Anant Ambani-Radhika pre-wedding draws global attention

Published : 03 Mar 2024 09:44 PM

The pre-wedding festivities of Anant Ambani, son of billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani, and his fiancée Radhika Merchant have become the epitome of opulence, grabbing the attention of the globe's elite. The extravagant celebrations, held in Jamnagar near Reliance's main oil refinery, have seen a convergence of world-renowned personalities, Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities, and business tycoons.

The three-day extravaganza commenced with a communal dinner for local villagers, where an astonishing 51,000 attendees were served. The highlight of the evening was the electrifying performance by none other than international pop sensation Rihanna, who graced the stage after a hiatus, treating guests to a mesmerizing 19-song set that included hits like "Umbrella" and "We Found Love." The Ambani family joined her on stage for a memorable finale.

Adding to the star-studded affair, Bollywood's iconic trio Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Amir Khan reunited for a performance, accompanied by south superstar Ram Charan. Young stars Janhvi Kapoor, Ananya Panday, Sara Ali Khan, Khushi Kapoor, and designer Manish Malhotra also captivated the audience with their dance number.

Further elevating the grandeur, actors Karishma and Kareena Kapoor showcased their talents, while Akshay Kumar and Ranveer Singh set the stage on fire with their energetic performance, earning accolades from Mukesh Ambani himself. Notable personalities like Rajinikanth, Shreya Ghoshal, and magician David Blaine added to the spectacle, ensuring a night to remember.

The guest list boasted the crème de la crème of the global elite, including tech moguls Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, Indian billionaires Gautam Adani and Kumar Mangalam Birla, as well as prominent figures from the world of cricket and Bollywood. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed his delight at the festivities, sharing pictures and extending his congratulations to the couple.

The celebrations also saw the presence of international dignitaries such as Mohammed Bin Jassim al Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema, further solidifying the event's global significance.

With a sumptuous feast featuring 500 dishes prepared by a team of 100 chefs and an array of pampering services available for guests, the pre-wedding festivities have set a new benchmark in extravagance and luxury.

 As the world awaits the wedding ceremony scheduled for July, the Ambani-Merchant union has undeniably become the talk of the town, leaving an indelible mark on the annals of grand Indian weddings