Bride and Groom
Nina Bajaj is an IT consultant for the Broadcasting Board of Governors, headquartered in Washington, D.C., and Zeshawn Uddin works for NETE Solutions in McLean,Va., and is an IT consultant for the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. They live in Washington, D.C.
April 5, 2013, ceremony at Indique Heights in Chevy Chase; April 6 reception at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda
How they met
They struck up a conversation while socializing with mutual friends after work at Lucky Bar in Washington, D.C.
Dinner and dancing at the Skydome Lounge, a revolving rooftop restaurant at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Va.
On the Fourth of July under the fireworks on the National Mall
Number of people who attended
What made the day so special
Most of the guests were relatives who’d traveled from London and India for the two-day fusion wedding.
Nina’s twist on the wearing of a traditional scarf for the ceremony—she turned the scarf on its side to resemble an elegant bridal veil.
Favorite moment of the day
Hearing the speeches and watching the choreographed performances by close family and friends at the reception.
Nina traveled to Mumbai, India, with her mother to buy her traditional Indian gown.
Erum Rizvi Photography
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa in Honolulu
Jean Jekel at Talio Hair Design
Color Print Outlet
Décor by Yaadein Weddings
Toy Box Productions
Lost Sounds Entertainment and Indian dhol player Jay Kansara