Every woman looks up to the Bollywood divas when it comes to anything from beauty advice to fashion tips. Well, then how can Bollywood inspiration be left behind when it is your wedding day. Take a look at these ravishing Bollywood beauties and their wedding day looks.
1: Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya Rai married her Guru co-star Abhishek Bachchan on April 20, 2007. The wedding was a traditional affair, which was carefully guarded against the media glare. Aishwarya wore a traditional golden yellow Kanjeevaram saree on the D-day, complete with Swarovski crystals and gold threads.
The bridal saree was designed by Neeta Lulla. She kept her hair braided, covered with flowers. She wore 22-carat gold jewelry, which included a gold and emerald armband.
More about Aishwarya Rai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who will be next seen in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is literally setting the screen on fire. We all know she was a former Miss World, dated Salman Khan and married to Abhishek Bachchan but there are certain facts which we are sure you didn’t know. The actress who couldn’t taste success post her break will next be seen in Ranbir Kapoor starer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. This movie directed by Karan Johar will reveal the sensuous side of Aishwarya and we are already dying to see it. Her passionate chemistry with Ranbir and their intimate scenes together have already become the talking point in the industry which is why the wait for this movie is becoming even tougher. She has shed inhibitions and probably this shall be the first time when we’ll get to see such a bold side of her. Her pairing with Kapoor Jr has already created quite a buzz and all in a good way. In fact, fans prefer her with the actor instead of Anushka. So while we all know that she is a pageant winner, she has dated Salman Khan and married to Abhishek Bachchan, there are a good number of things which we are sure you guys still don’t know. Though they are not some juicy gossip stories which you will like to read but are interesting facts about the actress which her fans would like to hear. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who made India proud in the year 1994 after bagging the Miss World title has clearly come a long way now. She is known as one of the most beautiful women alive on Earth and we totally second that. We loved Nandini in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and we adored Paro from Devdas. She had many admirers in her lives who were completely smitten by her and that include the superstar Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi. However, in the end, it was Abhishek Bachchan who managed to woo this actress and she decided to tie the knot with him in the year 2007.
2: Esha Deol
The elder daughter of yesteryear superstars Hema Malini and Dharmendra tied the knot with businessman Bharat Takhtani in June 2012. She had a temple wedding, complete with traditional customs and rituals.
She wore a bright red and golden lehenga, designed by Neeta Lulla. Her wedding lehenga was made by combining three heavy Kanjeevaram sarees, which were specially ordered from South India. The dress was complemented by heavy traditional temple jewelry in gold.
More About Esha Deol: Esha is a Scorpion celebrating her birthday on 2nd November. Born in 1981 to actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini, she has a younger sister Ahana. Actors Bobby Deol and Sunny Deol are her half brothers. She is part Punjabi-Sikh and part Hindu-Tamil. Malini is married to Dharmendra Deol, a famous actor whom she starred with in the majority of her films. Her first film with her husband was called “Sharafat” in 1970. The couple got married in 1979, however, when the two met Deol was already married to his wife, with who he had Sunny, Bobby, Vijeeta, and Ajeeta Deol. Both actors converted to Islam because Deol’s first wife did not want a divorce. Malini’s parents were not thrilled about the marriage, but Deol and Malini’s story is one of the most talked about. The two had two daughters Esha and Ahana. Malini has won numerous awards. She’s received 11 Filmfare Awards for Best Actress nominations (won the award in 1972), won the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000, received the Padma Shri (a civilian honor given by the Indian government), received an honorary doctorate at the Sir Padampat Singhania University, and even received the Sopori Academy of Music and Performing Arts award.
3: Genelia D’Souza
On February 3, 2012, the much-in-love couple Genelia and Riteish Deshmukh tied the knot. The couple had two weddings, a traditional Maharashtrian one, and the other a Church wedding.
For the Maharashtrian wedding, Genelia wore a bridal saree, designed by the Bollywood brides’ favorite designer Neeta Lulla. The saree had a gold Kundan border. Traditional Maharashtrian jewelry completed Genelia’s wedding day look.
More About Genelia D’Souza: She was all of 15 when she bagged her first ad commercial after being spotted when she was dressed as a bridesmaid at a wedding. For her first ad, she shared screen space with veteran actor, Amitabh Bachchan. The two endorsed Parker pen. Genelia’s doe-eyed, girl-next-door look and cute expressions were instantly appreciated after the ad aired. Even after her acting career took off, Genelia continued to endorse several brands. She was the brand ambassador for brands like Fanta, Fastrack, Virgin mobile, Garnier light, and Park. After the successful Parker pen ad that garnered her much appreciation, Genelia signed three films simultaneously at the age of 16. Her first Tamil film was S Shankar’s Boys where she starred opposite Siddharth. While the film was criticised for its bold content, Genelia’s acting was praised. However, later the coming-of-age film achieved cult status. The child-like Hasini of a blockbuster hit Telugu flick, Bommarillu was one of Genelia’s best performance till date. It even fetched her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress in the year, 2006. This was her first Filmfare Award. The movie was remade in Tamil and titled as Santosh Subramanian with Genelia starring opposite Jayam Ravi. The film was also made it several other languages.
