A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate, Aashima holds a master’s degree in Advertising and Marketing. An Editor at BollywoodShaadis.com, she has an experience of 5 years in wedding journalism and celebrity reporting. Indian weddings are not only a part of her profession, but also her passion. Also, a Bollywood and TV buff, she has a box full of interesting gossips and exclusive information about the celebs. She is well-versed with what readers are looking at when they come to the website.
An English Literature graduate from Dyal Singh College, Delhi University, Akanksha Gupta is currently contributing to BollywoodShaadis.com as a Sub-Editor. With her experience in lifestyle and entertainment writing, BollywoodShaadis is a perfect platform to showcase her skills and write about what she loves. Writing about the latest Bollywood and TV lifestyle news, she emanates them in the best way possible.
Akriti is an English Honours graduate from University of Delhi and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. Working as a sub-editor at BollywoodShaadis.com, she is not only an avid reader but also a passionate writer. With a total experience of 2 years, she enjoys writing on wedding trends, lifestyle stories and entertainment news. Her keen interesting in Bollywood and television news helps her in coming up with interesting stories for the readers.
Anamika is currently the social media specialist and writer at Bollywoodshaadis. She is a national bestselling author and a famous blogger. She has a degree in Bachelors of Computer Applications, followed by Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication. Right after finishing her studies, she entered the literary world and decided to further explore her passion for writing. She is a big Bollywood maniac, bubbly social media butterfly, and a passionate traveller. Her love for fashion, photography and dogs is incomparable!
Anindita holds a Masters degree in Journalism and is currently working with BollywoodShaadis.com as a Sub-Editor. With over 2 years of experience with celebrities and events, her passion and penchant towards lifestyle journalism and Bollywood is ever-increasing. Her day begins with thinking about what to present to her Bollywood-buff readers from the potful of stories that she has.
Arjun is a "non-wedding" wedding photographer with a contemporary "off-beat" approach. With years of rich experience, Arjun Kartha is one of the finest and most sought after wedding photographers in India. A husband-wife team, Arjun and Praerna are candid wedding photography specialists and veterans of the fledgling wedding photo genre in India. Arjun is also a category winner of the prestigious Kodak Wedding Photographer of the Year 2011 award. You can see his work at: arjunkarthaphotography.com
Arushi is a writer with a passion for fashion. She completed Fashion Designing from Pearl Academy, and has not stopped writing since then. With her strong words and talkative nature, she has worked for various media platforms and companies. On top of all that, she is a big foodie! Open to trying new cuisines, styles and trends; she is always looking out for the next adventure.
I am a graduate in Business Economics and currently pursuing LL.B. I hail from a defense background and love to socialize. The content of my articles simply comes of age and from socializing with people from different walks of life and as many different cities.
Bollywoodshaadis.com is a vibrant and youthful online magazine. Working as a guest author for BollywoodShaadis.com makes it simpler for me to connect and reach out to people whom I share a wavelength with. Work is fun when you are around friends. :)
Atul Mishra is an English Literature graduate from Ramjas College, University of Delhi. He is currently a Sub-editor at BollywoodShaadis.com. He holds an expertise of 2 years in writing on lifestyle and entertainment. He has a nose for interesting celebrity news and identifies himself with almost every genre. A huge Bollywood buff, he knows a lot about Indian Cinema.
Avantika Kaushik is a writer with BollywoodShadis.com. She is a feminist, a theatre actor, and a literature lover. She loves to experiment with her looks and keeps an eye out on all the experiments that stars make. But everything aside, writing is her sole passion that defines her. So here she is, talking garrulously about your beloved stars, and dissecting relationships and wedding trends!
Mrs. Bharti Taneja is the Director of ALPS, Cosmetic Clinic and Academy. She is a renowned cosmetologist who started her journey in the world of beauty in 1988. She is a winner of many esteemed awards, including 'The Millenium Woman'. She owns a chain of beauty clinics-Bharti Taneja ALPS and a chain of ALPS Academy.
Mrs. Taneja recognised the challenging trends in beauty and pioneered the fusion of scientific techniques and traditional methods. She has been writing beauty columns for leading publications since last 20 years.
Candice Pereira is the Creative Head & Co-founder of Marry Me- The Wedding Planners. She enjoys shopping, traveling, good food & wine and of course organizing parties, which led to a business that she is most passionate about wedding planning.
She has an education and work background in Hospitality Management in India, Australia and Canada, which enables her to bring organization and style to any event. Apart from this, she also runs Marry Me- The Store, a store dedicated to gifting and weddings.
Damini was a member of editorial team at BollywoodShaadis. After completing graduation in English Literature and Masters in Mass Communication, Damini went on to work in the television industry. Three years and few shows later, she decided to come back to her first love- Writing.
