That particular one event in most of our lives is supposed to be that ‘Big’ and if you are an Indian, then your one in a lifetime event becomes ‘Big Fat Indian Wedding’ and in order to make it more ‘fatter’ or keep it ‘fat’ only, you set to enter your wedding in the ‘Richest Indian Weddings’ list.
So, giving you an ultimate list of the richest and most expensive Indian weddings ever witnessed!
Top 5 Richest Indian Weddings
5. Shrishti Mittal and Gulraj Behl
Shrishti Mittal (India’s steel tycoon, Lakshmi Mittal’s niece.) and Gulraj Behl got married in Barcelona at the National Museum of Catalan on a hilltop! The wedding cake alone was 6-tier and weighed 60 kg. Chefs were flown from Thailand and India to cater the guests… and they are no.5.
4. Abhinav Jhunjhunwala and Prerna Sarda
Abhinav Jhunjhunwala (son of Amitabh Jhunjhunwala, vice chairman and director, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) and Prerna Sarda (Calcutta-based jute industrialist Ghanshyam Sarda’s daughter) tied the knot in Mumbai in 2012. The two got married at Taj Mahal (Palace) in Colaba. Shah Rukh Khan, The Bachchans, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Karan Johar, Madhur Bhandarkar, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Smriti Irani, Prakash Jha, Farhan Akhtar and so on glittered the function.
3. Sahara Chief Subrata Roy’s sons’ Double Wedding
The weddings of Subrata Roy’s sons, Sushanto with Richa and Seemanto with Chandini took place at the Sahara Auditorium in Lucknow in 2004. Rohit Bal and Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s designer wedding dress for the brides and grooms sparkled. Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kapil Dev, Anil Ambani, along with several other famous celebrities were present at the event.
2. Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia
Vanisha, Lakshmi Mittal’s daughter, got married to Amit Bhatia in 2004 in Versailles. The wedding venue was the Palace of Versailles and it is the only private function ever to have been held there. Shah Rukh Khan, Kylie Minogue, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Juhi Chawla, Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee performed at the wedding and the dance sequences were choreographed by Farah Khan.
1. Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal
India’s richest industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s only daughter Isha Ambani married Piramal scion Anand Piramal after a pre-wedding celebration in the city of lakes!
A fairytale engagement at Lake Como, Italy followed by the actual wedding at the Ambani 27-storey home, Antilia and the reception at Jio Gardens in Mumbai. A hovering 3 lakhs was spent on just the wedding card!
Former US First Lady Mrs.Hillary Clinton and business tycoon Henry Travis attended the function.
Billionaires will never fail to amaze us and we will reveal such amazement. These are the top 5 richest Indian weddings witnessed in India in the past decade. We hope these have been not only informative by also surprising!