Because it turned out, Ms. Shah and Mr. Reddy noticed little or no of one another these first two months, although each continued to run in the identical social circles. On Thanksgiving, many Wharton college students traveled on a faculty journey to Cartagena, Colombia.
Ms. Shah, the daughter of Dr. Lopa Shah of Augusta, Ga., and Dr. Bimal Shah, and Jaidev Reddy, the son of Rasika Reddy and Girish Reddy of New York, each went on that Colombia journey. And it was there the place they re-established communication, and shared a primary kiss in what Ms. Shah described as “an enormous, colonial mansion.”
By January 2017, they have been an unique merchandise.
“From the second he gave me that first hug, Jaidev has simply been so sort and caring,” stated Ms. Shah, who obtained an undergraduate diploma from Emory. “He was really easy to speak to. At that time, I actually wished to spend all of my time with him.”
Mr. Reddy was feeling a lot the identical.
“She was very all the way down to earth, and grounded, and naturally, extraordinarily stunning,” he stated. “There was a chemistry there, but in addition, I believe we had related household dynamics and will relate on a variety of these extra intimate, deeper ranges.”
They have been engaged Oct. 12, 2019 on the Storm King Artwork Heart in Mountainville, N.Y. They strolled the grounds for greater than an hour as Ms. Shah gazed at her new ring and Mr. Reddy awaited the subsequent section of his grand-proposal plan: a sundown helicopter trip again to Manhattan.