Wedding Shoot: Shushma and Sushanth

Mysore “The City of Palaces” and the Heritage capital of Karnataka was our next destination, An excellent place to start the new journey of the newly wed. This time it was Shushma and Sushanth to be the Prince and Princess of Mysore.

Shushma was well prepared and set to surprise her family and friends in her stunning purple and choclate brown lehanga, and stood in brilliance with the glitters of gold, bangles and the colors making her look like the bride she always wanted to be.

Sushma Getting ReadyEvery bride has her perfect person, her brides maid for the special day of her life and Reshu (Reshma) πŸ™‚ Shushma’s crime partner and little sister from childhood was the best ever brides maid and ensured that she was with her darling sister in every moment of her happinessReshma and SushmaWhen the sister duo were getting ready, Sushanth also suited in a well fitted grey blazer and accented his attire with the touch of purple by his tie.Sushatnth ReadyPurple seemed to be the king color of the evening, Purple orchids, white carnations and in sync were the bride and the groom too, I Call it the perfect “Cadbury moment” Shubh arambh!! IMG_0073The next day morning “The Mantap” stood amidst the white drapes and symbolized purity and sanctity, the set looked simple and elegant. Sushanth and Sushma-1Sushanth was welcomed back from the “Kasi yatra” to take Shushma’s hand with pride and dignity.

Sushanth and Sushma-3Here Shushma dressed up with merry and lee after knowing Sushanth’s arrival to take her hand.Sushanth and Sushma-2Shushma was brought to the stage accompanied by her mother and relatives.Sushanth and Sushma-5The first look, Check out Sushanth trying the “peek a boo” way to get a glimplse of his gorgeous bride. Sushanth and Sushma-4The auspicious time of “Mangalya Dharana” had arrived and Shushanth tied the three knots of Trust, Love and Companionship for the rest of their lives. Sushanth and Shushma were in their moment of truth and bundle of joy andΒ  happiness. Sushanth kissed on Shushma’s foreheadΒ  during the Mangalya Dharana reassuring her that you are my princess and there is no fear from here.

Sushnath and Sushma-6Sushanth and Sushma-7The finding the ring ritual, A very famous fun ritual played during the Indian wedding ceremony.A ring is put inside the bowl filled with milk and rose petals, The bride and the groom are asked to find the ring dropped in this bowl and who ever finds the ring first is the winner, And Shushma definitely won over Sushanth, check out the laugh aloud “Yaay I won”.Sushanth and Sushma-8Women power!! The gorgeous ladies and little princesses of Sushanth’s family smiled away with happiness seeing Shushma win and welcomed her into their family or should I say the girl gang πŸ™‚ Wat say ladies πŸ™‚Sushanth and Sushma-9Time to show “Arundhathi Nakshatra” but this time Shush and Sush werent alone.. Wondering why??Sushanth and Sushma-10A wedding is incomplete without family and friends, Now you definitely know why “Shush and Sush” werent alone to see the “Arundhathi nakshatra”Sushanth and Sushma-11Every students foot goes of the ground jumping high up in the air on their graduation day, Here Sushanth lifted Shushma keeping upto his promises, Queen of his heartΒ  <3 And wOwwie we certify “JUST MARRIED”.Sushanth and Sushma-123We had a whale of time capturing you guys, Keep the fun element and loads of love soaring high and higher up πŸ™‚


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Wedding Shoot: Meera and Vallabh

Welcome to one and all to the “Band Baaja Wedding” Of Vallabh Ranga and Meera Mahadevan, Let me take you inside for a roller coaster ride of fun. There goes Vallabh and Preetha (saali cum lawyer Saahiba) with all the Jigris and chatte bhatte welcoming you for the wedding. I am sure you are curious to walk in and checkout their journey of new step into new life. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Meera and Vallabh1Meera the chirpy, bubbly and very charming bride, way away from the Iconic Meera image was all ready to adorn her hands and feet with the beautiful mehendi in the name of Vallabh. The pic is a glimpse of the happy bride and her darling sister.Meera and Vallabh-2Simple, Soft spoken, Charismatic in other words The Complete man Vallabh. πŸ™‚ Checkout the Sun kissed smile πŸ˜‰Meera and Vallabh- 3Meera was getting ready with all excitement and looked brilliant in the brick red saree with the beautiful temple jewellery and stood beside us setting the right example of a typical South Indian bride.Meera and Vallabh- 4And Preetha synced with her sister and looked gorgeous in the traditional gorgeous pink kancheevaram.Meera and Vallabh- 0The day was packedwith loads of rituals and the groom our friend Vallabh had stepped onto his first one, The very famous “Kasi Yatra” Everybody is definitely excited to send Vallabh to Kasi πŸ™‚Meera and Vallabh- 6Vallabh had already been gifted the idols reminiscing the “kasi yatra” which might have inspired him too πŸ™‚Meera and Vallabh- 5

