New Delhi: Actress Sonam Kapoor, dressed in a bridal red lehenga by Anuradha Vakil, married Bhane owner Anand Ahuja this morning. Sonam and Anand are marrying as per Sikh traditions at her aunt's bungalow in Bandra. Pictures of Sonam Kapoor in her red embellished lehenga (by Anuradha Vakil) patterned with lotus flowers are taking over the Internet. Anand Ahuja, who was photographed at the wedding venue an hour or so before writing this, is dressed in a golden sherwani with a ruby contrast mala for his big day. The Anand Karaj was held between 11 am to 12.30 pm today and was attended by family members and celebs such as Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez among others. The ceremony was followed by a lunch and a reception for the newly-weds will be hosted in the evening.
- The wedding was attended by a bevy of Bollywood celebs
- The Anand Karaj took place at her aunt's bungalow in Bandra
- A reception for Sonam and Anand will be hosted in the evening
Here's a glimpse Anand Ahuja:
Father of the bride, Anil Kapoor, was seen greeting the media waiting outside the wedding venue. As per the dress code for the wedding ceremony - Indian traditional - Anil Kapoor wore an ivory sherwani.
Sonam's cousins Janhvi, Khushi, Arjun and Anshula are all set to welcome the baaraatis
Wedding guests include Amitabh Bachchan with son Abhishek and daughter Shweta, Kareena Kapoor with sister Karisma, husband Saif Ali Khan and son Taimur, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar and Sonam's friends Swara Bhasker, in a blue Abu-Sandeep lehenga, and Jacqueline Fernandez wearing pink and silver Anita Dongre.
The wedding festivities at the Kapoor household have been in full swing since Saturday. After a grand pre-mehendi ceremony, the Kapoors and Ahujas celebrated an official mehendi ceremony, which was combined with the sangeet function and choora ceremony.
Here are glimpses of Sonam's pre-wedding ceremonies.
Sonam is the eldest of Anil Kapoor's three children. Her sister Rhea is a filmmaker and brother Harshvardhan is an actor. Actors Arjun Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor and Mohit Marwah are Sonam's cousins. Anand Ahuja belongs to a Delhi-based entrepreneurial family. Anand is the managing director of Shahi Exports and also owns wardrobe label Bhane, a brand which Sonam often sports.