Shilpa-Raj wedding

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Highlights of Shilpa-Raj wedding

All the outfits Shilpa wore at the three main events of her wedding celebrations were designed by Tarun Tahiliani. Raj wore Sherwanis by designers Shantanu-Nikhil for the wedding as well as the reception.

  • Shilpa’s wedding outfit, the red Swarovski crystals-embellished sari, is estimated to have cost over one hundred thousand dollar.

  • The price tag for her wedding jewellery, classic Kundan pieces with uncut diamonds and emeralds, has been put over $60,000 .

  • After wearing Kundan jewellery for her engagement, the Mehndi/Sangeet ceremony and the wedding, Shilpa opted for diamonds and rubies for the wedding reception to compliment her Indo-western fusion outfit in gold.

  • Shilpa Shetty’s mehendi was applied by Bollywood brides’ favourite henna artist, Veena Nagda. Shilpa apparently wanted a peacock, Lakshmi, Ganpati and an ‘R’ and ‘S’ on her hands. What she ultimately got was just the ‘S’,

  • Ganpati’s garland on the back of her palm and a lotus and peacock on the front.

  • Unaware of Shilpa’s past romantic relationship with Akshay Kumar, the brass band outside the wedding venue in Khandala started playing a tune from the Akki-Shilpa film “Dhadkan”. Apparently, they were instructed to stop immediately and told not to play songs from Akshay’s film!Shilpa-Raj wedding

  • Incidentally, Akshay and wife Twinkle were not invited to the wedding reception. Also missing was Shilpa’s good friend Salman Khan, who was out of town for a shoot.

  • At the reception, British-Indian musicians RDB and Rishi Rich reportedly performed free of cost.

  • The decoration at the wedding reception venue, Grand Hyatt Mumbai, consisted of flowers and butterflies.

  • The wedding reception menu included a selection of Indian, Italian, Thai and Chinese dishes. The nine-tier wedding cake weighed over 80 kgs.

  • Right after the marriage the newly-weds went to seek the blessing of Shilpa’s spiritual gurus Sri Amma and Sri Bhagwan at the Oneness Temple near Chennai.

  • The couple spent their honeymoon in the Bahamas.

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