From Beyonce Singing to Shakira’s Dance, These are the 10 Most Expensive Indian Weddings Ever

From Beyonce Singing to Shakira’s Dance, These are the 10 Most Expensive Indian Weddings Ever

Can you imagine spending 500 crores just on your wedding? Indian weddings truly justify the term ‘big fat’ and while some don’t go beyond a certain budget, a few go overboard.  There are some Indians who have made their wedding not just the talk of the town but the entire nation. Indian weddings usually go for several days and the guests are treated to a lot of emotional and extravagant experiences. While marriage is sacred, some Indians don’t miss a chance celebrate with all that they have.
Here’s a countdown of 10 Indian weddings that were so expensive, they redefined the ‘big’ and ‘fat’ of Indian weddings:

1.Isha Ambani and  Anand Pirama

Budget :724 crore

According to report in NewsX, the estimated cost of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s wedding is around Rs 724 crore ($100 million). Interestingly, this equals to the wedding cost of Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales in 1981, 37 years ago. As per the reports, the wedding cost of Prince Charles and Diana was $110 million in today’s dollars.

2. Sushanto Roy and Seemanto Roy- Sahara Groups

Budget: 552 Crore

The weddings of Subrata Roy’s sons, Sushanto with Richa and Seemanto with Chandini took place at the Sahara Auditorium in Lucknow in 2004. The wedding dresses were from famous designers like Rohit Bal and Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The guests were boarded on private planes for the wedding destination. The venue was luxuriously decorated with mashals , torch lights, wax lights and prism glasses. There were 110 types of dishes from across the world. Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kapil Dev, Anil Ambani, along with several other famous celebrities were present at the event.

3. Shrishti Mittal

Budget: 500 Crore

Lakshmi Mittal’s niece, Shrishti Mittal’s wedding took place in Barcelona at the National Museum of Catalan Art atop a hill. Over 300 chefs, butlers and assistants were flown in from India and Thailand.The wedding cake was a six-tier construction weighing 60 kilos.

4. Vanisha Mittal

Budget: 350 Crore

Lakshmi Mittal’s daughter, Vanisha got married to Amit Bhatia in 2004 in Versailles. The wedding was held at the Palace of Versailles and it is the only private function ever to have been held there. Shah Rukh Khan, Kylie Minogue, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Juhi Chawla, Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee performed at the wedding and the dance sequences were choreographed by Farah Khan.

5. Lalit Tanwar

Budget: 250 Crore

Congress Minister Kanwar Singh Tanwar’s son, Lalit’s wedding to Yogita Jaunapuria took place in 2011 in Delhi. The son of the minister received an outrageously expensive wedding gift, which was a Bell 429 helicopter from his in-laws.

6. Vineeta Agarwal

Budget: 130 Crore

UK-based billionaire, Pramod Agarwal chose the 17 acres of San Clemente Island for his daughter’s wedding. It was an extravagant affair with the major highlight being Shakira’s performance at the wedding.

7. Payal Bansal

Budget: 100 Crore

Real estate developer Basant Bansal’s daughter Payal Bansal had an extravagant wedding in Turkey.The evening became an extravaganza with the performances of Bollywood celebslike Celina Jaitley and Isha Koppikar. 30 cooks and 130 assistants were flown to Turkey to greet the guests with authentic Indian cuisine. Indian decorators were also taken all the way to Turkey to decorate the venue with flowers.

8. Mallika Reddy

Budget: 100 Crore

This wedding was no less than a Bollywood extravaganza. Real jasmines were used to make chandeliers for the wedding of GVK Group’s GV Krishna Reddy’s granddaughter Mallika Reddy. Amitabh Bachchan attended the wedding and it is said that it had the most exquisite designer wear under one roof.There was a huge buzz around the wedding all over Twitter and India.

9. Vikram Chatwal

Budget: 100 Crore

The marriage of American hotelier and former actor, Vikram Chatwal and model and investment banker Priya was a luxurioussoiree.The Chatwal family arranged for private jets to pick up their guests from different corners of the world. Naomi Campbell, King Khan, Lakshmi Mittal, Prince Nicolas of Greece and the son of the late Shah of Iran also attended the event. 50,000 kilos of flowers and 3000 candles went into the decoration of the wedding venue.

10. Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

Budget: 100 Crore

The talks about this wedding that secretively took place in Borgo Finocchieto Tuscany where one night stay for one person is 1 crore. Everything about this wedding was extravagant, the Outfits, Dhol and DJ, Food everything about this wedding talked loud about being extravagant.

11. Gaurav Assomull- Marigold Group

Budget: 45 Crore

In 2011, Gaurav Assomull, the CEO of Marigold Group, and Kajal Fabiani’s wedding was held in Monaco. Luxurious hotels were selected all over the place. The sangeet had a performance by Sukhbir whereas the guests at the wedding were treated to a four course dinner and a hip hop concert by Akon.