Gehna & Sahil's Glamorous Sikh Wedding {India}

June 10, 2015 - by Nadya

Hello, lovelies! We're wishing you a Happy Hump Day with this gorgeous wedding!

From the Mehndi party to the ceremony, this wedding, shot by the geniuses over at Morvi Images, is completely and utterly beautiful.

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images34 width=

So much love and color, bride Gehna tells us all about it:

Tell us about your wedding.

Our wedding was a whirlwind, while our beginning was hardly a fairytale. Sahil and I met 20+ years back, we had a love-hate relationship all our life. Our fathers have been childhood best friends since pre-school , so our history goes back 50 years . "We met , then we un-met and then we met forever." The year 2013 changed our lives forever, we instantly connected .

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images11 width=Indian Wedding | Morvi Images5 width=

What was the inspiration for your wedding?

Our dads were childhood friends, a friendship that spans 50 years. MMTP - thats Micky (bride's Father), Manoj, Tanny (groom's father) and Pummy - were inseparable friends.  Even when they all got married they were always together. The Sahil's father later on moved to Bangalore, but every year MMTP and their families traveled on holidays together.  Shivani (the groom's sister) and I used to bully Sahil and were always stealing his bicycle and locking him up. We never got along.

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images6 width=Indian Wedding | Morvi Images38 width=

Then 2013 came along, and the we met in Bangalore when she was visiting with her parents.  The first dinner out on that trip changed everything, we had a lot in common and their was an instant spark which got us to go out the next day.  We spent some time alone that's when childhood enemies became friends.

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images55 width=Indian Wedding | Morvi Images61 width=

I left for Delhi 2 days later.  We started to text each other and that never stopped. There was an unsaid connection and attraction from both sides, and we texted for two months will we met again. (And a little credit goes to Instagram as well) We went on secret dates and lied like we did when we were teenagers. Then came February and the bomb burst, the parents were shocked but overjoyed and the rest is all history.

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images58 width=Indian Wedding | Morvi Images66 width=

What was the hardest part of planning your wedding?

The hardest part of the wedding planning was "the Planning" itself - Brainstorming ideas, invites, the guest list, outfits, the decor, the event manager and his team, and most of all to choose who's going to be implementing all the ideas was a task itself. To get the card made, the my father had to go further up in the north to look for a vendor.  He took a chirpy car ride of 6 hours with uneven roads to get to a village area but he made sure found his way there. Once you look at the card, it says it all.

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images78 width=Indian Wedding | Morvi Images88 width=

What was your favorite part of the wedding?

The selfies - Before the jai mala, as my father was walking me out, he took out his phone and took a beautiful selfie just before he handed me over to Sahil. After the jai mala, the Sahil and I took a selfie of our own.

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images84 width=Indian Wedding | Morvi Images91 width=

What 3 words of advice do you have for future brides/grooms-to-be?

ENJOY your wedding.

Anything else you'd like to add?

Stand by and for each other - no one's more important than your better half.

Indian Wedding | Morvi Images85 width=

Thank you so much to Morvi Images and Gehna & Sahil for sharing this beautiful fairy tale wedding with us.  What a great origin story and such helpful advice.  Hopefully this has helped you readers get over your Hump Day slump!

Related posts

Dragon Studio, Virginia Weddings, Virginia Beach Weddings, Hampton Roads Weddings, Norfolk Weddings, Destination Weddings, Wedding Photography

Nitya & Ish's Stately Colorful Indian Wedding {Virginia}

Fun-loving couple Ish and Nitya married at the stately Bolling Haxall House in Richmond, VA on a gorgeous summer day in June. The intricate interior of the house was the perfect [...]

Indian Wedding New York | 4Eyes Photos 20

Raina & Sanjay's Destination Beach Wedding {Hamptons, NY}

A frigid beach wedding you ask? Guests were all wrapped from the whipping wind while the sun shined down on Raina and Sanjay's wedding. They were married at Oceanblue in the [...]

Shree Raj Mahal Indian Jewelry | India Couture Week 2014-47

24 Gold Jewelry Pieces We Love

South Asian weddings are all about gold - the commodity is considered both a status symbol and an investment in many cultures. When a bride gets married, she takes gold passed down [...]

Beautiful Muslim Post Wedding by Engaging Images 2

Sarah & Safraz One Year Anniversary Wedding Photos

Sarah and Safraz (also known as Afo) decided to celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary with a photo shoot at Knox College, a postgraduate theological college of the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Their wedding, was a small, intimate wedding that did not include a professional photographer.

Vintage Chic Muslim Wedding - Straylight Photo 83

Rubina & Rizwaan's Romantic Vintage Muslim Wedding {Toronto, Canada}

Oh boy oh boy! We have a super special wedding for you today. Straylight Studio emailed us with this beautiful wedding from Toronto, Canada. And gosh, I am so in love with this [...]

Makeup Brushes

{Makeup Mantra} A Brush-Up on Makeup Brushes

A quick, handy guide to makeup brushes: what types of brushes exist and what they're used for.