In India, weddings are full of fun, frolic and entertainment. No two weddings are the same, given the changing trends in the wedding industry. The celebrities of Indian cinema get married in fascinating ways. A few memorable weddings of the century are
#1 Aishwarya-Abhishek wedding
One of the most famous faces in the world and nothing less than a phenomenon, Aishwarya rai’s wedding to Abhishek Bachchan made big news. While the duo was shooting for Mani Ratnam’s guru they got engaged. The Bachchan family went out of the way to order 21 bandez and georgette Shagun sarees in hues of pink, scarlet, royal blue, magenta and mustard with intricate work of pearls and stones. They ordered another set of sarees for their visit to the holy temple after the wedding with her darling daughter. Aishwarya Rai’s wedding lehenga was handcrafted in signature banarasi style. The golden yellow saree worn by her on her wedding day was an example of an extraordinarily elegant kanjeevaram saree.
She looked like a vision wearing a pretty pink lehenga.
As for the groom, he wore an outfit from the house of Shabari Dutta gifted by his mother in law. The actual dress worn by him was done by Mumbai-based tailors, Kay sons. All the dresses oozed glamour and grandeur to elevate the charm of the already beautiful bride and the groom.
#2 Kareena Kapoor-Saif Ali Khan wedding
After a 5 year relationship, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor settled down with a high profile wedding. Their wedding oozed style, luxury and elegance. Their marriage broke the stereotypes of religion, culture and even age.
Their wedding ceremony started off with a sangeet, for which Kareena sizzled in a golden orange lehenga choli. For her Mehendi ceremony, Kareena looked pretty in a pink saree while Saif looked dapper in a tuxedo. Kareena wore her mother in law Sharmila Tagore’s wedding outfit redone by Ritu Kumar and Saif complimented her with a Raghavendra Rathore golden achkan along with a turban. For their marriage registration, Kareem wore an olive green and red salwar while Saif wore a grey and white kurta pajama. It was at the grand reception that they both stole the show. She wore a burgundy colored embellished lehenga designed by Manish Malhotra as Saif donned a black kurta and white pajama. Their wedding will be remembered for years for their grand outfits and events.
#3 Shilpa Shetty- Raj Kundra wedding
It was and still is one of the most talked about big fat lavish weddings ever. Everything was well planned and executed. Shilpa and Raj made the most stunning bride and groom. For their private engagement ceremony, Shilpa wore a pink and red chiffon saree designed by Manish Malhotra while Raj opted for a full white kurta pajama.
The Mehendi ceremony which was held during the daytime was a Hawaiian themed event for which she wore a kaftan with crystal embroidery and for the sangeet she chose a traditional anarkali suit. For her big day, Shilpa wore a red saree embedded with crystals and diamonds and was adorned from head to toe in traditional jewelry and Raj opted for a typical Punjabi red Shantanu and Nikhil ensemble.
For the final reception, Shilpa wore a gold encrusted lehenga saree designed by Tarun Tahiliani while raj donned a black sherwani.