BizAsia has been following Esha Deol’s impending marriage to Bharat Thaktani, and now we have the official lowdown on the big Bollywood shaadi.
The wedding invite comes in a golden box with the initial E and B on the cover. The box contains separate invitations for the sangeet, mehndi, wedding and the reception. Along with the box contains motichoor ladoos (sweets) and dry fruits.
The guestlist has been the talk of the town, with people wondering who will be invited from the bride’s side. According to Times Of India, The Bachchans, the Kapoors, the Khans and the Chopras, Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu, Shatrughan Sinha with family, Anil Kapoor and his family, Mahesh Bhupathi and Lara Dutta, Rekha, Dimple Kapadia, Bipasha Basu, Celina Jaitly, Fardeen and Zayed Khan, Shilpa and Shamita Shetty, Vashu Bhagnani, Harman Baweja, John Abraham, Dino Morea, Raveena Tandon, Vidya Balan, Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza are some of the names that have been invited.
The sangeet will be held on Monday 25th June at a 5 star hotel in Mumbai. Family, friends and B-Town stars like Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Arjun Rampal and Hrithik Roshan have been invited. Esha Deol will wear an outfit designed by Rocky S. Hema Malini will dance to her yesteryear hit ‘Dream Girl’ (1977), while Esha will take to the dancefloor and groove to her hits “Tauba Tauba” and “Dhoom Macha Le”.
The mehndi ceremony will be held at Hema Malini’s bungalow in Juhu, Mumbai on Thursday 28th June. A woman only function, Esha will don a yellow outfit designed by Neeta Lulla. Later the party will move to a nightclub where the guests will dance the night away.
The wedding on the Friday 29th June will be at a temple in Juhu where only strictly family members will be in attendance. Esha will be wearing a Kaanjeevaram sari by Neeta Lulla. The groom will be wearing a white sherwani.
The reception, to take place on Saturday 30th June where over one thousand well wishers are expected to come and wish the happy couple. Esha will wear a pink outfit with Swarovski crystals embellished all over, designed by Rocky S, while Bharat will be wearing a grey tuxedo.
A week after the wedding the couple will jet off on honeymoon to an undisclosed destination.
BizAsia would like to wish Esha Deol and Bharat Thakhtani and their respective famillies all the best over the course of the week.