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Akash-Shloka Wedding: Nita, Isha Dazzle In Pink; Anil Ambani, SRK, Tendulkars Attend

The 'Baarat' Brigade
1/20

The 'Baarat' Brigade

Akash Ambani and Shoka Mehta's pre-wedding festivities started with a bang.

The Ambanis began the baraat ceremony at Mumbai's Trident hotel. Big names from the world of business, entertainment and politics attended the celebrations.

The wedding rituals will be held at the Jio World Centre in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai.

Here's a look at how the Ambanis celebrated.

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We Are Family
2/20

We Are Family

The Ambanis dressed in shades of pink for the baarat. Anant Ambani's rumoured girlfriend Radhika Merchant dazzled in an orange lehenga with silver embellishments. Isha Ambani's husband Anand Piramal (hidden behind Isha) opted for an ivory kurta for the event.

In pic (from left): Radhika Merchant, Anant Ambani, Nita Ambani, Akash Ambani, Isha Ambani and Mukesh Ambani.

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The Star Guest
3/20

The Star Guest

Sundar Pichai attended the grand wedding with wife Anjali, dressed in traditional outfits. The Google CEO opted for a deep grey achkan for the party, while Mrs Pichai looked pretty in an ivory lehenga with colourful, floral embroidery.

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Politically Correct
4/20

Politically Correct

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair (right) and his wife Cherie (2nd left) decided to go traditional for the wedding.

While the former minister wore a black bandhgala, his wife looked pretty in a cream suit with silver embroidery.

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Family Matters
5/20

Family Matters

Anil Ambani (2nd right) attended the celebrations with wife Tina (2nd left), and sons Jai Anmol (left) and Jai Anshul. While the men of the family were twinning in ivory, Mrs Ambani wore an orange lehenga with white embroidery.

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The Bachchans
6/20

The Bachchans

The Bachchans arrived in full force for the wedding party.

In pic (from left): Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Jaya Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aradhya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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Riding Solo
7/20

Riding Solo

Janhvi Kapoor (L), Katrina Kaif (C) and Alia Bhatt attended the party solo in bright colours of pink, blue and yellow.

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Paying Respects
8/20

Paying Respects

Akash Ambani paid ode to his late grandfather Dhirubhai Ambani (in the photo frame) during the baraat ceremony. Kokilaben Ambani (right) also dressed in a pink saree.

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The King & Queen
9/20

The King & Queen

Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan dazzled at the function. While King Khan wore a heavily-embroidered, white achkan with a pearl necklace, Mrs Khan opted for a grey, sheer saree with beads and embellishments.

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The Wedding Party
10/20

The Wedding Party

Rajinikanth attended Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding party with her newly-married daughter Soundarya and her husband Vishagan Vanangamudi.
The new bride wore a red-orange and mint green, Kanjivaram silk saree, and Vishagan optd for a Nehru Jacket and silk kurta. The 'Thailaiva' kept it simple is a crisp, white kurta.

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The Wedding Guest
11/20

The Wedding Guest

Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra Group, and his wife Anuradha (C) arrived at the function looking like a royalty. While he kept it simple in a a black achkan, Mrs Mahindra opted for a coral sharara.

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Meet & Greet
12/20

Meet & Greet

Nita (2nd left) and Mukesh Ambani (right) welcome former Secretary General of United Nations Ban Ki-Moon (2nd right) and his wife Yoo Soon-taek.

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Picture Perfect
13/20

Picture Perfect

Former cricketer Harbhajan Singh (R) with actress wife Geeta Basra (L) and daughter Hinaya (C) at the wedding ceremony.

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Go Traditional
14/20

Go Traditional

Sachin Tendulkar (R) and wife Anjali attended the function in traditional outfits. While the Master Blaster wore a maroon kurta with embroidery, Mrs Tendulkar drapped her multi-coloured saree in Gujarati-style.

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Love & Laughter
15/20

Love & Laughter

Priyanka Chopra, who arrived in India for her brother Siddharth's (centre in 1st pic) last week, dazzled in a sheer, silver saree by designer Tarun Tahiliani. Her brother and mother Madhu Akhouri Chopra (right in 1st pic) joined the desi girl for Akash and Shloka's wedding.

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Making A Difference
16/20

Making A Difference

Kareena Kapoor Khan (L), Karisma Kapoor (C) and Farah Khan attended the big, fat wedding in their fashionable best. While the kapoor sisters chose pastel colours for the big night, the director opted for a red sharara with gold embroidery.

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The Groomsmen
17/20

The Groomsmen

Ranbir Kapoor, who is known to be close with Akash Ambani, was the fun friend at the wedding, dancing with the groom and the Bollywood brigade. He was accompanied by directors Ayan Mukerji and Karan Johar. While the 'Brahmastra' director opted for a blue bandhgala over white pants, Johar stood out in a bright yellow ensemble.

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Men In Blue
18/20

Men In Blue

Left: Cricketer Zaheer Khan arrived with wife Sagarika Ghatge for the wedding. The former Indian pacer is the director of cricket operations for the Ambanis' IPL team Mumbai Indians. He had earlier played for the team in 2009, 2010 and 2014.

Right: Cricketer Parthiv Patel kept it classy in a blue achkan paired with white pants.

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Stars Shine
19/20

Stars Shine

Left: Actress Juhi Chawla and husband Jay Mehta were twinning in shades of green as they arrived for the wedding.

Right: Designer Manish Malhotra, who dressed the Ambanis for daughter Isha's wedding functions, joined the celebrations dressed in a blue sherwani.

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Bollywood's Boys
20/20

Bollywood's Boys

Left: Aamir Khan, dressed in an all-white ensemble sherwani with wife Kiran Rao, who opted for a blue and gold ensemble.

Right: Jackie Shroff gave a quirky twist to his white outfit by pairing it with a colourful bandhani stole. The actor arrived sans wife Ayesha.

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