Proposing with a ­solitaire hidden in a glass of champagne and violins playing in the background is passe. How about running a ­proposal movie clip at a multiplex to woo your lover?
Or expressing your love through a billboard?
Being in love has taken a larger-than-life route in the city.
Sample this: Delhi boy Avinash Jayan, who has been dating Tanvi Malik for the last 10 years, produced and enacted a three-minute clip that was played in a city ­multiplex to a clueless Tanvi, who had come to watch a movie with her friend.
|Plush cinema halls are a proposal hotspot. "We see the maximum number of bookings for personal purposes in the Director’s Cut seating. You have to book the theatre 5-10 days in advance. The booking can last for 1.5-3 hours and all the other seats in the theatre have to be paid for too," says Gautam Datta of PVR Cinemas. Price: Rs. 40,000 (approx) for Director’s Cut.|
|Lovers’ graffiti on monuments or trees is old. If you want to sweep your sweetheart off his/her feet, put up a hoarding in the city. "Special rates may apply but it depends on the size and location of the board," says Ashish Sharma of Ajastra Media Ltd.Price: Rs. 70,000- Rs. 10,00,000 for a day.|
|"After we put together a salsa flash mob to propose, we have been getting many such requests," says Gunjan Gupta of Two Steps Dance Academy, Rohini. Price: Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000.|
|Rajouri Garden based-filmmaker Lakhbir Singh of DotDusk.com says, "There are clients who also want to rope in a celeb for their professional proposal video." Price: Rs. 80,000 to Rs. 3,00,000.|