“Matching couple,” says Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal’s wedding invitation, and rightly so. The two, who met on the sets of ‘Fukrey’, eventually fell in love with each other, followed by a dream proposal in the Maldives in 2019 and now they are on the verge of becoming husband and wife by getting married the first week of October in Bombay.
The wedding promises to be a dream affair that celebrates the essence of love and that’s what they also kept in mind with their wedding invitation. In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, -Puneet Gupta, the founder of Puneet Gupta Invitations, who created the card, said, “The Save the date is about celebrating being an 80s kid and being inspired of indian vintage poster art. It’s also quite interesting to do a very different and quirky vision of the couple with a retro touch and a touch of Bollywood.
Gupta also says that Richa and Ali have a Bollywood-inspired love story and that’s what they wanted to reflect in the card as well. “How could we not include their adorable love story portrait in the invitation?” »
“Richa and Ali approached us since they dreamed of getting married, but the pandemic had other plans for all of us. Nevertheless, the couple remained so positive throughout these 2 years because they wanted everything the world benefits from their marriage but not at the cost of any risk,” he says.
Gupta adds that that’s when he and his team got to know Richa and Ali better and it’s ultimately what helped them weave the couple’s love story and personality into the movie. wedding invitation. “We’re glad they were open to experimenting and taking an original approach rather than a typical, traditional wedding invitation.”
Gupta explains that even after coming from the film industry, Richa and Ali don’t believe in too much pomp and going overboard with things. “That says a lot about their down-to-earth personalities.”
“They decided to go for invitations that are minimal but get stuck in your mind like a quirky invitation. So we had all the clues, but we wanted the invitation to resonate with Richa’s love story and Ali with a Bollywood touch.We have designed many Bollywood themed wedding invitations in the past but this one had to be unique.That’s when we thought of incorporating a Bollywood vibe from the 1960s. 80 in the invite, which is definitely the talk of the town in this case,” he says.
Richa and Ali’s wedding will be a five-day celebration which will start in Delhi in the last week of September and end in Mumbai in October. The two will hold a grand reception in Delhi on October 2. It will be followed by another in Mumbai on October 7.