A much-in-love couple, oodles of outfit inspiration, buzzing functions & one grand location—This Goa wedding was a perfect amalgamation of Indian traditions & hints of modern elegance. Which is why we just couldn't take a back seat and had to feature their oh-so-lovely wedding shenanigans on our blog! And rightly so, here we are penning the most extravagant & fancy wedding of these two souls who were destined to be together.
Meet Monali Jaisan & Rahul Rajani, the couple who celebrated their three-day wedding extravaganza at The Grand Hyatt, Goa & The Club, Mumbai with enough grandeur & magnificence. And believe us, it was sheer magic! Each of their ceremonies was beautifully planned & decorated by the ace teams of Wed Gurus & Amaahyaaj, respectively. And not to miss out on a few highlights like the bride's entry with a Ganga aarti, the enchanting mandap covered in hundreds of mogra garlands, the cocktail reception with one of the finest decorations and of course, the groom's ever-smiling face.
Well, without further ado, let's take you straight into their wedding revelries that were captured to perfection by ace photographers Recall Pictures.
Monali & Rahul’s wedding fiesta began with an intimate Mandap puja. The decor for the function was kept to minimal to give it a homely feel.
For the puja, Monali wore a multi-hued traditional patola dress and teamed it with an antique rani haar & a pair of earrings. Rahul, on the other hand, picked a glimmering yellow Kurta-churidar set by Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla and looked dapper as ever.
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The breathtaking setup for Monali & Rahul’s wedding was inspired by a Tropical Indian Forest theme. Mogra garlands, colourful tassels, diyas & vintage vases were all beautifully incorporated to the wedding decorations. What grabbed the most eyeballs was the enchanting mandap fully covered in cascading mogra garlands, bells and some red blooms.
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While the bride made a beautiful entry with a traditional Ganga aarti procession led by her family pandits, the groom, on the other hand, had a sundown Baraat with trance and house music inspired by Goa.
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Clad in an intricately embroidered Anita Dongre lehenga, Monali looked breathtakingly beautiful as a bride. She upped her bridal game with a heavy polki & pearl necklace, jhumki earrings & a sleek matha patti. Rahul too looked his stylish best in a beige Sabyasachi sherwani with a matching Safa.
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The second day of the celebrations kicked off with an all white jazzy brunch. A huge ‘R&M’ installation was put up at the back lawns of the luxe property of However, what stood out for us was the all green house-like backdrop against which the couple posed for their pictures.
The theme for this ceremony was inspired by Capri since the couple had planned to go to Italy for their honeymoon.
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Keeping up with the easy-breezy vibes of the function, Monali donned a blush pink ruffled organza top with a sterling silver skirt by Jade. Complementing her just right, Rahul wore a casual grey blazer with a dark purple shirt & white pants.
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The wedding brunch was followed by a glam cocktail reception that was high on energy and glamour. The decor for the night was prettily done in hues of pink. Right from the bulb-embedded ceilings, pink flowers blossoming the entire venue, the oh-so-gorgeous table settings to the well-lit printed dance floor, there are too many elements to take away from their Victorian english decor.
Adding some more ‘WOW’ factor to the bash were the scintillating performances of Bryden & Parth that got everyone grooving.
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Taking their fashion game a notch above, the couple color-contrasted their outfits like a pro. Monali looked like a complete diva in her ivory chrome ruffle lehenga by Falguni Shane Peacock. Whereas, Rahul made a classy groom in a black tuxedo which he teamed with a black bow tie.
Wrapping up their wedding celebrations just in style, Monali & Rahul threw a lavish arabic themed reception for their extended family friends & members. The decor was again one of the major highlights from the ceremony. Those tall and huge crystalised chandeliers, floral centerpieces & cutesy chair decorations accentuated the look and feel of the function.
But more than that, we’re smitten by Monali’s royal look for the night. The newlywed bride wore a resplendent black and gold Banarasi lehenga by Sabyasachi. She topped it off with a layered polki necklace, jhumki earrings and gold kadas.
Wedding Photographer: Recall Pictures | Wedding Decorators: Amaahyaaj | Wedding Venue: Grand Hyatt, Goa (Wedding, Brunch & Cocktail Reception), The Club, Mumbai (Mumbai Reception) | Wedding Planners: Wed Gurus | DJ: DJ AJ | Mehendi: Kamaljeets Mehendi | Hair & Makeup: Pakkhi Pahuja (Wedding & Post-wedding Brunch), Amrit Kaur (Mumbai Reception), Doll You Up by S (Post-wedding Brunch) | Bride's Outfits: Patan (Puja), Anita Dongre (Wedding), Jade (Post-wedding brunch), Falguni Shane Peacock India (Cocktail Reception), Sabyasachi Mukherjee (Mumbai Reception) | Groom's Outfits: Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla (Puja), Sabyasachi Mukherjee (Wedding), Raghuvendra Rathore (Cocktail Reception & Mumbai Reception) | Artists: Bryden & Parth (Cocktail Reception), Singhs Unplugged (Mumbai Reception)