Ghanshyam Sarda

‘Fairytale Weddings’ are every couple’s dream! In order to make their wedding event a memorable one, some couples spend extravagant amount of money to make it a ‘fairytale’ as well as ‘big fat Indian wedding’. Big fat Indian weddings are nothing new among India’s rich and famous. Here are a few of big fat Indian weddings that made headlines:

Top 5 Big Fat Indian Weddings

#5 Arun Nayar and Elizabeth Hurley

Big Fat Indian Wedding

This ‘East meets West’ wedding union between British model-actress Elizabeth Hurley and Indian businessman Arun Nayar was the ‘Talk of the World’ for a long time. The pair tied the knot in 2007 at ceremony at Britain’s Sudeley Castle and in India, Arun Nayar gave the reception party at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Rajasthan. Legendary Elton John performed in their wedding.

#4 Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja

Big Fat Indian Wedding - Sonam Kapoor

This big fat Indian ‘Punjabi’ wedding took place in May, 2018. There were two days of mehendi and sangeet revelry followed by a grand reception party with Bollywood’s glitterati in attendance. Bollywood actress and daughter of Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor was in a red Anuradha Vakil lehenga with regal jewellery, as she wedded businessman Anand, who looked handsome in a sherwani. Karan Johar, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor and Ranveer Singh made some unforgettable moves on the dance floor to the celebrities’ wardrobe choices.

#3 Abhinav Jhunjhunwala and Prerna Sarda

Big Fat Indian Wedding - Prerna Sarda

Abhinav Jhunjhunwala, son of Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Vice Chairman and Director of Anil Ambani group tied the knot with Prerna Sarda, daughter of Kolkata-based industrialist and jute baron Ghanshyam Sarda in 2012. The invitees of their wedding function was talk of the city; Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar were the stars that sparkled in the function made it a big fat Indian wedding.

#2 Mohit Marwah and Antara Motiwala

Big Fat Indian Wedding - Mohit Marwah

This big fat Indian wedding took place between Actor and son of Sandeep Marwah, owner of Noida’s Film City, Mohit Marwah and celebrity stylist Antara Motiwala in 2018. The glitzy affair was hosted at Waldorf Astoria in Ras Al Khaimah, and saw a star-studded guestlist of 550 that included Karan Johar, Abhishek Bachchan, Karisma Kapoor and Shweta Nanda Bachchan, among many others.

#1 Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas

Big Fat Indian Wedding - Priyanka Chopra

Their wedding celebrations went for 5 days in India’s most expensive and glamorous royal palace, Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Priyanka Chopra, the bride wore a Ralph Lauren’s 75ft-long tulle veil. Videos of their wedding celebrations went viral.

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