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Saina-Parupalli Dazzle In Blue: Badminton Stars Shake A Leg; Kalyaan Dhev, Mum-To-Be Wife Sreeja Attend

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The Match Of The Year
Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap hosted a reception party in Hyderabad on Sunday after exchanging vows on Friday.

Unlike their wedding, this was a grand celebration that saw badminton players, film-stars from Tollywood and several politicians in attendance.

Here's a look at the guest list.
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Sunday Shenanigans
Shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa (second left) shared a happy, surprised picture with fellow badminton player Prannoy H S (left), captioning it - 'craziest dancer in the house'.

Further, Harsheel Dani (second right), who represented India at the BWF World Junior Championships, had a fan moment at the party with Padma Shri awardee and Olympian Srikanth Kidambi.
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The Boy Band
It was a reunion for the couple's close friends and ace badminton players who attended the party on Sunday.

(L-R) 2018 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Pranaav Jerry Chopra, 2014 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusai Dutt, professional badminton player Sai Praneeth and Arjuna awardee Srikanth Kidambi
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Star Of The South
Actor Kalyaan Dhev (right) arrived with his wife Sreeja (left) for the grand reception.
While Chiranjeevi's son-in-law opted for a grey kurta with an asymmetric cut, the mom-to be flaunted her baby bump in a peach, off-shoulder gown.
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Friends, Forever
The couple and fellow badminton player RMV Gurusaidutt (right in first pic) have been best friends for over 18 years. The 28-year-old shuttler was by the newly-weds' side throughout the wedding celebrations.

In the second pic, Dutt's parents - RMV Bharadwaj (in beige safari suit) and RM Anjana (in blue saree) posed with son and the happy couple.
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Starstruck Sunday
Arjuna Awardee Jwala Gutta was a vision in a red, embellished lehenga. The two-time Olympian also posted an Insta Story with Telugu actor Lakshmi Manchu (centre).
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Picture Perfect
Commonwealth Games 2018 gold-medallist Ashwini Ponnappa (right) attended the Saina-Parupalli reception with businessman husband Karan Medappa (left).
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The Dazzling Bride
The bride opted for a rich indigo, velvet lehenga, intricately embroidered with zardosi, appliqué, pearls and crystals. The 28-year-old Padma Shri awardee completed the look with a set from Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection which was crafted with Burmese rubies, uncut diamonds and emeralds.
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The Dapper Groom
Complimenting his bride, the Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap opted for a quilted, indigo sherwani in hand-dyed Murshidabad silk, accessorised with hand-crafted Bengal tiger buttons. To complete his look, the 30-year-old groom wore an uncut diamond and pearl necklace from Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection.
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Hyderabad Blues
Hyderabad-based Vilas Nayak, who is also a world-renowned speed painter, attended the party and posted a picture with the couple on Instagram.
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The Wedding Guest
Hyderabad-based socialite Aditya Hamilpur (left) also shared an image with the newly-weds at the reception.
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Family Matters
The families of the newly-weds were all smiles at the reception as they posed for the shutterbugs.

IN PIC: (L-R) Dr Harvir Singh Nehwal, Usha Rani Nehwal, Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Subhadra Shankar, and Uday Shankar
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A Lot Like Love
Saina Nehwal, who met Parupalli Kashyap around 1999-2000, had said that the shuttler was always supportive, and had helped her with issues outside the court.Love, apparently, struck when they were training at Pullela Gopichand's badminton academy.
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