It is true that we have watched more of grand luxurious weddings this year than movies. It is also true that we always want more of the Sabyasachi outfits, the grandeur and the gossip that comes with these high-profile wedding. Now that we are finally getting over the Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas Wedding, it is time for businessman Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani’s wedding to Anand Piramal.
The pre-wedding festivities commenced in Udaipur, with an Anna Seva where one of the richest families of the world started the auspicious event by feeding 5,100 people from Udaipur, majority of them with special abilities) three times everyday from December 7-10. The pre-wedding functions started yesterday and will continue till the 12th before the star couple will finally tie the knot in Antilla, the much spoken about Ambani residence in Mumbai.
According to many reports, 200 chartered planes have been scheduled to take off and land at Udaipur over this week. Although some of them have been instructed to fly for the purpose of the elections, a confirmed source said that around 40-50 planes will be deployed for the Ambanis. Moreover, Vistara does not have any flights to Udaipur but they are operating flights between Delhi, Udaipur, and Mumbai on 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th December, according to a tweet by the airlines. If this wasn’t enough, approximately hundreds of the most luxurious cars that one can think of ranging from Jaguars and Mercedes to Porches and BMWs have been booked by the Ambanis to pick and drop their guests from the airport to the venue.
For Accommodation, the Ambani family has booked many 5-star properties in Udaipur to ensure a lavish stay for their guests as well as the crew that is working day and night to pull of the grandeur of this wedding. You would fall off your seat if we told you who is performing at this event! The Queen of “Single Ladies” is set to perform at the festivities to bid farewell to Isha and Anand’s bachelor days.
Most of the events today are taking place at Udaivilas in the city and one of the most intriguing and refreshing elements is a Swadesh Bazaar which has been set up to provide a a platform for Indian traditional artisans to display their craft. The bazaar is will exclusively showcase India’s rich and diverse art and craft heritage.
After the dinner on 8th, guests can enjoy a laid-back and romantic evening to some melodious tunes hummed by famous Bollywood singer, Arijit Singh who will pay a tribute to Isha and Anand’s love story with the best of his tracks. His performance will kick start the Sangeet where both families will perform to celebrate their union.
The star guests:
We don’t know what boasts of luxury more than the former first lady of the United States, Hilary Clinton gracing the magnificent carpets of this wedding. Many other celebrities were reported reaching Udaipur including Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Karan Johar, Vidya Balan with Siddharth Roy Kapur, Sakshi Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and family, etc.
No photographer is in demand today as much as the Joseph Radhik, the very distinguished artist who was responsible for the candids that took our hearts away after the Priyanka-Nick and Anushka-Virat weddings. Although there is no official confirmation about this, there was an Instagram post by Radhik with both Priyanka Chopra and Isha Ambani which made it very clear of the role he will play in this wedding!