The Indian wedding has always been known for its grandeur and splendor. If a middle class wedding in India looks like a royal affair, you can easily imagine the grandeur of the wedding ceremony of the rich and famous people in the country. Indian families generally regard the Wedding ceremony as an occasion of celebrations and display of riches and wealth. That is why, the trend of grandiose and ostentatious wedding ceremonies have gained extreme popularity in the country. Some of the most famous Indian Weddings are the wedding ceremonies of Indian business tycoons, film stars and cricketers.
One of the most famous Indian weddings in the contemporary times has been the wedding of Vikram Chatwal with Priya Sachdeva. The year 2006 witnessed this global event of the marriage of Chatwal, the manhattan based hotelier with Priya Sachdev, a Delhi based model. On 18th Feb 06, the Manhattan millionaire tied his wedding knot with his beloved. Vikram Chatwal Priya Sachdev wedding was truly an epitome of splendid grandeur.
This grand marriage ceremony was a seven days long affair. The pre-wedding affairs started at the Shri Niwas Palace of Udaipur on 13th February, the couple had classical Pakeezah White Party. The Pakeezah party was then followed by the Fantasia Masquerade Island party at the famous Jagmandir Island. The second party was a colorful masks theme party. The enthusiastic celebrations were followed by a simple and private Mehndi function at Chatwal’s farmhouse.
The marriage party as expected was a larger than life ceremony. Vandana Mohan took over the charge of planning this wonderful wedding. The wedding party was a theme party that got inspiration from the royal colors. Flower decorations consisted of exotic tiger lilies and tulips. In the lounger room, arrangements were made for the baratis to have cognacs and cigars. The stage decoration was inspired by the marriage of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhs. The stage was embellished with beautiful paintings in the background. A major attraction of the wedding was the fabulous dance performance by Shiamak Davar.
Apart from the top class ambience, the wedding was also at its best on the social charts. Its guest list included people from Iran to USA. Clintons, steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal and his son Aditya, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Prince of Iran, Prince Nicolas of Greece, US Congressman Joe Crowley and UK industrialist SP Hinduja are a few big wigs, who graced this glitzy mega event. The wedding would always be remembered as one of the grandest wedding ceremony of the century.