2017 has been a lucky year for a lot of our beloved TV artists, cricketers as well as Bollywood Celebs as many of them have exchanged vows and tied the knot with their sweethearts. Every single celebrity wedding that has happened this year is unique and beautiful, giving us many major wedding planning goals and inspirations.
Let’s quickly review the best of 2017 Big Fat Weddings that left paparazzis occupied and us swooning for more facts and details.
Anushka Sharma & Virat Kohli
Our Bollywood Queen Anushka Sharma and World’s Best Batsman Virat Kohli secretly exchanged vows in a dreamy wedding on 11th of Dec at Borgo Finochhieto, Tuscany. They went for one the most luxurious and gorgeous villa in the world for their Wedding. It turned out to be the most talked Wedding of the year as everything was done so lavishly and beautifully together with the fact that it was pulled off so well all so SECRETLY! XOXO!
According to reports, Virat took 3 months for selecting the engagement ring for the love of his life, which is worth Rs.1 Crore from Austria. They both flaunted Sabyasachi label for their wedding and receptions and the decor by Devika Nairan totally complimented their outfits. Shaadi Squad team had planned their entire wedding.
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Post their dreamy wedding, the couple hosted two wedding receptions – one in Delhi and another in Mumbai which was attended by Indian dignitaries, PM Narendra Modi, bureaucrats, cricketers and all big shots and friends from the film fraternity.
Lionel Messi & Antonella Roccuzzo
Argentinian star footballer Lionel Messi married his childhood sweetheart in a lavish star-studded ceremony at the City Centre Hotel in their hometown in Rosario on 30th June. The two had a Grand Wedding and Shakira, Colombia’s pop star nailed the night with her performance. They had a very glittery Reception and Mr and Mrs Messi rocked the stage by their Astonishing Performance.
Sagarika Ghatge & Zaheer Khan
Another tale of Bollywood meets Cricket in India this year. Sagarika Ghatge and Zaheer Khan took entered marital bliss on 23rd November. They started with a fuss-free registered marriage, followed by another wedding functions like Mehendi and star-studded Reception in Mumbai. The reception held at Taj Mahal Hotel Palace, Mumbai was a Star-studded affair attended by luminaries like actors Sushmita Sen, Anushka Sharma, Sunil Sethi and cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag.
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Neil Nitin Mukesh & Rukmini Sahay
The handsome actor tied the knot with beautiful Rukmini Sahay at the Royal Property of Radisson Blu Palace Resort and Spa in Udaipur on 9th February. The post-wedding reception was at JW Marriott Juhu. They had “English vintage garden” theme for Engagement; “Mewari Mela” theme for Mehendi and “Rajwada Theme” for Wedding. It was a plush affair. Their reception was attended by the bunch of Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Salman Khan, Rekhaji, Bipasha Basu and many more.
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Samantha Ruth & Naga Chaitanya
From falling in love on the sets of their first film together to tying the knot, South’s biggest stars – Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya’s three days of celebrations at W Hotel in Goa on 7th October was an ode to their journey of love. This young couple had a traditional Hindu as well as a Christian Wedding in Goa. The Mehendi theme was all soothing pastels and gorgeous, attended by many stars from the down South film industry. Right from the time they got engaged, their wedding was the much sought after and was the talk of the town. The duo has set many goals for all the young couples both in terms of love and fashion!!
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Amrita Puri & Imrun Sethi
Bollywood actress Amrita Puri tied the knot with her longtime beau in a very beautiful and dreamy destination wedding at Anantara Riverside Resort Bangkok. on 11th November. The couple had a Sikh and Hindu wedding and opted for a floral pastel theme of lilac and peach which complimented her Sabyasachi lehenga and Imrun’s outfit too! What was outstanding was the gorgeous small decor details at the wedding. done to perfection by Elan Events by Nipunika. The most outstanding being the tiny ‘Fun Facts’ coaters with facts about the couple and “Eat Drink Love” theme which we think is a super awesome idea!
Bhuvaneshwar Kumar & Nupur Nagar
India’s fastest bowler Bhuvaneshwar Kumar married his beloved Nupur Nagar on 23rd November 2017. The two had an Engagement ceremony attended by his close family and friends. Bhuvneshwar Kumar tied the knot with his fiancé in a glittering wedding ceremony in his hometown Meerut. The wedding was followed by a reception in Bulandshahr, Nupur’s hometown. The two hosted another reception in Delhi for their cricket family.
