bride. The relationship took its time to mature and develop into love and in …


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Priya weds Yogin Indian Wedding at Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

Priya and Yogin’s beautiful love story began when they met through mutual friends. After a few Facebook messages and dates, the couple knew they were onto something special! The two got engaged July 2017 and planned a wedding for December 2018. Priya and Yogin wanted to be sure their wedding celebrations were everything that they had dreamt of and more, …

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Khusbu and Parth’s Wedding at Hilton Palm Beach Airport

When a brief meeting with someone leaves a deep and lasting impact on you, it is definitely a connection worth exploring! This connection is exactly what Khusbu Patel and Parth Shah pursued. Khusbu and Parth met each other briefly through mutual friends and started dating in 2016. Two years later, Parth proposed to Khusbu at the majestic Akshardham temple in …

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Ami weds Vikas Clicked by Fine Art Productions

One right swipe on the online dating app, Dil Mil, is what led Ami Shah straight to Vikas Shah. After some nonstop chats and a quick trip, the two knew this was definitely something special. And 15 months later, Vikas proposed to Ami. On December 22, 2018, Ami and Vikas tied the knot at the breathtaking Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay …

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Shreya-Sagar Wedding

Shreya weds Sagar

For Shreya and Sagar, a friends trip to Washington, D.C., with 18 people changed their lives forever. It was on this trip that Shreya, from Nashville, met Sagar, from Florida, for the first time, and they instantly clicked! After dating nine months, the two got engaged. Shreya and Sagar married on September 15, 2018, at the Gujarat Cultural Association in …

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Shivali weds Nimish

Shivali weds Nimish at Hilton Orlando

Classic yet modern is one way to describe Nimish and Shivali’s wedding. Living in Florida and always facing uncertain weather conditions, the couple hosted a grand wedding despite the odds! These medical professionals celebrated their love with great fanfare with over 500 guests. In 2012, the two met at a garba event while in graduate school and sparks flew instantly. …

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Dillon weds Krishna

Krishna weds Dillon by Peter Togel Photography

You know what they say about opposites attract? Sounds too cliché and right out of a Yash Raj movie right? Well for couple Krishna and Dillon from Georgia, that is how their journey began. The two met at the University of Georgia at a freshman event. Initially, they did not click and were total opposites. As their university years passed …


Bollywood Celebrity Couples On the 2019 Wedding Watch List

Bollywood Celebrity Couples On the 2019 Wedding Watch List Wedding bells began ringing loud last year for Bollywood and the faint echoes are still tinkering into this year. With #couplegoals trending since 2018 the last year literally marked itself as the “Celebrity Year of Marriages in Bollywood” with Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, Sonam Kapoor …


Indian Wedding Photos


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 laughter, loving stares, bold colors, elegant mandaps, …

Community News

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Florida Gainesville India Fest & Health Fair When: 03/16/2019, 9:00 AM Where: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville,32601 Contact: 352-275-2276 Host: India Cultural & Education Center TampaAnnual India Fest When: 03/23/2019, 11:00 AM Where: Estero Community Park 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero,33928 Contact: Suresh Bheemanapalli 937-270-9596 Host: India Association of Fort Myers Orlando Natyam 2019 When: 03/09/2019, 4:30 …


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Editorial March 2019

Dear Readers, Recently, I was listening to a lecture by one of my favorite Gujarati writers and motivational speaker, Kajal Oza Vaidya, about marriage and relationships. One interesting point she discussed was about the seven vows the bride and groom take the wedding ceremony. She pointed out that during the wedding so many other activities are going on so most …