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Indian weddings often comes with the adjectives- ‘big’ and fat’. After Isha Ambani’s wedding, we totally know the reason why! Everything that you never even have imagined will happen at your wedding, the Ambanis made it possible! From creating hulk-sized sets for puja and pre-wedding festivities, holding innumerous receptions, decking the bride in diamond from top-to-toe at her wedding to A-listed Bollywood stars serving food to the ladkewalas at the wedding, undoubtedly, Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s wedding was something to remember! (Do Read: Rakesh Roshan Diagnosed With Throat Cancer, Hrithik Roshan Talks About His Strong Will Power)
It was on December 12, 2018, that Isha Ambani got married to her childhood friend, Anand Piramal at their 27-storey Mumbai residence (Antilia) and the decorations and guest list was something that the guests would not forget for the longest of time. We had exclusively shared with you, two pictures of the newly-weds from the wedding, wherein, they had looked like a pair made in heaven! One particular picture which caught everyone’s fancy was Anand joining his palms in front of Isha and she was looking up lovingly at him. In case you missed the same, here is the picture:
All the pictures and videos from the Ambani and Piramal ki shaadi went viral in no time and we have ensured that we don’t leave behind any unseen pictures, until today! Ace designer, Sabyasachi Mukherjee took to Instagram today and shared a beautiful picture of Isha and Anand from their haldi ceremony, wherein they had decked-up in honey-yellow apparels, with Anand holding his then to-be wifey from behind the back. Sharing the picture, Sabyasachi wrote, “Isha Ambani Piramal (@_iiishmagish) and Anand Piramal in Sabyasachi for their Haldi ceremony. #Sabyasachi #IshaAmbani #IshaAmbaniPiramal #AnandPiramal #TheWorldOfSabyasachi.” He had also shared another single picture of Isha from her do. Checkout both the pictures here:
Doesn’t she look amazing? Not just this, we have something more interesting to share with you. With the word 'unique' being their identity, Isha's parents, Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani have figured out a unique way to immortalise their daughter's wedding. How will they do so? The Richie Rich's had invited innumerous craftsmen and artisans for the Isha's pre-wedding ceremonies. As a memory, the Ambani has bestowed the responsibility of making a coffee-table book to Manish Malhotra which will capture beautiful pictures of the work of the kalakars. A statement released by the Ambanis could be read as, "The joyous occasion has given us an opportunity to not just provide livelihoods to thousands of such artisans, but also showcase their rare works from every nook and corner of India, for your interest, appreciation and support. Leading this creative extravaganza is Manish Malhotra, India’s finest couturier and someone whose interest and knowledge in Indian crafts is unparalleled. This book is an attempt to chronicle all that Manish and his team have relentlessly created, and also to highlight the beauty of 108 traditional Indian crafts that the Reliance Foundation has been unstintingly supporting over all years. Gratitude and Warmth, Mr. Mukesh and Mrs.Nita Ambani." (Don't Miss: Unseen Picture Of Nita Ambani And Isha Ambani From Her Wedding, Twinning In Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla)
Manish himself revealed interesting insights about the coffee-table book and wrote, "Our collaboration over this project has led us to encourage artisans and generate livelihoods for thousands of Kaarigars in every nook and corner of India, be it an embroidery workshop in Kolkata or furniture studio in Jaipur. Every small thing that you’ll see and appreciate at the sangeet, from the napkins and the upholstery to the stationery and the uniforms, has been designed and handcrafted to showcase the finest Indian art techinques. The creative satisfaction that I and my team have felt in putting together this grand celebration of Indian and culture is unmatched. I’ll miss the hours and hours of discussions that I had with Nita & Mukesh Bhai over endless cups of tea, while planning every step of this celebration with sheer love and dedication." (Also Checkout: Unseen Pic Of Ambani 'Bahu' Shloka Mehta Donned In Red, Gives Us A Mini-Glimpse Of Her Bridal Look)
We all had a yearning to see how Isha looks post her wedding and we got a glimpse of the beautiful newbie bride in her post-wedding look during mid-December. What looks like a housewarming-cum-reception bash hosted by the newly-wed couple, wherein, the newbie bride is posing with her girl gang. Decked in a beautiful noodle-strapped, red gown which she teamed with minimal diamond jewellery, what had further accentuated Isha’s look was her mehendi-clad hands and her post-bridal glow! Checkout her picture here: (Don't Miss: Anant Ambani Performs With Alleged GF Radhika Merchant On 'Koi Mil Gaya' At Isha Ambani's Sangeet)
Do you know, the Piramals have gifted their son and bahu, a Rs 450-crore sea facing bungalow in Mumbai? Theirs is a 50,000 sq. ft. mansion which was previously owned by Hindustan Unilever. Speaking about the interiors of the house, it has a 'stunning glass facade' and three 'glazed steel structures' which makes it stand out amongst others. Rigorous remodeling of the house had been going on for quite sometime to make Isha-Anand's home a grand one. As per reports, a London based engineering firm, Eckersley OCallaghan, was given this project. A Mumbai Mirror report also suggested that the plush house has as many as three basements, innumerous dining rooms and an outdoor pool. Here's an outside picture of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal's new love nest:
Isha’s pre-wedding festivities had kick-started from December 07, 2018 when her stylists and people belonging to the glamour world had started flying in for the pre-wedding in Udaipur. With the celebrations spread over a period of almost one week, have you ever calculated how much the Ambanis must be spending for their beti ki shaadi? Get ready for the shock of your life, while we reveal the total expenditure of the Ambanis! Believe it or not, as per a Bloomberg report, the family of Richie Rich’s had shelled out around $15 million, which estimates upto a whopping amount of Rs 70 crore for the wedding!
And why wouldn’t it cost so much? The Ambanis had ensured that there is no fallback on the mehmaano ki khaatirdaari! To give you all a flashback of the extravaganza that the Ambanis did, close to 40 chartered flights had been scheduled for its availability for the wedding. Apart from the flights, the Ambanis and Piramals had booked all the five-star hotels of the city (Udaipur for the pre-wedding) and over a thousand luxurious cars (Jaguars, Porches, Mercedes, Audis and BMWs) were made available at their guest's disposal! After the pre-wedding festivities, the entire troupe of families had flown back to Mumbai, where their wedding took place at the Ambani household in Antilia on December 12, 2018. (Also Checkout: Unseen Pic From Mukesh Ambani And Nita Ambani's Wedding, How Times Have Changed For Them)
Amazing, right? Also guys, how did you like Isha and Anand’s look from their haldi? Will you sport a similar dress at your haldi? Keep us posted!