These Indian Weddings will give you the actual meaning of Big Fat Indian Weddings. Weddings in India are a matter of extravaganza. Everyone goes over the top of their budgets when it comes to the wedding. Now that Anushka Sharma is married wearing a dreamy lehenga that could cost more than our own wedding, Sonam Kapoor is also getting hitched with Businessman Anand Ahuja. We can’t wait for the pictures. Meanwhile, we have for you the list of the most Exorbitant and Expensive Indian weddings of all time. Stay calm cause the high-priced budgets may surprise you!
1. Isha Ambani And Anand Parimal
- Expenditure: 724 Crores
- Venue: Mumbai
Isha Ambani and Anand happen to be childhood friends. Isha Ambani is the daughter of India’s biggest business tycoon, the chairman of Reliance Industries India Limited, Mukesh Ambani, and Nita Ambani. Anand is the son of Ajay Parimal, who is the chairman of the Parimal group of Industries. The marriage took place in the 27-story, 4,00,000 sqft Antilia House in Mumbai. Bollywood biggies such as Amitabh Bachchan were invited. Many special guests such as Hilary Clinton and Henry Travis were also present at the venue. Celebrities such as Beyonce were invited to deliver star performances. It said that a single invitation card of the marriage costs about 3 Lakh rupees.
2. Shushanto And Seemanto Roy – Sahara Groups
- Expenditure: 552 Crores
- Venue: Lucknow
The chairman of the Sahara India Parivar, Subroto Roy, organized both sons’ weddings on the same day in 2014. Veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were invited. Sports personalities such as Kapil Dev also attended the marriage. The guests were boarded on a private plane to the marriage destination. The marriage took place in the Sahara auditorium, which was decorated like a palace with torch lights and wax lights. The food was completely extravagant—110 delicacies, including Mumbai Chaupati and Lakhnavi delicacies.
3. Brahmani Reddy And Rajeev Reddy
- Expenditure: 550 Crore
- Venue: Bangalore
Karnataka mining baron Janardhana Reddy’s daughter Brahmini married Rajeev Reddy, the son of a Hyderabad-based industrialist. Various ceremonies were held over a five-day span. More than 50,000 people were present at the venue, which included many prominent politicians, film actors, and other celebrities.
4. Shrishti Mittal And Gulraj Behl
- Expenditure:500 Crore
- Venue: Barcelona
Shrishti Mittal, the Niece of Steel King Laxmi Mittal, got married to Gulraj Behl in Barcelona. The wedding was held at the National Museum of Catalan on a hilltop. This big fat Indian wedding took good care of the food as over 300 chefs were flown from Thailand and India for Indian Delicacies. The wedding cake alone was 60kg which was 6 tier.
5. Vanisha Mittal And Amit Bhatia
- Expenditure: 350 Crores
- Venue: Versailles
Vanisha Mittal is Laxmi Mittal’s daughter, who got married to Investment Banker Amit Bhatia in 2004 Versailles East France. This wedding was a real extravagant as it took place in Versailles’ Palace, which is said to be the only private event to have happened there. Bollywood celebrities like SRK, Saif Ali Khan, Juhi Chawla, Aishwarya Rai, and Rani Mukherjee performed at the wedding on Farah Khan’s choreography.