Shawna Gohel

Founder + Editor in Chief, Maharani Weddings

Shawna Gohel is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, the largest website for Indian brides.  Shawna’s journey began when she was planning her own wedding, and was searching far and wide for inspiration for Indian brides.  She started in 2008 to be that source of inspiration for the Indian community, and has since published more than 10,000 articles on Indian weddings.

Today, Maharani Weddings reaches over 800,000 Indian brides and bridal enthusiasts each month through the website and social media channels.

Each day, the editorial team at publishes 20 to 25 pieces of original content focusing on trends, Indian Wedding ideas, and real weddings.  40% of the readers return to the site at least three times per day, looking for this inspiration! Shawna’s enthusiasm and personality is infused into every detail of Maharani Weddings.

Shawna lives in beautiful San Francisco with her husband, two children, and their Doberman Pincher, Rocco.