Jun 29, 2012 Celebrity Wedding Pictures
Hema Malini’s daughter Esha tied the knot with Sindhi Jeweller Bharat Takhtani at the ISKCON Temple in Juhu. The wedding was conducted as per South Indian traditions, the decor was in orange and green, and a host of carnatic musicians performed while the couple engaged in the rituals over three hours. Father Dharmendra looked very happy while Hema Malini and her two daughters glowed in kanjeevaram sarees and yellow gold jewellery.
Govinda, the restaurant run by ISKCON Temple dished out a spread of their mouth-watering vegetarian delicacies. The menu for the breakfast included idli, mini-uttapams and pongal. There was a chaat counter and the lunch spread was North Indian. The desserts included Malai Kulfi and Ras Malai, there were also sweets from Shree Gangour, who are most popular among Bollywood superstars.
A host of luminaries from the world of bollywood, business and politics were there . Amitabh Bachchan came with son Abhishek. Nita Ambani was accompanied by her sister and mother-in-law Kokilaben Ambani. BJP leader Nitin Gadkari and Jaywantiben Mehta. Guests were given a beautifully made silk batwa containing coconut and beetle leaves (the traditional give-away at auspicious occasions in South India), sandal wood incense sticks and wedding savories & sweets like Adirsam (made of jaggery), Mysore Pak and Murku prepared by A.S. Rajashekar, a Mumbai caterer popular for South Indian catering. The guests also received a booklet titled ‘Make your Home a Temple: Living a Divine Married Life’ specially penned by His Holiness Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji to celebrate the divine union of Esha & Bharat.
Hema Malini’s cousin Actress Madhoo Shah
Dharmendra welcomes the groom
Mother-daughter duo designers Neeta and Nishka Lulla
Father of the Bride with Wedding Planner Shailesh Gandhi(Discovery Events)
Inside the Traditional, Star Studded Wedding click here to see more photographs
Photographs by DKreate Photography (for Discovery Events)
Esha Deol’s Mehendi Party was a fun-filled affair at Royalty in Bandra, the lounge owned by Shilpa Shetty. Before the party, Bollywood’s favorite Mehendi Artist Veena Nagda visited Hema Malini’s Bunglow in Juhu to decorate the bride’s hands. Salman Khan was present at the Mehendi party and so were many A-list stars. Esha wore a mango-color lehenga choli designed by Neeta Lulla. Bharat wore a yellow and brown sherwani with a waistcoat. A DJ and musical group belted hits for the guests who danced till the wee hours of morning. The food was prepared by a prominent caterer well known for his Punjabi specialities.
The decor was traditional Indian, with lots of white flowers, incense and diyas.
Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani with his brother Devesh who studies in the US. And Esha’s sister Ahana
Photographs courtesy: DKreate Photography (for Discovery Events)
Esha Deol and Jeweller Bharat Thakhtani’s fun-filled Sangeet was held at The Lalit in Andheri (East) Mumbai. Everyone had a gala time watching family and friends on stage. Bharat made a grand entry to the song Jumma Chumma, and later family and friends danced to popular numbers like Tauba Tauba, Dhoom Macha De, Yamla Pagla Deewana and Dream Girl.
The over 500 guests digged into the lavish spread prepared by the chefs at the Lalit- the counters included Goan, Chaat, Thai, Indian and Jain. The dessert spread was equally lavish- Indian mithais, cakes and pastries, the Turkish Baklava was a big hit.
The theme of the decor was red-and-black, with a retro touch and flashing disco balls. Esha wore a traditional ghagra choli in orange, red and indigo designed by Rocky S. Bharat wore a blue velvet sherwani with gold zari work designed by his close friend Simone Khambatta.
Esha’s sister Ahana Deol, Abhay Deol
Genelia and Riteish
The Wedding was managed by Discovery Events.
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Feb 20, 2012 Destination Weddings
Nisarg, 25, son of Dubai-based Jewellery tycoon Ramesh Ramani got married to Nupur Sakaria from the Sagar Gold & Bullion Jewellers family. The wedding celebrations, a traditional affair, were managed by Discovery Events, who are well-recognised as the popular Wedding Planners for South Mumbai’s Marwari Jewellers.
Here are the photographs of the wedding celebrations@ Marine Drive, Mumbai. Click here to see photographs of Nisarg and Nupur’s grand engagement held in Hua Hin, Thailand last year.
Photographs by Shreya Sen