Aashita & Sanjay
Aashita and Sanjay's story involves friendship, romance, accepting each other's different cultures, and celebrating it all with a beautiful eco-friendly wedding in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
Aashita hails from a Punjabi family from Jodhpur, and currently lives and works in Singapore, while Sanjay is South Indian and from a defense background, and works in Chennai. They met and dated briefly over 10 years ago and lost touch for years before crossing paths again a few years back. Aashita shares, With time we matured and realized that we enjoyed each other's company even more than before and could talk about anything under the sky. Our love was uninhibited and organically blossomed, and I loved the fact that he seamlessly gelled with each group of friends that I have.
It was a bumpy road for us as Sanjay wanted to solidify our bond in marriage while I didn't quite believe in the concept. From respecting my viewpoint and holding his ground with his parents, he faced every challenge unflinchingly. Eventually, I agreed to marry him because I knew I had found someone rare and irreplaceable. If marriage meant being my own self with him every day of my life, I was on board!
Here, bride Aashita shares some highlights of the festivities.
Advice for Couples
"Given the amount of waste materials weddings generate, try to opt for as many sustainable and eco-friendly options as possible, such as digital invites or seed paper invites, no flowers, no plastic, etc. Instead of fancy entertainment, opt for folk dancers and traditional instruments to promote our Indian art forms."
The Wedding Makers
Venue: Ajit Bhawan Place and Khaas Bagh, Jodhpur
Wedding Planner: New Click Events
Groom's Outfits: His Studio, Chennai
Bride's Outfits: Avnni Kapur (Mehndi), Niharika Pandey (Wedding), Gown
Forestry & Co. (Formal Dinner), Agunj by Gunjan Arora (Reception)
Bride's Shoes: House of Vian (Mehndi)
Makeup artist: Renuka Singh, Jodhpur
Jewellery : Tanishq, Tiffany & Co. , Cartier
Invites: Plantables Photography and videography: Weddshooter