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At Maharani Weddings, we believe that every bride deserves the fairytale wedding of her dreams! Here at MaharaniWeddings.com you will find glittering seeds of inspiration for every aspect of your upcoming wedding. In addition to profiling some of the most spectacular Indian weddings from around the globe through interviews, pictures, and videos, we also hand-pick and share a list of the best Indian wedding vendors in our Maharani Weddings Platinum Guide. From event planners to photographers, dj's, florists, cinematographers, makeup artists, mehndi artists, you name it... you’ll find connections to every resource you could ever need for all your wedding ceremonies and celebrations.

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Irving, TX Indian Wedding by Lomesh Photography

Welcome back, beauty queens! We arrive at the Surti Leuva Patidar Samaj of Dallas/Fort Worth, to join Sonal & Sunny at their wedding reception perfectly planned and designed by Navi K. Productions. Soltee by Sulakshana Monga did a stellar job taking care of Sonal's fashion needs, while Makeup by Shilpa praised her beauty, with a fantastic hairstyle and makeup. This reception was a wedding wonder thanks to the experts from Divine Decor of Dallas that transformed the ballroom into an unforgettable dream scene. We also want to make a big shoutout to DJ Riz Entertainment for setting the mood with upbeat melodies and a fantastic scheme of lights. Lomesh Photography snapped pics from every angle, and the shots are so good that we almost feel like if we were there. Guests grubbed on some lip-smacking cuisine by Pankaj & Gita Pate before diving into the handspun wedding cake crafted by Candee Couture. If you can't get enough of this lovely couple, head into our gallery to relive all the moments of their wedding festivities! You will not regret it!

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See you tomorrow, ladies! Have a great day full of love and inspiration!

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DJ: DJ Riz Entertainment | Lighting: DJ Riz Entertainment | Baraat: DJ Riz Entertainment | Draping/Styling: JJ Drapes | Cinematography: Epique Cinema | Photography: Lomesh Photography | Garba / Pithi / Satak Venue: Surti Leuva Patidar Samaj of Dallas/Fort Worth | Ceremony Venue: Surti Leuva Patidar Samaj of Dallas/Fort Worth | Reception Venue: Surti Leuva Patidar Samaj of Dallas/Fort Worth | Planning & Design: Navi K. Productions | Floral & Decor: Divine Decor of Dallas | Hair & Makeup: Makeup by Shilpa | Catering: Pankaj & Gita Patel | Bridal Fashions: Soltee by Sulakshana Monga | Bridal Jewelry: Magic Mirror | Cake & Treats: Candee Couture | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Variety Card Centre | Mehndi Artist: Henna by Zohra | Photo Booth: Epique Cinema | Rentals: Divine Decor of Dallas | Transportation: Igport Limos


Chantilly, VA Indian Fusion Wedding by Regeti’s Photography

Welcome back, ladies! We are wrapping up our journey through this charming love story with a fantastic reception party held at the exclusive halls of the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles. But before we start, let's join Ujwal & Michael on a last outdoor photoshoot taken before the reception party. As it could not be different, the talented crew from Regeti's Photography carried out this photo session, immortalizing the sweetest and romantic moments of this lovely couple. After the photoshoot, it was time to celebrate their union, in the company of their family and friends. Hands down, this reception party was one for the books! It was full of happiness, emotional speeches, and a lot of merriment and dancing! DynastyAV set the dancefloor on fire with upbeat melodies. And all of the guests enjoyed the delicious plates that Rangoli Indian Restaurant prepared for this evening. Our lovebirds had their first dance as husband and wife, and later on, they had the first cut at the beautiful cake that Amphora Bakery prepared for this event. Without any question, this was a night to remember, and we are sure everyone loved it. If you want to take a closer look ad this reception party, or if you want to relive this entire wedding celebration, don't miss today's gallery. We have gathered the most amazing and charming shots fo you to enjoy! But before you go, you should know that these shots will hit you hard on the feels, so you might want to have your tissue box handy! 

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
Mike and I were friends for a couple of years before we started dating. We already knew each other really well, so I knew pretty early on this would be something special!
 
