The Trend Of Hiring Wedding Detectives For Background Checks In An Arranged Marriage


By Jayashri Jayashankar Last Updated:


The Trend Of Hiring Wedding Detectives For Background Checks In An Arranged Marriage

Imagine this. You are looking for a match for your daughter. And typically, you want the groom to earn good, be well-mannered, be respectful towards elders, be liberal in his thoughts and love and take care of your little girl throughout his life. 

As luck would have it, you soon encounter a young, well-educated, well-settled man who seems to be the right one for your daughter. You don’t want to let go of the rishta because everything sounds perfect about this guy, yet at the same time, want a thorough background check, more than what padosi aunties and uncles do. 

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Someone who can help you figure out about his nature, his idea of hanging out and his seriousness towards marriage. Thankfully, there are professionals who do this. These people are called wedding detectives. Yes, such a thing exists in India and that too, in all its professional glory. 

The best part of these wedding detectives is that they go to great extents to know everything (literally everything) about the groom. Be it his sexual preferences and past relationships to the places he frequents and the people he meets, there are agencies who have wedding detectives who do all this and much more at a fee. 

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Gadgets like hidden cameras and recorders are used to capture authentic details about the individual and understand his nature better. Some of the wedding detectives pose as pimps or flirt with the groom in order to understand his psyche better. In fact, even the social media accounts (read Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tinder) are thoroughly checked and stalked. 

For enhanced accuracy, some of these wedding detectives even dress up as beggars or become house helps or watchmen just to get access into the house and get closer to the family. 

One of the investigative agencies, Lady Detectives India is headed by renowned Indian detective Mr. B K Puri’s 23-year-old daughter, Tanya Puri. The agency operates in all the cities of India and matrimonial investigation is one of their fortes. Another agency, which is certified by ISO, which also looks into pre-marriage as well as post-marriage background check, is 

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So, if a marriage is almost finalised in your family and only the background check bit is left to look into, you know which agencies to contact. For more updates on weddings trends and popular celebrities, stay tuned with us. 

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