Meet Our ‘It’s Never Too Late Couple’ – Deepika & Vishwanath

If you’ve ever heard and sympathized with the phrase it’s never too late, then Deepika & Vishwanath’s (or DC and JC as they are affectionately called) story is one you’ll enjoy. This lovely couple has always had luck on their side – even in times of adversity.

How It All Began

These newlyweds were introduced by friends, and knew there was something special in the air right away. Vishwanath jokes that though Deepika kept him waiting for an hour at Amethyst at their first meeting, it was worth it; And the two of them are all set to start an all new journey together.

It’s never too late - says, Deepika & Vishwanath

They were introduced to the concept of Wedding Wishlist by a friend, and were intrigued about the service. Though initially skeptical about how their friends & family would perceive it, they took a leap of faith & decided to give it a shot. Their gamble has more than paid off!

At Wedding Wishlist, we usually tell you to create and share your wishlist in advance to ensure that you reach everyone on your guest list and give them time to choose your present. However, this time we were working against the clock, and had only three days to set things in motion. Despite the last minute nature of the quest – Deepika and Vishwanath’s family and friends rose to the occasion and ensured that they received everything they wanted and more!

Let’s Give It A Shot

Deepika reached out to WWL three days before her big day and was unsure if it was worth creating and sharing a wishlist so close to the event. Luckily, she decided to take a chance on us.

Deepika & JC Vishwanath

By 12pm their wishlist was up, their Save The Date messages had been sent out, and people were already starting to investigate their registry. By the time the bride had finished putting on her mehendi, 5 gifts had already been purchased for the happy couple. Loved ones from all over the globe were delighting in the opportunity to send them something, and by the end of day 1, 8 or 9 gifts had been purchased.

The wishlist was so successful that they ended up adding more items to it. From a washing machine to travel vouchers, it was clear that everyone who received the list was keen on contributing to their futures. In fact, people were still buying presents on the day of their wedding, and now, three weeks later, they’re still receiving gifts.

Beating The Odds

Unfortunately, their wedding plans were set back by the Jallikattu protests in Chennai. Only half the invited guests made it to the wedding ceremony. Out of the 1000 people invited to their reception, only 300 made it to the venue. However, Deepika & Vishwanath didn’t allow this to ruin their day, they made the most of the situation and had a lovely intimate celebration.

Deepika & JC Viswanath Wishlist

The Unlikely Saving Grace

Wedding Wishlist was the unlikely hero of the day! Because of the troubled situation, very few people were able to purchase and give them presents. They only received 9 gifts on their actual wedding day. Thankfully, their friends and family more than made up for it on their online registry and Deepika & Vishwanath were able to leave for their honeymoon with that knowledge.

Once they got back from their getaway, WWL sent all the gifts over to their house. Gifts were beautifully wrapped and ready to be opened. They were surprised and thrilled with how practical and easy the service was to use. We at Wedding Wishlist are so glad that we got to contribute to their happiness, and helped make their experience a more memorable one. Thanks for letting us be a part of your journey, DC and JC!


Meet Our Practical Magic Couple – Muthu & Rangashree

‘Practical Magic’ is a phrase that might seem like too much of a contradiction to apply to any couple. Well, Muthu and Rangashree have proved us wrong. This lighthearted and quirky couple are both pragmatic and fun – a great combination in our books!

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Muthu and Rangashree

Instead of opting for extravagant luxury items (though we love those too!), Muthu and Rangashree made some smart choices based on their circumstances. We’ve broken them down so that you can too:

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Bridal Stylists: Your Fashion Forward Secret Weapon

Carolina Herrera has assumed her place among fashion’s power elite, she once said, “A wedding dress is both an intimate and personal for a woman – it must reflect the personality and style of the bride”. Since she has dressed everyone from Jackie Onassis to Michelle Obama, we think she knows what she’s talking about!

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Carolina Herrera

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Nilma Dileepan – It’s All About The Details

 

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From ad and film production to event decor, no one who has ever interacted with Nilma Dileepan has ever accused her of being unambitious. As the founder of two companies, ‘With Love, Nilma’ (event decor) and ‘Yellow Umbrella Productions’ (ad film production), to say that Nilma has a lot on her plate is an understatement.

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It’s All About Girl Power: 5 Unusual Bachelorette Party Ideas

 

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Life Is A Beach

Bring a dash of adventure to the table and sign up for surfing lessons. Learn how to ride a wave together (and how to fall off a board), soak up some sun, and enjoy some amazing seafood. All the ingredients you need for an unforgettable all-girl vacation. Our suggestion: Covelong Point, a little fishing village turned surfing mecca.

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Sangeet Ready? Gear Up For Some Indian Wedding Songs!

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If you’ve spent years watching Bollywood films and planning your dream wedding, then the Sangeet is a big part of your vision. Here’s your chance to take a turn on the dance floor with your spouse-to-be, and enjoy a special fun-filled evening. Besides, here’s your chance to coerce ALL your friends and family to dance to your tunes!

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Spotlight On Amar Ramesh

20120818-BipinNithya-6102Amar Ramesh Photography” – it’s a name that packs a punch. In the world of wedding photography, Amar is an institution. Quitting a big corporate job and following your passion is a common theme these days. But when Amar Ramesh did it, he was a trailblazer, even if he didn’t realise it at the time. The veteran wedding photographer puts it simply, “Even before I chose anything, wedding photography chose me.”

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