Big fat Indian weddings are all about pomp and show. The various preparations in such a wedding include the engagement ceremony, the Haldi ceremony, the Mehendi ceremony, the Sangeet ceremony and pre-wedding poojas in the pre-wedding ceremonies; the Baraat, the Tilak ceremony, the Garland Exchange, the Kanyadaan and the Pheras in the Wedding; and Blessing the newlywed couple, bonding games and Bidaai in the post-wedding ceremonies. But the most important part of a Big Fat Indian Wedding is the Bridal outfit.
The Indian Bride:
Today, you will find a north Indian bride opting for lehengas with zari embroidery and pure silk while the south Indian bride goes for zardosi embroidered saree with blouse in choli style. Bridal lehengas are more about what’s trending instead of following traditions. You can shop for gorgeous designer bridal lehenga from bridal lehenga collection of popular online stores. Some online shopping sites also offer latest bridal lehenga designs at highly affordable rates.
Here are some of the most extravagant Big Fat Weddings in India that have caught the attention of millions in the past few years.
Anu Mahtani and Sanjay Hinduja’s Wedding:
The cost involved in this wedding was estimated to be a soaring 130 crores INR and the venue for the wedding was Udaipur in Rajasthan. The wedding took place in 2015 when Anu Mahtani took the wedding vows with Sanjay Hinduja, a UK-based billionaire. It was one of the most unique and grand celebration the nation had witnessed in years. The guest list includes celebrities like Manish Malhotra, Preity Zinta, Shilpa Shetty, Dino Morea, Sophie Choudhury and Raveena Tandon among others. It was a 3-day extravaganza that made a deep impact as one of the most expensive weddings in the history of the country.
Siddharth Indukuri and Mallika Reddy’s Wedding:
The venue for the wedding was Hyderabad and the year was 2011. A total of 100 crores INR was spent on this lavish wedding of GVK Group Founder’s Granddaughter, Mallika Reddy and Siddharth Indukuri. Original jasmine flowers were woven to form floral chandeliers at this wedding. The wedding invites included extravagant gifts such as Sabyasachi and Satya Paul sarees, sweets, Lord Venkateshwara’s carved idols and solitaires. This wedding was attended by several top notch Bollywood celebrities such as the Bachchan family, Shahrukh Khan and Pooja Bedi. People were tweeting about almost every aspect of the wedding mandap.
Apart from the above-mentioned weddings, other Big Fat weddings over the years have caught the attention of Indians all over the country. What you need to note is that with the right preparations you too can make your wedding a grand celebration.