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30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, SC, Telugu
Khammam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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31 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Nai, Telugu
Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Based in Kurnool. I am from a middle class, moderate family. I have 3 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have acco..."
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30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Mudiraj, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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35 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Padmashali, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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18 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Other, Urdu
Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I hail from a upper middle class, traditional family. I have 5 siblings. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I don't sm..."
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22 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Naidu, Telugu
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have 3 siblings. I am non vegetarian. I don't smoke..."
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32 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Viswabrahmin, Telugu
Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Living in Rajahmundry. Our family is middle-class and moderate. I have one sibling who is married. I have accomplis..."
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39 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Jain, Shwetamber, Marwari
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Living in Hyderabad. I am from a middle class, liberal family. I have 1 sibling who is married. I have completed my..."
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39 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Kamma, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am working full time and have finished my bachelors. My family is middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sib..."
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26 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Currently living in Ongole. Our family is upper middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are mar..."
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33 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Telaga, Telugu
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I have finished my honours degree. I hail from a upper middle class, traditional family. I only have 1 sibling. I a..."
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38 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Yadav, Telugu
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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25 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Kapu, Telugu
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am not currently working however I have done my bachelors. Our family is middle-class and we have traditional val..."
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26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Padmashali, Telugu
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"My family is middle-class and traditional. I have one sibling. I am not currently working however I have success..."
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44 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, CSI, Telugu
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India

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37 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Kapu, Telugu
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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42 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Urdu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"My self raheema Sultana, I’m 41 yrs old ..Currently living in Hyderabad. Our family is upper middle class and tra..."
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41 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Bhavsar, Telugu
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
"She is a post-graduate in Computer Applications. She is very energetic and understanding. Loves simple life, not af..."
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30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Kapu, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Currently living in Hyderabad. My family is middle class and traditional. I only have one sibling and they are happ..."
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31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Chaudary, Telugu
Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my sister. She had successfully finished her masters and currently working..."
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34 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Mala, Marathi
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Residing in Hyderabad. I am from a middle class, traditional family. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. My ..."
Matrimony Groom CCT1016262
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40 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Agnikula Kshatriya, Telugu
Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I have successfully completed my associates degree and i'm currently working full time. I am from a middle class, t..."
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31 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Naidu, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I have accomplished my bachelors and I am currently working full time in the field of computers/it, earning a hands..."
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18 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I come from a traditional, middle class family. I have 1 sibling. My job is in other. I work full time. I am ..."
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27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Other, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Living in Nizamabad. I hail from a middle class, moderate family. I only have 1 sibling. I am working full time and..."
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41 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Munnuru Kapu, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I come from a liberal, middle class family. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. I have attaine..."
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36 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Valmiki, Telugu
Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am staying in Chittoor. I come from a upper middle class, traditional family. I have 3 siblings, of which 2 are m..."
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34 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Urdu
Mahbubnagar, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am simple honest, caring, loving and loyal. I don't like liears. Our family is middle class and we have tradition..."
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32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Balija, Telugu
Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I come from a middle class, traditional family. I have 2 siblings. I am working full time and have successfully ..."
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25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Arya Vysya, Telugu
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Based in Anantapur. I hail from a traditional, middle class family. I only have one sibling. I am working full time..."
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28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Our family is upper middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I have attained my ..."
Matrimony Groom GKV4242176
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31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Valmiki, Telugu
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Our family is middle class and we have liberal values. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I have succes..."
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31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Viswabrahmin, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Currently living in Hyderabad. Our family is upper middle class and traditional. I have no siblings. I have passed ..."
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41 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Telugu
Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings. I have achieved my diploma and i'm currently work..."
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38 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Telugu
Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Residing in Vizianagaram. Our family is upper middle class and we have traditional values. I only have one sibling ..."
Matrimony Groom BZB0820550
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29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Arya Vysya, Telugu
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I only have one sibling and they are happily married. I am working full time and have successfully finished my m..."
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29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Goud, Telugu
Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Should be moral and well-educated and good morals. Well maintained and should be able to good mannered. Shoul..."
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35 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Currently living in Hyderabad. Our family is middle class and we have liberal values. I have no brothers or sisters..."
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41 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Kapu, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I come from a upper class, liberal family. I have one sibling who is married. I have passed my masters and i'm c..."
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32 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I'm a normal human being with a liberal values residing in Hyderabad. I am looking for a bride as a life partner..."
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29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am working full time and have successfully finished my masters. I am from a moderate, middle class family. I have..."
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29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Velama, Telugu
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Residing in Visakhapatnam. My family is middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I ..."
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66 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Telugu
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Our family is middle class and we have moderate values. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am not curr..."
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37 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I have achieved my bachelors and I am currently working full time in the field of analyst.. Our family is middle cl..."
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34 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, SC, Telugu
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"My son Had masters' degree and he was employed in private sector as a asst. Manager (Multi national company) curren..."
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32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Based in Hyderabad. Our family is middle-class and traditional. I have six siblings, of which six are married. I am..."
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33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
"My family is middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I eat a non vegetarian di..."
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44 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bhavsar, Marathi
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am working full time and have finished my masters. I come from a moderate, middle class family. I have 3 siblings..."

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About Andhra Pradesh Matrimony

Andhra Pradesh is known for its amazing natural beauty and the peace-loving people. Just like the beautiful ambiance of this state, the Andhra Pradesh matrimonial ceremonies are also worth visiting. It's a simple and elegant affair rather than a pomp and show. Demographically, the population is 90.87% Hindu, 7.32% Muslim with the remaining 2% Christian, Sikh and others.

