These women who broke wedding stereotypes are absolutely our heroes. Time is evolving and our thought process needs to evolve too. While everything around us is changing and we have come a long way on the road of Independence, freedom for women is still questionable. Here are some women who dared to break rules and fight stigmas and have already made their mark in the society. 

Scroll Down Below To Know About These Wonderful Women Who Broke Wedding Stereotypes –

1. Woman Priest In Dia Mirza’s Wedding

Dia Mirza who married Vaibhav Rekhi, a business man smashed patriarchy and had a woman priest perform her wedding rituals. Isn’t that just great? Sheeta Atta, the priestess who solemnised her wedding made us believe in gender equality. We really need to discourage customs such as kanyadan and dowry.

Women Who Broke Wedding Stereotypes

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2. Women Marrying The Love Of Their Choice

We are always in awe of women who honored their love above all and did what they wanted. ‘Love is Love’ and you do not need to justify it to anybody. Let Independence really roll for women.

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Image Source: Sarika Modi

Know about these ladies who proved that women are the real heroes.

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3. Curvy Brides Proudly Presenting Themselves On Their Big Day

Bhagyashri looked absolutely stunning on her wedding in our all time favorite Sabyasachi saree. She rocked her wedding attire like a pro. She surely is an inspiration to all the plus-size brides who aren’t able to wear their favourite outfits due to body shaming. Well, ladies put your favorite outfit on and rock the look.

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Image Source: Bhagyashree

Swoon over plus-size brides rocking Sabyasachi wedding outfits.

4. Deepika Thakur Who Had Her Wedding On Hold Due To Olympics

Deepika Thakur is a player in Indian National Women’s Hockey team and belongs to Haryana where girls are usually married at an early age. However, our girl went against the norms of the society and had her wedding postponed for the Olympics, 2016. She proved that her country comes first and marriage can wait.

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5. Navi Indran Pillai, Woman Who Broke Wedding Stereotypes

Our beautiful Cancer survivor, Navi Indran Pillai dreamt the day of marrying the love of her life. Having gone through chemotherapy, losing her hair was by far the hardest thing. She felt that she was not beautiful enough to be loved and was not beautiful enough to look or ever feel like a bride. But she chose to accept and appreciate it and here is our diva presenting herself proudly and there is no one as beautiful as her.

Women Who Broke Wedding Stereotypes

6. Bride Who Went Viral For Her ‘Cheap Thrills’ Video

Amisha Bhardwaj was seen dancing in shorts and her wedding blouse with her bridesmaids and her video was the talk of the town. Apparently people wanted her to act ‘shy’ as she was a bride-to-be. She was trolled for the choice of clothing but that did not affect her at all. The video reflected the confidence of a woman and she has no shame in it.

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7. This Bride Who Wrote Her Exam Right After Her Wedding Ceremony

The number of brides that have left their education after marriage is beyond count. This bride from Hassan, Karnataka, named Swetha, broke all stereotypes by writing her exam right after her marriage ceremony. This 20-year-old bride stands as an inspiration for all women to set their priorities. 

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8. A Sikh Bride Whose Mother Performed The Kanyadaan

The bride Hernoor Grewal chose her mother to carry forward her ‘Palla’(also known as kanyadaan, where the father is supposed to give away his daughter). Hernoor’s mother has brought up Hernoor and her other siblings all by herself. Her father had left them long ago and this did bring down her mother’s spirits.

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Image Source: Hernoor Grewal

We absolutely salute these ladies who went out of their way and smashed patriarchy. May this Independence Day really give the freedom to our women to let them voice our opinions and thoughts.

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