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Charlie Chaplin's Grandson Weds in Hindu Ceremony

February 21, 2011 (6:14 am) GMT
Mark Joplin tied the knot with Terra Tiffany in Karnataka, India on Saturday, February 19, reports say.
Charlie Chaplin's Grandson Weds in Hindu Ceremony

Charlie Chaplin's grandson has wed in a Hindu ceremony in India. Mark Joplin, 60, exchanged vows with Terra Tiffany in Karnataka on Saturday, February 19, according to The Times of India.

Joplin, who speaks several Indian languages, has been visiting the country regularly since his 20s. Both he and his bride are deeply interested in Hindu culture and art, and have conducted seminars on Indian classical music and mythology in their native America.

Hindu leaders have applauded the couple for embracing the religion on their big day. U.S. statesman Rajan Zed tells WENN, "Vivah (marriage) is one of the major sanskar (sacrament) of Hindus, which involved rich and ancient rituals."

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