Weddings have always been an integral part of the Indian culture and only few weddings are so magnificent which tend to last an everlasting impression on the minds of the people. The Gandhi family has always been an important topic for the Indian history and politics, but currently they are trending in news for entirely a different reason. A new video has surfaced the internet which shows Rajiv Gandhi marrying Sonia Maino.
While even today, people discuss the stories of how this influential Indian couple met each other, this rare footage, however, which was uploaded by British Movietone provides a unique glimpse into the past of the most popular wedding ceremony of its times. One can clearly make out from the video that the wedding is being held at Indira Gandhi’s popular residence, 1 Safdurjung road. Apart from that, one can also have a good look at Indira Gandhi, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Sanjay Gandhi and other esteemed guests including Sonia’s family except her father attending this prestigious wedding.
While Rajiv Gandhi, India’s most popular leader, looked stunning in his wedding attire, Sonia gracefully carried a sari like she has done for many years to come. The Gandhi clan has been the subject of love and criticism for the nation since many decades; however, this rare clip of Rajiv-Sonia Gandhi’s wedding offers a totally different in their lives away from politics.