Weddings are always auspicious and special moments in India, and if it is a Hyderabadi Wedding, it has that shade of aura, grandeur,elegance and royal charm. It is quite evident from the attires, costumes and cuisine that is adorned by the bride, bridesmaid and the guests that are a part of one such royal ceremony. It is the Hyderabadi customs, rituals, attires and cuisine that takes the center-stage during a wedding, and if it happens to be that of a royal lineage, especially of Nizam ancestry, sky’s the limit. It is the fashion, which is in the form of traditional Indian clothing and designer bridal wear, that creates a jaw dropping experience. The designer bridesmaid and bridal attires in heavy embroidery are typical of any royal Indian wedding. In Hyderabad, it is the bride that decks up in a beautiful lehenga choli or in a sharara that has elaborate zari embroidery and zardosi embellishment patterns. The wedding attire mostly comprises of an intricately embroidered bridal lehenga with a choli and a netted dupatta, that looks stunning in overall appearance. Along with that, comes the bridal jewelry, which consists of the earrings, necklaces, finger rings, maang tikas and ghungroos or payals. Therefore, one has to be present at a royal Hyderabadi wedding to witness the best of everything.
Attires and Cuisine
It is undoubtedly a Mughal influence that is to be seen in a grand Hyderabadi wedding which comes alive in its costumes, bridal/wedding attires and local delicacies. The bride is always in a traditional bridal outfit, that mainly consist of a designer lehenga choli or a lehenga saree that has ornate and elaborate embellishments in zari, resham threads, sequin, moti and mirror; which definitely looks gorgeous. The bridal jewelry too acts as an icing on the cake, and it is the bride and the bridesmaid that look stunning in their traditional bridal and wedding reception dresses, that are definitely a cut above the rest.Then comes the Hyderabadi cuisine, which is made famous by the Hyderabadi Dum Biryani which is a mouthwatering platter. No weeding is deemed complete without this traditional cuisine which comes with various other dishes and sweets. So, it is the wedding attire and bridal costumes that look ravishingly beautiful on a bride who is out to impress all, through her classic attires that is pristine in style, craftsmanship and fabric. This is the real essence of a typical Hyderabadi wedding in India which is grand in every aspect.