Welcome to MyShadi.com – An Indian Wedding Stories and Resources

MyShadi.com, a member of Desh Videsh Media Group, is an online wedding portal that offers newly engaged couples and their families the tools needed to plan a modern South Asian wedding. From real wedding stories to a preferred vendor directory, MyShadi.com is the premier online resource for wedding and event planning. Since 2000, MyShadi.com has reached thousands of South Asian and Indo-Caribbean brides worldwide.


Hamlani & Abidi

 

 

This fabulous couple celebrated their I do’s for days, we where lucky enough to capture the best two days. From their attention to details, to their customs. It was so great to see how love not only from the couple but from the family was celebrated.

EVENT VENUE – Legacy Castle | VIDEOGRAPHER & PHOTOGRAPHER – MC PRODUCTIONS PHOTOGRAPHY

            


Charmi and Hiren

Chami & Hiren got married at the beautiful Stone Mountain Park in Georgia. Their ceremonies and receptions were an amazing event. The food was exquisite and the ambiance was full of love.


BANQUET HALL Stone Mountain Park | PHOTOGRAPHER Nathalia Frykman Photography


Nafessa and Michael

When social enterprise consultant Nafessa Kassim and business coach Michael Williams met each other for the first time in Los Angeles, little did they know that they were on the path to a long courtship and wedding straight out of a fairytale. When Nafessa and Michael met for the second time at a Washington conference, sparks flew and a beautiful friendship developed organically. After a month of long phone calls and a 4.5 year old courtship period, Michael finally popped the question on the rooftop bar of W hotel with a special ring. Nafessa delightfully accepted and the couple went off to gorge on Chinese food and chocolate chip cookies with two of their friends recording all the action. Nafessa and Michael chose to host their wedding at the Zama Beach Club at Isla Mujeres Mexico with Jewell Event Design helping them plan the event. The couple even designed their own wedding website and made sure their different ethnicities were reflected in a perfect combination at their customized ceremonies. Given the wedding would be a mixture of South Asian and western traditions, the couple wanted to encompass the diverse religions and ethnicities of their guests. Nafessa and Michael showcased the beauty of accepting a diverse array of cultures and so chose an eclectic mixture of events – pithi, mehndi, welcome party, holi and beach games. Their choice of venue was one that was a beautiful vacation spot apart from being a boutique establishment small enough to offer them the privacy they needed. Gorgeous Couple Posing outdoors clicked by Cossu Photography The welcome party was a simple and sweet party with rooftop drinks. Both the bride and groom participated in the pithi and enjoyed the gorgeous spread of food, while for the mehndi, Rajasthani umbrellas and ethnic sarees were used as décor accents. The beach games party was a fun event as the couple used memorabilia from their long pre-wedding trip as props and guests all wore t-shirts saying “love is a journey.” The sangeet was very festive with a light adorned background with Indian accents. The table centerpieces were a variety of different artifacts with candles inside while a soft semi transparent gold runner decorated the table. The couple showcased their faces on frames of old and classic Bollywood posters along the table. The bangle and bindi counter lent some pizzazz to the entire event. The couple chose a beach wedding as both feel a deep connection to water. The ceremony setting was a sandy beach with a beach background and pretty flower petals on the ground. Instead of a typical religious function, the couple planned a beautiful spiritual blend – the bridal party read quotes from various religions along with a meditation session. The wedding was right before sunset with the beautiful rays of the sun shining behind the couple. The beautiful beach reception featured tables dressed with a white diaphanous material and glittering chandeliers and bistro lights bathing everything with incandescent light. The centerpieces included gold votives with candles inside and cards bearing the country name, a picture of the couple in that country, and a poem or quote from the country, in the native language. The beautiful star-studded night sky with stars and the sound of waves created a romantic atmosphere as the couple danced to Dave Matthews Band’s “You and Me,” Sir Mix A Lot’s “Baby Got Back,” and even “Aati Kya Khandala” from the movie Ghulam. Later, There was a fun dance party with glow sticks and a mix of Indian and western music and even a Chuuro midnight party. Nafessa and Michael made sure that everyone (including themselves) had a blast at their wedding! The couple advises that you think hard about what you love about weddings and then try incorporating that in your own wedding. Don’t forget to take into account the preferences of guests and family while also prioritizing and creating a special experience that will work for you! Lovely Couple Posing for a photoshoot


BANQUET HALLS Zama Beach Club +52 998 888 07 50 | CATERING Izla Mujeres Hotel +52 998 689 12 63 | DISC JOCKEY Disco Movil Cancun +52 1 998 189 83 06 | DHOL PLAYER Drums in Paradise +52 998 251 49 77 |EVENT PLANNER Jewell Event Design 720-515-1793 | HAIR AND MAKEUP Tania Tagle Makeup & Hair +52 998 820 15 98 | HORSE SunHorse Wedding Services 507-216-5700 | MEHNDI Carolina Bellavista & Co +52 998 165 32 77 | MUSICIAN Eder Alejandro Campos +52 1 998 895 04 51 | PHOTOGRAPHER Cossu Photography +52 1 984 106 00 92 | VIDEOGRAPHY Becker Wedding Films +52 998 860 49 56


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