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Crazy in love: Indian couple ties knot dangling mid-air at 295ft

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Published Aug 1, 2016, 8:23 pm IST
Updated Aug 1, 2016, 9:20 pm IST
Kolhapur couple Zehdir and Reshma exchanged their wedding vows hung from a ropeway 90 metres above the ground. (Credit: YouTube/ ABP NEWS)
 Kolhapur couple Zehdir and Reshma exchanged their wedding vows hung from a ropeway 90 metres above the ground. (Credit: YouTube/ ABP NEWS)

When lovers Zehdir and Reshma from Kolhapur, Maharashtra, decided to become man and wife, they opted for a wildly unconventional route to marital bliss – by exchanging vows while being suspended 90 metres above the ground. And yes, they lived to tell the tale!

The priest, secured by a harness, carries the veil to be used in the wedding ceremony. (Credit: YouTube)The priest, secured by a harness, carries the veil to be used in the wedding ceremony. (Credit: YouTube)

The daredevil pair, who incidentally met and fell in love while on a trek, took part in the marriage ceremony dressed in all their traditional finery even as they hung from a ropeway.

Zehdir and Reshma smile for the cameras. (Credit: YouTube)Zehdir and Reshma smile for the cameras. (Credit: YouTube)

Of course, they insisted that they had taken all the necessary precautions in order to prevent any mishaps.

Reshma, the bride, seems all set to go. (Credit: YouTube)Reshma, the bride, seems all set to go. (Credit: YouTube)

Zehdir, the groom, later told ABP News, “I wanted to make my wedding different.” Well, they surely did succeed in their plan.

Family and friends witness the airborne wedding ceremony. (Credit: YouTube)Family and friends witness the airborne wedding ceremony. (Credit: YouTube)

Watch the full video here:

<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WATCH?src=hash">#WATCH</a> Couple get married mid air, suspended over a 1000 feet ditch, hanging on a ropeway in Kolhapur (Maharashtra)<a href="https://t.co/fUhQCS1JYk">https://t.co/fUhQCS1JYk</a></p>&mdash; ANI (@ANI_news) <a href="https://twitter.com/ANI_news/status/760139568674803712">August 1, 2016</a></blockquote>
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