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Early in our relationship, I had told Mike that I wanted to date for at least 2 years before getting engaged. Mike must have been counting down the days, because he proposed exactly on our 2nd dating anniversary! That night, after getting back from our favorite Italian restaurant, he led me to his living room. He lamented that this would have been a perfect time to propose, except that the setting and ambiance were just not right in his apartment. One by one, Mike started listing things that would enhance the space for a proposal, and after uttering each item, a different friend of ours would emerge from their hiding spot to make it happen! One friend appeared and handed me a bouquet of roses, another friend came out playing our song on a speaker, three more friends emerged and moved a couch out of the way, yet another three friends showed up and hung a picture collage Mike had secretly made of us, and on and on until 12 (!) of my friends were in the living room and the scene was now just right! Mike finished his speech and got down on one knee with a ring, and I said yes through happy tears. He was so excited that everything went so perfectly that he forgot to actually put the ring on my finger!
 
Tell us how you went about planning your wedding, and your overall experience with the Venues, Hair & Makeup, Outfits, Decor Theme, and all of the other important details.
I started planning almost immediately after we got engaged! Anyone who knows me knows that I love to research and set schedules so I was very excited for the planning process and knew I wanted to plan our own wedding without an official planner. I had multiple Google docs and used Trello to help me plan each task. Neither of us are creative people, so we really needed vendors who could show us examples of their past work rather than having us suggest ideas. From there it was easier for us to describe what we liked or disliked. Attending the Shaadi Showcase in our area helped us pick most of our vendors and get to know them quickly. Weddingwire.com and reviews from friends were also instrumental to planning. For hair and makeup, it was important to me to find stylists who could handle a big wedding party of different hair and skin tones. Instagram played a huge role in helping me find Makeup by Ana B and Henna Harmony. Choosing the venue and date were the first big step and from there everything eventually fell into place. Overall, we felt comfortable knowing that our vendors had worked with each other before and were highly recommended among each other.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
Originally I wanted one Indian dress and one white American dress. But I found myself attracted to the sparkle and color in Indian outfits. I eventually decided on a traditional South Indian sari for the ceremony and a lengha for the reception. I thought red, ivory and gold were such elegant and royal colors, so that was the theme of our wedding and outfits. I saved pictures from Instagram for inspiration and consulted some of my closest friends before embarking on a whirlwind shopping trip in India. I traveled to Chennai with my mom for a week filled with shopping in T. Nagar for outfits for myself and Mike, the wedding party, and our parents. It is a memory I will always treasure of shopping with my mom for my wedding dress.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Cake tasting was the most fun part - getting to enjoy multiple delicious flavors at once was a highlight! More than that, the planning process really helped us bond with each other's families. Just through the decision making cycles and various pre-wedding events that occurred, it provided a chance for both of our families to come together prior to the wedding. I found myself calling my mother-in-law multiple times a week for various questions and it now formed a routine we both look forward to of calling each other!
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
We had 2 dance performances - one was a Bollywood medley performed by our wedding party - almost none of whom were Indian or had choreographed dance experience! We were so impressed by the amount of time and effort they put in the dance and it was so much fun to watch. My parents' friends also performed a surprise large group dance that took up the entire floor and was such a thrill to watch!
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
It was so nice to be able to spend the day with our loved ones from near and far. While we had a Hindu wedding, we wanted to make sure we captured both Indian and American traditions that were most important to us. Reading our vows to each other was a special moment for us to pronounce why we love each other and it will forever replay in our minds.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Think about what is most important to you and the groom and what you want your guests to remember or enjoy. It is easy to get caught up in the extravagant wedding details, but it is most importantly a day to celebrate the bride and groom with their closest friends and families.  When choosing vendors, make sure you are comfortable with them because they make up your entire celebration! There are so many little decisions to make and eventually your gut will tell you the right choice. We found ourselves almost instantaneously knowing if something or someone was the right fit for us. When we went to compare, we would always think back to the ones we landed on and we're so glad we did!

 

We have a new appointment for tomorrow, ladies! Same place, same time. Until then, have a great one! 

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GUIDE
style
Fusion
Ballroom
Romantic
season
Autumn
color
Photography: Regeti's Photography | Venues: Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles | DJ: DynastyAV | Floral & Decor: Yaadein Weddings | Hair & Makeup: Makeup by Ana B | Catering: Rangoli Indian Restaurant | Cake & Treats: Amphora Bakery | Cinematography: Creative Touch Films | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Stacey Hsi | Mehndi Artist: Henna Harmony | Priest: Satyanarayana Marathe


