By Akanksha Gupta Last Updated:
#SonamKiShaadi has definitely made our #EverydayPhenomenal with spectacular pictures, dhamakedar dance performances and magnificent ceremonies. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja are officially married, and they hosted their wedding reception on May 8, 2018, at The Leela, Mumbai. Though the wedding ceremonies have come to an end, we still can’t get over the pictures and the videos from the reception night. (Also Read: Sonam Kapoor Ahuja-Anand Ahuja Share An Unseen Pic From Their Wedding With A Romantic Caption)
We now agree with Arjun Kapoor’s words when he said that #SonamKiShaadi is like her film, Veere Di Wedding’s live version. Or with all the fashion extravaganza amidst the singing and dancing, it seemed like the live version of Deewangi Deewangi from the film, Om Shaanti Om. At Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja’s wedding reception, B-town A-listers didn’t leave a stone unturned in putting their best foot forward and set the new tone for the evening with their modern-meets-traditional looks.
Let us take you to who wore what at Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja’s wedding reception.
Starting off with the ‘it’ couple of the evening, newly-weds Anand and Sonam made their first official entry for media as husband and wife. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja opted for Anamika Khanna’s ensemble which was a long-sleeved blouse, a chevron striped lehenga in dark grey, cream and gold. Her look was accentuated with a beautiful cape, as she walked along with her hubby Anand Ahuja, who looked dapper in a black sherwani and sported sneakers. Pairing his reception look with sneakers, Anand surely has some major goals to give for all the grooms out there!
Celeb couples from the Bollywood industry made heads turn with their traditional and modern ensembles. It seemed that the metallics was the theme for the night with everyone stepping up in their best shimmery and chic outfits.
Just like our fashion-forward couple, Sonam and Anand, Bollywood’s Bebo, Kareena Kapoor Khan made it to the reception with her hubby, Saif Ali Khan. Sonam’s Veere Di Wedding co-star, Kareena shined in a custom-made drape gold saree bedecked with sequin artwork by Manish Malhotra and completed her look with nude make-up and wavy hair. Saif wore a black bandhgala with a white churidar and black shoes. (Also Read: Kareena Kapoor Khan Dances To Hubby Saif's Famous Song 'Ole Ole' At Sonam's Reception, Must Watch)
Next is the royal couple, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who were wearing Manish Malhotra for the night. While Aishwarya looked radiant in a densely embellished creation by Manish Malhotra World, Abhishek wore an ivory sherwani laced with intricate embroidery on the shoulders.
Next are the newly-weds from the Kapoor family, Mohit Marwah and Antara Motiwala. Antara wore an ivory Falguni Shane Peacock lehenga, while her newbie hubby Mohit wore a black kurta pyjama with a blue bandhgala jacket.
The super-stylish couple of B-town, Shahid Kapoor and his preggy wife, Mira Rajput Kapoor opted for traditional yet contemporary outfits. Shahid wore an asymmetrical hemline paired with his staple tailored trousers and dress shoes, while Mira nailed the pant-crop-top-like Anamika Khanna outfit. Her ivory-and-black separates with an embroidered drape was paired with a stunning kundan choker. (Also Read: Soon-To-Be-Mommy Mira Rajput Kapoor Flaunts Her Baby Bump At Sonam-Anand's Wedding Reception)
Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar chose a black bandhgala and his columnist wife, Twinkle Khanna looked like a vision in white in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla’s neutral coloured churidar suit with the modest neckline, the contrasting emerald jewellery and nude heels.
Next is one of the most beloved couples in the industry, Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur. The lady in gold, Vidya opted for Gaurang Shah’s cream and gold kanjeevaram saree while her hubby Siddharth pulled off the monochrome look in a suit.
Soon-to-be married couple, Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta made their first appearance together post their engagement at Sonam and Anand’s reception. Love is in the air as Shloka Mehta wore Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Couture’s multi-coloured lehenga and her fiancé, Akash Ambani opted for a grey-coloured suit. Akash Ambani’s parents, Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani also graced the ceremony with their beautiful presence. Nita Ambani as always looked graceful in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla’s beige coloured lehenga, and her hubby Mukesh Ambani wore a suit. (Also Read: Shloka Mehta And Akash Ambani's First Public Appearance Post-Engagement At Sonam's Reception)
King Khan Shah Rukh Khan and his Begum, Gauri Khan complemented each other in their black outfits. In Tarun Tahiliani’s couture, Gauri’s voluminous embellished ash grey skirt looked splendid against her delicate jacket with a jewelled neckline. And Shah Rukh charmed everyone with his killer smile and the fact that he refused to let go his wife’s hands while paparazzi was clicking them. Isn’t that endearing? (Also Read: 'King Khan' Shah Rukh Khan Danced Crazily With Anil Kapoor-Ranveer Singh At Sonam Kapoor's Reception)
Next couple, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Sriram Nene were elegance personified. Madhuri looked elegant in Manish Malhotra Label creation graced with bejewelled floral embroidery and Sriram wore a blue suit.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra made heads turn in a stardust ice blue draped saree by Tarun Tahiliani and handcrafted Bharany’s choker necklace set with matching sapphire earrings. She came with her hubby, Raj Kundra who wore black kurta pyjama with a white jacket.
