Indians consider their weddings to be an extravagant affair. A lot of expectations are built around every single marriage by not only the bride and the groom, but also both their families.
- Gaurav Assomull (CEO of Marigold Group) and Kajal Fabiani’s
In a lavish event held at Monaco, Gaurav Assomull, the CEO of Marigold Group married Kajal Fabiani. The guests were entertained by Sukhbir in the Sangeet ceremony and at the wedding the guests were treated to a four-course dinner along with a hip hop concert by none other than Akon. The total cost of the wedding was approximately Rs 45 crores.
- Vikram Chatwal (hotelier & actor) and Priya Sachdev (model & investment banker)
The big fat Indian Wedding cost approximately Rs 100 crores. The event was spread across Mumbai, Udaipur, and Delhi. The wedding of American hotelier and former actor, Vikram Chatwal and model and investment banker Priya was the talk of the town for a very long time. The chief guest list included Naomi Campbell, King Khan, Lakshmi Mittal, Prince Nicolas of Greece and the son of the late Shah of Iran.
- Mallika Reddy (granddaughter of GVK Group founders) and Siddharth Reddy’s
This glamorous New Delhi cost Rs 100 crores. The wedding was attended by Big B himself and it is said that it had the most exquisite designer wear under one roof. The event was widely discussed on Twitter.
- Payal Bansal (daughter of real estate developer, Basant Bansal) and Deepak Kanodia’s
Payal Bansal, the daughter of Real estate developer Basant Bansal married Deepak Kanodia in an extravagant wedding that was held in Turkey. The budget was about Rs 100 crores. Bollywood celebrities like Celina Jaitley and Eesha Koppikhar entertained the guests with their sizzling performances.
- Vineeta Agarwal (daughter of UK-based billionaire, Pramod Agarwal) and Muqit Teja
The San Clemente Island, California wedding cost about Rs 130 crores. Along with the exotic venue, performance by none other than Shakira was the highlight of this extravagant wedding.
- Vanisha Mittal (Lakshmi Mittal’s daughter) and Amit Bhatia
The year 2004 Lakshmi Mittal‘s daughter, Vanisha Mittal got married to Amit Bhatia. This is the only private function ever to have been held at the Palace of Versailles. The budget of the wedding was Rs 350 crores. The guests were entertained by dance sequences performed by Shah Rukh Khan, Kylie Minogue, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Juhi Chawla, Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee and choreographed by Farah Khan.
- Lalit Tanwar (son of Congress minister, Kanwar Singh Tanwar) and Yogita Jaunapuria
This Delhi wedding held in the year 2011 then cost Rs 250 crores. The Groom Lalit Tanwar has gifted a Bell 429 helicopter (What?) from his in-laws.
- Srishti Mittal (Lakshmi Mittal’s niece) and Gulraj Behl
Costing about Rs 500 crores, this is one of the most lavish weddings of the century. The event was held in Barcelona at the National Museum of Catalan Art atop a hill. Take a wild guess at the size of the wedding cake! It was a six-tier construction weighing 60 kilos. Wow!
- The Double Wedding of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy’s sons
Considered to be one of the most expensive weddings, Subrata Roy’s sons, Sushanto married Richa and Seemanto married Chandini at the Sahara Auditorium in Lucknow in the year 2004. Famous celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kapil Dev and Anil Ambani added to the shine of the event. The guest treated their taste buds with 110 types of dishes from across the world.