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30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
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32 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
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32 years / 5 ft 153 cm
"I got just one sibling. I don't smoke or drink. Diet wise, I am non vegetarian. Residing in Andhra Pradesh. I'm employed full time in teacher. Also done my masters. Our family ..."
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28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
"I speak Telugu as my native-tongue. I hail from family that holds moderate values and that is upper middle class. No drinking or smoking. I enjoy a non vegetarian diet. I obtained..."
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50 years / 4 ft 8 in 143 cm
"Hello my potential partner. My job is in education. I work part time. Also completed my diploma. Currently making my home in Kharagpur. Telugu is our mother-tongue. Father work..."
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24 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"I am currently making my home in Andhra Pradesh. I have got my bachelors and I am presently working full time in the field of software professional. We speak Telugu as our maternal l..."
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28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
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23 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
"Hi. I do not drink or smoke. I prefer non vegetarian food. I'm working full time in software professional. Also finished my bachelors. Residing in Vijayawada. Father employe..."
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27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"Hello. I possesss just 1 sibling. My maternal language is Telugu. I am from a traditional, upper middle class family. When it comes to my diet i'm non vegetarian. I don't smoke..."
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37 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
"I have a Child, living with me. I'm currently working part time in the computers/it field. I have also obtained my bachelors. I am currently in Hyderabad, Telangana. I don't like dri..."
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26 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
"Hey there! My family's native-tongue is Telugu. I am from family that holds traditional values and that is middle class. I don't like smoking or alcohol. I eat vegetarian food. I got..."
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28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
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29 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
"Hello potential life partner! My family is middle class and we hold moderate Christian values. My family's first-language is Telugu. I obtained my associates degree. Of my 4 sibli..."
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29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
"Residing in Bangalore, Karnataka. Telugu is our first-language. I hail from family that holds traditional values and that is middle class. I got 2 siblings. My job is in office administ..."
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30 years / 4 ft 8 in 143 cm
"Hello and welcome to my profile. Of my two siblings, one got married earlier. I don't like smoking or alcohol. I enjoy a non vegetarian diet. Presently making my home in Chennai. I s..."
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38 years / 5 ft 153 cm
"Hello and welcome to my profile. My only sibling is already happily married. Our native-tongue is Telugu. Our Hindu family is middle class and we have traditional values. I am ..."
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27 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
"Hello and welcome to my profile. I'm now working full time in the field of web/graphics designer. I have also obtained my diploma. I am based out of Bangalore, Karnataka. I only p..."
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27 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
"I don't like drink or smoking. I'm a vegetarian eater. I am working full time in web/graphics designer. Also completed my diploma. I only have one sibling. Currently located in Banga..."
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30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
"Greetings life partner! My eating habbits are non vegetarian. I don't like smoking or alcohol. My family's maternal language is Telugu. Our family is middle class and we have liberal..."
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24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
"I come from a moderate, upper class family. I have one sibling. I have done my bachelors. I don't smoke or drink. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I am staying in Eluru...."
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19 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
"I come from a traditional, middle class family. I only have 1 sibling. I don't smoke or drink. I am non vegetarian. Residing in Visakhapatnam...."
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45 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"Hello potential life partner! I am now employed full time in the sector of businessperson where I am receiving a very good annual salary. I have also passed my diploma. Residing i..."
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26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
"My first-language is Telugu. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I got one sibling. Presently based out of Andhra Pradesh. I eat non vegetarian food. I do n..."
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31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
"I have finished bachelors. I am currently based out of Anantapur. Telugu is our parent language. I am from a Hindu family that holds traditional values and is upper middle class. ..."
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29 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
"Currently living in Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh. I come from a moderate, middle class family. My mother-tongue is Telugu. I am a non smoker and I do not drink either. My eating habbit..."
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43 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
