is an Marriage Consultant living in Mumbai.
Her name is known to almost every high profile
Marwari family in India as well as in other parts of
Born to an industrial and famous family of
Late Shri Rameshchandra Lahoti of Gulbarga
, has had a passion of maintaining and recalling
At a young age of 19 she was married to Anup Taparia,
industrial group of Mumbai having business interest
in hand tools, magnets, textiles, pharmaceuticals
Since Lahoti and Taparia group have a vast network of family, she had a
big opportunity of meeting the family members and
learning new relationships.
Finding the relation with an unknown person is her passion which she does
in minutes. You just have to give your name and
place to her and the relationship with her is
spelled out in flat 3 minutes!!!
This gift has turned into opportunity to help
and girls for marriage.
“Marriage isn’t just about two individuals
and families coming together but also about fusion
of minds where they complement each other”
Initially it was a casual approach but she took it
seriously when her friends suggested to take it
“Success isn’t easy”!! exclaims Sima .
Proposals are processed at her end with personal
touch and visit.
In high profile family the parents do not wish to
circulate and publish the biodata or details through
They wish to keep it ‘secret’ till the time the
candidate is finalized. Unlike good old days the
friends or family do not suggest a candidate as it
has become very personalized.
Thus there is a need to professionalize it. Sima
sees the lifestyle, likes and dislikes and personal
choices which is a big thing to handle. Educated
girls do have a say now a days.
Her city preference, grooming of boy and freedom is
much respected. Similarly the boys do have their
The boys usually tell her ”it’s not all about beauty
in a girl”
Sima is very active in suggesting alliance
since young age due to her unique strength of
remembering relations and immediately recalling
them. She is an alliance consultant for high profile
Marwari and Gujarati families in India as well as in
other parts of the world .
All high profile families throng to her for
consulting the alliance.
A widely travelled throughout the world has
still the time for family and religious activities.
She has overseas clients from USA, UK, Hongkong,
Thailand, Australia, Singapore, South Africa,Nigeria
A Documentary 'A Suitable Girl' released
in 2017 on Netflix
was made on her which won an award in
Tribeca Film Festival, NY
depicting life of a girl child.
In July 2020 Docuseries "Indian Matchmaking"
was released on Netflix.
The docuseries got nominated for EMMYS in 2021.
It was the talk of every home worldwide. The show
gives a glimpse of Indian culture and values in
The show was covered in many leading newspapers/
magazines/ youtube/TV media which includes New york
Times, Washington Post, LA Times,South China Morning
Post, Travel+Leasure, Khaleej Times, The Express
Tribune, Marwar, Dhruv Rathee, CNN-Rajeev Masand,
British Airways, Moneycontrol.com and many more.
She has been Awarded by
HRH of Dubai, H.E Governor of Maharashtra
for spreading Indian Culture through OTT.
In 1993 she Founded and was Charter
President of only Maheshwari women organization
Today it is prestigious organization of South Mumbai
with more than 125 elite members.
In 2018 a new wing for young Maheshwari ladies by
DS Novue is founded with 80 enterprising members.
Sima had led and was Past President of
Ruchika club having more than 300 members of Mumbai
She is an active Rotarian too.
Sima is a versatile personality and a
leader in her field.