After all the convincing and coming to an agreement of acceptance of marriage by Vallabh. The Beautiful Meera arrived with garland in her hand to welcome her groom.Meera and Vallabh- 7The “Malai Mattal ” Our favorite ritual where fun begins and never sets.. Vallabh is a tall man, but Meera is a sport. Guess I need not say more. Picture speaks it allMeera and Vallabh- 8“The Oonjal” Vallabh and Meera wer made to sit on the beautifully decorated swing and they were made to swing with family people singing around “Kannoonjal aadi Irandaal”.. No doubt their eyes definitely swung to meet each other.Meera and Vallabh- 9Vallabh held Meeras hand, A gesture of mere Responsibility and love. Picture speaks thousand words.Meera and Vallabh- 10A snapshot ofΒ  Preetha and her Dad clicking a picture of themselves. I am sure she means to say I am next on the list πŸ™‚

Meera and VallabhThe Mangalya Dharana, The priest preparing Vallabh to get ready and tie the 3 auspicious knots.

Meera and Vallabh- 11The million dollar moment πŸ™‚ Meera and Vallabh- 12 Meera’s face was lit up with happiness.Meera and Vallabh- 13The SaptapadiMeera and Vallabh- 14Our favorite picture, Meera being an excellent cook, I am sure Vallabh’s mouth is always going to be wide open.Meera and Vallabh- lastChow Chow Bath(Preetha) One among the very many crazy names called by Meera, and her Chatte Battes celebrating in unity.13Ending this post with another favorite picture, in love with the way Vallabh cannot take his eyes off Meera!! Brooom Brrromm !!

IMG_4930Drive away all the sadness and may your life be filled with loads and loads of happiness Wishing you a great married life. We had a whale of time capturing you guys, the best part of seeing two of our very good friends bonding with love.

Loads of Love

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Wedding Shoot: Aishwarya and Ruthvik

Physics the most elementary subject of photography.Have you ever got to go back to your school and your college to re-live those days with the subjects you played and with, subjects which played with you. Aren’t you folks wondering why we are opening this post in the lines of physics, OK! We shall not keep you waiting more lets enter the fun filled wedding of our respected teacher Mr.G. Krishna Murthy’s (popularly known as GK) son Ruthvik with the graceful Aishwarya.

The evening was set with family, fun and colors to deepen and fill the bride Aishwarya’s hand with madarangi (mehendi). My!! My!! She couldn’t stop herself from adoring the design on her hands.

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Aishwarya was gleaming in her leaf and parrot greened lehanga!Β  yay! Im not color blind.Aishwarya and Rithvik -Getting ReadyRuthvik was all set to share the stage with Aishwarya and got his last look in the mirror before the paparazzi moments.Aishwarya and Rithvik -Rithvik ReadyJust love this picture of you two πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ the awwww momentAishwarya and Rithvik -1

The wedding day had arrived and the priest seemed to be busy with the umbrella!! but it wasnt even raining πŸ˜› ???IMG_1646

The groom and the bride were getting ready respectively to kick start their “D” Day.Check out their excitement!!Aishwarya and Rithvik -2IMG_4190This is what happens in wedding cause it was raining in colors and flowersΒ  πŸ™‚ Thanks to our priest for sending the groom to kasi yatra in grandeur.Aishwarya and Rithvik-1Under my umbrella moment!! Aishwarya and Rithvik-13It was raining rice in the form of blessings. Now I definitely know why the groom is handed with Umbrella πŸ˜‰ Aishwarya and Rithvik-2Totally in love with this picture, great shot Fareed.check out the anxiety and sportsmanship to win the game of jeerige bella!!

