“I always wanted to wear a Neeta Lulla creation for my Big Day”
Model Anjali Raut will be tying the knot with Akshaay Gill later this year. She tells us more: “Akshaay is from Chandigarh and has been working in Singapore since long. We met in Singapore around eight years ago, my dad who is with Air India was posted there and we were introduced through common friends.” Anjali who has been walking the ramp in Mumbai since few years, is excited about shifting base to Singapore. “I love the place, its very much like Mumbai and thanks to so many Indians there you don’t feel you’re living abroad.”
Anjali Raut and Akshaay Gill
Anjali’s mother is Russian, and father a Maharashtrian, senior model Alesia Raut is her elder sister. Her winter wedding will be a Big Fat Punjabi Wedding in Chandigarh. “The wedding will be at the Gurudwara after which will be the fun festivities—singing, dancing and celebrations, I’m so looking forward to it.” And what does the pretty model, who has walked the ramp for so many designers plan to wear for her wedding. “For the Roka, my good friend Nishka Lulla helped me put together a beautiful green anarkali. And for the engagement, I wore an orange saree by her mother Neeta Lulla. Ever since I can remember I have wanted to wear a Neeta Lulla for my wedding—so for the wedding I will wear a creation by my favourite designer Neeta Lulla.”
The engagement in Chandigarh, Anjali wore a saree by Neeta Lulla accessorised with Jewellery from Silver Queen, Santacruz. With elder sister Alesia Raut and her son and best friend model Deepa Chari.