Chantilly, VA Indian Fusion Wedding by Regeti’s Photography

Hi there, Maharanis! We know that you were captivated by Ujwal & Michael's wedding photoshoot and that you want to see more of this lovely couple. So, we are here to continue sharing this love journey with you. This time, we are heading off to the exclusive Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles to join our lovely couple at their wedding ceremony. This traditional and intimate event marked the start of a lifetime of marriage for Ujwal & Michael, and we cannot help but feel happy that these two have found each other. The fantastic shots captured by Regeti's Photography showcase the beauty that surrounded this ceremony, but above all, they showcase the happiness and love that this young couple irradiates. As soon as Michael saw Ujwal walking down the aisle, he could not contain his emotions. He had a big smile on his face, and his eyes had that sweet and cute look that only someone truly in love has. And we can all agree that Ujwal is so lucky, as Michael stood at her like all Maharanis want to be seen by the love of their life! This romantic and charming scene was beautifully ambiance thanks to the fantastic decor that Yaadein Weddings put together for this life-changing event. The bright and traditional color palette, combined with the delicate placement of all the ornaments created a perfect setting that resembles the interiors of an ancient Indian palace. Without any question this wedding ceremony is one you don't want to miss, so head into our gallery for more! You are not going to regret it!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
Mike and I were friends for a couple of years before we started dating. We already knew each other really well, so I knew pretty early on this would be something special!
 
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Early in our relationship, I had told Mike that I wanted to date for at least 2 years before getting engaged. Mike must have been counting down the days, because he proposed exactly on our 2nd dating anniversary! That night, after getting back from our favorite Italian restaurant, he led me to his living room. He lamented that this would have been a perfect time to propose, except that the setting and ambiance were just not right in his apartment. One by one, Mike started listing things that would enhance the space for a proposal, and after uttering each item, a different friend of ours would emerge from their hiding spot to make it happen! One friend appeared and handed me a bouquet of roses, another friend came out playing our song on a speaker, three more friends emerged and moved a couch out of the way, yet another three friends showed up and hung a picture collage Mike had secretly made of us, and on and on until 12 (!) of my friends were in the living room and the scene was now just right! Mike finished his speech and got down on one knee with a ring, and I said yes through happy tears. He was so excited that everything went so perfectly that he forgot to actually put the ring on my finger!
 
Tell us how you went about planning your wedding, and your overall experience with the Venues, Hair & Makeup, Outfits, Decor Theme, and all of the other important details.
I started planning almost immediately after we got engaged! Anyone who knows me knows that I love to research and set schedules so I was very excited for the planning process and knew I wanted to plan our own wedding without an official planner. I had multiple Google docs and used Trello to help me plan each task. Neither of us are creative people, so we really needed vendors who could show us examples of their past work rather than having us suggest ideas. From there it was easier for us to describe what we liked or disliked. Attending the Shaadi Showcase in our area helped us pick most of our vendors and get to know them quickly. Weddingwire.com and reviews from friends were also instrumental to planning. For hair and makeup, it was important to me to find stylists who could handle a big wedding party of different hair and skin tones. Instagram played a huge role in helping me find Makeup by Ana B and Henna Harmony. Choosing the venue and date were the first big step and from there everything eventually fell into place. Overall, we felt comfortable knowing that our vendors had worked with each other before and were highly recommended among each other.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
Originally I wanted one Indian dress and one white American dress. But I found myself attracted to the sparkle and color in Indian outfits. I eventually decided on a traditional South Indian sari for the ceremony and a lengha for the reception. I thought red, ivory and gold were such elegant and royal colors, so that was the theme of our wedding and outfits. I saved pictures from Instagram for inspiration and consulted some of my closest friends before embarking on a whirlwind shopping trip in India. I traveled to Chennai with my mom for a week filled with shopping in T. Nagar for outfits for myself and Mike, the wedding party, and our parents. It is a memory I will always treasure of shopping with my mom for my wedding dress.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Cake tasting was the most fun part - getting to enjoy multiple delicious flavors at once was a highlight! More than that, the planning process really helped us bond with each other's families. Just through the decision making cycles and various pre-wedding events that occurred, it provided a chance for both of our families to come together prior to the wedding. I found myself calling my mother-in-law multiple times a week for various questions and it now formed a routine we both look forward to of calling each other!
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
We had 2 dance performances - one was a Bollywood medley performed by our wedding party - almost none of whom were Indian or had choreographed dance experience! We were so impressed by the amount of time and effort they put in the dance and it was so much fun to watch. My parents' friends also performed a surprise large group dance that took up the entire floor and was such a thrill to watch!
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
It was so nice to be able to spend the day with our loved ones from near and far. While we had a Hindu wedding, we wanted to make sure we captured both Indian and American traditions that were most important to us. Reading our vows to each other was a special moment for us to pronounce why we love each other and it will forever replay in our minds.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Think about what is most important to you and the groom and what you want your guests to remember or enjoy. It is easy to get caught up in the extravagant wedding details, but it is most importantly a day to celebrate the bride and groom with their closest friends and families.  When choosing vendors, make sure you are comfortable with them because they make up your entire celebration! There are so many little decisions to make and eventually your gut will tell you the right choice. We found ourselves almost instantaneously knowing if something or someone was the right fit for us. When we went to compare, we would always think back to the ones we landed on and we're so glad we did!
 

