It’s usually taken for granted that a wedding ceremony and reception will take place on the same day. However, the large and involved nuptials of Neetu Madan and Neil Tolaney inspired the bride to divide the two proceedings. “Indian weddings are full of traditions and ceremonies from the onset of the engagement,” explains the bride. “I really felt that by separating the two events I would be able to enjoy every single moment of each.”
When a friend fixed up Shivani Chopra and Vinod Kannarkat together on a blind date, Shivani’s almond-shaped green eyes matched Vinod’s vision of his dream woman and Vinod’s tennis-induced back injury kindled Shivani’s sympathies. The two got better acquainted over long phone conversations while Vinod, a cardiology fellow, recovered and Shivani, a psychiatry resident, was on vacation. It wasn’t long before they became a couple.
Access Hollywood co-anchor and correspondent Tony Potts has tied the knot! Life & Style can exclusively reveal that the entertainment news anchor and his international TV beauty Shalini Vadhera said "I do" during a spiritual and private ceremony at Lake Shrine in the Pacific Palisades on July 24. The star-studded day was a Hollywood meets Bollywood affair as 120 of Tony and Shalini's closest friends and family witnessed the Indian-inspired ceremony.