Sweet and soft-spoken, Juhi Chawla wore a sleek silhouette and a sheer detail at the hem marked pink Sabyasachi Mukherjee suit, which she paired with matching tassel detail dupatta. She accessorised it with a pair of dangling earrings, hair tied up in a loose ponytail and simple make-up rounded up her look. Her husband Jay Mehta wore a black suit.
The alleged soon-to-be-married couple, Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal were all smiles at Sonam and Anand’s reception. Varun opted for a Manish Malhotra pastel coloured sherwani defined with floral motif patterns, which invokes utmost regality. And her rumoured girlfriend, Natasha Dalal wore an ivory lehenga. (Also Read: Varun Dhawan Makes It Official, Walks Hand-In-Hand With GF Natasha Dalal At Sonam-Anand's Reception)
Ek Main Aur Ek Tu couple, Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor looked just perfect together. While Neetu ji opted for a nude brown embroidered suit, Rishi ji slew the formal look with a black suit.
As we stepped into the arena of B-town celebs couples and saw lots of fashion, let us now take you to other celebs whose sartorial picks will leave us wanting for more. To start with, we have Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s veeres, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania. Swara and Shikha, both opted for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, and in the words of the designers, Swara’s look was, “AS GLAM AS IT GETS.” Swara wore a black peplum blouse with a black and gold skirt. She accessorised her outfit with a maang teeka, earrings, necklace, ring and kadaas. On the other hand, Shikha looked ethereal in a yellow mirror work lehenga which she paired with a heavy necklace and earrings.
Sonam’s chachi, Maheep Kapoor and cousin, Shanaya Kapoor were also dressed in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla. Like mother, like daughter both looked gorgeous in their respective lehengas. While Maheep wore a beige coloured lehenga, Shanaya opted for a lemon yellow coloured lehenga.
Raazi star, Alia Bhatt looked resplendent in a chartreuse lehenga by Sabyasachi Mukherjee which she paired with a choker necklace and a maang teeka. She kept her hair simple and had clean make-up. As per the designer, Sabyasachi, Alia's look is described as, "Ms Alia Bhatt @aliaabhatt paints a pretty picture in a fluorescent green lehenga in silk and organza. The ensemble is hand-embroidered with floral motifs in delicate silver thread-work and complemented with a statement choker and maang-tika from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection. Styled by: @stylebyami and @shnoy09" (Also Read: Ranbir And Alia Entered Sonam-Anand's Reception Together, Adding Spark To Their Dating Rumours)
Alia’s bestie, Katrina Kaif donned a beige lehenga with a red floral sequinned embroidery and she paired it with a matching red dupatta by B-town’s favourite designer, Manish Malhotra. Cascading curls, a ruby necklace and muted make-up accentuated her overall look.
Rani Mukerji chose to wear a Sabyasachi ensemble that included a gold blouse, a matching beaded skirt and a dupatta. Rani kept her hair simple and accessorised her look with a pair of earrings and chunky bracelets.
Kangana Ranaut wore Gaurang Shah’s handwoven saree from her personal closet, which was gifted to her by her sister. Her saree was a juxtaposition of the shiny bronze border paired with that blush pink saree body, and she paired it with a ladylike pearl, gold and ruby choker necklace, stud earrings and poker straight hair.
Karisma Kapoor looked elegant and sexy in an ivory saree by Manish Malhotra and her matching embellished accessories, chandelier earrings and a clutch.
Head-to-toe sparkle with a sparkle-on-sheer pallu and blouse to match, and a Judith Leiber clutch, Kajol’s Manish Malhotra ensemble had a beautiful silhouette.
Sanju star, Ranbir Kapoor brought his suave game to the night in an ivory Manish Malhotra Label sherwani detailed with a high collar layered over a white kurta ornate with meticulous thread work.
Amrita Arora dazzled in an ivory Manish Malhotra Label lehenga graced with timeless chikankari embroidery and she paired it with an elegant neckpiece.
Karan Johar wore an all embroidered Abu Jani-Sandip Khosla sherwani. And his mother, Hiroo Johar looked beautiful in a blue coloured suit with silver work. (Also Read: Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor And Arjun Kapoor Dance At Sonam And Anand's Reception, Videos Inside!)
Sidharth Malhotra swooned us all in his sleek black sherwani by Shantanu & Nikhil.
Known for standing out for his outrageous outfits, for Sonam and Anand’s reception, Ranveer Singh opted for a classic black-and-blue tux suit. (Also Read: Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor Thump And Beat 'Dhol' At Sonam's Reception, Video Inside!)
Athiya Shetty showed her serious style chops in an ivory-and-gold Rahul Mishra lehenga.
Sonam’s cousin, Khushi Kapoor looked super dreamy in a floral Manish Malhotra lehenga, complete with a blossoming pink fringed hem. And Janhvi Kapoor too opted for Manish Malhotra and she nailed the classic princess look in her pale blue lehenga choli. (Also Read: Half-Sisters Janhvi Kapoor And Anshula Kapoor Twinning In Sky-Blue 'Lehengas' At Sonam's Reception)
Jacqueline Fernandez’s Manish Malhotra outfit was a beautiful ivory coloured, a romantic silhouette, and intricatly embroidered saree.
A celeb wedding provides all the fashion-lovers with a chance to witness head-to-toe looks that give the wedding vibes in the best possible way. Which outfit wins the best one of the night? Do let us know in the comments section.
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