Saina Nehwal Was A Sabyasachi Bride Too!

It’s the season of shadi and Sabyasachi!

Badminton star Saina Nehwal married fellow player Kashyap Parupalli on 14 December. The sports couple tied the knot in a ceremony attended by close-knit people. While they never admitted to their relationship in the past, they had been dating for 10 years now. The two were trained under Pullela Gopichand since they were young.

It is said that both the families had been planning the wedding for a while. Needless to say, the two have been an important part in each of their lives, with Saina even crediting him for being a huge support in her life.

Considering how 2018 has been a year of weddings everywhere, most of the brides opted for designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s lehengas and sarees. Much like the others, Saina too opted for the designer’s work for her big day even though her wedding was more low-key compared to the others. Both Kashyap and Saina dressed up in Sabyasachi for their reception and rocked the look!

Saina Nehwal’s outfit was a rich indigo velvet lehenga, intricately embroidered with zardosi, appliqué, pearls and crystals. Her look is accessorised with a wedding set crafted with Burmese rubies, uncut diamonds and emeralds from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection.

Kashyap’s look was a quilted indigo sherwani in hand-dyed Murshidabad silk that is accessorized with hand-crafted Bengal tiger buttons. The sherwani is layered with a beautiful tussar georgette shawl with antique ‘tilla’ borders in burnt gold. The look is completed with an uncut diamond and pearl necklace from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection.

As for the wedding celebration party, Saina wore a vintage-inspired shimmery outfit by Shantanu  & Nikhil, rocking a short wavy bob with the look. Kashyap wore a baby blue powder suit with an ivory shirt.

Parupalli Kashyap created history by reaching the Quarterfinals of men’s singles at 2012 London Olympics, is the only male player from India to do so, at that time. At the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, he won the gold medal in men’s singles. Kashyap was the Icon Player for the Indian Badminton League team, Banga Beats in 2013 edition. Purupalli is an Arjuna award winner and ranked World No 6 in 2013.

A recipient of nation’s highest award like the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and civilian awards, including Padam Bhushan and Padam Shri, Saina is a former World No. 1 and has won several coveted titled including 23 international titles and 10 Superseries titles. She was the World No. 2 in 2009 and became the World No. 1 in 2015. Some of her big achievements are the gold she won at the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and 2018 and an Olympic Bronze in 2012.

ALSO READ: 6 Brides Who Chose Sabyasachi For Their Big Day

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