A sitcom addict and a passionate driver, Darshana loves writing about lifestyle, entertainment, health and fashion. Like the Indian "aam aadmi" (aka “the mango people”) she is crazy about Bollywood and cricket. And, it is her love for all this, which bought her to BollywoodShaadis’ writer’s panel, where she gets a chance to write about it all. Darshana aims to explore and experience life through her writing.
Debasree Ghosh is a professional bridal makeup artist from Kolkata, and the woman behind MakeupByDebasree. She lives in something called her 'Makeupverse'. Debasree is adept at corporate makeup and party makeup, but Indian bridals are her forte.
Debiparna is the Sub-Editor at BollywoodShaadis. A postgraduate in Film Studies, she has a geeky affinity for television and films. She has been blogging about fashion and lifestyle from the perspective of body positivity since 2010 on her blog, projectcurve.in. She loves to read, write, watch films. She is a proud Potterhead, and fiercely believes in intersectional feminism.
After graduating from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, Divya Gupta pursued her dream to become a Lingerie Designer. According to her, "lingerie is art that you can wearÃ¢â‚¬Â. Her designs have a vintage touch, with lots of laces and delicate trims. She firmly believes that lingerie should empower women. That thought paved the way to her brand- Aah! Intimates. She, along with her partner, Antra Lodha, pays a lot of emphasis on the educating women on the importance of the right fit, and she feels BollywoodShaadis is the perfect platform for it.
Dr. Anita Sharma (Physiotherapist, Fortis La Femme, Delhi) has been passionately working with women for over 28 years providing information, support and solutions during pregnancy, labor and post birth issues. After graduating from Delhi university as a physical therapist she worked at the Cheltanham General Hospital, U.K. She set up and managed five physiotherapy departments at various hospitals in South Delhi after returning to India.
Her adult teaching and training skills which she acquired as a professor in sports physiotherapy at IGIPESS, Delhi University enables her to provide comfort to young couples during her Lamaze sessions . She has attended over a hundred births supporting women go through the hard work of labor as a birth Doula. Her in depth knowledge of biomechanics and physiology of birth helps her to design preventive programs for women in areas of pelvic related disorders, incontinence and orthopedics.
Dr. Gauri Karandikar is a practicing gynaecologist and obstetrician with special interests in adolescent gynaecology, foetal medicine and reproductive health care. Dr. Gauri actively spreads awareness in these areas by regularly contributing in several newspapers. She is the national trainer at the Adolescent Friendly Health Services with the WHO, and a recipient of theÂ Young Doctor AwardÂ by the FOGSI. She presently works as the Director for Karandikar Hospital and Research Centre, Nashik (Maharashtra).
New York Dermatologist, Dr. Kiran Lohia, was born, educated and trained in New York, but now practices in New Delhi. She is a Columbia University graduate and an M.D. specialising in Dermatology. She is also American Board Certified with further degrees in Aesthetic Medicine and Laser Surgery, with a specialisation in Dermatological and Cosmetic Lasers. In addition to being the only American dermatologist in India, she is also a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Dermatology and more. You can visit her at: www.lumieredermatology.com
Dr. Madhu Kotiya is a renowned Tarot card reader, Vastu expert, Numerologist and a spiritual healer.
Dr. Manishika is a qualified Physiotherapist (BPT) and fitness/yoga expert with a Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy(DNYS). She started her career with Fortis Jessa Ram Hospital then worked with Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center, Okhla for almost 4 years where her major role was in cardiac rehabilitation, fitness and yoga for the patients. She is now actively associated with Fortis La Femme as a Physiotherapist and Fitness Expert. Being a mother of a 1-year-old daughter she also provides support to breastfeeding mothers. Her additional knowledge and background of Classical dance help her to make the fitness sessions more interesting and lively.
Dr. Naresh Arora is a renowned Cosmetologist and Aroma therapist. He incorporated Chase Aromatherapy Cosmetics after widely understanding variety of salon treatments, beauty care products and aromatherapy. He has been engaged in conducting Aroma Workshops all across India for a decade now. He has a holistic approach towards skin treatment of his patients and believes in curing a skin problem from the very root of it.
Dr. Rupa Batra is a celebrity Vaastu and Feng Shui mentor. An MBA in Marketing and Masters in Environmental Sciences, she is an expert in nameology and astrology as well. Her clientele include top politicians, Bollywood personalities and business tycoons across USA, Switzerland, Abu Dhabi, Australia, Germany, South Africa, China, Singapore, Malaysia. Her talk sessions on ‘Stress Management through Space Management’, ‘Work life balance’, ‘Reducing employee retrenchment through transparent management practices’ always turn out to be super-hit. Her talk shows are so popular that she was invited by Lotus FM 87.7 FM Durban, South Africa, for a show. You can visit her at: www.globalvaastu.com
Dr. Seema Sharma is a renowned Delhi-based gynaecologist. She believes that the mental well-being of a woman is as important as her physical well-being. She possesses over 20 years of good experience in various sub-specialities of obstetrics and gynaecology. Currently she runs her own clinic – Srishti health care centre in New Delhi, and is also working as a consultant at Apollo cradle hospital.
