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When the press and the public began to whisper about her affair with restaurateur Shiv Karan Singh, like a typical actor, Reemma Sen tried to dismiss the news as a ‘rumour’. Her marriage to Shiv still looks like a dream sequence from one of her movies, as Reemma goes back to March 11, 2012, the day she tied the knot. In Vijayalakshmi Sridhar’s words, Reemma’s Big Fat Punjabi Wedding comes alive in these pages

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Building castles in the air Shiv and Reemma’s love affair exudes a down-to-earth quality and had kicked RIILQWKHPRVWQRQÂżOP\ZD\1RVSDUNV Ă€HZLQWKHLUÂżUVWHYHUPHHWLQJWKDWZDV through a common friend, Riaz. “It was a huge misunderstanding which brought us together eventually,â€? recalls a still-smitten Reemma. It took them a year of avid courtship to became attuned to each other’s thoughts. Reemma explains, “Since the day we realised our feelings for each other, Shiv has been keen on getting married. True to his word, he took care of all the arrangements and I did little in terms of planning or execution. A March wedding suited us, because the Delhi weather is at its tolerable best at this time of the year!â€? she smiles. Striking a chord 6KLYDQG5HHPPDÂśVHTXDWLRQGHÂżHV the romantic clichĂŠ. Both of them are Scorpions and echo each other’s thoughts right from the mundane to the most substantial. “The similarity is very uncanny,â€? exclaims Reemma. But that is what has indeed offered the couple more insight into their individual persona,

particularly while addressing differences. “I know what bugs him and keep away from such facets!â€? she smiles. The only thing Reemma and Shiv don’t agree on is in his love of dogs. “I can’t stand dogs, whereas he owns four canine pets!â€? she shrieks. Secret rendezvous Two days before the wedding, on March 9, 2012, the famous restaurateur and the gorgeous actor entertained their long-term friends with a lavishly planned prewedding party. Themed as a gangsters’ night, the party venue had cages, cut-outs and lap dancers to add to the amusing ambience. “Also, there was a free-wheeling Sangeet and candid ten-minute takes...â€? reveals Reemma. Underlining the fact that having fun was the main motive behind their wedding, the actor says, “Our ZHGGLQJLQYLWHZDVLQD'9'IRUPDWÂżOOHG with pictures from an exclusive photo shoot.â€? Timeless trousseau When the duo decided to say ‘I do’, they were clear that they wanted to choose their wardrobe independently. The colour co-ordination had happened only later, she

Southscope magazine April 2012  

india's leading south film magazin

Southscope magazine April 2012  

india's leading south film magazin

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