Big B at Esha Deol's wedding, Dharmendra completes family portrait
Updated: June 29, 2012 11:36 IST
Veteran actors Hema Malini and Dharmendra's daughter is tying the knot with her fiance Bharat Takhtani in a traditional south Indian style wedding at a temple in Mumbai. In this picture, the parents of the bride are seen at the entrance of the temple with Hema Malini's neice Madhoo.
Esha Deol, daughter of actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini, married businessman Bharat Takhtani today in a south Indian style wedding at a temple in Mumbai. In this picture, the newlyweds pose with mother of the bride Hema Malini.
The glowing bride was in elaborate gold jewellery and deep red sari.
The parents of the bride are seen at the entrance of the temple with Hema Malini's niece, Roja actress Madhoo.
A beaming Dharmendra plays the father of the bride perfectly. He makes a belated appearance at the celebrations, having skipped the sangeet and made an early exit from the mehendi.
Amitabh Bachchan was amongst the early arrivals. Big B, Dharmendra and Hema are old friends as well as old co-stars. Most famously, they appeared together in the landmark Sholay , with Jaya Bachchan.
Big B was accompanied by his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan.
Abhishek Bachchan was festive in a green kurta. The Bachchan ladies, Jaya and Aishwarya, were not present.
Hema Malini looked gorgeous in a Kanjivaram sari and heavy gold jewellery.
No tears yet for the mother of the bride!
Veteran actor Manoj Kumar made a rare public appearance for the occasion. He said, "I have come here as a family friend and to bless the couple."
Veteran actress Vyjayanthimala Bali was vibrant in orange and pink.
Hema Malini welcomes groom Bharat Takhtani with a tikka.
Esha's sister Ahana is thrilled – to catch a glimpse of the baraat?
Mr and Mrs Bharat Takhtani – the groom drives his new bride home
Actor and politician Vinod Khanna with his wife Kavita.
Esha's cousin, actor Abhay Deol, looked handsome in a black shervani, as he walked in with girlfriend Preeti Desai.
Actress Rani Mukherji is elegant in a traditional Bengali sari.
Nita Ambani wore her bright red silk the traditional Gujarati way, and don't miss the heavy duty jewellery.
Her mother-in-law, Kokilaben Ambani, chose pink and diamonds.
Model Piya Trivedi looks pretty in shot silk. On the right, Neeta Lulla, Hema Malini's go to designer, and daughter Nishka cut a fine pair of figures.
Actor Fardeen Khan, also rarely spotted out and about now, arrives for the wedding.
Shatrughan Sinha's wife Poonam Sinha, was there with her two sons Luv and Kush.
Politician Nitin Gadkari at the wedding.
Music composer Anu Malik with his wife at the wedding.
Sholay director and producer Ramesh Sippy walks in with wife Kiran.
Sahara group Chairman Subroto Roy and wife Swapna make a dashing couple.