When Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone became 'Sabyasachi brides'

Updated: Sep 20, 2019, 14:40 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

From film stars to sports personalities, these beautiful brides chose Sabyasachi lehengas on their wedding day and looked resplendent in their bridal wear

Priyanka Chopra in Sabyasachi lehenga on her wedding day
Priyanka Chopra in Sabyasachi lehenga on her wedding day

Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee clocked 20 years in the world of fashion this year, and his journey is nothing less than a glorious one. Sabyasachi's lehengas have achieved cult status and become the most sought-after wedding outfit for brides. Women from all walks of life have been inspired by the ace designer's creation, wanting to deck-up in Sabyasachi's lehengas on their wedding day. Check out these resplendent looks of celebrities on their special day when they became the famed 'Sabyasachi Brides'.

Mitali Borude

Amit Thackeray, Raj Thackeray, Mithali Borude

Raj Thackeray's daughter-in-law Mitali Borude who married Amit Thackeray went in for a floral pink and red lehenga from Sabyasachi Mukherji’s Dil-Guldasta collection which she styled with his signature belt. Mitali looked elegant in embroidered Bordeaux silk outfit with hand-dyed silk-floss, beaten silver, velvet appliques, gold thread, rhinestones and rose-tinted crystals.

 

Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma

Ace fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee said that he was delighted at the opportunity to work with Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, and added that considering the ambience of a romantic place like Tuscany, the bride and the groom had to be dressed traditionally. Mukherjee ensured there was a timeless aura about the attire and accessories for the bride and groom. Anushka wore a pale pink lehenga with Renaissance embroidery in vintage English colours embellished with silver-gold metal thread, pearls and beads. The bridal jewellery, handcrafted with syndicate uncut diamonds, pale pink spinel and baroque Japanese cultured pearls, was by the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection.

Deepika Padukone

These brides looked stunning in Sabyasachi lehengas on their wedding

Deepika Padukone who married Ranveer Singh looked resplendent in Sabyasachi Mukherjee ensembles rooted in tradition as she chose red and gold as her primary colours for the Anand Karaj ceremony, which is the North Indian style wedding. Her head was covered with an ornate dupatta with the words 'Sada Saubhagyavati Bhavah' embroidered on it.

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra made for a stunning bride in a custom red Sabyasachi lehenga. The lehenga is hand-embroidered and hand-cut organza flowers, French knots in silk floss, delicate Siam-red crystals and layer upon layer of threadwork embroidery creates this piece of impossible couture. 110 embroiderers from Calcutta, India took 3720 hours to create this modern masterpiece. As an ode to the resplendence of Mughal jewellery, her wedding jewellery was crafted with uncut diamonds, emeralds and Japanese cultured pearls in 22 karat gold and had delicate tiny stars in uncut diamonds to give a sense of whimsy to an important traditional piece.

Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Akineni

For her wedding, south star Samantha Akkineni wore husband Naga Chaitanya's grandmother's sari and teamed it up with a pretty maroon Sabyasachi blouse with gold threadwork featuring floral motifs. Her look was traditional yet trendy in ornate gold temple jewellery, including a waistband and armbands.

Amrita Puri

Amrita Puri

Amrita Puri wore a stunning light peach lehenga with embroidery by Sabyasachi. Sabyasachi said, "Amrita Puri wanted to wear something fragrant, light yet glamourous. She loved the Udaipur Collection but wanted something special. I had a Persian document that had been fascinating me for quite a while. So we sat down on the drawing board and translated the document into a wedding lehenga panel. Hundred and eleven colours of silk thread in vintage Persian shades were used to create a decorative base and embellished with bugle beads, hand-cut sequins, crystals and pearls."

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal

Tennis ace Saina Nehwal's outfits were designed by Sabyasachi Mukherji. Saina wore a rich indigo velvet lehenga. Sabyasachi took to his Instagram page to share the details of the outfits. He wrote, "Dressed in a rich indigo velvet lehenga, intricately embroidered with zardosi, appliqué, pearls and crystals, Saina looked like a royal Indian bride. The ace Indian shuttler accessorised her look with a wedding set crafted with Burmese rubies, uncut diamonds and emeralds. Complimenting her bride, Parupalli looked dapper wearing a quilted indigo sherwani in hand-dyed Murshidabad silk, accessorised with hand-crafted Bengal tiger buttons. The Commonwealth Games gold medallist completed the look with an uncut diamond and pearl necklace from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection."

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Why Sabyasachi lehengas are top choice for these gorgeous brides
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    Bride Riya Patel wore a Sabyasachi lehenga for her wedding in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles. The 'Guldasta' lehenga, as it is popularly called, was made popular by Deepika Padukone when she wore for her post-wedding party. According to the designer, the lehenga is intricately embroidered on Bordeaux silk with hand-dyed velvet appliques, silk-floss, beaten silver and gold thread and rose-tinted crystals and rhinestones. The look is romanticised with a sheer, diaphanous, embroidered veil.

  • 2/15

    For her big day, Ritika Arora Kukreja looked radiant in ivory lehenga. Her glistening jewels with pink makeup added to the charm to her look. Word is that Ritika chose this Sabyasachi lehenga in just 10 minutes.

