Sima Taparia is an Indian Marriage Consultant. She shot to fame after featuring in the Netflix documentary series, ‘Indian Matchmaking.’
Sima Taparia was born in 1964 (age 57 years; as in 2020) in Gulbarga, Karnataka. She currently lives in Mumbai and has been into the marriage consultation profession for quite a long time.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family and Caste
Sima Taparia comes from a Hindu Marwari family.
Parents & Siblings
Her father Shri Rameshchandra was an industrialist. Apart from that, she has not unfolded any information about her parents and siblings.
Relationship & Children
She got married to Anup Taparia on 24 May 1983, at the age of 19 years. Anup Taparia owns an industrial group of Mumbai having business interest in hand tools, magnets, textiles, pharmaceuticals and exports.
The couple together has a daughter Ritu Taparia Bagree.
Began with finding life partners for people as a hobby she gradually turned to a Marriage consultant and Event Manager. She runs a marriage consultant and event management company by the name ‘Suitable Rishta.’ Suitable Rishta The company is involved in everything from helping the families to come closer to arranging all pre-wedding and wedding functions go smoothly. From wedding cards to Bidai is all planned. Initially, she used to focus on making marriage matches only for the Marwari households; however, her services have now spread globally across different countries from the USA to the UK, Australia, Thailand and Hong Kong. The company accesses everything about both the parties before arranging their meeting, from finding people to matching horoscopes, biodatas and hobbies.
Indian Matchmaking (Netflix)
Indian Matchmaking is a documentary web series wherein Sima Taparia, a Mumbai-based matchmaker travels the world trying to help her clients find arranged marriages. The series giving an exclusive look at the tradition of arranged marriage in a modern era. The story shows Sima Taparia trying to find suitable matches for her high profile clients. It premiered on Netflix on 16 July 2020.
The series stoked controversy immediately after its release. It has been described by a section of viewers as a series that glorifies colourism, casteism, sexism, and reinforcing other malicious stereotypes. However, some say this the harsh reality that one should accept. The Hindustan Times The show may be cringe and problematic for some but it is also being extensively liked by the viewers.
- Prior to the Indian Matching, Sima Taparia also appeared in a documentary ‘A Suitable Girl.’ Her daughter Ritu Taparia also appeared in the documentary.
- Her only aim is to help people find a perfect person that ticks off all the boxes in their list and with whom they can spend the rest of their lives happily.
- Sima’s marriage was also an arranged marriage.
- Reportedly, her matchmaking services commission cost somewhere between Rs 1.5 Lakh to Rs 4 Lakh, which is charged from both sides of the couple.
- One can connect Sima Taparia on her website in case one is looking for a Suitable Rishta. Suitable Rishta