What is the weirdest thing you’ve witnessed in an Indian wedding?

So I was attending a wedding in Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) in Kerala a few years ago. As I have written on a couple of earlier answers, Hindu Nair weddings are generally a demure affair. There’s nothing garish or loud about the entire function. So I was standing near the wedding dais as I was one of…

What are some lavish Bollywood weddings?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: When speaking of lavish Bollywood weddings, I am reminded of several weddings that I feasted my eyes on. The people who got married strangely didn’t seem that important when compared to the grandeur of the festivities…the venue, the rituals, the dresses, the associated event, the jewelry…for anyone that’s a princess…

How did astrology screwed your/your friends love life?

In India, mostly Hindus will go for a jatakam/kundli match prior to marriage. Has this ever spoiled your or your friends love life? Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Thank you for the A2A. Yes, most Hindus in Kerala also believe in matching horoscopes prior to marriage. But this is mostly in the case of arranged…

What happens at a traditional Arab wedding?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I have been to a few weddings here in Qatar and hence here’s a view from the PoV of a guest. Entry to the wedding is by invitation ONLY. Invitees are given admit cards along with the invite. Here’s an example of a typical Arab wedding invite. The cute little…