Aishwarya and Ritvik CollageCurtains down and high up goes Ruthvik, the well planned groom side to win !! πŸ™‚ hoots n whistles πŸ™‚ check out Aishwarya trying to reach the up and above Ruthvik

Aishwarya and Rithvik-5Rituals continued and both the families exchanged vows of handing over the bride to the groomAishwarya and Rithvik-4Aishwarya and Rithvik-7And the moment had arrived where one among the crowd would signal the vadyas saying “Gatti Mela”(time to get legally bonded with nadaswaram and the mantras chanting Mangalyam tantunanena!!)Aishwarya and Rithvik-14Blessed and wishing loads of happiness by family and friendsAishwarya and Rithvik-8The happy Bride, the first bride whom we met who didn’t have wedding jitters, Right Aishwarya πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

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The million dollar moment for every Bride’s Father.. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Aishwarya and Rithvik-20Shutter speed super capture by Mr. Nandan Good job πŸ™‚ Love the picture

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Check out the vows taken during the Sapthapadi. we’ve been looking for such a picture since long time where it explains every step taken ahead and their responsibilities.Collages

Aishwarya_sapthapadiThe aftermath of every wedding where the rituals come to an end and the bonded couple start seeing stars in mid sunny afternoon πŸ™‚ lol No kiddding πŸ˜‰Aishwarya and Rithvik-12Love is in the air πŸ™‚

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We had a whale of time capturing you all and meeting the lovely families.Thank you sir for giving us this wonderful opportunity.


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Wedding Shoot :Shriya and Rakesh

Hello folks this was the second time we were shooting at kuchalambal kalyana mantap . Chennai very reminiscent of the kuchalamba of namma Bengalooru. Chennai was surprisingly pleasant in May and to add to the weather there was a very warm welcome to our handsome dashing dude πŸ™‚ Rakesh!! by the brides family with their rituals.

Checkout the energy πŸ™‚ .

Rakesh and Shriya-2-1The Groom was performing rituals and here I introduce to our bride Shriya with widening smiles and a little peck on her cheek. I am sure the reason behind the wide smile is her aunt pulling her leg with rakeshRakesh and Shriya-2-5

That’s Aadhya, Just love this picture.

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Proceeding with the rituals Rakesh was taken to perform the kasi yatra ritual where Shriya’s parents would ask Rakesh to renounce the idea of going to kasi to seek knowledge and in return they would give their daughters hand to the worthy Rakesh and also impart knowledge. Wow whatta !! Win Win Situation. And Rakesh would definitely not deny!!KasiyatraThe glittering gold was all set to adorn Shriya and Wow!! she did look mesmerizing.

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Rakesh and Shriya 3Rakesh never held himself back, he also suited himself up in the royal ethnic Sherwani to match up the bride and the red Duppatta and dhoti contrasting the off white gold motif on his kurta embraced him lik a King! πŸ™‚Rakesh and Shriya 6Shriya made a grand entry in her doli and enchanted the people around which made the young and the old turn their heads to see her lead the grand stage where she would be hooked cooked and booked with the dude Rakesh πŸ™‚ πŸ˜› :).Rakesh and Shriya-2-7

The grand stage.

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Surprise! suprise!! Time for some peek a boo action a moment ideally where the bride and the groom meet for the first time, First time can be ignored in the current century. Whatta! moment First look!! Excitement and jitters Rakesh and Shriya-2-8Amidst the mixed bag feeling of high, low emotions shriya held herself tight with a lot ofΒ  and anxiety in her eyes waiting to see Rakesh.Rakesh and Shriya-2-12The time had arrived for the tying the knot, to be beautifully bonded to each otherRakesh and Shriya-2-13kaboom!! there was torrentz of rice and people blessing Shriya and Rakesh.

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A million dollor moment!! Again and Again,Β  A picture definitely speaks a million words good job Ashwin.Rakesh and Shriya-2-16

That minute where Rakesh just didnt hesitate to take her hand and live up to the vows and oath made during the wedding “Ill Be There For You”Rakesh and Shriya-2-16-4Here comes the fun part of the wedding!!

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The famous act of disguise ! Arundathi star.

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After the Long day of rituals Shriya and Rakesh were all set to recieve blessing and love from family and friends in the form of happiness and togetherness in the Reception.Rakesh and Shriya 17

Rakesh and Shriya-2-16-5And from this moment definitely Shriya Aage aage and Rakesh Uske Peeche πŸ™‚ (Just for Gags)Rakesh and Shriya-2-4

We had a whale of a time shooting you guys πŸ™‚Β  and we will be back with more pictures from their outdoor shoot.

Wishing you both a Happy and prosperous married life .


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