Latest Indian weddings are known worldwide for their extravagance and splendour. Although all weddings are special in their own way, some become the most talked about. Bollywood weddings are the most glamorous among all and they turn out to be the trendsetters in this industry.T hey are always grand affairs which make many headlines and become an internet sensation for many reasons. Some celebrities spend a whole lot of fortune on their weddings, some celebrate in a unique way, some get creative with their wedding invitation cards and choose breathtaking venues while some choose to keep it simple. The presence of stars walking down the red carpet, the grand celebrations, the exotic and amazing wedding venues, fabulous designer outfits and heavy jewellery makes these B-town weddings glamorous and sensational .B-town celebrities plan their weddings in their own style which makes their wedding unique. Some choose to do a destination wedding on a large scale whereas some prefer close-knit wedding. On the other hand, there are many celebrities who choose to get married secretly. One thing we can say that is common in all these weddings is the official announcement of these weddings via social media. All the Bollywood celebrities choose social media platform to announce all the important news about their lives especially their weddings.
Earlier fans were not able to gather more information about their favourite celebrities due to the limited source of means of communication and information but now with the help of social media fans are able to connect and communicate with their favourite stars.
Most talked about wedding of 2017 were Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s marriage. One of the most talented actresses of Bollywood Anushka Sharma got hitched to the Captain of Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli on 11th December 2017 after dating for 3 years. Who knew that shooting an advertisement for anti-dandruff shampoo will get them together for life. The wedding took everyone by surprise as Virat and Anushka made the official announcement on their respective social media handles. The couple got married in Tuscany, Italy and the wedding was performed as per Hindu rituals. The wedding outfits for the couple was designed by top fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. After their close-knit wedding, the couple planned to close their wedding festivities with two receptions- one in New Delhi and the second one in Mumbai. Their reception party saw the biggest and the brightest stars of the film industry and the sporting world unite under one roof. Fans were thrilled to get all the updates of ‘Virushkka wedding’.
Sonam Kapoor and AnandAhuja’s wedding was noted to be one of the biggest weddings of this year(2018). Sonam Kapoor tied the knot to long-term alleged boyfriend, Delhi based businessman and entrepreneur Anand Ahuja on May 8, 2018. The couple got married in Mumbai at Sonam’s Aunt Kavita Singh’s heritage bungalow called Rockdale in Bandra. The ceremony took place according to Sikh traditions. Sonam looked gorgeous in a traditional red and gold lehenga-choli designed by AnuradhaVakil.
The Kapoors are a close-knit family and the wedding had a very homely vibe to it. Sonam’s wedding reception happened at the TheLeela Hotel, Mumbai which was star-studded. Almost all the Bollywood stars were witnessed in Sonam’s reception which includes Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, Rekha, KaranJohar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Kangana Ranaut, Varun Dhawan and so many others.
Till now Sonam and Anand’s wedding is considered to be one of the biggest weddings with most Bollywood celebrities as guests. At a time when fans were still getting over Sonam Kapoor and AnandAhuja’s grand wedding, a pleasant news came around where Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi got married in Gurudwara. The ceremony was attended by close family and friends. Neha informed about their wedding with a tweet ” Best decision of my life today, I married my best friend. Hello, there husband !” While the fans were still discovering about Neha and Angad ‘s surprise wedding, a new report came out that Singer Himesh Reshammiya tied the knot with his partner Sonia Kapoor in a private ceremony. Himesh shared his wedding news on Facebook where he shared his wedding picture with the caption “Togetherness is Bliss.”
Another big wedding was witnessed when Boney, Anil and Sanjay’s sister Reena Kapoor’s eldest son Mohit Marwah and AntraMotiwala got married. The destination wedding took place in UAE’s Ras Al Khaimah resort on February 22, 2018. All the family members posted pictures of the wedding festivities. In recent times, secret weddings are a new trend in Bollywood. Celebrities get married secretly and then post pictures of their wedding ceremonies or announce the news of their wedding on social media handles. Social media has become the easiest source of getting the latest Indian Bollywood gossips Online and happenings about almost everyone. Celebrities use this medium to share the latest events of their lives. For example, Celebrities like Ankit Tiwari a popular Indian playback singer and music director got married to engineer Pallavi Shukla following the Hindu traditions in Kanpur on 23 Feb 2018. Although they had a sweet and simple arranged marriage attended by close friends and family, Ankit posted a picture of the ceremony on his social media account.
This suggests that whether it is a large scale grand wedding, secret wedding or sweet and simple wedding all the celebrities use social media to announce news related to them which helps the fans to get all the information and news about their favourite Bollywood celebrities. The most awaited wedding of this year is of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone. According to the reports, the couple is set to marry this November on 14th and 15th which they themselves have confirmed and that would most likely to be a destination wedding similar to #Virushka wedding. With less than a month for Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding, everyone’s excitement is at its obvious peak now! Ranveer and Deepika have been dating each other for more than 5 years and give us #couplegoalseverytime they appear on/off-screen or their cute PDA’s(public display of affection ) during press conferences and other events.T he couple has decided to keep their wedding ceremonies a rather intimate affair by taking off to Lake Como, Italy with just a few friends and family in attendance which would include Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Arjun Kapoor and Karan Johar because of their close relation with Ranveer and Deepika. It has been reported that the couple may throw two grand reception parties post their wedding -one in Bangalore and one in Mumbai. Their reception is going to be one of the most starry and star-studded and everyone will witness the biggest and most awaited wedding of the year. B-town weddings happen to be so glamorous and sensational that the fans are bound to get crazy. From wedding preparations and planning to A-list celebrity guests, everything about these weddings has a magnificent element and that’s what the fans love about them!