My Wedding Reception Hall - School Main Entrance - After many discussions with my friends, we have decided to have my wedding reception on Saturday, May 16, 2009 evening in Maumelle Middle School.
Decoration Team - Ani and her daughter Miracline are busy with preparing Rose flower vase
Santosh, Raman, Sharma Blowing the balloons
Decoration Team - Patric, Geetha, Srini Jayabalan Deva, Santosh, Raman, and Sharma are busy with tying Heart shaped balloons in stage.
Here we go... Our wedding reception stage. It is so pretty isn’t it?
Say hello to our entrance reception team... Jeshrin, Nivetha, Vedhu,Pritika and Harini.
Welcome board placed in entrance wall to greet friends & family. Prepared by Decoration Team
Guys, Smile Please...
Ladies were busy with discussion
We became speechless by seeing the hall and stage decoration. All the tables are covered with pink color table cover and top of that there is Rose flower vase
Meenachi is getting warm welcome. Geetha took charge of this entrance reception team
My Reception Evite
Reception Evite Response from friends
Reception Evite Response from friends - Continue
Response from friends those are not going to make it for reception.
Another verison of Reception Invitation. Prepared by Rajah and Selvam from New Jersey.
I made gentle request for gents to come with suit or Full formals and most of them did. Suresh, Murali and Andy are in discussion and Srini got them
Friends & Family members were gathered in hall
Saturday evening 6.45 P.M, I went to Mekala’s house to pick Sathya. From there, Mekala family and we started to the reception hall in Maumelle. Ready to enter reception hall.
We were welcomed by our traditional young reception team members
While Crossing the Reception area Srini got us. - Me & Sathya
Ebi with LR bachelors
Greetings from friends
After that Srini Gopinathan, Ebi sir and Suresh Thangaraj took portraits of us.
Family members are having good time by chatting & relaxing
Portrait Photo session is continued. On May 13, 14th I dropped Sathya at Mekala house for her makeup testing. She did different styles of makeup and took pictures of all the design for our review.
Sathya's makeup credit should goes to Mekala, Ani, Ramya and all other friends
Stepping into the beautiful Stage
Me & Sathya
Param annan family came to the stage and wished us
Sathya & I with Param's family.
Sathya & I with Mani Chidhambaram. I introduced all the friends to Sathya
Sanjay, Subra, Kaza and Bala are having good time.
Sathya & I with Arunachalam family
Sathya & I with Nirmal family. Srini, Ebi and Suresh Thangaraj took photographs.
Sathya & I with Eswar family
With Govind family. Srini Jayabalan and Amal took the video.
With Govind family
With Nagarajan family
Wishes from Rajiv Goel & family
With Rajiv Goel family
Bachelor Karthi, Mathi Wife Usha and Usha daughter
With Arul Family
With Anand family
With Bharath Ragavan family
With Murali family
With Maruthy family
Receiving gift from Manohar family
With Manohar family
With Srinivasan Jayabalan Family
Ramya with Ritha and Sai
With Periyappu Ibrahim family
With Lenin family
With Saravanan family
With Ezhil family
With Srini Veerabahu & Jayamurugan family
Chatting with Sathya
Sathya is receiving wish from Manju amma and Balaji family
With Balaji family
With Raghu family
With Mohan family
With Srinivasa Kaza family
With Kandasamy uncle family
Wishes from Swaminathan family
With Ramakrishnan family
With Kiran & Suneetha family
With Swaminathan family
Friends are ready to get into stage
With Diwakar family
With Kiran family
Ramana family is reaching us
With Ramana family
With Sanjay family
Decoration Architects - Ani & Geetha
With Meenachi and Swamy family
With Hemachand family
With Bala Inampudi family
With Amal family
With Subra. Gowri wishes us via phone from India. Gowri is talking with Sathya
With Manoj family
Simultaneously we played our marriage video (Final moment upload by Bharath from India) in the hall using a projector
With Selva family
With Nataraj family
With Shoban family
Rajiv Wife, Femi Mazhil and Gomathi Ulaga
With Sreelatha and Kamatchi
With Sharath family
With Ulaganathan family
With Mazhil family
Our reception Cake arrangement
Friends are ready to see our cake cutting
We ordered our wedding reception cake from Mickey’s special affairs with the help of Ulaganathan and Srini Gopinathan. We tasted a variety of cake and icing flavors and finally selected three tier cake with white flavor and white butter cream icing.
Sathya & I with Reception Cake
Ready to cut the Cake
Ready to see the cake cutting
R U Ready?
Cutting the Cake
Taking piece of cake
Giving it to Sathya
We loved to have all the kids gather close for our wonderful celebration
Giving cake to Kids
Everybody sang the blessing song
Taking cake piece
With Patric family
Sathya is giving the cake to me
With Swamy family
Sathya & Me
Jay, Diwakar and Kiran
Shrika & Nandini. Nice Still isn't it?
With Mathi family
Giving cake to Sathya
Sathya is taking cake
Giving it to me
With Srinivasan Gopinathan family
Kids Model - Kiruba, Arvind & Kalyan
Sathya & I with Ebi family
For our reception, initially thought of ordering food in restaurant
But Mekala, Sujatha and all other friends told me that don't order the food in restaurant and we will take care.