4: Kareena Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s wedding has been one of the most talked about Bollywood weddings so far. For her wedding, Kareena wore her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore’s wedding sharara, which was restored by Ritu Kumar.
After the photo-ops of the royal couple, Kareena switched the Bharara skirt for a comfortable churidar and a lighter dupatta. Kareena later slipped into a Manish Malhotra designed burgundy color lehenga with maroon dupatta. Kareena wore heavy gold and Kundan jewelry on both the occasions respectively.
More about Kareena Kapoor: Kareena Kapoor’s grandfather, Raj Kapoor, had named her Siddhima. The name Kareena derived from the book Anna Karenina, which her mother read while she was pregnant with her. Her family and close friends call her Bebo. This nickname was given to her by her father, Randhir Kapoor. Kareena’s star war with Priyanka Chopra also made it to the headlines quite often. She has questioned Priyanka’s accent on National television and has declared that her movie is better than Priyanka’s. Her comment, “My Heroine is better than Fashion”, triggered a war of words. Priyanka later retaliated by giving a ‘sour grapes’ statement as she had won a National award for the movie Fashion. Kareena’s relationship with Shahid was never under the wraps. And, she didn’t even try to conceal the news of her living in with Saif Ali Khan. But, according to a grapevine, Kareena has dated Hrithik Roshan as well. Director, Gurinder Chaddha offered Kareena the leading lady’s younger sister’s role. She obviously turned down that offer. The Jab We Met actor has rejected some of the finest roles that helped another actor. She turned down Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai which became the best launch possible for Ameesha Patel, and we can’t forget what Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam did for Aishwarya Rai’s career.
Bollywood beauty Kajol kept the affair really simple when she tied the knot with actor Ajay Devgn in February 2009. They had a Maharashtrian wedding that was only attended by their close family members. Kajol wore a traditional Maharashtrian bridal saree in green with gold embroidery work on it. She looked stunning with simple jewelry that included a nose pin and a traditional mating weeks.
More About Kajol: She cannot cook, can’t even make tea. Kajol says when her kids grow up, they will never remember their maa ki hath ka khana and she is worried about it. She has tried to learn to cook but has failed every time. Kajol, who is usually reluctant to talk to the media, was interacting with the press at her sister, Tanishaa Mukerji’s play, The Jury when a phone call unsettled her so much that she left midway. According to an IANS report, the actress’ phone was constantly ringing and while she chose to ignore it at first, she took the call eventually. However, after talking rapidly in hushed tones, she apologized to the media for having to leave the event at once. Reportedly, she looked extremely worried while looking for her car and driver and asked him in Marathi to rush back. She even asked him to move out of the driver’s seat and drove away herself. Bengali beauty Kajol is known for her candid statements and cool sense of humor. A lot has been written about Kajol’s comeback film Dilwale and her chemistry with Shah Rukh Khan. In an interview with Elle magazine, Kajol said that she wants to do a film as a treat, a holiday, and has to believe in it to validate the time she spends away from her kids. She further said that she is very happy not being in the spotlight, and doesn’t want to go back there either while adding that she is a complete bitch in that state. Manish Malhotra is among Kajol’s closest friends from the industry. Currently shooting for Dilwale in Bulgaria, Kajol took some time out and clicked candid pictures with Manish Malhotra. The actress shared all the pictures with her fans on Instagram. A lot has been written about Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s Dilwale, which is directed by Rohit Shetty.
6: Shilpa Shetty
Gorgeous Shilpa Shetty makes every girl go green with her perfect figure and a million-dollar smile. She tied the knot with Raj Kundra on November 22, 2009. It was a traditional Hindu wedding for which the diva wore a burgundy and red saree-style lehenga.
The saree was embellished with Swarovski crystals. Shilpa wore heavy Kundan jewelry and tied her hair in a braid covered with flowers. Everything about Shilpa’s wedding day accessories seemed in complete harmony with her Mangalorean style bridal outfit.
More about Shilpa Shetty: Shilpa Shetty is a very popular model and Indian film actress who has carved a niche for herself by her looks and acting skills. Till date, she has appeared in 40 different Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada language movies since her debut in 1993. Apart from Hindi and English, she is able to speak fluently languages like Gujarati, Tamil, and Telugu. We are providing you some interesting Shilpa Shetty facts that will help you know about your favorite actress on a personal level. Shilpa was born in Mangalore on 9th September 1975. She completed her schooling from St. Anthony’s Girl School in Mumbai and her higher education from Poddar College at Chembur. Her debut movie was Baazigar that was released in the year 1993. In that same year, she was cast opposite Akshay Kumar in Main Khiladi Tu Anari which was an instant blockbuster. It was her movie Dhadkan released in 2002 for which she was well appreciated by critics and fans. She has received formal training in Bharatnatyam. Apart from her interests in dancing, Shilpa was very active in sports during her school days. As such, she was the captain of her volleyball team. In addition to this, she holds a black belt in Karate. Shilpa is extremely fond of animals and is a member of PETA; an organization that serves for the betterment of the homeless animals. At the same time, she is a humanitarian person and donated all the money from the movie Phir Milenge to an AIDS charity organization.
