The most-talked about Bollywood weddings of recent times
A-list celebrities, exotic locations, designer wedding couture, lip-smacking cuisines and endless headlines in media – these are just a handful of things which describe a big, fat celebrity wedding in India. Here’s a look at some of the most-talked about Bollywood weddings.
Asin-Rahul Sharma: In what can be called a fairytale romance, actress Asin is all set to tie the knot with businessman boyfriend Rahul Sharma. The actress was introduced to the Micromax company owner by good friend Akshay Kumar, and the couple will tie the knot in a low-key wedding in Delhi on January 20, 2016, followed by a big reception for their Bollywood and industry friends in Mumbai on January 23.
Shahid Kapur-Mira Rajput: In what was the most-talked about event of Bollywood in 2015, Shahid broke a million hearts when he tied the knot with Mira Rajput in a low-key Gurudwara wedding in the outskirts of Delhi on July 7, 2015. This was followed by a grand reception in Mumbai on July 12 for his Bollywood friends.
Kareena Kapoor-Saif Ali Khan: Saif and Kareena might have had a simple registered wedding on October 12, 2012, but the pre and post wedding ceremonies kept paparazzi on its toes. The invitation to one of the events had the royal Pataudi emblem embossed in it, and the ceremonies saw the presence of the who’s who of Bollywood, sports, politics and other celebrities.
Shilpa Shetty-Raj Kundra: Shilpa Shetty’s wedding to businessman Raj Kundra n November 22, 2009, was a spectacular affair. With Shilpa’s uncut diamond and kundan jewellery to Swarovski crystal-studded saree worth Rs 50 lakhs, this wedding was one of the most expensive weddings seen in Bollywood. The couple’s 9-tier wedding cake was also said to weigh 80 kgs!
Aishwarya Rai-Abhishek Bachchan: Aishwarya got hitched with Abhishek in a lavish ceremony at the Bachchan house Prateeksha on April 20, 2007. While the details of the wedding were kept under wraps, it was a grand affair with biggies like Anil Ambani, Amar Singh and many Bollywood celebrities in attendance.
Genelia D’Souza-Riteish Deshmukh: A grand wedding ceremony got Genelia and Riteish together for life on February 3, 2012. The two tied the knot in both Maharashtrian and Christian ceremonies and the five-day long gala saw the presence of the biggest names of the movie industry, fashion and political personalities.
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