Sarah and Salman, Mumbai
Hosted against the elegant backdrop of Taj Lands End, captivating decor and warm traditions made this couple’s wedding unforgettable.
WeddingSutra Favorite – Castles & Coasters immaculately planned Sarah Shaikh and Salman Shama’s grand wedding celebrations at Taj Lands End, Mumbai which was a riveting blend of aesthetic decor and revelry. Every moment of their festivities were immortalized in stunning frames by WeddingSutra Favorite – Jodi Clickers.
How they met
Introduced by a common family friend, Sarah and Salman talked for several days before their first meeting in Mumbai. Just one glance at Sarah, and Salman was smitten! At that very moment he knew that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. Sarah on the other hand fell for his warm gestures and big heart knowing that he was the ideal partner for her.
The couple decided to seal their bond with a stunning city wedding at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The lush spaces, grand banquets and the beautiful beachfront ambience framed their celebrations magnificently.
For their city wedding, the couple brought the team of Castles & Coasters on board. Working tirelessly, they conceptualized, designed and managed their festivities flawlessly to ensure that their celebrations took place without a hitch.
The team of Jodi Clickers was entrusted to capture every detail and moments of laughter, tears and celebrations in candid clicks. The revelries were amplified with stunning performances by DJ Ganesh and many other artists.
The festivities kicked off with a colorful mehndi celebration hosted in a lush outdoor venue. Vivid hues of orange, yellow and pink created a stunning contrast against the greenery, with quirky decor, flower arrangements, a snake and ladder dance floor and more. The guests were served special mocktails as they enjoyed the performances by the couple, their family and professional singer Aishwarya Bhandari.
The haldi ceremony was imbued with traditional elements of decor such as marigolds and antique brass pieces that set an auspicious ambience for the ritual. The bride looked radiant in a yellow and red lehenga which matched the groom’s yellow kurta as they were anointed with turmeric paste.
Hosted separately for the bride and groom as per tradition in the Garden View Room of Taj Lands End, the Nikah ceremony was decorated in alluring hues of red and white with drapes and beautiful flowers. The bride and groom wore coordinated outfits in rich hues of emerald green and red for the rituals.
The wedding was followed by a decadent Reception Dinner with whimsical decor of flowers and foliage for an exotic, glamorous evening. The bride glittered in a custom white gown and embellishments, lacework and a flowing cape. The groom looked dapper in a white tuxedo to match his bride.
Hosted at Blue Sea Catering and Banquets in Worli, a glitzy cocktail night brought the festivities to a rocking end. Statement decor of red and gold with lounge lights and floral arrangements set a rousing ambience further enlivened by Magician Chirag Jethwaney and Dj Ganesh’s peppy tunes. The highlight however was the riveting salsa performance the couple gave to a spellbound audience.
The Wedding Makers
Venue: Taj Lands End, Mumbai (Mehndi, Haldi, Nikah, Reception), Blue Sea Catering and Banquets (Cocktail)
Wedding Planner: Castles & Coasters
Groom’s Outfits: Shantanu & Nikhil (Mehndi), Suit Supply (Reception)
Bride’s Outfits: Papa Don’t Preach by Shubhika (Mehndi), Dolly J (Nikah), Nadine Dhody (Reception), Amreen Sandhu Bespoke (Cocktail)
Makeup: Saniya Shadadpuri
Hairstylist: Vidya S. Patkar (Bride)
Bar: Wedding Bartenders
Entertainment: Aishwarya Bhandari (Mehndi), Universal Sisters (Reception), Magician Chirag Jethwaney, DJ Ganesh
Photography and Videography: Jodi Clickers