Sangeet

Love-struck performance of a Bride Singing Live on her Sangeet Ceremony *Video*

Bhavika Vallecha, 09 Aug 2018

Ever met a bride who turned into a 'Playback Singer' on her Sangeet ceremony? Well, now you have and so have we! Riccha, a star-struck, engineer turned dancer/ baker/ writer and also a singer, gave a live performance on the night of her Sangeet on the song 'Kareebi Teri' mixed with Norah Jones' 'Nearness of You'. Where Riccha was on the vocals, Andrew played the keys, and the visuals from their ceremony are heartwarming and dipped in sheer love.

Who said the Sangeet ceremony is all about hours of dance performances, drinking down like a tanker and the DJ waale babu playing typical shaadi numbers? We'd say don't shy away to sprinkle some personal touches (admist all the madness) to your one-in-a-lifetime celebration. Weddings today are all about nothing but just YOU.

Their Love Tale

Riccha reminisces, "Our meet-cute is quite a funny story. During one of my phases of wanting to do every job I was mildly capable of doing (hosting a pub quiz in our city), Andrew was the sole participant in a crowd of many groups competing. He counter questioned my every question till I couldn't keep my calm, which leads to a 'friendly' banter of movie-related wordplay. For the sake of not losing my job since I lost my cool, I went over to apologize and offer a consolation prize. He, as smooth as single malt whiskey, asked me to keep the prize and have dinner with him instead. Just like that. No beating around the bush. Of course, I declined. Where were the games? Where was the playing hard to get? What is this unfamiliar territory that I’ve got myself into! This was the start of a 2-year friendship. Which lead to stronger feelings. Which lead to ‘Please don’t ever call me again’. Which lead to no contact. Which lead to a cinematic ‘bumped into each other on an escalator’ scene. Which, no points for guessing, lead to a forever and always...

Shot by: The Wedding Filmer