Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas tied the knot in a Hindu ceremony at Jodhpur's Umaid Bhawan Palace, on Sunday. The couple had earlier exchanged vows in a Christian wedding on December 1. The groom's father Paul Kevin Jonas Sr had officiated the wedding.
According to various sources, Priyanka has locked down the venue for a week putting in a little over Rs 10 crore. Various international celebrities graced the event including Johnathan Tucker, Elizabeth Chambers, her sister-in-law Sophie Turner, Lily Singh aka Superwoman and many more. While pictures of the main wedding ceremonies are yet to be revealed, the couple shared first photos from her mehendi and sangeet ceremonies. In a joint social media post, they wrote, “One of the most special things that our relationship has given us is a merging of families who love and respect each others faiths and cultures. And so planning our wedding with an amalgamation of both was so so amazing. An important part for the girl in an Indian wedding is the Mehendi. Once again we made it our own and it was afternoon that kicked of the celebrations in the way we both dreamed.”
The theme of the sangeet ceremony was ‘boys vs girls’. The ceremony saw Priyanka perform with her mother, Madhu Chopra, on the song 'Ram Chahe Leela' from the film 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela' - Ram Leela'. The song 'Gallan Goodiyan' from Priyanka’s film 'Dil Dhadakne Do' was also a big hit.
At the Christian ceremony, their traditional first dance was on Roberta Flack’s The First Time I Saw Your Face, after which they left the venue in a classic red car, owned by the hotel. A fireworks display was organised, followed by a multi-cuisine dinner.
Nick and Priyanka flew out of Jodhpur on Monday, for Delhi, where they hosted a wedding reception on Tuesday. Another reception for their industry friends is being planned for a later date.
Bollywood in attendance at Deep-Veer's Mumbai Reception
Bollywood’s who's who- the Bachchans, Kapoors, Pataudis, and icons of India's cricket pantheon turned up for Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's star-studded wedding reception in Mumbai. The celebrations at the Grand Hyatt Hotel carried well into the night. For their third and final reception, Deepika looked gorgeous in Zuhair Murad's blood-red, thigh-high slit, embellished gown with a long train. Ranveer looked dapper in a black tuxedo, styled by Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna. The couple walked hand in hand and posed for the shutterbugs.
The list of attendees also included Katrina Kaif, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Rohit Shetty, Rekha, Hrithik Roshan, Anushka Sharma, Anil Kapoor, Farah Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Rani Mukherji and Jacqueline Fernandez. Kriti Sanon, Sidharth Malhotra, Ashutosh Gowariker, Zoya Akhtar, Radhika Apte, Hema Malini, R Madhavan, Nimrat Kaur, Sonu Sood, Ritesh Deshmukh, Vicky Kaushal, Abbas Mustan, and Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra also came to wish the newly wed couple.
The Ambani family -- Mukesh and Nita Ambani with their children, and leaders of the sports world like Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, M S Dhoni, and Hardik Pandya also attended the function.