Marriages might be made in heaven, but there ain’t no angel that’s gonna help you with planning it. Planning a Big Fat Indian Wedding is nothing short of a Herculean task. Here’s why it’s totally okay to lose your cool when you face wedding planning problems.
So let’s own up to it girls, not all of us spend zillions of rupees on designer wear for each piece of our trousseau. We inspire our local tailors with Bridal Fashion Week photographs to stitch outfits for us at affordable prices. We realise we are capable of murder when Master ji totally screws up the design in every possible way. Nahiiiiiiin…
1. When Master ji turns left-handed
Yes, your wedding is a big occasion! Yes, your big Sooraj Barjatya family wants to be a part of it! But soon comes a point when your home has practically turned into a railway junction cum beauty parlour cum guest house, and the madness just won’t stop! All you want is just half-an-hour of peaceful sleep. Please.
2. Band, baaja and baraatis
3. Matching the step
You danced at all your friends’ weddings, and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t dance at yours too and steal the show. You just can’t understand why your best friend or fiance can’t dance like Deepika and Hrithik. Why oh why?
4. The mascara scare
Weddings are fun but at the same time they can turn emotional at any time, place or day. Your parents are sad and you can’t stop your tears because your heart is full, and then you suddenly realise your make-up artist didn’t use waterproof mascara. My life is ruined!!!
5. Looks like it’s gonna rain
Your heart skips a beat each time your hear thunder in the sky. You can’t help but think about all the things that could possibly go wrong - from the damp venue to the wet baraatis and you have never felt more God fearing in life, “Dear God, please hold your taps just a day longer. I beg you!”
“Oh, that son of a b****!” You haggled with them because they were acting pricey. Now they cancel because some devil from the fiery bottom of hell rose to the surface to pay them double and ruin your day! Somebody call backup!
6. When the photographer/mehendi artist cancels last minute
7. A new beginning
You have been running around to perfect the smallest details for your wedding that you forgot to take a minute to pause and think about your new family, your new home and the separation from your parents. And when you do, you are so overwhelmed with emotions that you totally freak out and second guess your decision of wanting to marry. Relax, my love! It gonna be okay.
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Published on Feb 17, 2016