Mekala and Sujatha discussed and drafted dinner menu.
After menu and invitees list finalized and Mekala, Sujatha informed the menu to all the friends
Sujatha, Gomathi Ulaga, Bharathi and Mekala made 300 Idly
Ramya, Karpagam are prepared the two tray of Sambar
Tomato Chattney is prepared by Sandhya Sharath, Sudha Srini
Sujatha, Mekala and Bharthi each of them are prepared 1 Medium Tray of Chicken Gravey
Jayanthi cooked Veg Pulav and Shobana made White Rice
Sruthi, Geetha and Femi made Chicken Fry and Saravanan is prepared Tomato Rice
Name and prepared items are Manju - Rasam, Sumathi - Potato Fry, Anilet - Curd Rice, Joshita - Raitha
Ramya, Sreelatha made Payaasam
After heavy dinner, just relaxing...
I have ordered Appatizer -2 Tray Pakkoda, 1 Sams tray Veg Panner Gravy and 2 and half tray Mutton Biriyanai in Memphis Mayuri restaurant and Diwakar helped to bring the ordered items to Little Rock
Ibrahim and Suresh Thangaraj has purcahsed necessary accessories includes Plates,Cups, Cool Drinks, Water and
Napkins, Bowls, Spoons, Zip Log bag, Ice Bag, Ice Box and etc from Sam's and Wal-mart stores
Dinner is superb and delicious.
Srini & Nishanth
3 S -Shoban, Stephan & Smily Sandra
Srini Gopinathan & Amal busy with capturing our celebration
Suresh pictured us
After the dinner, Cultural programs were started.Ramya hosted the programs.
Friends are ready to enjoy the show
Meenachi and Monu sang “Adiyee Kolluthe“from the movie Vaaranam Ayyiram with a karaoke track.
Even though Monu doesn't know Tamil, she sang very well and credit goes to her parents and Meenachi
Before reception, I have asked Uma Nagarajan to sing a song and she agreed.
Enjoying the programs
Uma Nagarajan sang “Vaseegara” song from Minnalee movie with a karaoke track.
Audiences are enjoying
How about Arul, Shrika and Divya dance
Well, Well, Well, fun time begins now..
Yes, I danced with Sathya for the song “Konja Neeram” from our Thalaivar movie Chandramukhi.
All my friends are surprised to see us in the stage
We have watched few steps in “Konja Neeram” original video song
Ramya taught us some simple steps and we practiced those steps only for half an hour in the night before the reception till 12.00
Kids watching our dance
Before get into stage, we had discussion about our steps and Ramya said all are ok
Finally here we are… Danced around 1 and half minutes for Thalaivar song in our reception stage.
We got grand applause from our friends
Harini Swamynathan sang “Kandanaal muduthalaai” song. She has superb voice.
Jesrin is enjoying
Can you guess What song it is?
Yes, Meenachi and Srini Vairavan sang and danced for Thalaivar’s “Ennamma Kannu” Song with a karaoke track.
Meenachi and Srini practiced this song and dance for the last 1 week.
Naan Sorry Meenachi oru thadavai sonna 100 thadavai sonna mathiri.
Manju amma, Sasi Aunty, Harish and Gomathi Amma
Nivi danced for “Kaththaala Kannalee” song from “Anjaathey” movie.
Since she knows dance very well, her practice time is always less
Dance is really nice
Ramya and Sruthi are joining with Nivi
Along with them Jayanthi, Sumathi also joined.
Ladies are started to get into the stage
Our DJ Patric played nice songs for dance.
Fun & Fun only
Aravind & Prajith are enjoying the dance
Coordinated between them and did the synchronized dance
thakida thakida thakida thakida, thakida thakida thakida thakida..thaa….
Friends are danced for Villu song
Oh Oh Oh Oh Hey.. Rama Rama Rama Rama Raman Kitta Villa Ketten Hey.. Bheema Bheema Bheema Bheema Bheeman Kitta Gadhaya Ketten
Muruga Muruga Muruga Muruga, Murugan Kitta Mayila Ketten Eesan Eesan Eesan Eesan, Eesan Kitta Malaya Ketten Unga Kitta Anba Ketten
After villu song, Meenachi, Patric, Ulaganathan, Ramana, Balaji and lenin families are started to dance
No need to say anything. See my friends excitement and reaction
Ulaga and Lenin still continuing the dance
Friends, you guys were amazing, awesome dance.
After dance, we had a group photo session
With param family
With Manokar family
With Govindan and Patric
Vedhu,Miracline and Pinky
With Govindan family
All my friends and we have enjoyed every moment of my reception i.e) from the day we started the preparation till the end of the reception
Many of my friends told me that the reception was really superb and it was like attending a marriage in India.
All the credit goes to my friends & family members
Sathya & I would like to thank you from the bottom of our heart for making our wedding reception (May 16th, 2009) a GRAND SUCCESS. You made our reception sooooo special and unforgettable. Very special thanks to you & your family...