By Neelam Jain Last Updated:
When it comes to your pre-wedding ceremonies, you want to look different in the best way possible; just like your favourite Bollywood actresses. It’s time to look up to the divas once again for a standout ensemble for your engagement ceremony.
Be it for a traditional touch, for some drama or understated glamour; this real-life engagement couture sashayed by B-town divas were super stunning and breath-taking. Have some cue to slay it on your most special day and to bedazzle your fiancé like never before.
In a pink chiffon saree by Manish Malhotra, Shilpa Shetty was totally princess-like on her engagement with industrialist Raj Kundra. The soft and delicate baby pink drape and full-on fantasy zari border grabbed each and every eyeball as she sashayed in her glamorous avatar. The rich maroon border and contrast golden blouse completed the earthy vibes. The nation also went gaga over her dreamy and heavy choker necklace. What’s more? She was looking timeless with a bright smile and simple bindi. Heavy rubies and diamonds by Anmol Jewellers had already weaved enough magic. Shilpa had a private ring ceremony held at Raj's 7th floor flat in Juhu.
Actress Esha Deol gave enough style goals for the wedding season in her traditional, elegant yet subdued look. She was looking like a coy Indian bride on her engagement with Bharat Takhtani in a private ceremony at mom Hema’s Juhu bungalow. The two-tone saree teamed up with olive green blouse was looking exquisite and apt for the occasion. The rich border on the drape, minimalist jewellery mehndi and maang teeka were the biggest attractions for sure. And not to forget the flowers in her hair which is a requirement of every South Indian bride further bloomed up her look.
The petite actress got married to long-time boyfriend and famous Indian cricketer, Virat Kohli in a close-knit affair in Italy on December 11, 2017. For her engagement ceremony, she concentrated on rich traditional colour with a blend of modern and refined work. Her Sabyasachi velvet saree created a sensation with its exclusive colour, hand embroidery and fine work of miniature pearls. The stunning uncut diamond jewels and choker of pearl were a cut above the rest. The studs by Sabyasachi Heritage Jewellery collection was a class in itself. For her most celebrated and memorable event, she just went for kohl-rimmed eyes and nude make-up. Good-old microdot bindi rounded off her traditional take.
The porcelain beauty Dia Mirza has always been making a style statement with her fashion choices. On her engagement ceremony with Sahil Sangha at Chattarpur Farms, New Delhi, Dia Mirza was looking royal and splendid in her persona. She experimented with an offbeat colour and went for a heavy purple lehenga by Anita Dongre. The embellished ensemble with dupatta and regal neckpiece evoked a by-gone era. No wonder she gave a much deserving break to the regular lehengas and shades. For Dia Mirza, it was a surprise engagement.
Actress Geeta Basra made a remarkable statement wearing a dark green Babita Malkani lehenga on her engagement. She opted for the most traditional yet glamorous garment with golden vine embroidery and zari work. Her trinkets were just perfect for her sangeet and engagement ceremony. Gold and green bangles too reflected some age-old ethnicity. The warm green lehenga colour was the most delightful choice for her ring ceremony with cricketer Harbhajan Singh.
It was a mix of glamour, simplicity and comfort for actress Sagarika Ghatge on her engagement with former Indian bowler Zaheer Khan. After the cricketer proposed to Sagarika with a ring, they had an official engagement bash in Mumbai’s five-star hotel on May 23, 2017. It was a relaxed look and timeless appeal for Chak De actress who made a perfect presentation in an off-shoulder olive-green gown. She was looking elegantly feminine yet modish in the charismatic and unique number.
On her engagement day, British model and actress Hazel Keech was as creative as she is on-screen. There was a chic dose of glamour and ‘wow’ factor in her white outfit. The sexy back was incurring an endless amount of attention. You can look equally jazzy and hot in a similar glamorous outfit on your special day. Just gear up and nail the look of a diva with an irresistible outfit. Hazel Keech and cricketer Yuvraj Singh exchanged rings on the beach of Bali and it was a completely private affair for the couple.
Bollywood and television actress Hrishita Bhatt got married to high profile UN diplomat Anand Tiwari. On her engagement, the pretty actress looked ethereal opting for a pink anarkali dress. Designed by Malvika Bajaj, her outfit was infused with golden work and rich embroidery. The intricately crafted attire was complemented with striking jewellery. The Hasil actress looked got a fresh and simple make-up done stylist Ajay Bisht.
Now, much before the wedding, getting a pretty outfit for an engagement is the first thing that comes to a bride’s mind. And why not? Choosing a flawless dress for an engagement function is equally intimidating as it is for a wedding. So, wait not and look up to these actresses for making your job easier.