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As we entered Amy Billimoria’s House of Design in Juhu, Mumbai, we knew we were not in Kansas anymore. The store exudes a happy feeling. From the décor of the store to the clothes housed within it, we could tell that this was going to be a departure from a traditional bridal makeover.

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We met at a common friend’s wedding in Lonavla, after which we started meeting almost twice a week with friends. We got along like a house on fire; it felt so comfortable talking to each other, it was like we were long lost friends. The initial courtship felt more like a game of hide and seek. We didn’t want to tell people yet as we were still getting to know each other.

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16 Apr

5 romantic shows to binge-watch with your partner

Put your feet up after a tiring day and watch these tales of love with your partner

Modern Love

Based on The New York Times popular weekly column by the same name, Modern Love is a compilation of eight episodes or stories that explore the many facets and nuances of love.  Brought to life by a stellar cast that includes the likes of Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey and Dev Patel among others, the series will evoke a mixed bag of bittersweet emotions. Get ready to laugh, cry and feel a whole lotta love for the partner sitting beside you.

Available on: Amazon Prime



With an interesting premise—a guy, Dylan, detected with a sexually transmitted disease who attempts to inform every woman he’s been with about his condition—the British series is an aberration from the usual rom-coms we’re treated to. Originally titled Scrotal Recall, every episode is dedicated to each of Dylan’s failed romantic pursuits that he reminisces in the form of flashbacks with his friends Evie and Luke. Humorous, clever and emotional, it’s also a story of friendship, one that you will enjoy from the word go.

Available on: Netflix


Grey’s Anatomy

If you haven’t watched it already, you really should now. With a whopping 16 seasons to its credit (a clear testament to its popularity), this medical drama series is laced with enough romance to keep you hooked. With an ensemble cast led by Ellen Pompeo who plays Dr Meredith Grey, the series explores the professional and personal lives of surgical interns as they journey toward becoming seasoned doctors even as they manoeuvre through blossoming relationships and heartbreaks. And if you’re still not convinced, the show also features plenty of eye candy—for instance, the hugely popular character, Derek Shepherd a.k.a. McDreamy played by Patrick Dempsey.

Available on: Amazon Prime

Little Things

A delightful tale of millennial love, this homegrown series sees Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal essay the roles of Kavya and Dhruv, a young couple in a live-in relationship in Mumbai. Oh-so real and absolutely relatable, the show chronicles the evolution of the duo as they balance their careers, dreams and family alongside their relationship that deepens over time—from their first meeting to living apart and finally reuniting. Simply put, it’s funny, well-written and endearing, just like its lead pair.

Available on: Netflix



The show explores the relationship of Gus and Mickey, two diversely different individuals who meet by chance and form a complex relationship. With both bearing plenty of emotional baggage, the story recounts the complexities that arise from new love. Showcasing an honest yet hilarious account of contemporary imperfect relationships, the three-season romantic comedy has induced mixed responses. However, it does get better with each passing season.

Available on: Netflix


If you’re still pining for more, turn to Downtown Abbey, Hot Date and Permanent Roommates to get your fill of romance.

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