All that buzz: 10 Bollywood weddings that became the talk of the town

Jul 03, 2015, 15:24 IST | A Correspondent

Shahid Kapoor’s wedding to Delhi-based Mira Rajput has been the biggest talking point in Bollywood for a while now. We take a look at some other B-Town marriages that created plenty of hype

Shahid Kapoor’s wedding to Delhi-based Mira Rajput has been the biggest talking point in Bollywood for a while now. We look back at some other high-profile marriages that also created a lot of hype.

Arpita Khan and Aayush Sharma: Although Arpita is not directly involved in Bollywood, the fact that this was Salman Khan’s sister’s wedding was enough to send the media and fans into a frenzy. The big fat wedding at Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad in November 2014 was attended by the who's who of Bollywood. (Photos: Arpita-Ayush wedding pictures) 

Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor: After a lot of hype and hoopla, Saif and Bebo had a registered marriage in October 2012. The event was preceded by a sangeet ceremony and a pre-wedding dinner. The wedding reception held in Delhi was attended by Bollywood stars and political bigwigs. (Photos: Saif-Kareena wedding pics

Rani-Mukerji and Aditya Chopra: After being married off in gossip columns numerous times Rani finally wed the YRF chief in April 2014 in the romantic countryside of Italy. It was a complete family affair with only a handful of special friends, including Karan Johar, present on the occasion. Far away from prying eyes of the paparazzi, Rani shared the news of her foreign-themed “fairy tale” wedding through a media statement the very next day! (Photos: Rani-Aditya host wedding party

Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza: The sweethearts had a traditional Marathi style marriage in February 2012, which was attended by several celebrities from the tinsel town. They later had a traditional church wedding as well. (Photos: Riteish, Genelia's wedding reception

Vidya Balan-Siddharth Roy Kapur: After varied reports about how they would get married, Vidya and Siddharth tied the knot at Green Gifts bungalow at Bandra in Mumbai in December 2012. It was a hush-hush affair, and all guests were informed about the venue at last moment. (Photos: Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur's pre-wedding bash)

Imran Khan and Avantika Malik: The actor got married to his longtime girlfriend in a civil ceremony at his famous uncle, superstar Aamir Khan’s house in Pali Hill in Bandra, Mumbai, in January 2011. This was followed by a wedding party thrown by the newly married duo at Imran’s house. (Photos: Celebs at Imran-Avantika wedding party

Mahesh Bhupathi and Lara Dutta: The tennis star and actress became husband and wife in February 2011. A marriage registrar came to the tennis star's home in Bandra, Mumbai to legalise the marriage. The ceremony was attended by the bride's and groom's parents and close family members. This was followed by a church wedding in Goa. (Read Story: Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupati's Goa wedding

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai: Big B’s son’s wedding to the former Miss World in 2007 was the biggest entertainment story of its time. The couple got married in a private ceremony held at the Bachchan residence ‘Prateeksha’, in Juhu, Mumbai. The media and fan frenzy outside was maddening. (In pictures: Abhi-Ash love story - A filmi recap

Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra: The gorgeous actress and the British-born businessman exchanged wedding vows in November 22, 2009 at a farmhouse in Khandala owned by the actress’ friend. The mandap was decorated with flowers and bells for the marriage, which combined the rituals of the Mangalorean bride and the Punjabi groom, with the vows being exchanged according to South Indian tradition. (Photos: Bollywood couples and their big, fat destination weddings

Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani: Dharmendra and Hema Malini's daughter Esha tied the knot with businessman and long-time boyfriend Bharat Takhtani at a private ceremony in Mumbai in June 2012. The wedding, which took place at a temple, was conducted according to south-Indian rituals. Amitabh Bachchan was spotted with son Abhishek. With the Sholay trio -- Amitabh-Hema-Dharam -- under one roof, the ceremony could not have been more star-studded. That the movie's director Ramesh Sippy was also present with his wife only added to the dash of nostalgia. (Read story: Esha-Bharat tie the knot!)

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