Weddings, Indian style
Wealthy Indians are climbing over each other to hold extravagant weddings, showing off their immense wealth by inviting guests on chartered jets, gifting helicopters to bridegrooms, serving over 100 dishes and flying in elephants just for the effect.
Fifty-five years ago, Grace Kelly, the sensational American actress, became the Princess of Monaco, in a celebration that was billed as the “Wedding of the Century.” Fast forward to 2011, and 24 entourage. Other weddings have featured a Russian ballet performance and airplanes with hourly departures so that guests can jetset as they wish.
Meher Sarid, a wedding planner in New Delhi says that they have become during the wedding season that lasts from September to March. GE Money India offers loans exclusively for weddings. In April 2011, a special online service was launched that delivers all the essentials that a wedding couple