New Delhi, Dec 26: 2017 has been an eventful year for the Bollywood and Television industry. There are many famous celebs who have marked the new beginning of their lives by walking down the aisle and promising to grow with each other.
Apart from movies and stars making headlines, a number of B-town celebs tying the knot with their significant other also grabbed its due share of the spotlight. This year saw some grand pre-wedding functions, fairytale weddings and gala star-studded after parties. These celebrations brought out tinsel town’s biggest stars in their best attire. With the bride and groom dolled up like they’re living a fairy-tale, some of these weddings were too surreal for words.
Let’s have a look at some of the most headline-making weddings of 2017.
1. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
After days of intense speculation and denials, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma finally tied the knot in a hush-hush affair in Tuscany, Italy on December 11, 2017.
The two confirmed the news with posts on their respective social media handles.
While Virat was dressed in an ivory raw silk sherwani hand-embroidered in a vintage Benarasi pattern and signature house buttons with an old rose silk Kota safa, Anushka was decked up in a pale pink lehenga with renaissance embroidery in vintage English colours embellished with silver-gold metal thread, pearls and beads.
After coming India, the couple hosted a grand reception at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi on Dec 22, 2017 . The party, which was only for Virushka’s family members and close friends, was graced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whom the couple personally handed the invitation card.
The newlywed couple hosted their second star-studded reception on December 26 which was attended by stars from both the sporting world and the film world in Mumbai.
2. Sagarika Ghatge and Zaheer Khan
Actress Sagarika Ghatge of ‘Chak De! India’ fame and cricketer Zaheer Khan got married in private ceremony at the cricketer’s Lower Parel residence in Mumbai on November 23, 2017, in the presence of family and close friends.
The two had exchanged rings in May with a grand engagement ceremony. The intimate ceremony was followed by consecutive star-studded wedding parties which saw celebs from the film fraternity and cricket world in attendance.
3. Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini Sahay
Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini Sahay tied the knot in Udaipur as per traditional Hindu rituals in an intimate wedding ceremony on February 9, 2017.
Neil looked regal in a cream and maroon sherwani while his bride looked gorgeous in a red and orange lehenga.
A star-studded reception was held in Mumbai, where the couple came in front of the shutterbugs in beautiful royal green attire.
4. Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Actors Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s picture-perfect wedding took place in Goa.
The couple tied the knot according to Hindu rituals on October 6 in the presence of their family and close friends and the couple also had church wedding later.
Sam and Chaitanya met in 2010 on the sets of Ye Maaya Chesave. They finally got hitched to each other after 7 years of friendship and dating.
5. Aftab Shivdasani and Nin Dusanj
Actor Aftab Shivdasani and wife Nin Dusanj tied the knot for the second time in an intimate ceremony in Sri Lanka. The long-time lovebirds actually had registered their marriage on June 11, 2014. The wedding was attended by family and close friends. Aftab looked royal in white kurta pyjamas with silver work and a turban. On the other hand, wifey Nin looked ethereal in an ivory coloured lehenga with gold embroidery and her Kundan jewellery that stole the show.
6. Nauheed Cyrusi and Rustom
Nauheed Cyrusi, the VJ and actress married longtime beau Rustom in a not-so-grand affair. Rustom is Nauheed’s childhood friend and also a badminton buddy.
They tied the knot in a traditional Parsi setting where Actors Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan, Vatsal Sheth, Rushad Rana and Mehul Nisar made an appearance.
7. Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa
And here comes the one of most trending wedding of the year! Yes, you read that right, Bharti and Haarsh’s wedding was undoubtedly the talk of the town and it trended for the entire wedding week.
Bharti and Haarsh had a mastibhari destination wedding in Goa and became mister and missus on December 3, 3017. Right from her fun-filled and theme-based pre-wedding functions to the couple’s outfit, everything was just on point!
8. Hrishitaa Bhatt and Anand Tiwari
Famous Bollywood actress and Ab Tak Chhappan, Jigyaasa, Page 3, Asoka fame Hrishita Bhatt walked down the aisle with a senior UN diplomat, Anand Tiwari on March 4, 2017. It was completely a hush-hush wedding, which was then followed by lavish reception parties in Delhi and Mumbai.
9. Aashka Goradia and Brent Globe
One of the beautiful actress of the television world, Aashka Goradia and Brent Globe tied the nuptial knot on December 1, 2017, which was a white wedding. On December 3, 2017 (the same day when Bharti and Haarsh got married), the lovebirds got married in the Hindu wedding traditions. Aashka looked like a fairy on her white wedding and like a queen on her Hindu wedding.
10. Vatsal Seth and Ishita Dutta
Tarzan fame actor Vatsal Seth and Firangi fame actress Ishita Dutta gave a pleasant surprise when they tied the knot in a hush-hush ceremony on November 28, 2017 at ISKCON Temple in Juhu, Mumbai.