These Indian Weddings will give you the actual meaning of Big Fat Indian Weddings. Weddings in India is 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 and we can’t wait for the pictures. Meanwhile, we have for you, the list of most Exorbitant and Expensive Indian weddings of all time. Stay calm cause the high priced budgets may surprise you!
1. Shushanto Roy and Seemanto Roy – Sahara Groups
Big Budget: 552 Crore
The sons of Subrata Roy got married in Lukhnow at Sahara Auditorium in 2004. Shushanto Roy married Richa and Seemanto Roy got hitched with Chandani. This was the most expensive wedding that India has witnessed till now. The guests were boarded on private planes for the wedding destination. The whole auditorium was decorated like a Palace with Torch lights and wax lights. A band was playing old Shammi Kapoor Music. There were more than 110 dishes on the menu along with Mumbai Chaupati and Lakhnavi delicacies. Politicians, Actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Cricketer Kapil Dev were present at the wedding.
2. Shrishti Mittal
Big Budget: 500 Crore
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.
3. Vanisha Mittal
Big Budget: 350 Crore
Vanisha Mittal is the daughter of Laxmi Mittal who got married to Investment Banker Amit Bhatia in 2004 Versailles East France. This wedding was a real extravagant as it took place in the palace of Versailles which is said to be the only private event to have happened there. Bollywood celebrities like SRK, Saif Ali Khan, Juhi Chawla, Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukherjee performed in the wedding on the choreography by Farah Khan.
4. Lalit Tanwar
Big Budget: 250 Crore
Lalit Tanwar is the son of Congress minister Kanwar Singh Tanwar. He got married to Yogita Jaunapuria in 2011. This wedding eventually became headlines for a minister having this huge amount of money for the wedding. Another extravagant thing about this wedding was the Bell 249 Helicopter which was gifted to Lalit Tanwar by his In-laws.
5. Vineeta Agarwal
Big Budget: 130 Crore
Vineeta Agarwal is the daughter of UK based billionaire Pramod Agarwal who got married to Mudit Teja. The whole 17 acres San Clemente Island was booked by Mr. Pramod Agarwal for his daughter’s big day. Another extravagant event that made headlines for this wedding was dancing and singing sensation Shakira’s performance in this wedding.