Kajal Aggarwal's wedding on Friday witnessed a touch of Teluguness. The star actress, who has made a name for herself in the Telugu film industry since the late 2000s, went in for Jeelakarra Bellam. She explained the reason in a separate Instagram post.
"In our Punjabi meets Kashmiri wedding, we just had to include 'Jeelakarra bellam' as a tribute to both Gautam and my individual relationships with South India!" the 'Magadheera' actress wrote.
She further wrote that Jeelakarra Bellam signifies the union of the bride and the groom. "The bride and the groom put it on each other’s head while the purohit chants mantras from the Vedas. The bride and the groom look at each other only after this ceremony is completed and this auspicious ceremony signifies that the couple will stay together in bitter and sweet times," the 'Sita' actress wrote.
Explaining the reason behind going in for an intimate wedding, Kajal wrote, "Planning a wedding entails so many moving parts and added to that the pandemic definitely was a challenge. However, we strictly followed covid protocols which meant we had to have a very small wedding, got all our guests tested and created a bubble for everyone who was a part of our celebration."