Wedding Bells! Wedding bells all around! The year 2018 has seen the wedding bells ringing for many Bollywood couples and celebrities. Throughout the year we have seen the social media handles flooded with Indian celebrity weddings and wishes for the newly married form the Bollywood.
Kicked started with the Sonam’s wedding gala in May this year and ending with an extravagant wedding of Isha Ambani in December, the year has been a “Wedding season”. The nuptials and their glimpses were seen all around the social media network and the fans still can’t get over the pictures of the newly-married couples.
The fans on social media got no chill with bated breath eagerly waiting for the glimpses of the couple from their wedding and other details like outfits, guests etc.,
Well, many of them of them were hush-hush affairs, we didn’t get a complete insight into any of the Indian celebrity weddings rather just enjoyed their wedding’s glimpses on social media. But we do, have brief insights into what you would want to know about this chain of big fat weddings this year.
Do stick till the end to know who, where, how, and when about the ravish Indian celebrity weddings happened in the year 2018.
- 1 Indian Celebrities got Married in 2018
- 2 Other Indian celebrity weddings seen in 2018
- 3 Wrapping Up!
Indian Celebrities got Married in 2018
Sonam Kapoor with Anand Ahuja
The Bollywood fashion icon and sought-after diva Sonam Kapoor tied the knot with Delhi-based fashion entrepreneur Anand Ahuja. Call it a fashion-fashion affair.
The Kapoor’s and Ahuja’s kicked off the wedding ceremonies on 6th of May, Sunday with a private mehendi ceremony graced by close friends and family forwarded the celebrations to Sangeet which was glamoured by Bollywood who’s who.
The Rocking Rockdale venue for this fashion-forward couple!
Sonam’s aunt’s Kavita Singh’s Rockdale mansion at Bandstand, Bandra was embellished for Sonam-Anand’s traditional Sikh wedding on 8th of May, 2018. Dresses in the color of love and looking absolutely stunning Sonam and Anand turned man and wife in the morning and later in the day hosted their reception party.
The Kapoors and Ahujas well connected to the film land, so the wedding and ceremonies saw Bollywood stars and biggies gracing it.
A luminous star-studded wedding!
From Bollywood biggies like Bachchan, Khans, Kapoors, and Singhs to the debutants in Bollywood, this wedding was full of Hollywood glare.
Talking about Hollywood divas from Sonam’s close friends Kareena, Jacqueline, Swara to bride’s glamorous cousins Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, and Anshula Kapoor the wedding was glam-full.
The stars had not just graced the wedding and sangeet ceremony but stole the show with their performances. The Khans were ebullient and matched the steps with the bride’s daddy Anil Kapoor, while Sonam’s maternal cousin Ranveer Singh and paternal cousin Arjun Kapoor performed on “My name is Lakhan”.
The bride’s cousins left no stone unturned to catch the limelight as they performed on Sonam’s biggest hit “Abhi Toh party shuru hui hai”. Jhanvi Kapoor undoubtedly shone with her moves on a medley of her mother’s popular songs.
All about the “Outfits of the Big Day”!
The beautiful bride kept herself stuck to the three A’s combination for her wedding trousseau, the Anamika Khanna, Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla, and Anuradha Vakil.
She killed it in her gorgeous lehenga for Mehendi and Sangeeth ceremony designed by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla and looked ravishing as a bride in the red and golden lehenga- choli designed by Anuradha Vakil and Namrata Soni was in charge of the bride’s hairdo and make-up and made sure the bride looked quintessential.
The Ahuja’s gave Raghavendra Rathore the charge of the groom’s wardrobe. The groom looked dapper in a beige sherwani and a gem neck piece. The Kapoor men including Arjun Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, and others chose Raghavendra to design their outfits for their dear’s wedding.
The Pricey-Buzz of #SonamkiShaadi !!
Well, the #SonamKiShaadi was one of the most trending hashtag during her wedding week gala, there was another glimpse from Sonam’s wedding that went viral was her engagement ring that costs whooping 90 Lakhs, and her wedding dress was no less than 17 Lakhs, and her expensive personalized Mangalsutra had the couple’s sun signs engrave don it.
So, this ultimately was one among the biggest and fattest Bollywood Indian celebrity weddings that concluded with fans awwwwww-ing over the couple goals!!
Deepika with Ranveer Singh
One more of the iconic Indian celebrity weddings. The DeepVeer wedding was the most awaited moment for the fans of this Bajirao-Mastani couple.
The power couple was dating for over six years and finally tied the knot on 14th and 15th November, celebrating their wedding ceremonies sangeet, mehendi, chooda ceremony followed by a royal Konkani and Sindhi style weddings for two days.
