Kelly Keyser, 34, and Harjot Arora, 31, decided to get married just after their second date.
Harjot who is from a city in Northern India called Saharanpur, met Kelly when he visited the US and looking for companionship.
Meet the two in the video below.
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He told Barcroft TV: “The line was like, ‘God must have been in a good mood when he made you. It’s kind of cheesy, but it worked.”
Kelly added: “It’s better than what most guys say, or sending inappropriate pictures. He likes to say we met in the gym, but that’s a total lie.”
Kelly described their meeting as ‘love at first sight.’ However, their families showed concern after the two decided to tie the knot. When they announced their engagement some of their closest relatives declined to attend the wedding.
“My brother didn’t support it actually,” Kelly admitted.
“He thought I was crazy. Like, ‘You just met this guy, I don’t even know who he is, you’re marrying him within two months. You’re crazy.’”
His brother didn’t attend the wedding but at last, he accepted their relationship as now they have been a couple for over a year.
Jarjot said: When I spoke to my dad, like, I can see his main concern was that she’s not Indian. He’s from a generation where the stereotype is inbuilt. So he had that fear, I think he still has that fear that this woman won’t be a family person. My dad is really not in a mood to accept her in the family.”
Kelly added: “Breaking the news that he just came to visit USA, and then all of a sudden, he’s marrying a white chick within a month or two of meeting her, it was quite the shocker.”
Harjot’s mother Nisha told Barcroft TV: “When he went to America, I got his call just two months later saying that he wanted to marry Kelly.
“Me and his father feel that when a marriage is concerned, the couple should give each other time.”
Harjot’s father didn’t attend the wedding but Nisha headed to the US to attend and offer support to the couple.
She said: “I feel that when Harjot and Kelly start a family – grandparents aren’t the type to stay angry – it’s possible that everything becomes okay then.”
Soon after the wedding, the couple had to move to his hometown in India as Harjot’s visa was expired and they had to wait for a green card. They faced negativity in public spaces after moving to India.
Harjot said: “I am very conscious of where I take her. I don’t think we openly show our affection to each other in public.”
Kelly added: “People stare all the time, especially if I’m wearing shorts. I guess it’s the short hair and the tattoos and the edgy look. It’s totally different.”
Harjot’s green card application is increased by another four months, Kelly is learning Hindi to communicate with Harjot’s parents and is adjusting herself in new surroundings.
She said: “When I first came to India, it was a culture shock, like, writing a tough talk was crazy. Seeing cows in the streets was crazy. Just adapting to an entire other lifestyle.
“But the food is amazing, the culture is amazing.
“Not knowing Hindi and not being able to communicate with people gets frustrating sometimes but I’m used to it now. I love it, but I definitely miss home.”
The couple has a plan to return the US so so Kelly can continue her career in acting and eventually starting a family together.
Harjot said: “I don’t care about society, I don’t care about religion. You want someone to enjoy life with you. And people fall in love but grow in love together. I think I can grow with her.”
Kelly added: “He’s really loyal. He’s crazy fun, like me. We’ll go to any country, to any place any event, do anything together.
“He is always there to talk to me, whatever issues that we have. What makes our relationship click is just the strong bond and love that we have for each other.”
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