Preeti – Naveen Patel’s Wedding Story Image
Preeti – Naveen Patel’s Wedding Story
The wedding festivities were celebrated across three different locations in Jodhpur. The cocktail party at Hotel Pratap Niwas, the Sangeet at Hotel Balsamand Lake Palace while the Mehendi, Wedding and Reception were held at the Taj Gateway Hotel.The festivities were kicked off with a lavish cocktail party at Hotel Pratap Niwas Palace, on the outskirts of Jodhpur. Newly restored, the heritage property is typical of the architectural brilliance of Mewar and features the unmatchable traditional hospitality of Marwar.The exuberance travelled to the Taj Gateway Hotel for a poolside mehendi ceremony. A team of garba dancers performed to welcome the bride and groom to the ceremony. As the rituals were underway, guests had a chance to visit various stalls set up for their entertainment which included Rajasthani juttis and bandhej duppatas, a tarot card reader, a palmist and numerology experts. Rekha Rao of Balika Vadhu sang mehendi songs making the ceremony exceptionally pleasant.

Purva Bohra and Rahul Mehta Wedding Image
Purva Bohra and Rahul Mehta Wedding
Purva Bohra, a CA by qualification and a Wedding Planner (she and her father run Perfexion Events Company, Jodhpur) wed Rahul Mehta, an MBA graduate and hotelier. Rahul and Purva were both born and brought up in Jodhpur. They went to the same school and met through Rahul's younger brother, who was Purva's classmate. Recalls Purva: "We met, started talking, clicked, and what followed was a decade long romance before we got engaged on my birthday last year (11th January 2014). And yes, I planned my own fairy-tale wedding in Jodhpur." Purva and Rahul did toy with the idea of getting married in other places, but Jodhpur ended up being their first choice: "People from all over the world come to get married here so why would we go outside? So our wedding planning started with deciding on the venues.

 A Destination Wedding With Multiple Themes by Perfexion Events. Image
A Destination Wedding With Multiple Themes by Perfexion Events.
Perfexion Events are Rajasthan based Wedding Planners focusing on destination weddings. Their forte lies in planning theme-based destination weddings at rare and exclusive venues including palaces, forts and heritage hotels across Rajasthan. Some of these popular locations include Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jaipur and Bikaner. These venues are considered as the top wedding destinations in India today. The mehendi ceremony organized was based on colours. We used a bright colour palette like yellow, orange, fuchsia, and marigold to enhance the fun and vibrancy attached to it. It was a private gathering full of dance and music. The theme for the Sangeet was Bollywood- including the décor and the music .The couple made an entry in limousine, the pathway was decorated with flexes of bollywood celebrities, also the cushions, and the entire setup was very grand.

Rajul & Sreyash's Royal Wedding in Jodhpur Image
Rajul & Sreyash's Royal Wedding in Jodhpur
The week long wedding celebrations of Rajul and Sreyash organized by Perfexion Events in December, 2012 was a grand, royal and an exquisite affair. The wedding took place in the royal land of Jodhpur at the hot-favorite venues- Balsamand Lake Palace and Taj Gateway. The Mehendi celebration held at a private farm house was a private colourful evening full of music and dance and the artists made the guests groove to the atmosphere created. All the bright colours like yellow, orange, fuchsia, green were used in the décor to symbolize mehndi and the vibrancy attached to it.Rajasthani hangings, kaliras and rangoli made the venue more vibrant. Mujra dancer and Rajasthani folk artists and singers enthralled the audience with their memorable performances. Traditional singer Rekha Rao did a fantastic job and made everyone dance to her melodious voice.