A little disappointment for the fans was the gamut was a very much of private affair and fans didn’t get the glimpse of happening events as and when, and when the first look of their wedding was released, it was trending and fans went gaga over it.
The Royal Italian picturesque venue for this power couple!
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh found privacy was extremely important for their big day and thus opted for a venue outside India. The much-in-love couple found Villa Del Balbianello in Italy a perfect destination for them to hitch.
The couple invited very close friends to the venue and asked the guest to not share the pictures on Social Media. On 14th the couple hitched in the Konkani style, (Deepika’s tradition) and later in the Sindhi style.
Hush-Hush yet, Pricey!
The couple went to make their wedding a special one with their family and close friends around. The couple went on to choose a picturesque and luxury resort to stay in and celebrate their wedding festivities. According to the reports the couple spent ballpark figure of Rs.2 crore for this luxury resort. The couple also spent Rs.1 crore in security arrangements.
Well, not just the resort describes the affair expensive, but their grand royal outfits comprehend it. The Bollywood sweethearts turned King and Queen for a day in their extravagant wedding trousseau. Deepika’s wedding pictures revealed her shining diamond cut engagement ring, whose cost is estimated to be around whopping Rs.2.1 crore.
All about DeepVeer’s Royal wedding Trousseau!
The couple chose Sabyasachi to design theirs and their families wedding outfits. From her pre-wedding celebration to the wedding, the Bollywood’s glam girl has seen slaying in every outfit.
She kickstarted her pre-wedding in a radiating orange suit designed by her favorite designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. Later for her Mehendi ceremony, the actress opted for a royal look and donned a blush pink lehenga with a threadwork again from Sabyasachi.
On her wedding day in Konkani style, Deepika adored a minimalistic red and silk saree, while Ranveer Singh decked up in white silk dhoti and kurta.
The next day, the couple made everyone fall in love with the red hue, as she wore a beautiful deep red gota patti lehenga and personalized dupatta with “Sada Saubhagyawati Bhava” on the border, while the groom matched her bride in a red sherwani and a neckpiece, overall the Bollywood couple looked extremely stunning in every ceremony.
Series of Reception parties!
The couple also held reception parties for their friends in Bengaluru, Mumbai, and several other venues. In Mumbai, the couple invited their friends in Bollywood and there were several stars seen attending the party.
Their wedding was among the Bollywood Indian celebrity weddings that arouse much interest.
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Priyanka Chopra with Nick Jonas
India’s Desi girl Priyanka Chopra found her love in American singer Nick Jonas and the star-couple got hitched on…… the much in love couple sparked their first romance at 2017 Met Gala, walking the red carpet in Ralph Lauren designs and now were seen walking down the aisle in Ralph Lauren on December 1st, 2018.
This wedding was a two-day gala and the star couple tied the knot in both Christina tradition and Hindu rituals.
The pre’s of star couple’s wedding!
The “Jealous” singer Nick proposed the Quantico star in July 2018, with a $200,000 Tiffany and co. engagement ring and later the couple celebrated their engagement in India with their families.
Alter in October, Priyanka enjoyed her bridal shower hosted by bridesmaids Anjula Acharia and Mubina Rattosney in New York City. Days later, Priyanka flew to Amsterdam with her closest pals also including Sophie Turner to celebrate her bachelorette party.
The royal palace for the wedding!
The Quantico star felt to keep back to the roots and decided to celebrate her wedding festivities in Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur.
The pre-wedding festivities kicked off on Friday that is 30th November 2018. The Sangeet and Mehendi ceremony were held for the bride-to-be and groom-to-be, there was a stunning performance by Priyanka in pink lehenga for her love of life, in turn, the Nick matched the steps of lady love and the fireworks embellished the couple’s reunion that night.
The couple’s reunion was not just the lovey-dovey union but also the union of cultures and families. The couple’s friends and families both celebrated the pre-wedding festivities, but something that left the spectators surprised was that the groom’s side outnumbered the bride’s side.
The big day details!
On 1st of December, 2018 the couple shared the vows in a Christian ceremony. The bride donned a beautiful white dress with 75-foot long train and the groom was looking dapper in a sharp tux with his 11 groom’s men standing behind.
The couple looked stunning as they were dancing as the married couple or the first time and their picture of the first kiss went viral on social media.
Another much talked about the amazing fact about the couples extravaganza wedding was their 18-Foot tall multi-tiered cake baked by the groom’s personal chefs from Dubai and Kuwait. The culinary masterpiece was made to resemble a royal palace with windows, arches and a golden dome at the top.
The next day on 2nd December 2018 the couple tied the knot in Hindu tradition where the bride looked rocking in her red lehenga, while the groom donned the traditional cream sherwani with a neck piece.
