Since the past two weeks, the Internet has been lit up with Akash Ambani engagement festivities. The business family scion finally got engaged to his longtime friend Shloka Mehta in a three day long larger-than-life extravaganza that was attended by many celebrities. The Ambanis celebrated the occasion with much pomp and splendor where friends, family, and guests, were cordially invited.
From film-makers to star kids, cricketers to politicians, and socialites to philanthropists, celebs were present in dreamy, designer dresses and outfits that fascinated onlookers and accentuated the overall ambiance! Antilia, the Ambanis’ 27-storeyed mansion became a wedding fashion utopia filled with lustrous lehengas, slinky sarees, and ostentatious outfits!
Here is a small roundup of all the wedding fashion inspiration that we gathered from Shloka & Akash Ambani’s engagement night.
Arriving early at the event was Gauri Khan all decked up in a soft pink saree gown with a sheer drape, with son Aryan Khan, who looked dapper in a blue suit. The two were later joined by Shahrukh Khan who looked royal and refined in a blue sherwani with a white pajama and black shoes.
Abhishek Bachchan looked regal in a self-printed black Nehru-collar sherwani matched with white pants, while Aishwarya Rai wore a Manish Malhotra gold & brown sari with floral motifs, paired with gold jhumkas. Also in tow, was daughter Aaradhya who looked adorable in a pink outfit.
Ranbir Kapoor arrived in a short black bandhgala coat with white pants and brown shoes, with mother Neetu Kapoor who looked elegant in a pastel peach suit; while film-maker friend Ayan Mukerji wore a black kurta with a white pajama and black shoes.
Anil Kapoor looking jhakaas in a brown bandhgala posed patiently for the shutterbugs. Wife Sunita Kapoor looked splendid in a blue and pale pink ensemble.
Lehengas by designers Abu Jani & Sandeep Khosla was the preferred choice of many – Mother-daughter duo hosts Isha & Nita Ambani wore coordinating floral embroidered ensembles, bride-to-be Shloka Mehta went with a shimmering light pink dress while the gorgeous Alia Bhatt went with a golden one.
While the Ambani sons – Akash & Anant went with maroon and grey bandhgalas, respectively.
The Ace of Bollywood Aamir Khan came in an all-white attire while wife Kiran Rao dazzled in a yellowish golden sari.
Wearing an emerald green sherwani by Manish Malhotra, Karan Johar came to the party with Kajol, who looked sprightly in a white & blue sharara.
Actress Disha Patani came in a metallic pink embroidered lehenga by Falguni and Shane Peacock. While Tiger Shroff went for an all-black look with a long jacket, black pants, and black shoes.
Veteran actress Rekha, made heads turn with her golden sari.
With a completely different look, Katrina Kaif looked gorgeous in a pastel midi dress by Luisa Beccaria.
The above is a small part of a never-ending list of celebrity guests. Ratan Tata, Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh are some of the names that were also present. On the political sides, early entries were made by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar.
Suffice it to say that on 30th June 2018, the Ambani abode became an eclectic catwalk of traditional outfits and classic dresses, where the paparazzi snapped pictures to their heart’s content.
All eyes are now pointed to December 2018, which is when #Akashloka’s wedding is rumored to be held. Let’s see what the winter wedding season has in store for us!