Working as Sr. Consultant, Gynaecology & Obstretics at Fortis La Femme, Jaipur, I have an experience of 22 years, since my MS in Gynae. I'm working in Fortis for 10 years now as Additional Director, performing the laparoscopic hysterectomy, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy, lap myomectomy along with all types of gynae and obstetric procedures, dealing with all high-risk cases and emergencies. Previously I have worked in Mahatma Gandhi Medical College for over 2.5 years. I have practised in Saudi Arabia for 6 years and also in Jaipur fertility IVF center. I have been associated with Ratna Nursing Home in Kota as well.
Dr. Shivani Sachdev Gour is the director of SCI Healthcare which is a state of the art fertility centre located in Kailash Colony, New Delhi. Dr. Shivani has worked and trained in IVF for four years in the UK at Hammersmith Hospital, London and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Shivani is dedicated to help couples in need by providing comprehensive fertility services to both female and male patients. Apart from giving quality & affordable infertility treatment, she also conducts regular Training & Workshops.
Dr. Shivani is a member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (IJRCOG). She has been selected as the member of Advisory Board of several media portals like Nayi Duniya. Dr. Shivani has won many awards and accolades for her service towards humanity.
Dr. Shobha Mathur is an eminent consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, based in Delhi. She has a vast experience in family medicine.Â She loves to write about issues related to women's health. Her articles are a great piece of advice for women of all age groups. She is a guest blogger on Bollywoodshaadis.com, sharing her immense experience and knowledge with the readers.
Dr. Smita Vaid, Consultant, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Fortis La Femme, Jaipur was the pioneer doctor to start Water birthing, the pro normal birthing technique, in Rajasthan. Being a proponent of gentle birth principle, she introduced this natural and minimally painful method of childbirth. Besides, her expertise lie in safe deliveries for high risk and complicated pregnancies like those of patients with hypertension, heart problems, recurrent pregnancy loss, bad obstetric histories, epilepsy and acute medical illness like dengue, high fever, pneumonitis, pancreatitis etc.
Dr. Tripat Choudhary is the Director (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), at Fortis La Femme, Delhi. She completed her MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1974 following which she did her MD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology also from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1981. She held faculty positions at Holy Family Hospital and Batra Hospital in Delhi. She has over 25 years of experience in obstetrics. She has more than 50 publications in national and international journals.
She is working as the Director, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Fortis LA Femme. Previously was a professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Lady Harding Medical College, New Delhi. Medical Trainings in the topmost institutions in India, performing all types of Gynae endoscopic procedures. Robotic Surgery and managing all complicated and high risk obstetrics & Gynaecology cases. Has had wide international exposure attended national and international conferences. Has been a speaker in various forums globally. More than 50 national and international publications. Contributing actively in various magazines and national dailies for articles on female health and issues. Has been theses guide 9MD Gynae) in Delhi University.
Ekta holds a master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. With 2.5 years of experience in the world of fashion Journalism, she is currently working as a writer with BollywoodShaadis.com. Since the age of 14, she wanted to be a writer, words inspired her and helped express her shy nature. So, be a part of her journey to get your daily dose of fashion, beauty and Bollywood.
F5 Weddings is a Wedding Design company that strives to make every wedding dreamy and unique. They believe in giving a detailed and personal touch to every wedding by consulting, designing and coordinating everything from the venue to the theme; the first dance to the last goodbye. F5 Weddings has offices in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmadabad, Delhi, Jaipur and Goa. To know F5 Weddings better, you can visit them at www.f5weddings.com
Gaurav is the CEO of FlabThugs and is responsible for New Business development, Marketing and Sourcing. With Flabthugs, his passion for fitness has led to a new and challenging opportunity in order to guide their customers towards a healthy lifestyle by making the biggest impact.
Gaurav did the major part of his schooling in Delhi and completed his Graduation from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi University. He received a certification in Clinical Nutrition and Diet in 2014 from University of Sharjah, Dubai. His expert knowledge goes beyond the brain as being a professional fitness consultant, he assess his clients and design appropriate fitness regimes for them.
Gunjan Gaur is India’s best Permanent Makeup Expert, Celebrity Makeup Expert and Executive Director of ALPS Beauty Clinics & Academies, India’s leading Beauty Care & Education Brand.
