Delhi witnessed an evening as gorgeous as the celebrities and audience that graced it. The Ravishing Wedding Awards gala celebrated the achievement and eminence of the Indian wedding industry which was in full attendance at Orana Hotels & Resorts, Delhi.
Bollywood actress, the evergreen UrmilaMatondkar came on a vintage car and added glamor to the stage and the show by felicitating the winners of awards in various categories like wedding planning, catering, décor, bridal wear& groom wear designing, hair and makeup, jewelry and much more.
The event was hosted by RK Nanda and Shweta Nanda of Magic Media World and was managed by Sunny Sabharwal of Pulse Events. Anuj Bery of Murano gave support by being an associate for the show. Amit Gupta of Orana Hotels & Resorts was gracious enough to be the hospitality partner and Konica Arora dolled up the models by being the hair and makeup partner. The rock solid support of many names of the wedding fraternity was evident –Dharmendra Singh of The Wedding Frames, Rahul Makkar of Purpleberry, Suneet Jain of Armour Invites, SaurabhKatyal of Imagine Ice, Vivacity Entertainment and more.
The showstopper for the evening was literally, the stunning, Malaika Arora who, not only felicitated the winners but also walked the ramp for designer AsmaGulzar who showcased her indo-western collection title ‘The Augustan Aristocracy’. Malaika dazzled in jewelry from Tirupati Jewels by Varun Mittal and took the stage with élan.
Both the actresses praised the talent and the hard work of the wedding fraternity and applauded the platform that The Ravishing Wedding Awards provided to them. Awards were given in 50 categories and won by many talented individuals like Rikant Pitti, , SumitKohli, Suneeti Soni, Manali Tanwar, AnjuLamba, KritiDS, PralayDatta, Manmeet Kaur, Shefali Agarwal, Gaurav Chauhan, RatikaVaish, YashikaSehgal, Neeti Ahuja, DushyantKathuria, TaaraMalhota, Neha Munjal, Ankita Roy and others.
‘Utpala’ Summer Collection by Mrunalini Rao’s
‘Utpala’ is a summer collection inspired by the serene lotus. The beauty of this ethereal flower is reinterpreted by the designer into an abstract work of art. The Utpala Collection flaunts a colour palette that is directly derived from the real essence of the flower and its surroundings
Each piece in the collection is crafted with a reverence for traditional artistry and showcases elements such as hand zardozi embroidery, thread embellishments and appliqué. The collection also features hand-painted prints in captivating colours of purple, pink, yellow and green. Bringing sheen and richness to the collection are silks, organzas, chiffons and tulle in flamboyant flares and layers
Add Photo Props to get Stunning wedding Memories!
These days, weddings are not just about the bride and the groom tying the knot. Apart from this, the list holds a lot of brainstorming regarding making unique and special arrangements for a lot much quintessential like the venue, decorations, theme, food and arranging for a good photographer indeed, to make your “Big day” absolutely special.
Being clicked in different poses and getting good pictures is what everyone loves and enjoys to do. So just enter the “Photobooth” which is setting a popular trend in the weddings, these days. Incorporate more than people into your wedding photos to make them truly memorable and lifelong lasting. Photo booths, having a lot many unique and interesting photo props can definitely set a fun and frolic moment for everyone whether be it friends, relatives or cousins, during the wedding.
Props are the best way to let you enjoy through and jazz up in your wedding pictures in a unique as well as entertaining style. A sweet sign, a whimsical element, or a sentimental memento can surely take your pictures to a different level altogether. They are the best way to infuse fun; drama and a lively atmosphere for the guests and the bridegroom themselves to enjoy all the wedding functions whether it is sangeet, Mehendi, wedding day or either the reception.
The Bride and Groom Sunglasses
Get humor and enjoyable look with a pair of glittery sunglasses carved from a cardboard or either plastic for the bride and groom as one of the interesting photo props to pour an amalgamation of fun and joy and the element of romance by looking into each other’s eyes, for the perfect click on your wedding functions.
