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Last year (2016) was personally a great year for many celebrities as they entered the holy matrimony. We witnessed a lot of celebrity weddings which were grand and larger than life! There were a few celebrities who decided to keep their wedding a low-key affair, but there were those celebrities also who left no stone unturned to make their wedding the talk of the town! With nuptial vows taken in a regal style, these weddings surely created quite a few trends!
Here is the list of celebrities who had affluent weddings, with the entire glam world in attendance. There celebrity weddings were so lavish that you could probably take inspirations for your own wedding. Take a look:
Karan and Bipasha’s monkey wedding was a gala affair, attended by the biggest names in the film industry. The couple tied the knot in a Bengali-style wedding on April 30, 2016. Each and every aspect of their big fat wedding was worth taking inspiration from!
Deciding upon a unique theme for your wedding is a great idea to make it more special and personal. This is what Karan and Bipasha did, they chose a theme which was very close to them. The unique theme of their wedding was ‘Monkey Wedding’. The ‘monkey’ theme made a way into their wedding invitation, mehendi design and at the top of their wedding cake.
Television queen Divyanka Tripathi tied the knot with her co-star, Vivek Dahiya on July 8, 2017, and it was indeed ‘shaadi of the season’. From her mehendi ceremony to her wedding reception, everything was perfectly planned, keeping bride’s vibrant personality in mind. We loved every bit of this colourful wedding.
Her mehendi ceremony took place in her hometown, Bhopal and the entire village-themed setup was colourful and desi. We could not take our eyes off from her stunning mehendi design. Divyanka’s mehendi was something which was never seen before, very unique, fresh and elegant. She got her’s and her dulha, Vivek’s portrait done on her hands. Amazing isn’t it?
One of the most eligible bachelors of India, star cricketer, Yuvraj Singh tied the knot with his fiancé, actress Hazel Keech on December 1, 2016. They had an intimate Gurudwara wedding followed by a star-studded beach wedding in Goa.
Their wedding invite grabbed a lot of eyeballs because of their caricatures on the invites. Yes, their wedding invite had ‘cricket’ as the theme with super-cute caricatures of not only the bride and the groom, but also a few players from the cricket team. The invitation designers also gave a special name to their wedding- ‘Yuvraj and Hazel Premier League.’ The invites were colourful, unique and fun!
The cutest jodi of telly land, Suyyash and Kishwer, fondly called SuKish by their fans, entered the holy matrimony on December 16, 2016. They had a court marriage followed by a grand reception. Every bit of this crazy wedding was worth remembering.
Yes, SuKish actually did that. To make their lovely fans a part of their special day, they made their wedding into a web series which had five episodes, covering every aspect of this crazy wedding, starting from their bachelorette to mehendi, sangeet and reception. It is a great and innovative idea to turn your wedding into a web series!
Every youngster knows about this handsome bestselling author. This Bengali boy has won millions of hearts with his romantic novels and his cute dimples. The cute writer entered doubles club on March 1, 2016, in his wife, Avantika’s hometown, Dehradun.
Durjoy Datta proposing his ladylove Avantika Mohan for marriage was ‘proposal of a lifetime.’ He went live, tweeted with the hashtag #MarryMeAvantika and his fans went crazy, re-tweeting and convincing Avantika to say yes! This proposal was unique and super-romantic.
Micromax CEO, Rahul Sharma got hitched to actress, Asin Thottumkal, in an intimate yet big fat wedding on January 19, 2016 in Delhi. It was a grand wedding in both Hindu and Christian style and the couple was looking stunning in their designer attires.
Did you notice that Asin and her darling hubby is wearing colour-coordinated outfits on their D-day? Yes, the cutesy couple wore matching outfits in gold and maroon. Asin wore a Sabyasachi lehenga that was perfectly complementing Rahul’s gold sherwani with the tinge of maroon.
Telly land’s lovebirds, Mohit Sehgal and Sanaya Irani had a destination beach wedding on January 25, 2016 in Goa. After dating for 7 years, the couple had a grand yet intimate Hindu wedding in Goa, in the presence of their family and friends.
The vivacious couple had a destination wedding in Goa in Planet Hollywood Hotel. With the beach in the background, their wedding décor was breathtaking, and so were the pictures. They had a fun sangeet night on the beachside, followed by a beautiful wedding. Their wedding pictures during sunset are gorgeous!
Dil Dosti Dance fame Vrinda, got hitched to her longtime beau, Bhavin Mehta, on December 24, 2016. After dating for 3 years, the couple took the wedding vows in a resort in Panvel, near Mumbai. It was a big fat Gujarati wedding with all the wedding ceremonies done in larger-than-life style.
It was a royal Gujarati wedding that had a palace-themed décor. From gold décor to floral décor, everything about this wedding was exquisite. All the wedding functions had a lot of floral décor, making their happy moments more colourful. We loved their Cinderella-inspired décor on reception where the couple was sitting in a white chariot decorated with beautiful orchids in pink and purple.
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Well, these were the most happening celebrity weddings of 2016 that were royal, grand and well-planned! These wedding trends of 2016 are worth taking inspiration from and are definitely going to stay in 2017 as well. Do share with us your favourite wedding trend from this list in the comment box below!