Jai Madaan, a self-employed professional engaged in rendering various services in the field Astrology, Palmistry, Vastu Consultancy. Apart from this, Jai is also a motivational speaker and a relationship counsellor and on a corporate level, she conducts workshops on topics like Law of attraction & Human relationships. Over the course of her profession, she has specialised a lot on Vastu consultancy for homes/offices/factories or any workplace or projects. You can find more about her at www.jaimadaan.com
Jasbina Ahluwalia adds a unique contribution to the Matchmaking industry – she has pioneered an approach to matchmaking, which blends the best of The East and West.
She is an Indian-American Attorney-turned-Entrepreneur, Relationship Expert, Radio Show Host and Matchmaker/Dating Coach.
A finalist in OPRAH'S search for a TV Host, she's also been featured in the New York Times, San Jose Mercury News, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post & Entrepreneur Magazine.
She has also moderated/participated on panels at Harvard Business School, Wharton, Northwestern & Columbia.
Jasbina previously practiced law in San Francisco and Chicago. She earned her B.A/M.A. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University, and JD from the University of Michigan Law School.
English honours graduate from Khalsa College (University of Delhi) and a Masters in English degree holder, Jasleen is working as an Assistant Editor with BollywoodShaadis.com. Taking celebrity interviews and writing about the latest wedding trends is her forte. With more than 3 years of experience in journalism and lifestyle writing, she has brought a fresh approach to entertainment reporting.
A Mass Communication graduate from PTU, Jayashree is an experienced writer with over 5 years of experience in content writing and reporting. Not a Bollywood enthusiast though, she still enjoys reporting about various celebrities from the telly land and B-town. Her forte is lifestyle, wedding planning and fashion. Her experience reflects in the way she presents her stories to the readers.
Writing for BollywoodShaadis.com is therapeutic for me. It's a medium where I get to self-introspect. There is no pretence in showing who or what I am to this medium. For once I enjoy voicing myself, without any worries. In short, writing for BollywoodShaadis.com lets me be "me" and gives me a break from mundane jobs of everyday.
Karuna, a Postgraduate in Public Administration and PG Diploma in English Journalism, is working as a sub-editor with BollywoodShaadis.com. Her passion for writing has helped her express her thoughts and views on different topics. A Bollywood and social media buff, she likes to write about the latest Bollywood gossip and give the readers a trending piece of news to read.
An Advertisement and Mass Communication graduate from K.C. College, Mumbai, Khushboo contributes to BollywoodShaadis.com as a Sub-Editor. With more than 3 years of experience in wedding, entertainment and lifestyle writing, Khushboo has flair in her language and knows how to convey in the most uncommon way. She writes on latest entertainment news, and scoops from the television industry and Bollywood.
A student of journalism who loves to write, eat (only chocolates!) and is a strong advocate of magic, true love and "they lived happily ever after"
Kiran Sawhney is a renowned personal fitness trainer and the founder of Fitnesolution in Delhi. She has been in the field of fitness since 1996. She has trained many celebrity clients and helped them to get fit. She is trained and experienced to do aqua aerobics, aerial silk workout, yoga, pilates, kickboxing, bootcamp, TRX, Bosu and a lot more. She is also trained in various forms of dances. She teaches Argentine Tango with zeal and passion. She is the first trained teacher to teach Tango in India. As a fitness expert, she customises and designs workouts and diet plans as per an individual's fitness needs and helps people to achieve their target.
You get in touch with her at www.fitnesolution.com
Manisha Koushik is a renowned Vastu - Fengshui Consultant, Tarot Card Reader, Numerologist, and Name Therapist. She uses her knowledge on these fields to help people, especially couples. She is also the talented daughter and an associate of the world renowned celebrity astrologer Dr. Prem Kumar Sharma. She is a guest Author for BollywoodShaadis.com.
A writer with a twang. Mansi is a fashion, beauty, health and lifestyle writer. A brand story-teller and freelance lifestyle and luxury writer. Mansi has been writing on health, art, fashion, travel, and multiculturalism since the past five years. Her style of writing is both simple and declarative â€“ phrases and sentences that pop and push off one another, creating their own energy and drama.
Manushree has a dual Masters degree in Journalism and English literature. When she is not travelling, she is either writing or following her favourite sport. As a movie buff, she completely believes that if the end is not happy, it is not the end. She feels one should 'Regret Nothing' and lives life realising her dreams. She especially loves writing on topics related to weddings and relationship.
An alumni of St. Xaviers, Mumbai, Manvi is working as the sub-editor at BollywoodShaadis.com. A graduate in English Literature and a post-graduate in Journalism, she enjoys stalking celebrities on social media and writing interesting scoops about them. Although a Bollywood buff, she also loves writing about fashion and relationships.