"This is my profile. We speak Telugu as our mother-tongue. My family is middle class and we hold liberal Hindu values. I have 3 siblings, of which 2 are married. Currently based..."
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24 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
"I don't like drink or smoking. When it comes to my diet am non vegetarian. I possesss 2 siblings. Presently based in Chittoor. I passed my bachelors. My family's home-language is Tel..."
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34 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
"Interested in my profile? Please read carefully. No sisters or brothers. Our family is middle class and hold moderate values. Telugu is my maternal language. I have got my bachelors ..."
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30 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
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37 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
"Hello. My diet is non vegetarian. I don't smoke or drink. All my 3 siblings got married. Our family is middle class and traditional. Our father is retired. We speak Telugu as our nat..."
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34 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"This is me in a nutshell. We speak Telugu as our mother-tongue. I come from a upper middle class, traditional family. I am presently working full time in the teacher sector. I have c..."
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47 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
"Hello and welcome to my profile. I possesss one sibling and earlier they got their life partner. I am taking up residence in Bangalore. I am now employed full time in the businessper..."
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41 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"Hello. I am currently based out of Andhra Pradesh. Our Hindu family is upper class and holds traditional values. My maternal language is Telugu. Both my two siblings are married alre..."
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27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
"I'm Venkata Naresh dega come from family with traditional values and is middle class. Our maternal language is Telugu. I am right now employed full time in the software profession..."
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36 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"I'm not at present working however I have passed my associates degree. No drinking or smoking. I eat a vegetarian diet. Residing in Andhra Pradesh. I come from a lower class, traditi..."
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33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
"Hello and welcome to my profile. I eat non vegetarian food. I do not drink or smoke. I am currently working full time in the sector of medicine. Of my 6 siblings, earlier 4 got ma..."
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32 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
"Hello potential life partner! I don't smoke or drink. My diet is vegetarian. I hail from a middle class, moderate Hindu family. Father working in the government sector. I sp..."
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29 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
"Welcome. I am currently situated in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Diet wise, am non vegetarian. I don't smoke. I got one sibling and they already got their life partner. Our family is midd..."
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31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
"Diet wise, I am non vegetarian. I am a non smoker. All my 3 siblings earlier married. Our family is middle class and traditional. Father farming. Telugu is my home-language. I'm at pres..."
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28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
"Interested in my profile? Please read carefully. I hail from a Hindu family that holds traditional values and is middle class. Father businessperson. I speak Telugu as my native-t..."
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37 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
"Hey there! I hail from a Hindu family with moderate values and that is upper middle class. Our father is retired. Our maternal language is Telugu. I am employed full time in manageme..."
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35 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"Hi. Father has retired from employed. I hail from a traditional Hindu, middle class family. Our native-tongue is Telugu. I am now employed full time in the sales professional sector...."
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31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
"Presently based in Solapur. I got four siblings, of which one are married. I have completed my honours degree. I'm right now employed full time in the self employed sector where I am ea..."
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31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
"Greetings life partner! I'm currently receiving a nice salary working full time in the software professional field. I have finished my masters. Non-smoker and non-drinker. I am..."
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30 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
"I am making my home in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. My 1 sibling is married. When it comes to food I am non vegetarian. I do like to smoke. My job is in analyst. I work full time. Also ob..."
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33 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
"Currently based out of Andhra Pradesh. I am privileged to possesss two in my family and they are both married already. I speak Telugu as my parent language. Father self employed. I come..."
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31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
"I possesss one sibling. Our native-tongue is Telugu. Father government. Our family is middle class and we have moderate values. I am now employed full time in the government indus..."
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28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
"I am from family with traditional values and is upper middle class. I speak Telugu as my mother-tongue. I have obtained my associates degree and I am presently working full time, receiv..."

