Topping anything in hit film “Crazy Rich Asians”, the only daughter of India’s richest man ties the knot Wednesday after days of lavish celebrations that included a Beyonce concert in a lakeside palace.
The famous Ambani wedding is the new talk of the town in India and almost outside it too. Isha Ambani, whose father is tycoon Mukesh Ambani, was all ready to tie knot with Anand Piramal, son of Indian billionaire industrialist Ajay Piramal. The wedding took place in the Ambanis’ 27-storey home in Mumbai.
Pre-wedding festivities at Udaipur palace in the desert state of Rajhistan included a concert by Beyonce, who is also the bride’s favourite singer.
Celebrities and political figures around the globe attended Ambani’s wedding which include Hillary Clinton, former US Secretary of State John Kerry and numerous Bollywood celebrities including Salman Khan, Aishwarya rai, Deepika pudekone, Abhishek Bachan, Aamir Khan and as well as cricketers such as superstar Sachin Tendulkar.
The normally sleepy airport of Udaipur received chartered flights every few hour and the guests were transported to the Ambani’s residence on luxury cars.
Actress Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas who recently became husband and wife were also invited in the wedding at Udaipur near Lake Pichola.
Wednesday evening’s was actual wedding which was kept more private and included around 600 close friends and family, and some politicians are also likely to be on guest’s list.
Indian newspapers have been estimating over the total cost on this wedding. Conservative estimates that around $15 million are spent while many estimate it to be around $100 million.