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Jab We Met: 'I was grilled to the hilt'

Last updated on: February 05, 2016 10:21 IST
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Anand Venkatramakrishnan tells us how he met Vandana Chaudhary. You can share yours too!

Anand and Vandana

Ours is a story of two states, rather a few states!

We met in Gujarat and our love blossomed in Mumbai.

We proposed in Delhi, got married in Tamil Nadu and were blessed with a kid in Vizag.

It all started at a college function which became a defining moment in my life.

After several dates, deliberations and innumerable arguments, when I finally went to meet her parents in Delhi, I was freezing. Not from the cold there, but at the prospect of meeting my future father-in-law, who I was told is quite a task master.

He lived up to the expectations and I was grilled to the hilt.

Since I am a naval officer, grilling didn't feel like an unknown territory.

After crossing the mandatory "obstacle course" what followed was a dream wedding, both in Tam Brahm and North Indian tradition.

We've been married for seven years.

We celebrate Pongal with equal fervour as Holi and Diwali!

She loves cycling, I prefer running.

She loves RomComs, I watch action films :).

She loves loud music, I enjoy soft, soothing music.

To date, we enjoy our differences and celebrate it.

Last year in August, we were blessed with a baby girl, Diya, and we finally have our "happily ever after"! For both of us, love is all that matters!

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