Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are the newly-married couple in Bollywood. After dating for nearly six years, DeepVeer got married according to traditional Konkani rituals as well as in the North Indian Sindhi style. Fans now look forward to another power couple likely to tie the knot in two wedding ceremonies. It is Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. In fact, the gorgeous duo is expected to have an interfaith marriage. Yes, there are reports of Priyanka and Nick getting married as per Hindu rituals followed by a church wedding. The Quantico actress will be both excited and nervous ahead of her Hindu and Christian weddings. And therefore, here’s a list of Indian celebs who mesmerised us with their ravishing bridal avatars for their interfaith marriage. Was Deepika Padukone's Bridal Avatar Better Than Sonam Kapoor and Anushka Sharma's Look? Vote and Tell Us.
Ahead of Priyanka-Nick’s high-profile wedding purportedly on December 1 at the lavish Umaid Bhawan Palace, in Jodhpur, an insider was quoted by The Sun newspaper's Bizarre, "There are several events leading up to the wedding, including a Christian ceremony, which will all be in India.” The report continues stating the source, "They will culminate with the Indian wedding on December 1 at the palace, where they will tie the knot under a traditional four-pillar structure, a mandap. There is a mehndi event planned, where they will be decorated with henna body art, among other traditional Hindi pre-wedding events." Marriage Dates 2018-2019 and Shubh Vivah Muhurat: Know the Auspicious Dates for Wedding in the Coming Year.
Coming to Priyanka Chopra’s bridal trousseau, the 36-year-old had reportedly zeroed upon her bridal outfit design, but the details are yet to be revealed. However, the bridesmaids are going to be wearing Ralph Lauren gowns, the American label that played its role in bringing the gorgeous couple together for the first time. With so many speculations going on over PeeCee’s bridal outfits, we are going to look at beautiful Indian celebs who gave major bridal wear goals both as Hindu and Christian brides.
Genelia D'Souza - The Cheerful Bride
Actors Genelia D’souza, a Mangalorean Catholic and Riteish Deshmukh, a Maharashtrian Hindu got married on 3 February 2012, according to Marathi marriage traditions. It was followed by a Church wedding the next day. For the Hindu wedding, Genelia dressed in a red and gold bridal saree, designed by Neeta Lulla. She turned into a traditional Maharashtrian bride, by wearing mundavalya, a pearl chain tied across the forehead of bride and groom. Genelia also wore a nath, bangles, necklaces including traditional Marathi pearl necklace called tanmani.
As for her church wedding, Genelia looked a million bucks in Shantanu & Nikhil white gown. She completed her Catholic bride look by donning lacy bridal gloves, cathedral veil and bouquet of white roses to walk down the aisle.
Asin Thottumkal - The Simple Yet Elegant Bride
Asin Thottumkal married Micromax CEO, Rahul Sharma in January 2016 according to Christian wedding followed by Hindu traditions. For the first, the gorgeous actress chose a classy Vera Wang wedding gown, and oh my god, what a beautiful choice it was by Asin. We just loved Asin's simple yet super chic Catholic bride look. As for the Hindu wedding, the lovely Khiladi 786 opted for a golden Sabyasachi lehenga. She did not go overboard with jewellery and chose to wear a heavy choker necklace and a mangtika.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu - The Happy Bride
South stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya tied the knot as per Hindu customs on October 6, 2017, and then by Christian rituals next day in Goa. The Theri actress wore a heavily-embellished ivory-gold saree from Sabyasachi. She wore heavy jewellery – mathapati, necklace, jhumkas and bangles from NAC Jewellers. Moving on to her Catholic bride avatar, Samantha went for her best friend and designer Kresha Bajaj's creation – a flowing white gown!
Dipika Pallikal - The Stunning Bride
Indian squash champion, Dipika Pallikal married Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik in 2015. They had a grand Christian wedding in Chennai on August 18 followed by the nuptials as per Hindu Telugu traditions two days later. The Asian Games medallist looked breath-taking in pastel pink wedding gown with interesting details and the veil. She was equally ravishing as a Hindu bride in yellow-gold Kanjeevaram saree.
Celebrity weddings in India are getting bigger with each power couple setting a new standard with their marriage ceremonies. Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja and newly-wed Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone got married in lavish yet different style from each other. In the coming days, the wedding season in India is going to be grander with two more high-profile weddings lined up – Priyanka-Nick and Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal. We are excited to see more and more of beautiful bridal avatars.