The countdown to Isha Ambani’s wedding with Anand Piramal has kicked off in Udaipur. Before the marriage rituals take place at the Ambani residence in Mumbai on 12 December, the bride’s family, led by her parents Mukesh and Nita Ambani, is hosting a pre-wedding celebration on December 8 and 9.
On Friday, the Ambani and the Piramal families performed ‘Anna Seva’, an act of serving food to people. 5100 persons including special children and their families were present at the event.
The bride and groom, along with their parents and Isha’s brother Anant were seen dressed in traditional attires for the ritual.
According to a statement from the family, the rituals are meant to carried out thrice a day for three days at the Narayan Seva Sansthan and it’s set to continue on December 7 and 8 as well. The service is a way of asking for blessings from Udaipur ahead of hosting the festivities in their city.
The families will also be supporting 108 traditional Indian crafts through a Swadesh Bazaar exhibition as a part of the pre-wedding rituals to encourage the craftsmanship of traditional Indian artisans, the statement read.
As per media reports, the high profile couple, Isha and Anand, will have a traditional Indian wedding at the Ambani residence, Antilia, in Mumbai.
A few days ago, there was a sneak peek of what could be the insides of the wedding invite, which the Ambanis had first taken to the Siddhivinayak temple. The Ambani and Piramal families hosted a three-day bash on September 22, at Lake Como in Italy, in order to celebrate Isha and Anand's engagement. It was quite an extravagant affair and people are expecting it to get even bigger and better during the wedding.
The engagement bonanza planned by the Ambanis was quite a star-studded affair with eminent Bollywood celebrities such as Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Janhvi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Sonam and Anand Ahuja in attendance.
Ace celebrity designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee had recently shared pictures of the bride-to-be on Instagram where she can be seen donning a gorgeous red hand-embroidered tilla-work lehenga and antique bandhej dupatta, for her Graha Shanti Pooja.