The Backdrop Props
Adding interesting backdrops as a prop,` to your photo booth can recount or portray for the mood of the day. The background can be about the likings and dislike about the bride and the groom or something about their love or either some decor trends that can add a wow factor to the photographs like wall hangings, flowers, shells etc.
Mirrors are the best décor piece that can uplift the mood and the scene around with its majestic reflection effect. People love posing in front of mirrors so why not use them in different sizes, shapes, cuts and curves to add a lustrous effect to the wedding photographs.
Vehicles like a scooter, rickshaw or a bicycle or a motorcycle adorned with flowers, balloons can add a dramatic and entertaining factor to create a thrilling effect for the photographs.
The Crazy Dialogues
Some of the crazy dialogues that are fun-filled and humorous while evoking laughter are a must to be there at your photo booth to engage everyone irrespective of gender or age. They can be simple like a tag with MR. and MRS or something like Baby Doll, or He’s Mine, She’s Mine and I’m Crazy, Single ready to mingle, Flawless, Wanted etc. can keep your guests involved and enjoy the moments.
Other interesting stuff could be lot of moustaches of different kinds, feather boas, balloons, the simple cut out of a decorated picture frame, chalkboards, masks, antique furniture like loveseats, swings, bubbles, and vintage props like a gramophone, Monograms, signs, symbols, emoji’s and other sparkly nutty things can get an element of super-duper fun.
These really adorable ideas can be the top most preferences that could definitely make a great photo booth with a master photographer to capture the spirit while fitting into any of the wedding themes.
Buzzsouk Review 2016: The Big Fat Inidan Weddings
After a big fat Punjabi wedding of Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra last year, 2016 was also special as celebrities made headlines of their marriages one after other. From Bollywood celebrities to sports personalities, TV celebs to Punjabi singers, this year celebrities were continuously hitting the media and grabbed many eyeballs for marking the new beginning of their lives by getting married. Here is the list of celebrities who tied the knot in 2016 by making the headlines.
Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech
After much talked about their engagement, cricketer Yuvraj Singh and model turned actress Hazel Keech were also in the limelight for their big fat wedding. They tied the knot on 30th December 2016 with a glittery ceremony in Chandigarh with all traditional rituals. Hazel was looking resplendent in maroon lehenga where Yuvi was looking classy complimenting her with the same shade. There was a 2-day wedding ceremony in Chandigarh and Goa and a star-studded reception in the capital, (Delhi) which make it a big fat wedding.
Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover
Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu and the heartthrob of Bollywood Karan Singh Grover are also on the wedding list. The couple tied the knot in a very private ceremony on 30th April 2016 in Mumbai followed by the traditional Bengali rituals. The 3 days wedding ceremony from Mehendi to reception, the couple was having a fairytale wedding and they enjoyed to the fullest. Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan etc all A-listers Bollywood stars have attended the reception and give their blessings to the couple.
Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dhaiya
The popular TV faces Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dhaiya also get married this year on 8th July 2016 in Bhopal followed by the traditional Hindu wedding customs. The wedding was attended by the family and close friends. Divyanka was looking amazing in red and golden lehenga where Vivek was also looking a handsome groom in an off white embroidered sherwani. The couple is happily married and went to Europe to welcome the New Year.
Lisa Hyden and Dino Lalvani
The Chennai-born modern turned actress Lisa Hyden tied knots with his alleged boyfriend Dino Lalvani after dating one year on 29th October 2016. The couple had a prettiest beach wedding ceremony in one of the abounded beaches of Thailand. The actress was looking mesmerizingly beautiful in a corset with a floral tiara on her head accompanied by the veil which was sore to many eyes whereas as Dino Lalvani make a handsome groom in his off- white suit with a floral broach on the lapel complementing her bride.
Kishwer Merchant and Suyyash Rai
After 6 years of dating, television couple and Bigg Boss season 9 contestants Kishwer Merchant and Suyyash Rai finally tied the knot on 16th Dec 2016.The Mehendi was planned by Kisherw’s Muslims rituals and sangeet were planned by Suyyash Punjabi traditions and then they got married in a court on 16th Dec which shows their immense love. The couple later hosted a private reception for their close friends and family and also made the web series of their hot and happening wedding “Sukish Ki Shaadi” with making the headlines.
