Here is a peep into the best weddings of this year!
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas- Hooked!
They dated for barely a few months before getting engaged. When asked about their quick decision to get married, Nick Jonas replied, “It was the right thing to do.” Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas met through a common friend at Met Gala and connected to each other over text messages. And the rest is history! The duo and their love chemistry made headlines at the 50th anniversary of Ralph Lauren. Nick proposed Priyanka with a $200,000 Tiffany cushion cut diamond ring and to shop for this ring he got the Tiffany and Co. shut down in London! Well, that’s something exciting and dramatic. It was a traditional Indian Roka ceremony in Mumbai for the couple in July attended by close family and friends. Priyanka chose to wear Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla anarkali suit for her Roka ceremony. She had her bridal shower and bachelorette party in New York with her friends just before her wedding. Priyanka hosted a bridal shower at Tiffany’s Blue Box Café and wore a feathered Marchesa gown for the occasion. She then headed to her Bachelorette party in Amsterdam. The couple ensured they finished the wedding paperwork at the Beverly Hills courthouse before their customary wedding. The Mehendi and Sangeet ceremony for Priynaka took place at the month end. The wedding venue Umaid Bhawan Palace at Jodhpur was chosen thoughtfully and it was nothing short of excitement for the paparazzi. The two got married in a Hindu and a Christian wedding, in a colourful and festive setup. Amidst wedding celebrations, fun cricket match between bride and groom team, Priyanka’s floral attire, the wedding drew irk of environmentalists who criticised her for generous display of firecrackers despite being the face of smoke-free Diwali campaign.
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh
On the couch of Koffee with Karan, Karan Johar addressed the questions of their relationship and marriage and mentioned that she has been dating him for five years, Deepika corrected him saying-‘Six’. The couple tied a knot on November 14 and 15 at Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como in Italy. The two tied the knot in a traditional Konkani ceremony at Italy’s Lake Como. The wedding was a private affair from special wrist bands to no mobile phones cameras. Special security arrangements were made at both venues in Italy. Deepika and Ranveer were dating each other since 2013. They did several movies together such as Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat. They met on the sets of Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela and their love blossomed on the sets of the movie. The couple was dressed head to toe in Sabyasachi for all the ceremonies. The whole nation was abuzz with the fairy tale wedding of the two. The couple will host their wedding reception on december 1, 2018 in Mumbai.
Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja
Sonam Kapoor married businessman Anand Ahuja, her long-time boyfriend in a closed ceremony. May this year. The wedding took place in a traditional Sikh Ceremony at her aunt’s bungalow in Bandra. Sonam Kapoor wore a beautiful lehenga by Anuradha Vakil with fabulous jewellery, choker, a necklace and matching matha patti and Jhumkis. Anand Ahuja complimented her in a beige sherwani by Raghavendra Rathore. The wedding invites were beautifully designed e-cards that said – ‘Your presence on our special day is the only gift we desire’. The ceremony was a full family affair. Guests included Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Jacqueline, Ranveer, Ranbir, Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar and many more. The wedding ceremony was attended by only family and close friends. It was followed by lunch and later in the evening they hosted a grand reception for everybody. Everydayphenomenal was trending with Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s pictures. Sonam Kapoor wore Anamika Khanna outfit at her wedding reception. Anand Ahuja was seen in white with his Nike sneakers on.
Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi
Neha shared a post on Instagram with the caption ‘I married my best friend.. Best decision of my life’.. Hello there Husband! Angad Bedi shared a post with caption ‘Best friend… Now Wife’… Well, Hello there Miss Bedi! Neha Dhupia announced a surprise wedding with Angad Bedi. After dating him for a long time, the two got married in a secret ceremony in Delhi. The wedding took place in a solemn Sikh tradition. The couple wore ivory pink. Anand Karaj Ceremony was held at a Gurudwara in May. She opted for a soft pink lehenga from Anita Dongre’s 2018 collection. The makeup was very soft which was completely complimenting the colour of the lehenga. The bridal bun was covered with flowers and with a light net Dupatta. Neha Dhupia opted for a Masaba Gupta outfit for her Mehendi. It was a blue and golden Kaftan, a comfortable dress chosen for a Mehendi function. The groom wore a black Raghavendra Rathore Bandhgala. For her Chooda Ceremony she wore an elegant Anavila Sari. Dhupia has delivered a baby girl recently.
Poorna Patel and Namit Soni
Poorna Patel, former Civil Aviation Minister, Praful Patel’s daughter and Namit Soni (MD of Namco Industries Private Limited) got married in July this year. The wedding was a rocking affair with celebrities like Sara Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Neha and Angad Bedi, Sonakshi Sinha, Sachin Tendulkar and many more attended the wedding. The wedding celebrations took place at Ceejay House owned by Praful Patel’s family. The celebrations kick started with performance by Guru Randhawa. For Mehendi ceremony, Poorna Patel wore Ivory Lehenga by Manish Malhotra. It has all flower motifs and looked absolutely stunning with thread work. The lehenga took 3 months to get the final flawless trail. The wedding venue was designed by the Wedding Design Company, with Manish Malhotra as the Creative Designer. Salman Khan also performed at Poorna Patel’s Sangeet night. Jacqueline Fernandez, Nushrat Bharucha, Karan Tacker performed at the wedding. For her wedding day, Poorna wore a custom made off white lehenga by Manish Malhotra. It was an ensemble of soft pink flowers and Zardosi silver leaves work all over.
Saudamini Mattu and Siddharth Bhandari
The ace designer Sandeep Khosla’s niece Saudamini Mattu’s wedding was much talked about in B’town. Saudamini is the CEO of Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla’s design house. The groom Siddharth Bhandari is a Delhi based Architect. A string of Bollywood stars attended the wedding of the duo and the wedding was an amazing fest with power packed performances of the Bollywood stars. Both the bride and groom wore Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla label. Karan Johar, Twinkle Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Amitabh Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Sonali Bendre, Goldie Behl, Sara Ali Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar were present at the wedding.
Diipa Khosla and Oleg E. H. Buller
Now this is what we call a big fat wedding! This wedding ceremony took place in Udaipur. Diipa Khosla is a fashion influencer and a model. She lives in UK and Amsterdam. The groom is her Dutch boyfriend, Oleg E. H. Buller. Diipa Khosla wore a floral Saree by Sabyasachi for her Mehendi Ceremony. She looked beautiful with her hair tied in a bun. Oleg wore Sherwani by Varun Bahl. The bridesmaids wore customized outfits by Mani Jassal. For her Sangeet Ceremony Diipa Khosla wore a designer beige lehenga by Anamika Khanna. Her dress was very stylish and offbeat. She wore a lehenga with stylish pants. For Haldi Ceremony she wore Ritu Kumar beige lehenga. The Haldi ceremony was held together for both bride and groom. The pictures looked fun and lovely. For her Chooda ceremony she wore a Mani Jassal Lehenga with a maroon blouse. For her Hindu Wedding Ceremony, Diipa Khosla wore a Maroon Sabyasachi Lehenga. For her Christian wedding, Diipa wore a beautiful and astonishing gown by Ashi Studio. The gown was inspired by Indian Culture and had a modern twist. It required 1600 hours and 35 artisans to make the dress!