29 December 2015

How green is my wedding

Sustainable, eco-friendly celebrations trump the big fat Indian shaadi at a handful of high-profile nuptials in Bangalore

The Indian Express 13 December 2015: Weddings in the families of India’s rich and famous — politicians, businessmen, movie stars, corporate chieftains — are ostentatious by design. Each extravagance is carefully intended to be aah-ed over by the thousands of guests, every excess meticulously plotted to outdo all previous weddings in the peer group. The recent wedding of Gulf-based tycoon Ravi Pillai’s daughter added further weight to the term ‘Big Fat Indian Wedding’. Pillai reportedly spent Rs 55 crore on the event and hired the art director from the mega-hit Baahubali to design the...read on.