Ridhima and Sahil, Fairmont Jaipur, Rajasthan
From a calm Sufi night to a crazy neon party, Sahil and Ridhima's wedding amped up the fun factor.

Sahil and Ridhima chose the stunning environs of Fairmont Jaipur to host their lavish wedding which was planned by WeddingSutra Favorite – Fiestro Events. Bride Ridhima shares some highlights of the festivities that were captured by WeddingSutra Favorite – ShutterInk.

How They Met

It is said that love can arrive in our lives at any moment, and lucky are those who recognize it. Sahil and Ridhima certainly realized that they were each other’s soulmates when they were introduced by a common acquaintance. For him, it was love at first sight, and their romance deepened beautifully over time.

The Proposal

The couple shares, “We would love to recommend each and every person who made our wedding a success Shutterink, Fiestro Events, singers Gurnazar Singh, Ankit Batra (pheras), and Hamsar Hayat (Sufi Night), as well as Inderpreet Kaur for my makeup and all our designers for our clothes.”

Neon party

For the Sufi night, the decor was dominated by beautiful blooms, with a floral chandelier at the center of the stage and a white trellis with pink blossoms and fronds peeking through it. “We always wanted a soothing evening with artistic decor. So, we decided to go ahead with a Moroccan theme for this function. Hamsar Hayat played that evening, and he made the atmosphere so soothing that we all were lost in admiration.”

Haldi and Sainth

The wedding festivities took off with a haldi ceremony, where the couple’s loved ones gathered to celebrate the auspicious and fun ritual. The decor was resplendent with bright, colorful drapes and marigold blooms. The bride chose an amber-colored outfit with mirror-work on the bodice, while the groom wore a white kurta and bottoms with a floral-print bandhgala. Zorawar and Jasmine enjoyed every bit of their haldi, which involved games, laughter, dhols and a lot of dancing. The photographers captured them sharing a sweet moment on a swing that was accented with floral streamers.

Sangeet and After Party

The sangeet evening was hosted in the hotel’s ballroom and saw many entertaining dance performances. The after party made the evening all the more grand with Gurnazar and his band playing live music for the rest of the night.green shawl. Surrounded by their loved ones, the couple sought blessings from the almighty as they entered into the eternal bond of marriageThe serene and soulful Sufi night was followed by a rocking neon party. The bride shares, “The theme for this event was something out of the box, and we loved it for our after party.”

Wedding

For the Radha-Krishna themed wedding, Ridhima wore a pale grey lehenga with golden embellishments. Her look was completed with heavy polki jewellery featuring green uncut stones, a ‘maang tikka‘ (forehead ornament) and an ornate nose ring. The groom donned a pale grey and gold sherwani and a floral turban. The couple was flanked by multiple candelabras carried by the entertainers for the evening. They made their way towards the stage for the garlanding ceremony with sparklers adding to the magical moment. Ridhima made her entry flanked by her brothers who held a floral canopy over her head. Fireworks lit up the sky and ShutterInk captured candid moments as the couple as they took their pheras.

The bride shares, “We had our grand garlanding ceremony with a Ganga Arti theme on the reflecting pool of Fairmont, which is a beautiful venue. The pheras were the best part of our wedding with Ankit Batra and the soulful Raga band adding to the beauty of the proceedings. I always dreamt of having a Radha Krishna themed wedding. Our Planners made it possible and all our guests loved it. Our photo booth was made up of 108 names of Radha Krishna.”

Reception

For the Radha-Krishna themed wedding, Ridhima wore a pale grey lehenga with golden embellishments. Her look was completed with heavy polki jewellery featuring green uncut stones, a ‘maang tikka‘ (forehead ornament) and an ornate nose ring. The groom donned a pale grey and gold sherwani and a floral turban. The couple was flanked by multiple candelabras carried by the entertainers for the evening. They made their way towards the stage for the garlanding ceremony with sparklers adding to the magical moment. Ridhima made her entry flanked by her brothers who held a floral canopy over her head. Fireworks lit up the sky and ShutterInk captured candid moments as the couple as they took their pheras.The reception was a grand affair as the newlyweds, and their auspicious union was celebrated by their guests. The couple chose contemporary looks for the evening. Sahil wore a black-on-black Indo-Western outfit and Ridhi donned a pale pink embellished outfit with a stunning trail.

Advice for Couples

“Take a moment to enjoy all the festivities and set aside the perfectionist in you. Everything works out smoothly in the end when you keep your gaze focused on the bigger picture.”, advises Priya.

1. “Maintain a wedding diary with all your plans, details, and set weekly targets.

2. Plan a budget for the different aspects beforehand..

3. Invest in trusted and talented photographers as the memories of your big day last forever..

4. Start coordinating for the dance performances at least 3 months in advance so that everyone has enough time to prepare and you have flawless performances.

5. Go for an outfit that’s not only comfortable but also suits your personal style.

6.Most importantly, do not stress and enjoy the entire experience. When the anxiety escalates, remember that it is your day, and don’t let anything put you down.“.

The Wedding Makers

Overflowing with colorful hues, this couple’s carnival-themed mehndi was a bright sunlit affair that included Bangle Makers, Punjabi Boliyan, and Tarot Readings.

Venue: Fairmont Jaipur, Rajasthan

Décor: Fiestro Events

Bride’s Outfits:: Rimple and Harpreet Narula, (Wedding), Sikandar Nawaz (Sufi Night, Haldi Carnival), Anu Astha

Groom’s Outfits: Pawan Sachdeva

Makeup Artist :Inderpreet Kaur, Ludhiana and Shahid Naar, Amritsar

Entertainment : Hamsar Hayat (Sufi Night), Gurnazar Singh (Reception)

Accessories : Nayirah

DJ : Sahil Arya

Photography: : Shutterink