  • 3/15

    Raj Thackeray's daughter-in-law Mitali Borude who married Amit Thackeray went in for a floral pink and red lehenga from Sabyasachi Mukherji’s Dil-Guldasta collection which she styled with his signature belt. Mitali looked elegant in embroidered Bordeaux silk outfit with hand-dyed silk-floss, beaten silver, velvet appliques, gold thread, rhinestones and rose-tinted crystals

  • 4/15

    For her wedding, south star Samantha Akkineni wore husband Naga Chaitanya's grandmother's sari and teamed it up with a pretty maroon Sabyasachi blouse with gold threadwork featuring floral motifs. Her look was traditional yet trendy in ornate gold temple jewellery, including a waistband and armbands

  • 5/15

    Ace fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee said that he was delighted at the opportunity to work with Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, and added that considering the ambience of a romantic place like Tuscany, the bride and the groom had to be dressed traditionally. Mukherjee ensured there was a timeless aura about the attire and accessories for the bride and groom. Anushka wore a pale pink lehenga with Renaissance embroidery in vintage English colours embellished with silver-gold metal thread, pearls and beads. The bridal jewellery, handcrafted with syndicate uncut diamonds, pale pink spinel and baroque Japanese cultured pearls, was by the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection

  • 6/15

    Deepika Padukone who married Ranveer Singh looked resplendent in Sabyasachi Mukherjee ensembles rooted in tradition as she chose red and gold as her primary colours for the Anand Karaj ceremony, which is the North Indian style wedding. Her head was covered with an ornate dupatta with the words 'Sada Saubhagyavati Bhavah' embroidered on it

  • 7/15

    Priyanka Chopra made for a stunning bride in a custom red Sabyasachi lehenga. The lehenga is hand-embroidered and hand-cut organza flowers, French knots in silk floss, delicate Siam-red crystals and layer upon layer of threadwork embroidery creates this piece of impossible couture. 110 embroiderers from Calcutta, India took 3720 hours to create this modern masterpiece. As an ode to the resplendence of Mughal jewellery, her wedding jewellery was crafted with uncut diamonds, emeralds and Japanese cultured pearls in 22 karat gold and had delicate tiny stars in uncut diamonds to give a sense of whimsy to an important traditional piece

  • 8/15

    Nafisa Ali's daughter and Sabyasachi bride Pia Sodhi wore an unusual bird's egg blue lehenga designed in an Indo-Victorian pattern in fine Aari taari and zardosi from the Devi Collection. Pia Sodhi tied the knot with childhood friend Kshitij Khemka

  • 9/15

    Actress Soha Ali Khan was very clear about what she wanted to wear on her wedding day, revealed Sabyasachi. Soha Ali Khan wore a showstopper lehenga from his opium collection. However, that lehenga was in ivory and gold. So, on insistence from Soha's mother and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, a colour, Kesariya orange, to be specific was added to her wedding ensemble

  • 10/15

    Sagarika Ghatge tied the knot with cricketer Zaheer Khan at a private ceremony in Mumbai. The 'Chak De' actress wore a red Sabyasachi sari with an embroidered blouse. Sagarika teamed her sari with a simple bindi and a gorgeous jewellery set with contrasting green bangles

  • 11/15

    Amrita Puri wore a stunning light peach lehenga with embroidery by Sabyasachi. Sabyasachi said, "Amrita Puri wanted to wear something fragrant, light yet glamourous. She loved the Udaipur Collection but wanted something special. I had a Persian document that had been fascinating me for quite a while. So we sat down on the drawing board and translated the document into a wedding lehenga panel. Hundred and eleven colours of silk thread in vintage Persian shades were used to create a decorative base and embellished with bugle beads, hand-cut sequins, crystals and pearls."

  • 12/15

    Tennis ace Saina Nehwal's outfits were designed by Sabyasachi Mukherji. Saina wore a rich indigo velvet lehenga. Sabyasachi took to his Instagram page to share the details of the outfits. He wrote, "Dressed in a rich indigo velvet lehenga, intricately embroidered with zardosi, appliqué, pearls and crystals, Saina looked like a royal Indian bride. The ace Indian shuttler accessorised her look with a wedding set crafted with Burmese rubies, uncut diamonds and emeralds. Complimenting her bride, Parupalli looked dapper wearing a quilted indigo sherwani in hand-dyed Murshidabad silk, accessorised with hand-crafted Bengal tiger buttons. The Commonwealth Games gold medallist completed the look with an uncut diamond and pearl necklace from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection."

  • 13/15

    Vidya Balan wore a nine-yard Kanjivaram saree designed by Sabyasachi. She also wore delicately designed traditional South Indian gold jewellery along with some of her mother Saraswati's ancestral baubles as she married producer Siddharth Roy Kapur at a temple in Mumbai

  • 14/15

    For her wedding, Bipasha Basu donned a traditional red and golden Sabyasachi lehenga-saree and made for a pretty Bengali bride with traditional jewellery. She married television actor Karan Singh Grover

  • 15/15

    Asin who was the lead actress in Ghajini donned a gold and beige Sabyasachi Mukherjee lehenga, which had a hint of maroon on her big day. Asin married co-founder of Micromax Rahul Sharma

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