Bollywood stars and their personal life have always fascinated us. When one of these big stars gets married, we expect it be to be an affair, bigger than, or at least equal to, a royal wedding. There is always so much buzz and hype around the weddings of these celebrities, and most of the times, they do not disappoint us. Whether it was the really hush hush wedding of Anushka Sharma to Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, or the currently underway wedding of Sonam Kapoor with Businessman Anand Ahuja, the public wants to know every small detail about all the ceremonies and functions that take place.
The wedding ceremonies of Sonam Kapoor kick-started yesterday, with mehndi and Sangeet ceremony .It was everything that we had expected it to be.
The Wedding Invitations
The invites for this grand wedding have been inspired by nature and are in the shades of green. There are three separate insertions inside the card for the three wedding functions that will be held. Each insertion has a separate design of foliage printed on it. As a step towards protection of nature, Sonam Kapoor has opted to send out e-invites and save a lot of wastage of paper. Besides providing details about the venues, timings and dress code for each function, the card also says that the presence of the guests is the only gift that the couple expects, thus hinting that they do not want their guests to come with gifts.
Besides the entire Kapoor family, the guest list included many big names from the Bollywood film industry. Before starting the ceremonies, Anil Kapoor came out of the house and greeted the media. Arjun Kapoor and Harshvardhan Kapoor were seen playing the part of the perfect brothers to the bride and attending to all the guests. Late Sridevi’s daughters Khushi and Jhanvi Kapoor were also spotted interacting and having a good time with their cousins Rhea and Anshula Kapoor. Some of the other celebrities invited for all the wedding functions included Sonam Kapoor’s close friends from the film industry like Karan Johar, Katrina Kaif, Varun Dhawan, Karisma Kapoor, Farah Khan, Swara Bhaskar, etc.
The Glowing Bride
Sonam Kapoor is known for her stunning sense of style and fashion, and therefore, there was a lot of curiosity amongst her fans, and the fashion gurus regarding her wedding outfits. For the Mehndi ceremony, which took place on the 6th, she opted for grey and pink lehenga, which was designed by Anuradha Vakil. She was glowing during the entire ceremony and even performed on various songs along with beau Anand Ahuja. The dress code for the Sangeet ceremony on the 7th evening was shades of white. Sonam Kapoor looked stunning and elegant in her white lehenga and golden blouse.
The Wedding Outfits
The wedding lehenga was also designed by Sonam’s designer Anuradha Vakil. It was a red and golden lehenga, and Sonam looked absolutely ethereal. Sonam’s beautiful look was completed heavy traditional jewelry, matha patti and chooda. To match this beautiful bride, the groom opted for an all golden sherwani. The sherwani and the groom looked classy and understated. Together, Sonam and Anand posed the picture of a perfect couple.
The wedding ceremony was conducted as per the Sikh traditions, and in the evening it will be followed by a grand party for the friends and family of the bride and the groom.