We still have one more stop, so stay close if you don't want to miss the outcome of this lovely story.

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GUIDE
style
Fusion
Romantic
Photography
season
Autumn
color
Photography: Regeti's Photography | Venues: Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles | DJ: DynastyAV | Floral & Decor: Yaadein Weddings | Hair & Makeup: Makeup by Ana B | Catering: Rangoli Indian Restaurant | Cake & Treats: Amphora Bakery | Cinematography: Creative Touch Films | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Stacey Hsi | Mehndi Artist: Henna Harmony | Priest: Satyanarayana Marathe


Chantilly, VA Indian Fusion Wedding by Regeti’s Photography

Good morning, ladies! We are so excited to bring you an insight into the sweet and charming wedding celebration of Ujwal & Michael. This fusion wedding incorporates a lot of inspirational ideas for you to start planning your wedding, so let's check it out! There is something extraordinary about Indian fusion weddings that we love so much, so you can imagine how happy we were when this wedding came into our hands. And as soon as we took a glance to Ujwal & Michael's celebration, we knew this was one story that we wanted to share with you. We are starting this love journey by taking a look at the fantastic first look photoshoot carried out by the talented team of Regeti's Photography. This photographic studio did their magic to capture the most intimate and blushing moments of this lovely couple seeing each other for the first time in their wedding attires. And we love every scene! Ujwal looked ravishing on her traditional Saree embellished with golden patterns. Makeup by Ana B complemented this charming look with an elegant hairstyle and makeup that we love so much. And let's not forget about that fantastic Mehndi design that Henna Harmony created for her! It is mind-blowing, and we love the artistry and talent that it showcases. And talking about amazing, what about the tremendous presence of Michael rocking a traditional Sherwani suit? He completely embraced his new culture and ended up looking handsome and imposing, like a true Raja should be! Without any question, this was the best way for this lovebirds to start their big day! If you want to get a closer look at this photoshoot, do not miss today's gallery! We've gathered the best of the best for your enjoyment, so don't miss it out.

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
Mike and I were friends for a couple of years before we started dating. We already knew each other really well, so I knew pretty early on this would be something special!
 
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Early in our relationship, I had told Mike that I wanted to date for at least 2 years before getting engaged. Mike must have been counting down the days, because he proposed exactly on our 2nd dating anniversary! That night, after getting back from our favorite Italian restaurant, he led me to his living room. He lamented that this would have been a perfect time to propose, except that the setting and ambiance were just not right in his apartment. One by one, Mike started listing things that would enhance the space for a proposal, and after uttering each item, a different friend of ours would emerge from their hiding spot to make it happen! One friend appeared and handed me a bouquet of roses, another friend came out playing our song on a speaker, three more friends emerged and moved a couch out of the way, yet another three friends showed up and hung a picture collage Mike had secretly made of us, and on and on until 12 (!) of my friends were in the living room and the scene was now just right! Mike finished his speech and got down on one knee with a ring, and I said yes through happy tears. He was so excited that everything went so perfectly that he forgot to actually put the ring on my finger!
 
