Love is Love! It is easier said than believed. But, in past few years or so we have seen our community coming together and supporting same-sex weddings with much love. And, we hope that all of us keep supporting love, irrespective of gender.
To celebrate that love, happiness & pride, we have handpicked our favourite LGBTQ weddings from the Internet. Not only are they beautiful but also make us believe in love a little more. Here’s to the pride month that we should celebrate today & every day! ️🌈
Top 15 LGBTQ Indian Weddings
1. Supriyo & Abhay: First Telangana Gay Couple
After dating for almost a decade, Supriyo & Abhay tied the knot in two wedding styles: Bengali wedding & Ring Ceremony. They also put Mehendi on their hands with each other's names on their palms. We loved the illustrations shared by Supriyo on Instagram. They depicted their love story, right from the dating app to the wedding. Isn't it cute?
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2. Fusion Wedding of Gera & Sarika
We are in love with this fusion couple. Sarika looked elegant in the red jumpsuit and Gera donned a white gown for the ceremony. Both of them gave respect to their culture through their outfits. They not only exchanged rings but also put varmalas made of marigold flowers. They also had unique pheras. Gera wrote on Instagram, "While we did not do the traditional pheras completely, we did walk four times around our unity candle and you can see the smile on both of our faces as we completed our circles and made our commitments to each other."
3. NYC's Intimate Wedding: Amit & Aditya
Amit & Aditya’s wedding took social media by storm. They first got married in City Town hall and had their Hindu Ceremony afterwards. Their Mehendi ceremony was intimate and celebrated in their backyard with flowers and fairy lights. Donned in Anita Dongre’s ensemble, their Hindu wedding took place in a temple with the closest of friends and family.
4. Multicultural Wedding of Rachel & Marissa
This Multicultural wedding was no less than a dream. Both of them made sure to combine the wedding with Hindu and Jewish traditions. The brides had Mehendi on their hands. Rachel wore a crimson red lehenga while Marissa swooned in a white lacy gown. Both of them made their entries with their parents. The photographer said, "Not to mention the awesome girl power that was all their female vendors. Words can’t do this wedding justice."
5. Celebrity Makeup Artist Daniel Bauer's Destination Wedding
Our favourite celebrity makeup artist Daniel Bauer got married to his lover Tyrone Braganza, at two different destinations. They had a town hall wedding and a Christian wedding in Germany. And for the Indian rituals, they came to India. Their wedding festivities took place in Goa with all the fun and love. From Shantanu & Nikhil to Falguni & Shane, their coordinated outfits were definitely something to take inspiration from.
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6. When Marathi Wedding Met Christian Wedding
This couple got hitched at the same place where they met ten years ago, that too on the same date. This is so cute, right? They had to go through many tough barriers to reach here. From long distances to cancer, they faced it all. It was a multi-cultural wedding which was filled with love. Mekhala & Tatum had two weddings: Maharashtrian and White!
7. Keshav Suri & Cyril's Goa Wedding
When the executive director of the Lalit Hotels, Keshav Suri tied the knot with Cyril Feuillebois, they made sure to make it a night to remember. They took their vows and exchanged their rings near the beach. It was surely a surreal moment to witness. Both of them donned themselves in stunning outfits by Shantanu & Nikhil. The couple’s entry into vintage cars made many heads turn.
8. US-Based Couple, Saima & Bianca
Love can happen irrespective of gender and as well as religion. This duo met each other at a Spoken Word Performance in 2014 and it was almost love at first sight. The US-based couple Saima & Bianca had their wedding ceremony in a backyard. Saima entered with the baraatis, while Bianca arrived in a doli. It was truly a celebration of love over anything.
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9. Royal Affair of Adil & Brian
Adil met Brian when shifted to Canada from Pakistan. Their dream wedding gave us some Royal Goals. After getting engaged last year, they vowed to be together this year. We still can't get over their intricate embroidered black sherwanis. Adils pagdi was definitely the highlight. Their love story is no less than a fairytale.
10. Dreamlike Wedding of Gauri & Deepa
Gauri and Deepa met through a dating app. And after dating for five years, Deepa popped the question in a grand destination proposal in Hawaii. They wore contrasting colours for their Indian wedding which looked dreamlike. They had all the rituals & ceremonies that take place at any Indian wedding. The couple also had smoke bombs for some beautiful photoshoots.
11. Sundeep & Sharath
This couple met each other on Instagram. And after some virtual dates and spending some together, they knew that they are in love. They had a beautiful Sikh Wedding and Coorg Wedding ceremonies. Their traditional sherwanis surely won our hearts.
12. Romit & Walter
We don't know about Sabyasachi brides, but these Sabyascahi grooms are truly looking dapper in these black sherwanis. We love how Walter went for a full embroidered design and Romit complemented it with a simple sherwani. The duo tied the knot in a spectacular wedding in Seville.
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13. Sanam & Roopa
These brides are conquering love, that too in Anita Dongre's beautiful lehengas. Be it the genda phool wedding decor or the baby breath flower varmalas, everything about their wedding was whimsical.
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14. John & Tanay
What's better than walking under the pride flag on your wedding day? John & Tanay met in college and their love for food became the core of their bond. For their wedding, Tanay donned a blush pink suit and John looked stunning in mint green sherwani.
15. Colin and Andrew
Dating app became a cupid for these two. Colin loved how Andrew was a big fan of Indian culture. Their wedding showed their love for the Indian heritage and roots. With the blessings of their family members, the wedding had the elements of the traditional sherwanis, dhotis and Haldi ceremony.