As soon as the couple wrapped their wonderful union they held their first reception party in Delhi. Later the couple held the parties at Mumbai as well, where the Bollywood stars and celebrities were invited. The glimpses from her reception party at Mumbai showed Ranveer, Deepika and Priyanka dancing together on the songs from “Bajirao Mastani”.
The couple then shared their pictures on social media handles from all their pre-wedding and post-wedding festivities that felt to be just straight out of the dream.
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Isha Ambani with Anand Piramal
Yet another one from the Indian celebrity weddings. The wedding ceremonies and preparations of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal nuptial were kicked started four months ago.
The royal engagement ceremony was celebrated in Lake Como, and the pre-wedding festivities at the city of Lakes, Udaipur. The royal and extravagant wedding ceremony will take place on 12th of December, 2018.
Wedding at one of the world’s most expensive private residence!
The Ambani’s 27- story decked Antilia is one among the world’s most expensive private residence and the wedding ceremony is all set to happen at the residence. The pre-wedding ceremonies longed for over two weeks and the festivities have seen many A-listers from Bollywood including Khans and Bachchan.
The ceremony was also marked by the presence of the biggest names in the world politics like the US First Lady, and secretary of the state, Hillary Clinton and the former secretary of state John Kerry. The pop queen Beyonce Knowles has also given a powerful performance.
The wedding day has also ben attended by the Bollywood’s who’s and who and many influential people from the politics like Pranab Mukherjee.
Things you should know about this lavish wedding
- The wedding festivities that included two-day pre-wedding ceremonies in Udaipur were expected to cost a whopping upward of $10 million and are tabbed under India’s most expensive wedding.
- Compared to the pre-wedding ceremonies the nuptials were a slightly smaller affair with a confined list of 600 guests with just families and close friends included.
- The Ambani’s scheduled 40 chartered flights for the wedding and both the Ambani’s and Piramal’s had booked the five-star hotels of Udaipur for their guests and over thousands of luxurious cars were booked for the guest’s arrival and disposal.
- This wedding was the first extravagant wedding in India where all the A-listers from Bollywood to politics were seen attending.
- The bride’s wedding outfit was one among the much talk of the town. The bride chose the Manish Malhotra designs for her pre-wedding and the switched to Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla for her wedding The outfit featuring the off-white set with intricate red zardozi borders and had a little touch of love for her mother. The Nita Ambani’s wedding sari was a part of this grand ravishing outfit.
- The Piramals have also added the essence to this pricey-buzz by gifting their son and bahu the 450 crores 5 storey sea-facing bungalow.
- The Ambanis also hosted “Anna Seva” from 7th of December where 5100 people were fed three times a day.
- The Ambani’s also arranged the separate do for the employees of Reliance Industries and Piramal Group.
The reports claim that this extravagant wedding cost Ambani’s a whopping amount of $100 million and is one among the lavish Indian celebrity weddings.
Well, the Ambani’s will do an encore as Isha’s twin brother Akash Ambani will also tie the knot sometime in the year making another entry in the list of Indian celebrity weddings.
So, these were the most talked about the famous Indian celebrity weddings of the year 2018. There were other Indian celebrity weddings as well that weren’t tagged as “Much talked about” but were among the talks on various social handles.
Other Indian celebrity weddings seen in 2018
Kapil Sharma with Ginni
Kapil Sharma, one among the best comedians in India and the host of Kapil Sharma Show tied knot with his longtime girlfriend Ginni on 12th of December, 2018 in Jalandhar.
Saina Nehwal with Parupalli Kashyap
The badminton star Saina Nehwal found her love in a badminton player Parupalli Kashyap. The couple and tied the knot on 14th of December in a private ceremony with just 40 guests including family and friends at Saina’s residence in Cyberabad.
Neha Dhupia with Angad Bedi
The actress dropped a surprise on her social media handles about her tying the knot with her long-relationship boyfriend Angad Bedi on 10th May 2018 in a solemn Sikh ceremony at Gurudwara in Delhi. It was a hush-hush affair but their wedding pictures had fans go gaga over.
Shriya Saran and Andrei Koscheev
The Hollywood actress, Shriya Saran tied the knot with her long-time Russian boyfriend Andrei in a secret ceremony on March 12th, 2018. It was attended by Shabana Azeem and Manoj Vajpayee.
Well, this was all for this year’s wedding season and Indian celebrity weddings! There are many more Bollywood lovey-dovey couples to tie the knot sometime soon. We just got to wait until the ice breaks and enjoy the gala of their wedding ceremonies.
So, folks stay tuned for more insights and details on Indian celebrity weddings.