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It is that season of the year when we would deck ourselves up in our best outfits and pose for infinite selfies! Yes, the wedding season is here and we can’t keep calm. From the pre-wedding rituals, to the beats of dhol and dancing our hearts out on DJ, it is the best time of the year. But unlike every year, this year, all the naach gaana and khaana peena would be done taking care with all the precautions of the pandemic. Well, After the dreamy wedding of singers, Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet, actress, Kajal Aggarwal had taken her wedding plunge with her soulmate, Gautam Kitchlu. (Also Read: Mira Rajput Kapoor Showers Love On Her 'Devar' Ishaan Khatter With Throwback Picture On His Birthday)
It was on October 30, 2020, when Kajal Aggarwal and Gautam Kitchlu had gotten hitched in according to Punjabi and Kashmiri rituals. Before getting married, the gorgeous bride had shared a sneak-peek of her bridal look with her fans. She had taken to her Instagram handle and had posted a monochrome picture. In the picture, we could see her wearing a robe. Her bridal makeup was done and she was seen wearing a statement marwari maang teeka and her hair was tied in a bun with floral adornments. Alongside it, Kajal had written, "Calm before the storm #kajalgaukitched."
On November 2, 2020, Kajal took to her IG handle and shared some pictures with Gautam from their lockdown engagement ceremony. In the pictures, Kajal looked gorgeous in a yellow saree by designer, Manish Malhotra and on the other hand, Gautam looked handsome in a cream-coloured bandhgala. The couple complemented their look by opting for matching masks. Along with the pictures, Kajal thanked Manish for creating the stunning saree in the middle of the lockdown. Her note can be read as “My dearest @manishmalhotra05 thank you for getting your team to create this beautiful saree for me, all the way back in June, bang in the middle of the thick of the lockdown- when nothing was even possible. I truly appreciate all your effort, hard work and the warmth with which you were a part of my engagement. Lots of love.”
For the wedding, Kajal had donned a red Anamika Khanna lehenga with golden embroidery and had paired it with an onion-pink organza dupatta, with the cut-work border over her head. The handsome groom, Gautam had looked dapper in a white bandhgala sherwani by Anita Dongre with an onion-pink doshala. After the wedding, Kajal Aggarwal had taken to her IG handle and had shared some beautiful, unseen clicks from her wedding. The first picture had the bride and the groom sitting in the mandap and Kajal could be seen lovingly kissing the hands of her life partner, Gautam. She had captioned the picture as "And just like that, from ms to mrs! I married my confidante, companion, best friend and soulmate. So glad I found all of this and my home in you @kitchlug #kajgautkitched." (Also Read: Did Gauahar Khan Get Engaged To Zaid Darbar In Goa? She Flaunts A Sparkling Ring On Her Ring Finger)
In the second picture, the bride and groom could be seen undertaking a traditional ritual. In the caption, Kajal had shared the details of her 'Punjabi meets Kashmiri' wedding. Her caption could be read as "In our Punjabi meets Kashmiri wedding, we just had to include #Jeelakarrabellam - a tribute to both Gautam and my individual relationships with South India! In a Telugu wedding, Jeelakarra Bellam signifies the union/marriage of the bride and the groom. Jeelakarra (cumin) and bellam (jaggery) are made into a thick paste and put on a tamalapaku (betel leaf). The bride and the groom put it on each other's head while the purohit chants mantras from the Vedas. The bride and the groom look at each other only after this ceremony is completed and this auspicious ceremony signifies that the couple will stay together in bitter and sweet times."
We couldn’t stop drooling over the third picture in which Kajal and Gautam had looked royal and had flaunted their wedding ensembles in a regal pose. In the caption, Kajal had expressed that how planning a wedding is a lot stressful, especially during a pandemic. She had written, "Planning a wedding entails so many moving parts and added to that the pandemic definitely was a challenge. However we strictly followed covid protocols which meant we had to have a very small wedding, got all our guests tested and created a bubble for everyone who was a part of our celebration. We are very grateful for all our loved ones that were able to attend and those who joined virtually from afar were terribly missed and we hope to see you all soon." (Also Read: Abhishek Bachchan Pens A Heartfelt Birthday Wish For Wifey, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan On Her Birthday)
What do you think about Kajal and Gautam’s complementing masks? Let us know.
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