By Kalash Khurana Last Updated:
They say matches are made in heaven, and when the time comes, two soulmates click instantly and form a bond. However, we are not sure if this statement holds any ground, but we know that some matches are god-sent. Indian actor, Pradhyuman Maloo, and his actress wife, Ashima Chauhaan, are one such jodi who has been winning our hearts for some time now. The couple tied their marital knot at a destination wedding in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and it was surreal.
Pradhyuman Maloo featured in the web series, Indian Matchmaking, and he garnered a lot of appreciation for his stint on the show. He found love in the arms of his now-wife, Ashima Chauhaan Maloo, and their cutesy camaraderie won our hearts. The duo had met at a party and soon started debating over who had the better fashion sense, which made them click instantly. Soon, love blossomed between them, and they finally took their relationship to the next level by tying the knot.
Pradhyuman Maloo and Ashima Chauhaan are a match made-in-heaven, and their chemistry with each other is to die for! In an interview with Vogue India, Ashima Chauhaan opened up about her wedding with her boyfriend, Pradhyuman Maloo. She shared that she never wanted to marry someone from the acting profession and mentioned that instead, she wanted to have a partner who understands social media attention. Talking about the same, she said:
“I never wanted a partner who was from the acting profession, but I did want someone who could understand social media attention. Given Pradhyuman’s time on Indian Matchmaking, we didn’t need to have a conversation about how to navigate online fame; we just intuitively understood how we’d be dealing with it together.”
Before commencing their happily-ever-after journey, Pradhyuman Maloo and Ashima Chauhaan, performed an auspicious procession - Padyatra. During this ceremony, the to-be-married couple offered annakut or a combination of 56 Indian delicacies to Lord Jagannath at a temple in Nathdwara, Rajasthan. After the ritual, the two families performed a kirtan to pay respect to their traditions. For the ceremony, Ashima looked the prettiest as she opted for a minimal look sans makeup. The then-bride-to-be donned a yellow saree with green and golden border and paired it with a yellow blouse. She accentuated her look with minimal jewellery, including yellow bangles, a gold neckpiece and matching earrings.
Pradhyuman Maloo and Ashima Chauhaan's wedding festivities started with shagun ki haldi. For the ceremony, the couple twinned with each other in the sunshine hues of yellow. In the pictures, Pradhyuman looked dapper in a yellow kurta-pyjama which he styled with a turban to pay respect to Ashima’s Punjabi roots. On the other hand, Ashima looked super-cute in a yellow salwar-kameez and accentuated her look with floral jewellery. Moreover, the couple completed their look with matching red-coloured embroidered jackets.
Next in the line was the mehendi ceremony. The couple opted for ‘Salim-E-Anarkali’ theme for the night, and they took their guests on a trip to the era of their timeless romance. For the ceremony, the bride opted for an ivory mirrorwork lehenga and styled her matching dupatta in a unique drape. On the other hand, her beau, Pradhyuman complemented her in a manarkali and looked handsome as ever.
For the cocktail night, the couple channelled James Bond vibes, and even the guests were dressed in breathtaking cocktail gowns and tuxedos. The night was themed around the cult show, Money Heist, and the couple literally hijacked the dancefloor with their outstanding performances. While Ashima donned a pink-hued gown dress paired with an embellished blouse, Pradhyuman looked dapper in a black tuxedo.
And finally came their royal wedding, and needless to say, the couple looked every bit gorgeous in their respective wedding ensembles. For their D-Day, Pradhyuman looked suave in a heavily-embellished ivory-coloured sherwani, which he styled with a turban and a matching doshala. The then-groom completed his look with a multi-layered emerald neckpiece and a diamond choker. He styled his look with golden juttis.
Talking about the bride, Ashima Chauhaan's wedding look, she looked like a princess in a red lehenga. Her outfit included a semi-sleeved blouse and a flared lehenga along with a matching sheer dupatta. Ashima's lehenga featured intricate embroidery with sequins, threads and beads. She accentuated her look with heavy jewellery, including a choker, a long neckpiece and a matha-patti. She also flaunted her chooda and opted for a minimal look.
Pradhyuman Maloo and Ashima Chauhaan's wedding looks straight out of a fairytale. The pictures from the same are proof that the couple had a blast at their wedding and pre-wedding festivities. We wish the couple a lifetime of happiness!