Indian Matchmaking is back in 2022 with a second season. Top matchmaker, Sima Taparia, has her work cut out to find the season 2 cast members a suitable life partner. She’s got to work with long lists of criteria and some seriously fussy clients. Viewers were first introduced to the show in 2020, and as season 2 premieres, some are wondering where the season 1 clients are now.

It’s been two years since the Netflix show first dropped, so let’s take a look at where the season 1 cast is now including Nadia, Vyasar, Ankita and co. Some of the cast members are back for more matchmaking on season 2.

Indian Matchmaking's Nadia sits on a sofa with her parents in the background in soft focus, she wears a brown top with two gold chains and gazes across to the right of the camera
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Indian Matchmaking season 1 cast

The Indian Matchmaking season 1 cast included Mumbai-based matchmaker Sima Taparia and she’s back for season 2.

Sima’s season 1 clients included:

  • Aparna Shewakramani, 34, from Houston, Texas.
  • Pradhyuman Maloo, 30, who was born and raised in Mumbai.
  • Vyasar Ganesan, 30, from Austin, Texas.
  • Akshay Jakhete, 25, from Mumbai.
  • Ankita Bansal, 30.
  • Rupam Kaur.
  • Nadia Jagessar, 33, from New Jersey.

While not all of the cast members from season 1 found a good match, some of them ended up getting married from their time on the show…

Where are they now?

Nadia was matched with Shekar Jayaraman during Indian Matchmaking season 1 but they didn’t end up getting married.

Aparna and Jay Wadhwani were matched together but things didn’t work out between them, either.

Sima matched Vyasar with Rashi Gupta during season 1, however, they’re not married today. Vyasar is on Instagram @notvyasarg but his profile is private.

Akshay is on Instagram @akshayjakheteofficial with over 3.7K followers and he appears to still be single.

Find Ankita on Instagram where she has over 31K followers @ankitabansal90. She also appears to still be single from her Instagram page.

Rupam Kaur was one of the cast members to successfully find a partner during season 1. She met her now-husband via Bumble. She updated her IG followers (@_rupamkaur) that she and her husband now have a blended family of three after she had a baby at 39.

Some of the original cast returned for season 2

Aparna Shewakramani, Pradhyuman Maloo and Nadia Jagessar are returning cast members on Indian Matchmaking season 2.

The season 1 trio can be found on Instagram at @aparnashewakramani@pradhyum.m and @nadiajagessar.

Given that they’re on season 2, they’re still seeking Sima’s expertise in finding a spouse. Aparna, Pradhyuman and Nadia are joined by newbies – Vinesh Vasnani, Shital Patel, Arshneel Kochar, Akshay Dhumal, Viral Joshi and Priya Ashra.

Sima Taparia is welcomed into Rupam Kaur's home. Sima wears a purple top and holds a brown handbag while Rupam wears a light green dress with her brunette hair worn down
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Helen Williams
Helen Williams

After studying for her BA in Journalism at Solent University, Helen went straight into writing for GRV Media as years of binge-watching the Real Housewives of Atlanta finally started to pay off. Helen has been with the company for over three years, writing about reality TV and specialising in USA and UK content. Outside of work you’ll find her rustling up Nigella’s latest recipes, or at the beach walking her dog.

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