Meenu Bahuguna was the first editorial head of Bollywoodshaadis. And, prior to that, she had worked with India's leading media houses, like Hindustan Times and India Today. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in English Literature, followed by a PGD in Journalism. With over six years of media experience, Meenu had always brought fresh editorial approach to any team she guided. Other than work, she is in love with India's biggest obsessions- Bollywood Movies and Cricket. And, she would love to write a novel someday.
Megha has been working in the industry for almost eight years. Just the word travel brings sparkle to her eyes. An avid traveller! Turtle reader! Chai lover! As they say, best relationship advices come from your single friend, we know what that means when we meet her. Reach her for best travel advice, especially for India.
Megha Sehgal, dreamer and big time foodie; discovered her love for writing back in her teens. However, that remained locked in personal diaries and she went on to pursue post-graduation in Human Resource and joined the industry six years ago. While she continues her stint as Human Resource personnel, she is now pursuing her interest in writing through Bollywoodshaadis. As a writer for the website, she writes on relationships, lifestyle, and astrology. When not working, she finds peace in travelling and cooking.
A Post-graduate in Journalism and a graduate in English Literature from Delhi University, Monisha is currently working with BollywoodShaadis.com as a Sub-Editor. With an overall experience of more than 5 years in media, she loves writing about the latest Bollywood news and trends. Apart from writing, she spends her time reading her favorite authors.
Naini Setalvad is an Obesity and Lifestyle Disease Consultant. After going from 160 kilos to 60 kilos, Naini began steering people to love good food that is not only tasty, but also healthy. She writes for various reputed publications and shares her advice on healthy foods and weight loss. She is one of the best names in the industry when it comes to seeking consultations on weight loss plans and healthy diets.
From having an Hons. Degree in History and a Masters in Political Science to writing about the wonderful world of relationships and weddings, Namrata never thought she would be doing this and loving it too. It was after her tryst with writing, she realised it was an amazing way to reveal her feelings and connect with others. She believes in turning her work into something that is fun. And, Bollywood and weddings are two things that bring out the writer in her. She is a big foodie and loves to travel with her husband as much as possible.
Nandita was working BollywoodShaadis, handling PR and Corporate Communications. Thanks to her deep interest in the field of fashion, combined with her love for Bollywood, she pinpointed fashion trends arising from the industry like none other.
Writing is Natasha’s first and foremost love. Whether it is writing about celebs and weddings or talking about fashion and beauty trends, she never falls short of ideas and words. What’s more? She is also a fitness freak, who is equally driven by spirituality. Natasha has done her Masters in Political Science from Hindu College and her PG Diploma in English Journalism from Indian Institute of Mass Communication. She has been writing for various news dailies and publications. And, she is now the Features Editor at Bollywoodshaadis.com.
Neelam chose to study English Honours at the Delhi University and after holding a B.A degree, she pursued a PG Diploma course in Mass Communication. Her love for writing and adding words to her thoughts helped her grab opportunities with the Times of India. Currently, she is a Senior Features Editor at BollywoodShaadis.com with an overall work experience of 6 years.
Neha is an expert at Dumbelled.com which provides personalized diet and workout plans from the best in India. With over 5 years of experience in the field of nutrition, she deals with sportsmen, individuals who are obese or victims of lifestyle issues. She is a certified Reebok Aerobic Instructor. Her clientele includes Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Nakuul Mehta, HDFC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Ruslaab Mumtaz, Kirti Kulkarni.
Her consulting style: NO FADS, NO PILLS- only lifestyle modification, nutritious food and physical activity can give you a feel good factor along with an appreciable figure/physique and keep you in the best of your health.
No one ever understood how a girl who loved ‘science’ so much ended up doing a Bachelors in Journalism and Masters in Print and New Media. Well, she never told them about her secret love affair with English Literature and the writer genes that came from her grandfather. After an eight months stint in the marketing industry, Neha is now happy to be a stay-at-home mom and pursue her love for writing. A cappuccino addict, Neha loves everything about fashion, flowers, love, relationships, candles, storybooks, junk jewellery, rain and her little brat to the core.
Neha is a wanderer at heart and an over-thinker by choice. She loves to travel, is a self-proclaimed food connoisseur, listens to desi music (often on repeat) and enjoys creative pursuits of life. Her true passion, however, is writing, which satisfies her wavering mind and feeds her maverick soul. She identifies herself as a Mother above all, and in the moments when she's not totally losing her mind, loves to document life through her tinted lenses.
Hailed as the queen of Indian kitsch by the media, Nida Mahmood, is a self-taught artist and trained designer from NIFT. Awarded for the Most Creative Design Collection in 2002, she continued with trail blazing concepts through all the fashion weeks she participated in. Indian Kitsch is her muse and forte. She writes regularly on art and fashion. Her designs have been a hot favourite among names like Priyanka Chopra, Kalki Kochelin, Virat Kohli, Kangana Ranaut, Soha Ali Khan and many others.