Tell us how you went about planning your wedding, and your overall experience with the Venues, Hair & Makeup, Outfits, Decor Theme, and all of the other important details.
I started planning almost immediately after we got engaged! Anyone who knows me knows that I love to research and set schedules so I was very excited for the planning process and knew I wanted to plan our own wedding without an official planner. I had multiple Google docs and used Trello to help me plan each task. Neither of us are creative people, so we really needed vendors who could show us examples of their past work rather than having us suggest ideas. From there it was easier for us to describe what we liked or disliked. Attending the Shaadi Showcase in our area helped us pick most of our vendors and get to know them quickly. Weddingwire.com and reviews from friends were also instrumental to planning. For hair and makeup, it was important to me to find stylists who could handle a big wedding party of different hair and skin tones. Instagram played a huge role in helping me find Makeup by Ana B and Henna Harmony. Choosing the venue and date were the first big step and from there everything eventually fell into place. Overall, we felt comfortable knowing that our vendors had worked with each other before and were highly recommended among each other.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
Originally I wanted one Indian dress and one white American dress. But I found myself attracted to the sparkle and color in Indian outfits. I eventually decided on a traditional South Indian sari for the ceremony and a lengha for the reception. I thought red, ivory and gold were such elegant and royal colors, so that was the theme of our wedding and outfits. I saved pictures from Instagram for inspiration and consulted some of my closest friends before embarking on a whirlwind shopping trip in India. I traveled to Chennai with my mom for a week filled with shopping in T. Nagar for outfits for myself and Mike, the wedding party, and our parents. It is a memory I will always treasure of shopping with my mom for my wedding dress.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Cake tasting was the most fun part - getting to enjoy multiple delicious flavors at once was a highlight! More than that, the planning process really helped us bond with each other's families. Just through the the decision making cycles and various pre-wedding events that occurred, it provided a chance for both of our families to come together prior to the wedding. I found myself calling my mother-in-law multiple times a week for various questions and it now formed a routine we both look forward to of calling each other!
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
We had 2 dance performances - one was a Bollywood medley performed by our wedding party - almost none of whom were Indian or had choreographed dance experience! We were so impressed by the amount of time and effort they put in the dance and it was so much fun to watch. My parents' friends also performed a surprise large group dance that took up the entire floor and was such a thrill to watch!
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
It was so nice to be able to spend the day with our loved ones from near and far. While we had a Hindu wedding, we wanted to make sure we captured both Indian and American traditions that were most important to us. Reading our vows to each other was a special moment for us to pronounce why we love each other and it will forever replay in our minds.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Think about what is most important to you and the groom and what you want your guests to remember or enjoy. It is easy to get caught up in the extravagant wedding details, but it is most importantly a day to celebrate the bride and groom with their closest friends and families.  When choosing vendors, make sure you are comfortable with them because they make up your entire celebration! There are so many little decisions to make and eventually your gut will tell you the right choice. We found ourselves almost instantaneously knowing if something or someone was the right fit for us. When we went to compare, we would always think back to the ones we landed on and we're so glad we did!
 
We are sure that you were captivated by this lovely couple, so don't miss the upcoming wedding ceremony. You are going to love it!
STYLE
GUIDE
style
Fusion
Romantic
Outdoor
season
Autumn
color
Photography: Regeti's Photography | Venues: Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles | DJ: DynastyAV | Floral & Decor: Yaadein Weddings | Hair & Makeup: Makeup by Ana B | Catering: Rangoli Indian Restaurant | Cake & Treats: Amphora Bakery | Cinematography: Creative Touch Films | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Stacey Hsi | Mehndi Artist: Henna Harmony | Priest: Satyanarayana Marathe


New Orleans, LA Indian Wedding by Brenda & Tim Sison

Hello, ladies! We are glad you could join us at Shreya & Neal's wedding ceremony. This time, we will take you into the exclusive Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel for you to be part of this traditional and memorable event. When Shreya & Neal started planning their wedding, they knew that if they wanted to take it to the next level, they had to have the best allies to make their dreamy wedding celebration come true. That is why they decided to bring The Story Book Events on board. And what a great decision it was as they are well known for planning and executing unique and memorable events! It is no surprise that every single guest was blown away with every detail of this ceremony. However, the beauty of the ceremony was overtaken by the love and tenderness of our lovely couple. Shreya looked like a princess as she was carried down the petal-covered aisle in her beautiful bright coral lengha with golden accents that was draped and tied by Mandap Creations, while Neal rocked an elegant Sherwani suit, and came out looking like the real Raja he is! The beautiful setting combined with the captivating presence of our lovebirds created magical scenes that were perpetuated thanks to the remarkable talent of Brenda & Tim Sison Photography. If you can't get enough of this lovely and traditional ceremony, head into today's gallery for more details. You will love it!

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We know that you want to see more details of this lovely story. So, you can't miss our next where we will unveil the reception party!  

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Spring
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DJ: Nachle DJ Entertainment | Lighting: Nachle DJ Entertainment | Baraat: Nachle DJ Entertainment | Ceremony & Reception Venue: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel | Sangeet Venue: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel | Planning & Design: The Story Book Events | Floral & Decor: Mandap Creations | Hair & Makeup: Glam on Location LLC | Catering: India's Baton Rouge | Cake & Treats: Chez Pierre French Bakery & Cafe | Cinematography: Montoto Productions | Draping/Styling: Mandap Creations | Mehndi Artist: Henna by Mehwish | Photography: Brenda & Tim Sison Photography


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