7: Neelam Kothari
On January 24, 2011, Neelam Kothari tied the knot to TV and film actor Samir Soni. This was the second marriage for both of them. The 90s diva chose a simple beige color saree for the wedding with a red border. Her complete look was absolutely harmonious with her wedding jewelry complementing her simple saree. Well, the choice of the beautiful jewelry leaves no doubt that Neelam is now a full-fledged jewelry designer herself.
More About Neelam Kothari: Actress who played various roles in Indian films throughout the late 1980s and 1990s. She is perhaps best known for her role as Seema in the 1990 film Shankara and for her role as Sapna in the 1988 film Hatya. The actress who all played various assignments in Indian movies through the entire late 1980s and 1990s. She actually is perhaps most widely known for her function as Seema within the 1990 film Shankara and on her behalf function as Sapna within the 1988 film Hatya. During her youth, she examined dance and discovered to try out the piano. She began her own type of jewelry and opened up a Mumbai store in 2011. She wedded Samir Soni in 2011; they followed a baby gal in 2013. She starred contrary Salman Khan in Ek Ladka Ek Ladki in 1992.
8: Gul Panag
Gul Panag is a true blue Punjabi at heart. She got married to Captain Rishi Attari, her childhood sweetheart, in a traditional Punjabi Sikh ceremony. The wedding took place in a Gurudwara in Chandigarh. She opted for an onion pink lehenga for her D-day, designed by JJ Vallaya. Her bridal look was complete with a heavy gold neckpiece, earrings, and mating weeks. And, she even added some cool glares to comfort her eyes during the day wedding. Looks like a truly cool couple, we say!
More About Gul Panag: As her father was in the army the family moved to different places across India & abroad due to which she has studied in 14 different schools. She holds a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Masters in Political Science. Panag won the Miss India title in 1999 and represented India in the Miss Universe contest. She became a victim of eve teasing when she participated in the Delhi Half Marathon in November 2010. Unfortunately, she was subjected to sexual harassment by other male runners. She was rumored to be dating Sikander Kher early in her career although the two always denied such reports. She won the Best Actress Award at the Zee Cine Critics Awards for her performance in the film ‘Dor’ along with Ayesha Takia. Gul Panag was born on 3rd January 1979 at Chandigarh. Her actual name is Gulkirat Kaur Panag. She is well known Indian actress, voice actress, model, and former beauty queen who competed in the Miss Universe pageant. Panag began her career in Bollywood, with the 2003 film Dhoop. Since then, she has worked in films like Jurm and the TV series Kashmeer. Her notable films include Dor, Dhoop, Manorama Six Feet Under, Hello, Straight, and Ab Tak Chhappan 2. Bollywood Actress Gul Panag started her education in Sangrur, in Punjab. Her father, Lt. Gen. Panag was in the army and the family moved to different places across India and abroad. As a result of this, she studied in 14 different schools including Kendriya Vidyalayas (Chandigarh, Mhow, Leh and Wellington, Tamil Nadu), The Lawrence School, Lovedale and the International School of Lusaka, Zambia.
9: Priyanka Alva (Vivek Oberoi)
Well, not a Bollywood diva though, but a star wife, Priyanka Alva made a stunning bride in a Tarun Tahiliani creation. She wore a lovely red and pink bridal lehenga with heavy embroidery. She wore heavy gold jewelry that complemented her bridal look perfectly.
More About Vivek Oberoi: Before Saif Ali Khan made it big in Bollywood with the success of Hum Tum, the film was offered to several other actors in the industry. According to IMDb, Vivek Oberoi was approached to play the role of Karan Kapoor but he decided against it. Also, A-list stars like Aamir Khan and Hrithik Roshan were offered the roles too but did not make it to the final cast. Also, Kajol was supposed to be the leading lady, but was later replaced by Rani, stated IMDb. Hum Tum was a hit at the box office and made Saif Ali Khan a bankable name. However, the makers had different plans for the movie. Apparently, the makers of Hum Tum had started off with a very long title, which was Na Jane Kab Pyar Ho Gaya. However, it was later changed to a short and sweet sounding Hum Tum. Also, when the film started off there was apparently a cameo offered to Lara Dutta. However, according to IMDb, the actress was busy shooting for Khakee and hence had to opt out. Jimmy Shergill plays a supporting role in Hum Tum. His character in the film goes to pick up Kirron Kher and Rani Mukerji at the airport. While in the car, they listen to some music. And the song that plays is ‘Andekhi Anjani si’ from Mujhse Dosti Karoge! This was also Kunal Kohli’s film. The director has taken an almost unnoticeable reference from his previous movie. Mujhse Dosti Karoge! also starred Rani Mukerji in the lead role.