Fashion designer Nimirta Lalwani has been born and raised in Hong Kong, and started her eponymous label in Bangalore in 2007. Since 2008, she has been retailing with noted designer stores in India, Riyadh, Dubai, Bahrain, etc. Her collections at the Wills India Fashion Week, since 2009, have been widely lauded. She was among the top 20 chosen designers at the Vogue Fashion Fund in 2013, and is a favourite among many Bollywood stars.
Ekta holds a master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. With 2.5 years of experience in the world of fashion Journalism, she is currently working as a writer with BollywoodShaadis.com. Since the age of 14, she wanted to be a writer, words inspired her and helped express her shy nature. So, be a part of her journey to get your daily dose of fashion, beauty and Bollywood.
Ojasvee is a graduate in English literature and a writer at BollywoodShaadis. She is a feminist and a sapiosexual with a knack for sarcasm! A die-hard fan of Virginia Woolf, Harry Potter and Manchester United, football and books just make each day amazing for her. Apart from this, travelling, theatre, writing and food attract her the most.
A keen observer, madly in love with words, and fascinated in learning about different cultures and languages of the world, that is Palak for you. She knows more than 4 languages, and loves to portray feelings and emotions in words. And that is why, she loves to write about the most surreal and a life changing experience, weddings. Well, if she is not writing, she spends her time stalking wedding photographers on Facebook and falling in love with their beautiful clicks. And, gushing over wedding trends online.
A chocoholic, day-dreamer, movie buff, adventure freak and a person who hates to cook but loves to eat, are few things that can describe Parul. Giving relationship advices, writing on fashion fundas and sharing fitness tips, is what she likes the most. She loves to travel, gaze at the stars in the night, and believes in ‘live and let live’ formula for a simple and happy life.
Pragati is the classic story of an Engineer-turned-writer. Having 2 years worth of experience in journalism, she is currently working as a writer at Bollywoodshaadis.com. She has an itch about entertainment Journalism which constantly keeps her on her feet about every news. She eats, sleeps and lives Bollywood.
I have completed my MBA in Finance and International Business, and have 3 years of experience in the same area. It is my love for reading and writing that never allows me to rest, and I constantly feel the need to pen down my thoughts, rather than keep them bottled up. With BollywoodShaadis.com, I have an opportunity and platform to do just that!
While completing graduation in Commerce from Delhi University, I discovered my love for writing. One thing lead to another and I became a business journalist. Later, I found peace in writing on topics ranging from travel and food to lifestyle and celebrity profiles for magazines. At heart, I am a traveller who forever seeks experiences by observing things and people around me. What can offer a better perspective than watching people's greatest journeys: marriages and weddings! So here I am, writing on relationships and things that make up a marriage as a guest author for BollywoodShaadis.com.
Rajeshwari Shastri, known among friends as RJ, holds a Bachelors degree in Comparative Literature and a Masters degree in Global Media and Communication, from the University of London. A hardcore film and literature buff and Bollywood entertainment enthusiast, RJ is currently gaining experience in the field of content writing and entertainment journalism as an Entertainment Writer for BollywoodShaadis.com. She hopes that her interest and knowledge of all things Bollywood shines through in her writing.
Ramya is an engineer by profession and a designer by choice. She has dabbled with design and art ever since she was a kid and is the founder of “Kards”, a creative wedding invitation design studio. She creates special cards, which can make the couples smile even after many years of their marriage.
Ranita is a poetess by passion and a writer by profession. After being equipped with a Master’s Degree in Journalism, she has been in the field of journalism and alike, for past seven years. The world of fashion and its trends always excite her. She also possesses a heart of a wanderer and thus reading travel stories, going on expeditions and exploring new places; are great escapades for her. Being an Indian, not loving movies is a sin! Thus, she too loves Indian cinema and hence the news, views, style, ideas of Bollywood and its stars, are the spices of her life.
Rashmi Walia isn’t just a writer by profession, but by passion too! After her Mass Communication and Journalism degree, she decided to pursue her career in writing. Hailing from a small town in Shimla hills, she chose tranquillity over the insanity of metro cities. She has been blogging and writing web content since 2006, and has a strong grip in topics related to lifestyle, relationships and weddings, of course. The first day first show watcher, Rashmi is also a Bollywood critic.
Renuka is a freelancer at Bollywoodshaadis. She completed MBA in HR, but wants to continue her career in writing because of her love for the same. She loves to travel and watch movies. She prefers writing on fashion, health and fitness, and wedding planning.
