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Exploring India’s myriad wedding traditions

 Puja Banerjee |  2015-09-02 22:30:46.0  |  New Delhi

Exploring India’s myriad wedding traditions

There was a great buzz last weekend, as award - winning international documentary and lifestyle photographer Sephi Bergerson’s coffee table book ‘Behind The Indian Veil’ was launched by former <g data-gr-id="24">Under Secretary-General</g> of the United Nations, and bestselling author of fifteen books; Shashi Tharoor.

Behind the Indian Veil is an exquisite coffee table book that chronicles Sephi’s extraordinary journey through the uncharted wedding traditions in India. It reveals the differences and similarities in Indian wedding traditions while seeking the common essence of this grand, colorful and fantastic celebration.

Sephi Bergerson is an award -winning international documentary and lifestyle photographer specializing in destination weddings and Indian wedding photography. Shashi Tharoor described the book as ‘A colourful look at the        Indian Weddings’. A photographer for almost 30 years, <g data-gr-id="29">Sephi’s</g> work revolves mainly around the experience of travel and culture as he always tries to balance his commercial shooting with personal work and photojournalism.  He took up the <g data-gr-id="30">project,</g> and started with a traditional wedding in Tamil Nadu before heading to Kerala. The next seven years saw him travel across various parts of India — from Ladakh to Kanyakumari to cover traditional Indian weddings.

Puja Banerjee

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