Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta tied the knot at a hotel in Mumbai
It was a starry night in Mumbai with yet another big fat Indian wedding. Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta married at a hotel in Mumbai. The dinner was hosted at the Jio World Centre in Bandra Kurla Complex. Akash is the son of Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani, while Shloka is the daughter of diamond magnate Russel Mehta and Mona.
There was huge interest in the wedding, especially after the scale at which Mukesh Ambani's daughter Isha got married last year.
Bollywood celebrities including Aamir Khan and his wife, actor Jackie Shroff and Manish Malhotra, as well as international dignitaries like former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and his wife Yoo Soon-taek and former British PM Tony Blair and his wife Cherie Blair attended the wedding festivities.
Here are the Highlights from Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding:
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Reportedly, among the big attendees, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu and former Commerce Minister Anand Sharma will also be present, according to news agency ANI.
Bollywood celebrities at the wedding also include Rajinikanth and Ranbir Kapoor, while the cricket world is being represented by Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Patel and Krunal Pandya.
A concourse inside the 'Jio World Centre' is hosting the baraat (wedding procession), which has Bollywood composers Vishal and Shekhar dishing out foot-tapping numbers.
Bollywood celebrities Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar dance away to singer Mika Singh's live tracks as industrialist Mukesh Ambani's son Akash Ambani makes his way to wed Shloka Mehta.
The pre-wedding festivities lasted till about 8.15pm, after which the marriage ceremony began at an exquisitely decorated hall, according to news agency PTI.
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrive with their daughter Aaradhya Bachchan at Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding.
The venue has been decorated with elaborate floral figurines of Lord Krishna, a horse, a peacock and elephants. The guests were welcomed by men holding traditional umbrellas.
According to news agency IANS, among those in attendance include Samsung vice-chairman Jay Y. Lee, International Olympic Committee executive board member Christophe De Kepper, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih, Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia's Managing Director Yasir Othman Al-Rumayyan, Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran and his wife Lalitha.
Google CEO Sunder Pichai, global heads of Bank of America, and JP Morgan, stars Ranbir Kapoor, Shahrukh Khan, Amir Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Thalaiva Rajanikant, cricketers Yuvraj Singh, Hardik and Krunal Pandya and others are joining in the festivities.
Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta got engaged last year. The Ambanis hosted a starry pre-wedding party for Akash and Shloka last week in Switzerland.
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan, Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali Tendulkar and Priyanka Chopra with her mother and brother attend the wedding ceremony of Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani's son Akash Ambani with Shloka Mehta.
Akash Ambani pays his respects to his grandfather, Late Dhirubhai Ambani, ahead of his big wedding.
A one-of-a-kind show involving a musical fountain-cum-dance show, set on the theme of Raas Lila of Lord Krishna, Radha and the Gopikas of Vrindavan, will be a key highlight at the wedding festivities of Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta.
The presentation on March 10 -- a day after Akash and Shloka's wedding -- will see a collaboration of more than 150 Indian and international artistes. It will be held at the Dhirubhai Ambani Square, a gateway to the Jio World Centre at Bandra-Kurla Complex.
Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and his wife Yoo Soon-taek (in picture) and former British PM Tony Blair and his wife Cherie Blair are also attending the ceremony.
Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani and Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene reach the wedding ceremony of Mukesh Ambani's son Akash Ambani with Shloka Mehta.
Mukesh and Nita Ambani with family at the wedding ceremony of their son Akash Ambani with Shloka Mehta.
Aamir Khan and his wife were the first ones to arrive at the wedding venue. Aamir wore an ivory kurta pyjama set while Kiran looked stunning in an Indian outfit. Actor Jackie Shroff opted to wear a dhoti kurta set. Fashion designer Manish Malhotra also came to bless the couple and wore a sherwani. After Aamir and Kiran, music composers Vishal and Shekhar checked in to the wedding venue too.