Asin and Rahul Sharma
2016 was an also a special year for Bollywood actress Asin as she also tied the knot with Business Rahul Sharma, co-founder of Micromax informatics on 19 January 2016. The marriage was followed by the both Christian and Hindu customs. In morning the couple had a Christian wedding ceremony which was later followed by Hindu customs. Superstar Akshay Kumar who played the cupid for the couple was the main attraction of the whole wedding ceremony. Her 20 carat solitaire engagement ring also bagged the attention of her fans.
Preity Zinta and Gene Gudenbough
The dimple beauty of Bollywood was also chosen Gene Gudenbough as her life partner in an intimate gathering in Los Angeles. The star-studded reception was hosted by the couple in Mumbai which was attended by Shahrukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Ram Nene, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, Farah Khan among all A-listers celebrities of Bollywood. Preity in Manish Malhotra’s red gown with Punjabi chudas and Gene in Black suit were looking adorable.
Raftar and Komal Vohra
The Punjabi singer and Rapper Raftar is also on the list of wedding 2016. He got married with his long time girlfriend Komal Vohra at a private wedding ceremony on 1st December 2016 in Delhi. The couple followed all the Punjabi customs and rituals as Raftar believes that Punjabi weddings are having more fun.The singer shared his wedding pictures on Instagram by the caption “Married to My Soul Mate”
Watch out for Vaani Kapoor setting trends for bride to be
It’s time redefine the ‘classical sanskari’ brides and a note to all the ladies who are ready to get hitched. Take a steer clear from Vaani Kapoor book of sass from her recent movie Befikre. Aditya Chopra came up with modern romance spiced up with comedy and explicit content. Ranveer singh and Vaani kapoor worked their best to stick to the plot of being ‘befikre’ or carefree in the movie. From reckless kisses to the bold avatar of Vaani Kapoor, she is setting some major badass bride goals for carefree brides out there. If you are sassy, audacious and bold in your real life then the fashion tips from Vaani Kapoor would make you the sauciest bride in your group or family. Here are the remarkable tips from her look in the song ‘Khulke Dulke’ which will blow up all your wedding functions with high end oomph.
- High slit lehnga
Have you seen Vaani Kapoor taking flips in that high slit lehngas? Let’s face it, the conventional brides are overrated with sanskars and stereotypical dressing. If you wish to notch up the glam quotient then get yourself high slit lehnga on your wedding. Vaani Kapoor wore a gold lehnga and skimpy choli and made her befikre move. This unconventional look is perfect to flaunt your pre-wedding workout and the toned calves. It’s time for you to drop that reticent image of a traditional bride and brace up to be the cheeky bride of the season. You can add high slit to your other functions outfit. Since Indian marriages are a grand affair with multiple rituals and functions. Therefore, you will get a chance to play with this fashion trend.
Sneakers are all over this year and it made entry to the wedding sections as well. A bride in sneakers is something unusual and a bold move. If you wish to sport your wedding then pick gittered, gold or sequenced sneakers. It is way more comfortable than the stilettoes. Make a statement this wedding season! If you do not wish to carry sneakers under lehngas then sneakers can probably break your bachelorette fun. Sneakers add a fun quotient to the look so why not to have fun little more?
- Minimal makeup and accessories
Vaani kapoor is busting up the norms of carrying heavy wedding jewelry and maximum makeup. Her enticing earrings and mang-tikka with the statement chunky ring is totally slaying our heart. Brides with minimum jewelry and air-brush makeups look way better than the all bundled up dressing. Since, wedding is all about makeup you can have the minimalistic makeup at your mehandi. Get along with the floral jewelry and all set to party!
- Short hair no care
Break the myth; brides with short hair are scant to the chic hairstyles. Short hair are cheeky for sure! Vaani spruces her sassy hair with a side braid and break the monotony of all times. You will get plethora of hairdos for short hair over blogging sites and youtube that won’t make you any less of a bride. So this wedding season adopt the befikre look and set new rules for the bride to be.
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