[dropcap]I[/dropcap]sha Ambani and Anand Piramal kicked off their two-day long pre-wedding festivities in Udaipur, Rajasthan and it was a grand affair. The event saw some of the biggest names arrive in Udaipur to join the celebrations, including American pop sensation Beyonce.
Udaipur saw a lot of activity and the attention of the world this weekend, thanks to the pre-wedding festivities of Mukesh and Nita Ambani’s daughter Isha and Ajay and Swati Piramal’s son Anand, as big names including former US First Lady Hillary Clinton, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Janhvi Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas among others joined the Ambani and Piramal families for celebrations.
The event saw dance performances by the members of the family and a sizzling number by the soon-to-be-married-couple — Isha and Anand, on romantic Bollywood numbers. Isha with BFF Priyanka Chopra and friends even took over the stage with their killer performances, which was followed by dance numbers by other Bollywood stars.
Here’s a video of the Ambani family performing on stage:
Grand performance by Bollywood stars
The starry event started following a maha-arti by the Lake Pichola. The opening performers were Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra, the divas showed off some elegant moves as they danced to the beats of ‘Desi Girl’.
After that, Salman Khan danced to the peppy number ‘Koi Mil Gaya’ from the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Isha’s godfather, Shah Rukh danced to ‘Dilliwali Girlfriend’ from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani wife Gauri. There was also a grand entry by Katrina and Salman, which became one of the highlights of the event. Aamir Khan also got on the stage and danced along with Shah Rukh later in the evening.
Shah Rukh Khan, gave tips on romance to Anand Piramal, after setting the stage on fire with a performance alongside wife Gauri Khan. SRK advised Anand to keep dancing with Isha for no reason at all.
Arijit Singh too gave a soulful performance at the show and celebrated Isha and Anand’s love with his songs.
An excited Hillary Clinton received a warm welcome from the elated parents of the bride, Mukesh and Nita Ambani to join the celebrations on Saturday. Later, the biggest surprise was that Hillary danced to bhangra beats with John Kerry, former US Secretary Of State and the entire Ambani family! Dressed in Indian attire Hillary was seen doing the bhangra with a lot of excitement. Bollywood actress Vidya Balan shared a photo with the former US First Lady on Instagram.
Beyonce rocked the stage with her chart-busters
American singing sensation Beyonce, who arrived in Udaipur on Sunday performed all her chartbusting numbers at the celebrations and turned the event into one of the biggest musical nights that India has ever seen.
Watch the breathtaking act here:
For the first act, she wore a ravishing red dress by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla with a risque-slit and a magnificent cape paired with a gold mangtikka and golden pumps.
Beyonce then changed into a golden bodysuit by Falguni and Shane Peacock.
This celebration is one of the grandest ones India has ever seen and something nobody will forget for quite some time. Isha and Anand will tie the knot at Antilia in Mumbai on December 12, the wedding will be attended by some of the biggest names from all over the world.