India, June 30 -- While it is known that Covid-19 has taken a massive toll on numerous industries, of them, one of the most affected remains the wedding industry. This is true, not just for the country but around the world. Now, as restrictions are slowly being lifted, wedding planners and photographers across the city have come to terms with the fact that the big fat Indian wedding has turned into intimate affairs.

"Since the pandemic hit us in the midst of a busy season, we were able to practice few of the precautionary measures," recounts Vikram Mehta founder of Mpire Events, an organisation that manages luxury weddings and events. Mehta lists precautionary measures like "temperature control for all guest arrivals, procured details of...