Richa Aggarwal graduated from NIFT Bangalore in 2007 with the Best Design collection award. She went to do her masters from University of Southampton, UK on the JN Tata scholarship in 2010. Label Richa Aggarwal showcased its debut collection in Lakme India Fashion week Winter Festive’12 and got recognised as the new upcoming designer to watch out for by Vogue India. The label collaborated with Westside, Trent Ltd India in 2013 to design a semiannual women’s ready to wear collection for their in-house brand ‘Bombay Paisley’. You can check out her designs at http://www.richaaggarwal.com
Rinkel is the Senior Sub-Editor at Bollywoodshaadis. A post graduate in Business Journalism and Corporate Communication and a published author on web, Rinkel made a career out of her two passions- writing and movies. She is called many things- motor mouth, drama queen and ‘walking-talking encyclopaedia’ on movies. Rinkel has previously worked in the television industry as well as for leading corporations.
One who really believes in fairy tales and the prince frog, weddings have always been one of the things that fascinated me. Bollywoodshaadis.com gave me the perfect opportunity to explore this aspect. Apart from writing, I love to read and daydream!
Rishabh Naudiyal holds a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Mass communication from Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies (GGSIPU). And, Masters too in the same from Asian Academy of Film and Television. Currently working as an Entertainment writer at BollywoodShadis.com and holds experience in covering celebrity gossips, news, movie reviews, and everything from the Bollywood industry. With a strong knack for Hollywood movies, it's the Bollywood that flows in his veins and makes him a writer, who knows what to feed to his audience.
A vociferous reader and a passionate writer, language was Sanjana's first tryst with love. Being an English Literature graduate, she has always loved to write. The things she loves apart from books are coffee, Karan Johar films, and the wonderful world of Harry Potter!
Sarab Khanijou is a dynamic and young menswear designer who launched his label 'STITCH' in 2010. Hailing from Mussoorie, he is a post-graduate from Pearl Academy of Fashion. He has a pan-India clientele and two stores in Delhi. His designs are modern and carry with them a balanced fusion of symmetry and colour. Wedding wear for men, especially sherwanis, Indo-western ensembles and well-tailored suits are his forte. He loves to write about this passion, which is what brings him to BollywoodShaadis.
Seema holds a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Administration from The Welcomgroup School, India. She has also received training and guidance from compassionate wisdom keepers in Crystals, Aromatherapy, Flower Remedies and in the Principles, Nutrition and Therapies of Ayurveda. She works intuitively with the individual’s energetic vibrations and incorporates Breath Work and Relaxation, Energy Medicine, Crystal Medicine, Ayurvedic Nutrition, Sacred Rituals and Flower Remedies into healing.
Sephi is an international wedding photographer based out of India. He has extensive experience of covering weddings all over the subcontinent. His work has been featured in various books and publications worldwide, and has won international acclaim as well. You can see his work at: http://wedding.sephi.com/
She is a writer and a Yoga instructor with a reputable NGO. In between shuttling various social service projects, teaching Yoga and managing her home, she takes out time to write engaging articles on topics she love. For her BollywoodShaadis.com offers an excellent opportunity and platform where she can share her views and ideas on a wide range of fun and interesting topics.
Sharanya rescues herself from the monotony of corporate life by doing three things she loves most- travelling, writing, and photography. She is as elusive as a snow leopard, and rumour has it that for now she is on a hunt to find a typewriter that her sister owned long ago. If not playing scrabble, you will find her buried in a vault of books she devours from time-to-time. Sharanya loves to write on relationships, fashion and lifestyle. And, she is a complete prankster, who defines herself as one with 'butterfly feet with peacock genes'.
An alumni of Manipal School of Communication, Shefali has over six years of experience in the field of journalism. Having kick-started her career with Times Internet, she went onto work with Zee and Newsable; and is currently working with Bollywoodshaadis. Things that keep her going are caramel, conversations, long drives, lazy winter mornings, old Hindi songs, coffee and Narcos. Things she's not too fond of are not listed here!
Shikha Kumar has a B-Tech degree in Computer Science from Bharati Vidyapeeth, Delhi. Professionally she is as a Manager with Tata Consultancy Services. As her another self, Shikha is an author and her debut novel "He Fixed the Match, She Fixed Him" has recently hit the stands. Novel is gathering encouraging reviews and being received as witty, entertaining yet mature take on marriage. She has travelled to, and worked in different countries. And, she enjoys travelling, reading, writing and watching movies. To know more about her novel, you can visit her website http://www.authorshikha.com
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Shivali is the senior writer at BollywoodShaadis.com. She has done her graduation in Fashion Technology from NIFT Bangalore, and MBA from IMT Nagpur. With 6 years of experience, she is expert in reporting celebrity news and scoops. Her experience and maturity in writing can be seen in her articles. She also loves writing on various lifestyle topics, especially those related to weddings, fashion and beauty.
