The 7 seas could not stop this couple from falling in love!
Deepika and Somnath had an arranged marriage. They initially exchanged photos among the family members and spoke over a video call as Somnath was in the USA. Though the conversation was casual, the two of them felt pretty comfortable with each other. They decided that they wanted to know more and spent a lot of time conversing despite the time difference.
Soon, both knew that they could not live without each other and conveyed their decision to their parents. They met each other for the first time in Bangalore after many months of phone conversations and found out that they got along really well and their hopes and dreams aligned with each other.
Deepika says that he was a good listener and she was good at talking and that made a good combo. They got engaged and thus their wedding planning journey and their love story began!
Once the wedding date was finalised, Deepika's parents and herself divided the tasks. The Wedding hall, catering, decorations were taken care of by her parents while she handled the task of finding the perfect wedding photographer, makeup artist, and the mehendi artist.
For their wedding wear, Priyanka had to do all of Somnath's shopping and she did this by waking him up in the middle of the night to finalise his wedding suit.
Both the Bride and the Groom dressed traditionally for the wedding. The bride wore a White and red saree and Somnath wore the traditional Mysore peta with silk (panche) dhoti and kurta.
The couple says that planning everything needed lots of effort and research given that the groom was an NRI and the wedding took place in India. Priyanka went that extra mile and made sure she spoke to the service providers directly before finalising the deal. She also ensured that the vendors understood their expectations and vice versa. Deepika had a unique way of making sure that all the wedding service providers were on the same page. She kept interacting with each of them so that they got comfortable and ultimately built a great bond with them as well.