No breathtaking foreign location, no royal palace of Rajasthan, no fancy pomp show and thousands of celebrity guests… a simple court marriage in the presence of near and dear ones coupled with endearing smiles on everyone’s face – yes, we are talking about one of the biggest sports icons of the country Saina Nehwal tying the knot with another star badminton ace, Parupalli Kashyap.
Going absolutely minimalistic, Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap’s wedding came as a refreshing change amidst all the back-to-back lavish big fat Indian weddings.
First, it was Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Singh’s grand wedding at Lake Como in Italy and equally plush multiple receptions and parties that grabbed all the attention of the media. Before all the noise surrounding Deepvir’s wedding died down, it was the turn of desi girl Priyanka Chopra and singer Nick Jonas to hog the limelight by tying the knot at Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur.
And before you could even discuss or digest every detail of the fairytale wedding of Nickyanka, the Ambani clan blew us away. They threw a larger than life pre-wedding bash for their daughter Isha Ambani, who tied the knot with Anand Piramal, where they called American Pop Sensation Beyoncé to perform.
And amidst all this glitzy pomp show was India’s badminton sensation Saina Nehwal silently tying the knot with her decade-old boyfriend Parupalli Kashyap on December 14 and simply winning our hearts. Not making any noise about the wedding, both the families and the newlyweds decided to keep shut about their wedding plans.
For the court marriage, Saina chose to wear a simple yet elegant light blue lehenga coupled with a stylish shimmery blue top and a blue and pink dupatta. She went with basic makeup and gave her traces a wavy twist. Complementing his beautiful wife, Parupalli chose to wear a pink asymmetrical kurta with a pink overcoat and a white pyjama.
Immediately after their wedding, the lovebirds took a flight to Mumbai to attend Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s wedding reception. Saina chose to wear a black shimmery lehenga on the occasion and posted her photo on Instagram.
The couple has also planned to throw a wedding reception in Novotel Hotel, Hyderabad, on December 16, which will be attended by few high-profile guests along with couple’s friends, family and colleagues.