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Aftab Shivdasani & Nin Dusanj
Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani registered his marriage to Nin Dusanj three years ago on June 5, 2014. Unlike other celebrity couples, Aftab and Nin kept it very low-key, but the couple decided to tie the knot yet again this year in a grand lavish way. They had a destination wedding at the beautiful and luxurious Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort at Sri Lanka. It was a two-day affair with Mehendi and a celebration party at Beach on the first day, and wedding on second.
Anushka Ranjan & Abhishek Doshi
Indian film Actress and Model Anushka Ranjan married her beau Abhishek Doshi at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dubai. They had started their Grand affair with a Carnival Welcome Party followed by the Sangeet night which was themed on ‘Miami meets Havana’. The entire outdoors was decorated with fresh flowers and fruits. Abhishek Bachchan nailed the night with his performance. The Wedding was a star-studded affair as Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan, Athiya Shetty attended the Wedding. The Decor was lavish. The white ivory theme for the wedding decor was an aesthetic one and a mix of traditional and contemporary taste. The reception was a fairytale couple’s romance and legendary Rahat Fateh Ali Khan mesmerized everyone with his performance.
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Bharti Singh & Harsh Limbachiya
Comedy Queen Bharti Singh and beau Harsh Limbachiya tied the knot on 3rd Dec 2017 in Goa. The two had a perfect fun frolic destination wedding with tons of TV celebs. It was a 3 – day affair with a pool party and Mehendi followed by Engagement on the first day. On the second day, they had Haldi in the morning and Wedding at evening followed by the reception. The two had an exciting and quirkiest pre-wedding shoot for their Wedding which was winsome.
Priya Sachdev & Sunjay Kapoor
Priya Sachdev and Sunjay Kapoor met in New York during their divorce time from their respective partners (Vikram Chatwal and Karishma Kapoor). They had supported each other which made their love grew stronger. They both decided to tie a knot with only close friends and family members at Delhi on 13th April 2017. The two opted for a court marriage and then had a lavish Reception at NoMad Hotel in midtown Manhattan, New York. The Decor was inspired by Japanese cherry blossoms and was entirely done in white florals, hanging fairy lights and glass lamps.
Nauheed Cyrusi & Rustom
Nauheed and Rustom grew up in the same colony and were badminton buddies for long. From starting, they decided to be together forever. So the couple decided to tie the knot according to traditional Parsi customs at the historic Seth Jeejeebhoy Dadabhoy Agiary in Colaba on 5th January. The two had a 3-day affair according to the Parsi Custom. Nauheed decided for White floral decor for the Wedding ceremony. She had customised her wedding decor according to her dream of ‘getting married under the stars!’
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Aashka Goradia & Brent Globe
Our famous TV celebrity Aashka Goradia tied the knot with her longtime American beau Brent Globe on 3rd Dec at Gulmohar Greens, Ahmedabad. The Wedding ceremony started with Christian Wedding, in which Aashka flaunted her Mother-in-laws bridal Outfit. Next day the two had a vibrant Mehendi, in which Aashka opted for unconventional mehndi design. She got “Shlokas” done on her palm which has inspired so many! The two also had a Hindu Wedding, which was attended by many TV celebrities.
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Krunal Pandeya & Pankhuri Sharma
While #Virushka have been grabbing the headlines for over a month, Indian team’s ace all-rounder Hardik Pandya’s brother, Krunal Pandya married his long-time girlfriend Pankhuri Sharma at the JW Marriot Mumbai Juhu on 27th December. Dreamzkraft decor was a bonus for the whole wedding. The reception was star-studded as Amitabh Bachchan, Mukesh Ambani and many cricketers had seen showering their blessings to the couple.
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Sakshi Malik & Satyawart Kadian
Rio Olympics bronze winner Sakshi Malik tied the knot with wrestler Satyawart Kadian in Rohtak on 2nd April 2017. They both are from the same wrestling background. Two-time Olympic medallist, wrestler Sushil Kumar was a guest at the wedding, and other fellow Olympic medal winners players like PV Sindhu, winner of the badminton silver medal at Rio Olympics 2016, were also on the invitation list. The wedding was simple and subtle attended by close family members and friends.
Let’s take some inspiration from these wonderful weddings and nail your Dreamy Wedding this year!
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Author: Komal Garg