Nasar Thootha, a man based in Kerala, is getting recognition in media reports for running a ''wedding dress bank'' for girls who cannot afford expensive wedding dresses. Thootha, who's a taxi driver, said that he started the charitable venture in April 2020. He says ''he's just a channel'' to provide dresses to poor girls which he receives from the donation. So far, Thootha helped 260 brides free of cost.
Hearing a case of cheating, the Bombay High Court said that if a woman and man do sex by mutual consent, it cannot be called cheating. Reportedly, Palghar resident Kashinath Gharat was made accused of cheating for having physical relations with a woman for three years on the pretext of marriage. In 1999, a lower court convicted him for cheating and acquitted him of the rape charge.
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Despite no law for same-sex marriage in India, two men Abhay Dange and Supriya Chakraborty formally celebrated their same-sex union with a wedding ceremony in Telangana's Hyderabad on December 18. Reportedly, they called themselves ''soul mates''. ''We hope to live in a world with no closets,'' said the couple. However, Chakraborty said their parents initially didn't support the decision but they understood us and ''now we have their… read-more
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In a bizarre incident, a man got married to his own sister at a mass marriage event. The marriage allegedly was to obtain Rs 35,000 under the ''Mukhyamantri Samuhik Vivaah Yojana'' scheme, in Uttar Pradesh's Tundla. The event is conducted by the social welfare department. Reportedly, the fraud came to light when fellow villagers recognised the couple as siblings. Reportedly, a legal action has been initiated against the 'fraudsters… read-more
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Internet is full of surprising videos, this time a bride named Mudra Bhagat is going viral on Instagram for demanding to complete her marriage ritual in ripped jeans. The video shows she's wearing her wedding dress and accessories with a pair of jeans instead of a lehenga. ''Meroko Lehenga nahi penhna, mujhe aise… read-more
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Monette Dias, a woman from the United States's Utah, surprised everyone as she revealed that she has married 11 times and is looking forward to marrying again. The 52-year-old said on TLC show that she is ''addicted to marriage''. ''I fall in love fast...I guess I've been proposed to twenty-eight times,'' said Dias. Reportedly, her shortest marriage lasted for six weeks and the longest for 10 years.
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Rajkummar Rao and his long-term girlfriend, actress Patralekhaa, were engaged on November 13 in a quaint pre-wedding ritual in Chandigarh. The pair will be tying the knot on November 14. The couple wore matching white outfits for the engagement ceremony, and were seen kneeling down to propose to each other. The video of the proposal has now gone viral on several social media platforms.
Actor Rajkummar Rao is expected to tie the knot with his long-time girlfriend Patralekhaa on November 10 in Chandigarh. Owing to COVID-19 concerns, the marriage ceremony will only be attended by selected guests from Bollywood. Patralekhaa made her Bollywood debut against Rajkummar in ''CityLights'' in 2014. This year in August, she had shared a heartfelt note to Rao on social media, describing how much she loves him.
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Pakistani activist Malala Yousafazi, a Nobel Peace prize winner, on November 9 announced her marriage with her partner Asser Malik on social media. The 24-year-old said that the marriage ceremony took place at her home in England's Birmingham. Malik is reportedly working as the General Manager High Performance for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). ''Please send us your prayers. We're excited to walk together,'' said Malala on… read-more
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Meadow Walker, the late actor Paul Walker's daughter, married Louis Thornton-Allan in a discreet ceremony. Meanwhile, Vin Diesel, her late father's best friend, escorted her down the aisle, as per photographs and videos she posted on Instagram of the wedding. The photographs and video drew heartfelt responses from fans. "Paul Walker would've been happy," said one admirer. While another fan commented, “Vin walking down was so heartwarming.”… read-more
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