Rashmi & Parth’s Indian Wedding in USA – A Beautiful Photo Story!

Sometimes all you need is to be at the right place – at the right time, to meet your soulmate… Rashmi & Parth’s serendipitous encounter & their love story led to a big fat Indian wedding in USA!

This ‘Love at first sight’ fairytale story, spanning across Canada and America finally transformed into an Indian Wedding in USA… A photo story beautifully captured by Ami Video, let’s have a look!

An Instant Connection!

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Life is colorful

Rashmi, (an investment banker) and Parth, (a dentist) met at a friend’s engagement for the first time. She was from the bride’s side and he was from the groom’s side, and there was an instant connection which led to exchanging Facebook contacts!

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Sailing the Horizon with you

Our groom, Parth, says the moment he saw Rashmi he knew she was the ‘girl of his dreams’ – quite romantic we must say!!

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Eyes says All

Though Parth lived in New Jersey & Rashmi was from Toronto; just a week after they met – he drove all the way to Toronto for eight long hours just to see his ladylove… And the rest, as they say is history!

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You & Me in this Beautiful world!

Then started their long distance relationship which finally led to the proposal and the start of beautiful journey together!

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Love is…being with you

After a short engagement period, they tied knot in New Jersey, this July at the stunning Sheraton Mahwah.

The Soulful Mehendi

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Mehendi Tumhare Naam Ka

Wedding festivities kick started with the mehendi ceremony and Rashmi looked radiant in her trendy yet classy bright benarasi lehenga n minimal jewellery look!

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Glowing Bride

Doesn’t her evergreen jaali mehendi design look pretty as she twirls around!

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Pretty Mehendi Feet

Parth kept it simple in his vibrant yellow kurta and the two look simply fabulous together 🙂

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From her radiant glow to the blush of love – we <3 how beautifully Ami Video has captured their moments forever!

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Promises to Keep!

The Scintillating Sangeet

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Always be my Side

Their Sangeet was a musical evening with fun and upbeat performances by both sides! Rashmi looked gorgeous in a rich navy blue, velvet lehenga with a creamy gold embellished blouse.

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Beauty in Blue

While her side of the family were seasoned dancers (her bridesmaids & friends were all part of a dance group in NYC called Bollywood Funk NYC!)… Parth’s family didn’t let it go easy either!

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Everyone practiced for months for the sangeet and reception performances and boy was it memorable!

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Eyes speak volumes!

Beautiful Indian Wedding in USA

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They were sure they wanted an outdoor day wedding; and since all their relatives lived in New York/New Jersey – Sheraton Mahwah with its scenic location (nestled in a valley in Harriman State Park) and with its stunning outdoor facade, and huge fountain was just perfect!

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Butterflies in tummy!

On her wedding day, our chirpy bride, Rashmi was excited as well as nervous! She quips “I was thinking about all of the stuff we had planned for the morning and whether that would go seamlessly”.

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Pretty Rashmi

For her wedding, Rashmi chose a gorgeous plum and blush pink lehenga and paired it with stunning kundan jewelry!

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“All our wedding shopping was done with family and friends across different shops and designer houses (that they had already scouted in advance!) spread across Ahmedabad and Baroda.” – says Rashmi.

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LOVE for Kundan

And as she got ready for her big day, we can say for sure that happy brides are the prettiest!

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Magical Eyes

As soon as she saw her groom Parth, all her nervousness simply vanished!

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Getting Ready

Together, they enjoyed and lived up every moment of their wedding – from the ‘endless sermons by the panditji’ to the pheras to the cute traditional customs that they performed.

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Finally Yours

The most interesting part of their wedding is that the venue had a helipad and our bride Rashmi had a helicopter vidaai!!

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Twirling Around

“It was a magnificent sight where the chopper flew above the guests and passed by Harriman State Park- an unforgettable moment for us as well as them!!!”

Advice for Brides-to-be?

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Vermilion for Life

“I know you have heard this a million times, but cherish every moment of your Big day! It is going to get over before you realize it, and you will face serious withdrawals the next day!” says the pretty bride.

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Twirling into a new phase of Life

Don’t they look sooooo smitten in love together! <3

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The Reception Day

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Golden Beauty

For her reception, Rashmi sparkled in this gold gown and Parth gave her company in a sharp black n white tuxedo!

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From their gorgeous 4 tier wedding cake to the beautiful roses and candles decor, it was a glamorous red carpet event that everyone remembered!

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Advice on Choosing the Wedding Vendors

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Lovely Couple

  • Get a wedding planner or event coordinator – that’ll be the best money you spend in the entire wedding!
  • Choose your photographer wisely – Our wedding photography and videography team, Ami Video was spectacular and our event would not have felt so special without them!
  • Get the right Emcee and DJ for your parties – Our Emcee and DJ at the Reception completely lifted our energy levels after we had been up for over 12 hours, and got us bouncing on our feet in no time!
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    Love Blooms

What we loved best about this Indian wedding in USA, is how beautifully they merged their modern style and sensibilities with the Indian traditions, culture and customs!

The Black Book

Wedding Photographer and Videographer: Ami Video

Make-up and Hair: Aysh Beauty

Henna Artist: Mehndikalogie

Wedding Planner: Amore Occasionz

Caterer: Chowpatty Foods, NJ

DJ: M4U Events

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Richa Kanoria

Richa is Senior Partner at Zowed - The Wedding Planning website. She has a background in marketing consultancy, branding and everything social media related. She loves reading, talking and blogging about her likes, tastes & trends in the wedding industry.

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