Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anushka Sharma: 7 actresses from Bollywood who wore the most expensive wedding lehengas
The wedding lehengas of these 7 actresses would actually be the cost of 3 to 5 common people’s entire wedding…
Bollywood has always painted a larger than life picture for all of us. And it's not just in reel life, but also in real life many actors have resorted to extravagance. Well, it has been Bollywood’s mantra to live life king size and while that has left us envious, what also leaves us drooling is the fashion scene of the industry. And it hits us the hardest during wedding times when we find out that the dream lehenga our favorite actress wore for her D-day, is not even half as compared to our entire wedding’s budget.
Yes, it is not only the concept of a big fat Indian wedding that Bollywood films have given us, but they also made us dream of wearing some drool-worthy ensembles as we take the plunge. Here are the 7 most expensive wedding lehengas that our Bollywood actresses wore…
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Actress Aishwarya Rai tied the knot with Abhishek Bachchan in April 2007. And while she had the most traditional Hindu wedding, for her D-day she wore a golden Kanjeevaram saree with Swarovski crystals and gold threads. Her wedding attire which was designed by Neeta Lulla cost a whopping Rs 75 lakhs.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Whenever it comes to setting fashion goals Bollywood’s beloved Bebo aka Kareena Kapoor Khan is a class apart. And when she married Said Ali Khan in October 2012, she wore mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore’s wedding Gharara that was recreated by Ritu Kumar. But it was her lehenga for the reception that was designed by Manish Malhotra which cost Rs 50 lakhs.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Actress Shilpa Shetty who married billionaire businessman Raj Kundra in November 2009 was dripping with extravagance on her wedding day. The beautiful bride wore a red outfit for her wedding which had 8000 Swarovski crystals studded in it and cost Rs 50 lakhs.
While actress Anushka Sharma brought in the pastel trend with her bridal trousseau, she also opted for looking all royal for her big day. Anushka who took the plunge with cricketer Virat Kohli at Tuscany, Italy in December 2017 made sure to look, one dreamy bride. From her outfit to her jewellery, everything was just regal. This Sabyasachi designed wedding ensemble cost Anushka Rs 30 lakhs.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Global Icon Priyanka Chopra married her love, American singer-actor Nick Jonas in December 2018. And while the destination wedding in Jaipur was one royal affair, PeeCee looked one gorgeous bride pairing the modern lehenga with traditional Kundan jewellery and for the ceremony, the all-red Sabyasachi lehenga that she wore was for Rs 18 lakhs.
Genelia D’souza Deshmukh
In 2012, actress Genelia D’souza married actor Riteish Deshmukh in a Christian and a Maharashtrian ceremony. And while the couple looks super cute with each other, they also had a lavish wedding. The Maharashtrian style saree that Genelia wore for her Hindu ceremony was designed by Neeta Lulla and had real Kundan work on its border making it cost Rs 17 lakhs.
2018’s most dreamy wedding was of actress Deepika Padukone with actor Ranveer Singh. And while it happened in November 2018, it was picture-perfect moment. The couple who tied the knot in both Konkani and Sindhi style at Lake Como, Italy made sure to recreate the Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat feels for us with their outfits. And while their wedding trousseau goes in crores, for the Sindhi ceremony the oh-so-gorgeous Sabyasachi lehenga that Deepika wore was for Rs 8.95 lakhs.
Well, who said weddings are not an expensive affair? It surely was for these actresses.
Written by Nawaz Kochra