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The Bollywood and television actresses’ traditional wedding affairs and opulent ethnic ceremonies have always set trends and made us swoon over them. Well, this time we wish to pay special attention to their Christian wedding gala that will immediately take you to the dreamland and the media attention around which was truly justified.
The Victorian weddings of these actresses were royal, class apart and there is certainly no match to the extravaganza. Let’s have a look at the utterly breathtaking Victorian-style weddings that reflected jaw-dropping splendour and flamboyance. Well, if you look forward to walking down the aisle, have some clues from the celebs grand Christian wedding.
Christian wedding of Priyanka Chopra to American singer, Nick Jonas on December 1, 2018, was a day not to be forgotten. The grand three-day affair with wedding festivities and events got etched in Bollywood history forever. Right from different kinds of ceremonies to the list of VVIPs, each and every detail of the wedding was closely followed by the fans.
Priyanka Chopra’s exceptionally long, 75-feet wedding veil was certainly the showstopper of the event. Designed by Ralph Lauren, the beautifully embellished gown became the talk of the town. The news of singing, dancing and mehendi was flooding the social media too. By opting for Ralph Lauren outfit, the couple perhaps gave an ode to their first red carpet appearance together at 2017 Met Gala. Overall, the wedding proved to be worth the attention.
Actress and recently elected, first-time MP, Nusrat Jahan got married to Kolkata-based businessman, Nikhil Jain as per Christian rituals on July 20, 2019, in Turkey. The couple’s close-knit white wedding ceremony at Six Senses Kaplankaya has grabbed major media attention. Fans immersed themselves in the atmosphere of this serene White wedding and the romantic fairytale.
The lavish white wedding looked dreamy and was a true definition of royalty and grandeur. It was the union of the two souls in the most heart-warming way. The bride’s breathtaking Christian outfit has added to the beauty of an entire celebration. Overall, the Chapel wedding of the couple was a lively and spirited affair.
We had held our hearts and breaths for this wedding and the media went on an overdrive. Everything was perfectly on point for the white wedding of Miss Universe, Lara Dutta to ace tennis player, Mahesh Bhupathi. The grand destination wedding was brimming with love and the couple’s happiness knew no bounds. Lara Dutta rocked it up in a spectacular Elie Saab off-white, all-laced outfit while saying ‘I Do’. The 10-metre long train and elbow-length flowy sleeves were beyond excellence.
The couple got engaged in 2010 and got married on February 16, 2011, in a civil ceremony in Bandra. They had a fairytale Christian wedding a few days later on February 20, 2011, at Sunset Point, Candolim in Goa. The Victorian setting and the venue, Taj Aguada brought quintessential charm and aura to the wedding.
Slowly and steadily, the fans learnt about Ashka's love story, her connection with her beau and finally her picture-perfect white wedding with Brent Goble. Fun, dance, masti and loads of entertainment had marked TV actress Ashka Goradia’s Church wedding with yoga instructor, Brent Goble on December 2, 2017. You can definitely take a cue from this superb wedding of the actress from which you cannot take your eyes off.
Ashka’s pretty white Christian wedding gown perfectly complemented the entire Victorian setup and flamboyance as she walked down the aisle to say 'I Do'. The wedding was no less than a cinematic affair and it went just as the couple had imagined. The preppy bride mesmerised the fans with her stunning white outfit and the sleek trinkets. The delicate diamond necklace had simply added that spark to her complete look.
Asin Thotkumal and Rahul Sharma's ultimate white wedding too was the achiever when it comes to making headlines. When Bollywood actress Asin got married to her longtime boyfriend and Micromax CEO, Rahul Sharma, it became the talk of the town. The wedding and the bride definitely threw some insanely cool ideas to be incorporated. Asin had her Christian-style wedding ceremony on January 19, 2016, at Dusit Devarana hotel in Delhi where she looked an epitome of beauty in a Vera Wang ensemble.
Rahul too looked dapper in his formal suit which he accessorised with a bow-tie. Another showstopper of the grand Victorian wedding of the Ghajini actress was the huge cake in multiple tiers. Dressed in an attractive snow-coloured bridal attire, Asin looked every inch a princess on her grand day.
The Queen fame actress had a resplendent Christian wedding with Dino Lalwani, son of Pakistan-born British entrepreneur on October 29, 2016, and attracted the attention of the whole country. Lisa gave that imperial touch in a white flowing gown and the groom looked sharp and dapper in an off-white suit.
Lisa truly lived up to the name 'queen' with her appearance in a pure white gown and a pretty floral headband. The beautiful veil attached to her luscious locks also brought out the damsel in her. Overall, it was a one-of-a-kind white wedding for the model-turned-actress, Lisa.
Christian wedding of Malaika Arora with Dabangg 3 director, Arbaaz Khan was brimming with fantasy venue, magical décor and the personal touch. The white wedding of the Bollywood actress was significant in transcending the barriers of caste, religion and region. Though the actress walked down the aisle many years ago, we managed to get our hands on the couple's wedding pictures.
The couple redefined the concept of love and marriage when they had tied the nuptial on December 12, 1998. The star couple started dating each other after coming together in a coffee commercial. They got married in a Chapel in a truly Victorian style. She was a beauty to behold in Wendell Rodrick's wedding outfit, which was embellished with beautiful silver coloured sequins.
Genelia and Riteish’s grand five-day celebration demanded and saw much fanfare and grandeur. The couple enjoyed the beautiful moments of their big day through a perfect Christian wedding. They had a long-term romance before saying 'I Do' to each other in a Catholic way. Genelia made it a point to turn heads as she walked down the aisle in V-neckline white gown to say ‘I Do’. For the Mangalorean Catholic rituals, the bubbly actress wore the net artwork and broderie-anglaise design outfit.
There was opulence, the guest list that boasted of who’s who of the industry and perfection that made the white wedding the most memorable event of the year. The wedding held at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, Bandra, on February 3, 2012, was a perfect example of an inter-religion marriage. What’s more! The entire wedding was incredible and impressive to the onlookers.
The couple together pulled off a lavish white wedding that won’t be forgotten anytime soon. Be it fun, lights, décor, splendour or glamour, the venue and the wedding delivered everything. It was in Napa Valley in California when Jason popped the question and Lisa said nothing but, a 'Yes!' It was a fusion of Indian and Lebanese wedding rituals and was truly an amazing experience for the duo as well as the fans.
They both got married at Napa Valley, California on October 20, 2012, which is also the location where the two of them had gotten engaged. Lisa Ray was turning heads in an elegant white gown, which had encrusted crystals on it and was designed by Goa-based designer, Wendell Rodricks.
Celebrity couple Amrita Arora and Shakeel Ladak’s delightful and solemn white wedding on March 4, 2009, had impressed the guests at first glance. The wedding was contemporary, chic, stylish and luxurious. The grand affair had inspired many who were looking for inspiration.
The Catholic rituals were followed at Olive Restaurant in Mumbai where the wedding was held. Amrita Arora was totally a conventional bride in an off-white bodycon vintage wedding gown in lace and satin fabric. The wedding couture was embellished with diamonds and rice pearls and also included a long white trail flowing behind.
These Indian stars have celebrated their happily-ever-after moments with their over-the-top Christian-style wedding. The moments of pure love and romance, a bevvy of high-profile guests, friends and fans from the industry, and out-of-the-world décor, the fans have witnessed it all at these made-in-heaven weddings.