Karthik & Arushi Jodhpur : Arushi and Karthik’s destination wedding is the perfect example of “North meets South”!
Arushi and Karthik met each other 6 years ago at work and for the first 9 months, they didn’t talk ’cause they hated each other. Little did they know that they’d come this far and get married in the most beautiful location ever!
The Bride says..
We had a select set of guests, the people closest to us from all parts of the world and we knew we wanted the right balance of mad fun with traditional ceremonies. Karthik’s Tamil and I come from Lucknow so we picked the best from both worlds. We had a fun carnival as a welcome lunch to break the ice and this turned out to insane fun with all my mausi’s and mamas playing beer pong. A Moroccan themed sangeet in the sand dunes did full justice to the amazingly beautiful backdrop of the Thar desert
The mehndi was a mint green and pink, Rajasthani inspired one with Thandai Spheres and Pan Caviars being the perfect coolers in the Jodhpur heat.
The one event closest to my heart remains the sit down dinner which was so perfectly executed by the Shaadi Squad. The wedding was a traditional Tamil Kalyanam in the middle of the desert followed by a Sadhya lunch. We kept this as traditional with a minimalist mandap of hanging bells and orchids.
We did some DIY too. We tried adding a bit of us to all our events. For instance, the placemats on the sit down table had a little thank you note handwritten from Karthik to my side of the family and from me to his folks. Since our’s was a North Indian-South Indian wedding, we inked the Tamil wedding proceedings in English on a scroll in the shape of a banana leaf. The shot glasses we used had a little A&K logo and so did the bar.
About The Wedding Salad..
Their pictures do speak a 1000 words! Could not have been happier with this choice. Aayushi and her team are absolutely unmissable when you’re picking the perfect photographers for your wedding. They’ve given us beautiful shots of moment we’d want to freeze in time.
Photography- The Wedding Salad
Bridal couture- Sundari Silks
Groom’s couture- Manyavar
Decor- Atisuto Events
Venue- ITC Welcome Hotel, Khimsar
Wedding Planning- Shaadi Squad