Here's how Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's wedding stole the hearts of the nation

Updated: Mar 09, 2020, 09:33 | Sunny Rodricks
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    On this day in March 2019, Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta sent their fans into a frenzy when the two exchanged vows as husband and wife. Their wedding pictures from the pre-wedding bash to the grand wedding ceremony and the gala reception in Mumbai are still etched in our memories.

    (All photos: Mid-day photographers, Yogen Shah and Pallav Paliwal)

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    Akash Ambani, son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani tied the knot with his childhood friend Shloka Mehta, daughter of Mona and Russell Mehta, at the Jio World Centre, Bandra-Kurla Complex.

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    In photo: Mother-Son duo Akash and Nita look perfect in a Sabyasachi outfit as the two spell royalty in the pre-wedding shoot photos.

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    The pre-wedding festivities of Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's grand wedding started about a month ago. In February 2019, the Ambanis and the Mehtas hosted a grand pre-wedding bash in Switzerland, which was attended by the A-listers of B-town including Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor, among many others.

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    Before flying off to Switzerland, Mukesh and Nita Ambani along with their youngest son Anant Ambani offered Akash and Shloka's wedding invitation to Siddhivinayak temple in Prabhadevi thereby seeking blessings of Lord Ganesha for the couple.

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    The two families also organised a big dandiya night at Antilia in South Mumbai. The event saw the Ambanis and the Mehtas bond with their family and friends as singers Falguni Pathak and Tushar Trivedi enthralled the audience with their captivating performance.

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    In photo: Akash Ambani follows his mother as the Ambanis arrive at Jio World Centre for the grand wedding.

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    Akash Ambani's wedding celebrations started in the afternoon with the groom arriving with his parents Mukesh and Nita, sister Isha and brother-in-law Anand Piramal, younger brother Anant Ambani family friend Radhika Merchant at the Jio World Centre, Bandra-Kurla Complex.

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    The entire venue was decked up with elaborate floral figurines of Lord Krishna, a horse, a peacock, and elephants. High profile guests cut across Sports, Bollywood, Business, and Politics were welcomed by men holding traditional umbrellas.

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    Akash Ambani's grand baraat saw guests dancing to the tunes of Mika Singh alongside Akash's sister Isha Ambani and mother Nita Ambani. Celebrities such as Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar, Ranbir Kapoor, Gauri Khan, and others were seen grooving as they played the perfect role of baraatis at the wedding. Minutes before the baraat, Akash Ambani was seen paying respects to his grandfathers Dhirubhai Ambani and Ravindrabhai Dalal.

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    Mukesh and Nita Ambani left no stone unturned to celebrate their son Akash Ambani's wedding to Shloka Mehta. While the entire Ambani family were seen in shades of pink, Anant Ambani's friend, Radhika Merchant looked stunning in orange.

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    In photo: Akash Ambani is all smiles for the camera as he poses with parents Mukesh and Nita and sister Isha during his wedding at BKC.

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    The grand wedding was graced by Union Minister Smriti Irani, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie Blair, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella among others. Bollywood and sports personalities like the Bachchan family, Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan, the Kapoor sisters, Sachin Tendulkar, Anjali Tendulkar, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Ayan Mukherjee, Karan Johar and a host of other celebrities also attended the wedding to bless the newly-married couple.

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    A viral picture showing Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta from the Jai mala ceremony took netizens by storm. In the picture, groom Akash couldn't seem to get his eyes off his wife Shloka Mehta.

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    In photo: Nita Ambani greets media persons as she arrives at Jio World Centre, Bandra-Kurla Complex for son Akash Ambani's wedding festivity.

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    Akash Ambani was walked down the aisle by his parents Mukesh and Nita followed by his sister Isha and brother-in-law Anand Piramal and younger brother Anant Ambani. On the other hand, the bride Shloka Mehta made a grand bridal entry as she walked down the aisle with her brothers carrying the phoolon ki chadar upon her head.

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    For their D-day, Akash Ambani looked suave in a soft pink, intricately embroidered and sequinned sherwani, while Shloka Mehta looked ethereal in a red and gold bridal ensemble. While Akash Ambani got playful as he couldn't get his eyes off Shloka, the bride was seen blushing all through her slow and steady walk as the two met for the Jai mala ceremony.

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    In photo: Shloka Mehta looks like an epitome of grace and beauty in a red and golden lehenga by designer Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla.

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    Post their big fat Indian wedding, the Ambanis and Mehtas hosted a grand wedding bash for the newly-married couple Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta. A host of Bollywood celebrities, politicians and sportspersons came together to celebrate Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta's union. The guests included Gautam Adani, Kumar Mangalam Birla and family, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Karan Johar, Jeetendra and daughter Ekta Kapoor, Suniel Shetty and Mana Shetty, Riteish Deshmukh among others.

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    For the wedding bash, Akash Ambani opted for a black kurta with a long embellished jacket while his partner and wife Shloka wore a golden ensemble. The post-wedding bash, which saw fireworks and an aerial act, also witnessed American pop rock band Maroon 5 entertaining the star-studded crowd with their performance.

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    In photo: Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, wife Neerja Birla, daughter Ananya Birla, Advaitesha and son Aryaman snapped during the glitzy celebration in honour of newly-weds Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta.

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    Akash and Shloka's wedding reception was held on March 11, 2019. The reception party marked an end to the three-day wedding affair of Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta that sent the world into a frenzy. From photo booths, ice-cream booths to a goodie bag full of chocolates, the wedding reception spelled grandeur.

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    In photo: Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta pose for the camera during the grand reception held at Jio World Centre, BKC.

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    A special musical fountain show was held for thousands of members of the Army, Navy, Paramilitary Forces, Mumbai Police, Railway Protection Force, and their families as an expression of gratitude and respect for the people who make the city and nation safe. Both, Mukesh and Nita sought their blessings for the newly married couple Akash and Shloka.

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    In photo: Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta strike cupid as the two lovebirds enjoy a romantic date on a swing during their sangeet ceremony held at St Moritz in Switzerland.

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About The Gallery

Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta got married on March 9, 2019, and their wedding festivities included a pre-wedding bash, a grand wedding ceremony, and a gala reception. As the power couple from Mumbai celebrates their first wedding anniversary today, we take you down memory lane and relive their wedding through these photos.