So, for having a better understanding of Andhra Pradesh matrimonial ceremonies, let's take a look at the marriage rituals of the two main religions.

Hindu Marriage Rituals in Andhra Pradesh

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Nischitartham: This is first and the most significant wedding custom of Andhra Pradesh. It includes a formal engagement by exchanging of gifts, jewelry, clothes, fruits and sweets between both the families. This is followed by exchanging of rings between the couple and announcement of the wedding date.

Pendikoothuru Ritual: A paste of turmeric and oil is applied by married women to both bride and groom. After completing this ceremony, they are required to take bath and wear new clothes.

Snathakam: This ceremony is conducted at groom's house. In this ritual, the groom is made to wear silver thread which indicates that he is now mature and wants to become a family man.

Kashi Yatra: After Snathakam, the groom pretends that he is off to Kashi for a holy pilgrimage and is not interested in any worldly pleasure. He is stopped by the bride's brother who then convinces him to marry his sister.

Wedding Day Rituals

Mangal Snanam: It is conducted on the dawn of the wedding day. In this ritual, the bride and groom take a sacred bath before proceeding to perform the rest of the sacred rituals.

Aarti: Oil is applied to the bride's and groom's body in their respective homes. Following this, an aarti and prayer are performed to ensure a happy and prosperous married life of the couple.

Gauri Puja: During this ritual, the bride offers prayers to Goddess Gauri and seeks her blessing for long and prosperous married life.

Ganesh Puja: After the arrival of the groom at the wedding mandap, he is supposed to perform the Ganesh puja till the bride arrives. This puja signifies to seek blessings of Lord Ganesh to ward off all evils and obstacles during the marriage and in their life.

Bride's Entry: The bride enters the mandap accompanied by her maternal uncle. A curtain called as Antarpat is placed between the groom and the bride. The priest starts reciting the holy mantras. Following this, a paste of jeera and jaggery is applied by the bride and the groom on each other's hands from under curtain. This ritual is known as Jeerakalla-Bellamu. It signifies inseparable and unbreakable bond between them.

Madhuparkam: For this ritual, the bride wears a cotton saree with a red border and the groom wears a white cotton dhoti with a red border. This is the traditional Andhra wedding outfit of the bride and groom. After this, the Curtain is removed and the groom ties Mangalsutra around the bride's neck.

Kanyadan Akshata and Saptapadi: The bride and groom exchange flower garlands and they are showered with flowers and yellow color rice. This is called Kanya Daan Akshata ceremony. Following this, the Saptapadi ritual takes place during which the couple takes the seven rounds around the holy fire while taking the sacred wedding vows. Then the groom puts a silver toe ring in bride's toe. This ritual is called Sthaalipaakam.

Post Wedding Rituals

At the conclusion of all the wedding ceremonies, the bride leaves for her spousal house after waving a tearful goodbye to her family. The newlywed couple is welcomed by groom's mother by performing a traditional aarti. The first entry of bride at her husband's house is known as the Grihapravesh ceremony.

Muslim Marriage Rituals in Andhra Pradesh

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Salatul Ishtikara: Arranged marriages are prevalent among Andhra's Muslims.after finalizing the alliance the elders of the families intimate the Imam of the nearby mosque. He then performs a special prayer to seek Allah's consent for the intended union and asks Him to bless the future couple.

Imam Zamin: This ritual signifies the formal acceptance of the bride by the groom's mother by tying gold and silver coins in her wrist.

Mangni: This is a formal engagement ceremony between the bride and groom and their respective families. It includes exchanging of gifts between the families followed by ring ceremony between couple.

Mehendi: This is an elaborate ritual involving the application of henna paste on bride's hand. This ritual is known as Mehendi. Henna is a symbol of good luck for the bride.

Sanchaq: The groom's family visit the bride's place along with the gifts of sweets, fruits etc.and the bridal outfit to be worn at the time of the Nikah.

Wedding Day Rituals

Baraat: The groom sets off in a beautifully decorated car with his procession for the wedding venue. This procession is known as Barrat.

Nikah: The Wedding or Nikah ceremony is officiated by the Maulvi. The groom's family presents the bride with Mehr (a pre-decided amount of cash) to seek her consent for marrying the groom. The Maulvi starts the Nikah proceeding by first reciting a prayer from the Quraan. Next, he asks the bride if she is consenting to marry the groom by accepting the Mehr. Then the Maulvi moves on to the groom and repeats the procedure. This ritual is known as Ijab-e-Qubool. This is followed by the signing of the Nikahnama or marriage contract.

Arsi Mushraf: After signing the Nikahnama the couple is allowed to see each other through a mirror kept between the bride and the groom with a holy Quran placed on its top. The couple has to look in the mirror where they can see the reflection of their spouses.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Rukhsat: This is similar to vidai of Hindu marriages. The bride sets off for her husband's house where she is extended a warm welcome by her mother-in-law. As a gesture of welcome as well as a reminder of her duties, the Holy Quran is placed on her head.

Walimah: The ceremony of Walimah marks the public declaration of the marriage and is similar to the reception in Hindu marriages.

Chauthi: On the fourth day of the wedding, the bride visits her paternal home accompanied by her husband. They are treated with lavish lunch and various gifts.

Popular cities within Andhra Pradesh are below:

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