Shreya, a postgraduate in Journalism and Mass Communication, with 1.5 years of experience as Entertainment writer is currently working with Bollywoodshaadis.com for the love of Bollywood and Television Industry. She loves to read and write about Bollywood and TV news. Other than that, she loves to express herself over her Instagram account, talking about life and fashion.
As a Honours graduate in Human Development and Child Psychology, I started off my career with a magazine called 'Young' that helped me realise by passion for writing. With changing times, I got more inclined towards writing all genres of articles, especially on weddings and relationships. BollywoodShaadis.com is the perfect way I fulfil that desire!
Shruti Sodhi is a Delhi-based interior designer with an eponymous design company. Her forte lies in fusing-in different cultural and international elements in contemporary designs. Her clients include names like Malhan Builders, Clarks Group of Hotels, Epok Realtors, among many others. Shruti has worked on turnkey projects including villas in Goa, penthouses in Jammu, renovations and furnishing in South Delhi and Noida. She can be contacted on www.shrutisodhi.in
Shruti is currently the Sub-Editor at BollywoodShaadis. A post-graduate with degree in Journalism and Mass Comunication, her interest in writing is what convinced her to take up a full-time career in the same. She also worked with India TV group as a feature writer. Her lively persona and go-getter attitude is something she believes to be blessed with. She loves singing, and pets (at other’s houses), and she aspires to be a great column writer one day.
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Sreejan is someone who loves to pen down his thoughts about dating, movies , fun, fashion and ofcourse Bollywood! And thats how (and why) he connects with BollywoodShaadis.com.
With a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics in her gear-sack, Subiya has an intense penchant for charting out words. She is a nutritionist at FitCircle. A peace visionary and an experimentalist, she consults and writes for a living. She can also be defined as a procrastinator by day and a poetess by night!
Sucheta is a writer at Bollywoodshadis. She has done her graduation in Political Science Honours. She is passionate about the written word, and she has over 7 years of experience in the field of writing and editing. She loves traveling, reading and watching movies. She loves writing on topics related to travel, beauty, relationships, and health and fitness. If she is not busy scribing for the web world, then she would be found busy playing the doting mom to her 10-month old son or exploring some new corner of this beautiful planet.
A postgraduate in English Literature and Mass Communication, Sudipta has a natural flair for writing. Having started her career with publishing industry, she has a good exposure of writing for various genres. In her career so far, she has been involved in book writing, travelogue, business writing, news writing, feature writing, etc. In free time, she loves watching TV or listening to music. Anything and everything about Bollywood never fails to grab her attention.
A BMS graduate and a true-blue Mumbaikar, who is sassy at thought and desi at heart. Writing was just a passion until she decided to take it up as a full time career. And, she feels really happy to be doing what she truly loves. Now, she is a freelance writer, who loves to write about fashion, Bollywood, lifestyle and beauty. And, on days when she is not writing, she is mostly busy checking out new places in town to get her taste buds activated.
We love weddings. They just fill us with excitement. And that is why; we intend to make every to-be-married couples' dream wedding plans come true. BollywoodShaadis is your destination when it comes to everything related to weddings, relationships, honeymoon guide, fashion trends, beauty tips, fitness, and much more. We are not just a wedding website; we are your best friends when you are planning your wedding. And, a long time after that as well!
Tulsi loves writing for Bollywoodshaadis.com because it’s almost like celebrating with the readers their Big Day! She likes anything that is relationships, glitters and drama. She believes every bit of fairy tales and that everyone should have one. So, she writes to help all those brides and grooms with fun and quirky tips to make their wedding and post-wedding life as special and unforgettable as they’ve wished.
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Vikash Kumar is a Bangalore-based wedding and lifestyle photographer. His style of wedding photography includes a combination of natural expressions, simple and aesthetically pleasing composition and retouch based on film look. He strives to offer his clients the best experience as a photographer and unique images that they will cherish for a lifetime. Apart from wedding photography, he also works in other genre of photography including rural life and event photography. You can see his work at: www.vikashkumarphotography.com
A filer of all things interesting! I take notes on everything from food, fashion, movies, shopping, arts, entertainment, love, lifestyle, relationships, faith and experiences. Join me on my journey to explore more!
Zara Chowdhary is the producer at The Wedding Filmer, a Mumbai-based company that specialises in filming weddings. Their real-life wedding films have in the past been nominated at international indie film festivals, including the D.I.Y. Film Festival. Zara often doubles up as producer, studio-manager, client manager, extra camera operator and sometimes simply the girl who can be seen dancing by herself in a corner at your wedding!