Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's Starry Pre-Engagement Party: See Pics

The star-studded event of Akash Ambani's pre-engagement party saw celebrities from the film industry and the cricket superstar, Sachin Tendulkar. The glam affair took place at their 27-storey residence South Mumbai residence - Antilia.

Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's Starry Pre-Engagement Party: See Pics

Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta are set to get married in December this year.

Mumbai:

It was nothing short of a red carpet event at Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's pre-engagement party, hosted by the Ambanis - Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani. The star-studded event saw celebrities from the film industry and the cricket superstar, Sachin Tendulkar. The glam affair took place at their 27-storey south Mumbai residence - Antilia. 

Earlier this month, the Ambani's had announced the engagement party for Akash Ambani and his financee with an invite that came with a minute-long montage video of the couple, set to a popular Bollywood song which was sent on behalf of Mukesh Ambani, Nita Ambani and Akash Ambani's siblings Isha Ambani and Anant Ambani. 

 

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The Ambani trio: Akash Ambani with his sister Isha Ambani and father Mukesh Ambani

 

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Isha Ambani dressed in a custom-made lehenga by celebrity designer Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla

 

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Isha Ambani, Shloka Mehta and Diya Mehta Jatia wearing Bespoke Bridal by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Couture

 

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Nita Ambani behind the screens, wearing a sari by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla just like her daughter Isha Ambani

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Isha Ambani with Shloka Mehta whom she claims is in fact just like her own sister

In a video posted on Twitter by news agency ANI, Isha Ambani is seen performing a ritual with the soon-to-be-wed couple Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta facing her. The video also shows Nita Ambani, dressed in a maroon saree decked up with jewelry. 

The line-up of guests closely resembled that of the engagement party in March with the addition of Priyanka Chopra making an entry with the man she is believed to be dating, Nick Jonas.  

 

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Priyanka Chopra in bright red sari from studios of Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. Nick Jonas complemented her in a blue suit

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Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt posted an image of her before she arrived at the engagement party

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Sachin Tendulkar along with his wife Anjali

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Bollywood's Ranbir Kapoor with filmmaker Ayan Mukerji

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Shah Rukh Khan wore a blue suit while Gauri Khan wore a monochrome outfit

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Filmmaker Karan Johar at the Ambani residence

Last evening, a mehendi ceremony was hosted at the Ambani residence for Akash and Shloka.  

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Priyanka Chopra with Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta at the mehendi ceremony yesterday

The Ambanis first announced the engagement of Akash Ambani and his childhood friend, Shloka Mehta, daughter of diamantaire Russell Mehta in March this year. The two had exchanged rings at a ceremony in a resort in Goa in the presence of family and close friends. Soon after the engagement, the family threw a star-studded bash at their residence.

The big wedding between the two is expected be held in December this year. Shloka and Akash have been long time friends and even studied together at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai's BKC.

Months after the announcement of Akash Ambani's engagement, the Ambanis announced their daughter Isha Ambani's engagement with Anand Piramal of the Piramal Group of companies. 

Isha Ambani is reportedly close to her soon to be sister-in-law, Shloka Mehta. At Akash Ambani's engagement party, Isha had said that Shloka has always been a part of their family and that the engagement just "officialised" the fact that they were sisters.