They set up my profile with their email account, looked through the available women, received requests from some girls and forwarded the ones they liked.At first, I rejected everyone they sent my way because they had only selected girls who are in India.And yet that hasn’t diminished the site’s popularity; 24,000 of the GTA’s 684,000 South Asians now use Shaadi’s services, including parents who set up profiles for their eligible children—a computer-age variation on the arranged marriage. They argued that if I didn’t start looking, there wouldn’t be anyone left to marry when I’m older.
And that, Chaiwala says, includes about 3,600 Canadians as well as thousands of Britons, Americans, Australians and people from the Gulf States.
A new kid on the block, Simply Marry has already established itself as India's premier online matchmaking platform.
Aimed at young Indian urbanites, Simply Marry is a breath of fresh air to the world of matrimonial services.
Canada is now eighth on the country list of responders.
And, he adds, the service is not exclusively for Muslims, although the original site, founded in 2014, was aimed at them.