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About Telugu Matrimony

The wedding attire of white and red,
As a symbol of purity and strength they led,
The couple separated by a curtain,
Will soon get united for certain,
The use of rice in the rituals,
Is a sure treat for visuals,
Jeerakalla Bellamu

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What is Telugu matrimony?

Telugu matrimony, also known as 'Pelli', takes place between a bride and groom whose mother tongue is Telugu. Other than Hindi, Telugu is the only language that is predominately spoken in more than one state within India. It is the 3rd most spoken language in India.

Telugu still contains parts of Sanskrit and has been deemed a classical language by the Government of India.

Traditionally, Telugu matrimonial ceremonies were a long affair and often lasted up to 16 days. More recently, the length of the ceremony has on average, been reduced to 5 days. In Telugu marriages, one can observe a pinch of similarity from Tamil ones, with a vast amount of uniqueness.

Jeelakarra Bellam

The bride and the groom apply a paste of jeera (cumin) and jaggery on each other's hands from under the curtain. This ritual denotes their inseparable and unbreakable bond. The priest chants some Vedic mantras and the terasella are removed. This is the first time the bride and groom see each other during the wedding ceremony. This is sometimes pronounced Jeerakalla Bellamu rather than Jeelakarra Bellam.

To know more about Telugu matrimonial alliance let's divide the whole event as pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding events.

What are the Telugu wedding rituals?

Among Telugu people, marriage is often decided by the elders but consent of boy and girl is equally important.

Engagement (Nischitartham) - After the families and the couple are ready for alliance an engagement ceremony is performed. It is not meant for mere exchange of rings but signifies the announcement of marriage date (Muhurtham) to the society. Elders of the family bless the couple for their future married life. Gifts are showered to the bride by her mother in law.

Pendikoothuru - This ritual is similar to the haldi ceremony of the north where a paste of oil and turmeric is applied to bride and groom. This event takes place separately in both the houses.

Snathakam - This ritual which is performed at groom's house, involves the groom wearing a silver thread as a symbol of his readiness to take responsibility for family life.

Kashi Yatra - This is a very playful and light moment where the groom jokingly announces he is going to Kashi for spiritual studies, renouncing worldly pleasures like marriage. The bride's brother then attempts to convince him to marry his sister. Finally, the groom agrees to marry his sister.

Mangal Snaanam - This signifies the holy bath to purify the body and soul before tying the nuptial knot. It takes place separately in both the houses. Oil is then applied to bride and groom. Aarti is then performed to ward off the evil-eye from the couple.

Gauri Pooja - This ritual is performed by the bride to seek blessings of goddess Gauri, who is a symbol of fertility according to Hindu mythology.

Ganesh Pooja - The groom performs the Ganesh pooja at the mandap until the bride arrives to ward off any evils or obstacles.

Terasella - The bride is accompanied to the mandap by her maternal uncles. In some communities the bride sits in a rice basket and is carried to the mandap. A curtain referred to as a Terasella, separates the bride and groom as they are not yet permitted to see each other.

Kanyadaan - After washing the feet of the groom, the bride's father gives his daughter's hand. The groom promises to take care of her.

Madhuparkam - The bride and groom made to change into their traditional wedding attire which is a cotton clothing of white color with red border (saree for bride and dhoti for the groom). White and red colors are the symbol of purity and strength respectively. They are, now ready for next set of rituals.

Jyotulu Sumangali - During this ritual, a group of married women known as Sumangali carry trays of lamps made from rice flour, sugar, and milk along with two trays of rice. The lamps are lit, as a symbol of brightness in the married life of couple while the rice represents prosperity. The Mangalsutram is placed on top of the rice.

Mangalsutra Dharana

The mangalsutra or thali is a necklace consisting a yellow thread and two pendants tied together. The groom ties this around the bride's neck in three knots, signifying their physical, mental, and spiritual union. The three knots also refer to the groom's promise to care for his wife and not hurt her either through thoughts (manasa), speech (vacha), or deeds (karmana).

Talambralu - During this ritual, the bride and groom are showed with tumeric colored rice as a symbol of happiness and prosperity in each other's life. This is followed by the garlanding ceremony.

Saptapadi - The couple perform circumambulation of the holy fire and take the seven vows of marriage. The vows are by the Sthaalipaakam during which the groom places silver rings on the second toes of his bride's feet.

Appagintalu - This signifies that the bride is now officially separated from her maternal family and is now a part of her husband's family.

Vidaai - The bride waves goodbye to her maternal family, marking the end of the wedding ceremony.

Telugu Post-Wedding Rituals

Grihpravesha - This ritual involves welcoming the couple to their new home. The groom's mother performs aarthi of the couple and bride steps in with her right foot while demounting a pot filled with rice.

Mangalsutra Union - After 16 days of marriage, the two pendants of the mangalsutra are removed from the thread and strung on a gold chain, separated by a few gold or black beads to prevent them from banging into each other. This represents a harmonious relationship between the bride's and groom's families. The bride is expected to bathe and wear new clothes before wearing her united mangal sutra.