Father of the bride Mukesh Ambani spent around $100 million, here on the extravagant sangeet held last weekend in Udaipur.
Mumbai: Closing the celebrity wedding season with a bang, Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal will tie the knot tonight in Mumbai. Last weekend all the who's who from the Indian film and sports industry to businessmen and ministers were present at the pre-wedding functions at Udaipur.
The star attraction of the event, was International pop sensation Beyoncé and also the former US First Lady Hillary Clinton. According to BBC, It is said to be one of India's most expensive and glamorous weddings, and the many guests include former US First Lady and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, media giant Arianna Huffington, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal. According to media reports, about a 100 chartered flights were required to fly in the guests for the pre-wedding. All the celeb attendees were housed in five-star properties across Udaipur city.
Here are some of the grandest things that happened at extravagant Ambani sangeet.
All the five-star hotels in the city were booked for friends and family and luxury cars like BMWs, Jaguars, etc were available for the guests to travel from the airport and around town.
Beyonce: Multiple reports have measured how much Beyonce charges for private appearances, and the sum is pegged to between $3 and $4 million. That’s approximately Rs 21-28 crore.
Ambani guest list
Hillary Clinton to Ratan Tata to Shah Rukh Khan to MS Dhoni, more than 1500 guests were invited by the Ambanis for the wedding.
100 chartered planes:
According to BBC reports, 100 chartered planes have been scheduled to take off and land at Udaipur during the week - of which, 40-50 planes have been apparently deployed for the Ambanis. The reports also suggest, at least 40 chartered flights were booked for friends and family, and a charter flight can cost ₹1,40,000/- per hour. You can do the maths!
Manish Malhotra travelled to Udaipur with the Ambanis in advance and took care of the decor. According to reports, the paper napkins were designed by him.
From Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri, to Aishwarya and Abhishek to Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, all big stars were seen shaking a leg at the function. Actors like Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, and Karan Johar were seen performing with Ambanis on the stage. However, no one can beat Beyonce when it comes to powerful performances.
And as if this wasn't enough, Ambani parivar were also seen doing there bit for family performance. The bride-to-be was seen doing a 3D performance in Mein Tenu Samjhawan Ki song which was sung by Alia Bhatt in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
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Massive idol of Lord Shrinath:
Nita Ambani performed a small puja before her dance performance in front of a gigantic idol of Lord Shrinath was designed especially for a maha aarti.
Earlier, some reports came about the wedding invitation card box which allegedly cost ₹3 lakh had come across as extravagant. Now, all eyes are on the main wedding tonight, will it be bigger and better than the press-wedding? Lets wait and watch.
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Last Updated Dec 12, 2018, 7:17 PM IST