It’s not every day that the who’s who of tinsel town descends to mesmerize us. But when they do, in all their ethnic fineries, we remain glued to their sartorial shenanigans. The Ambanis threw a lavish bash to commemorate the engagement of their son Akash Ambani to fiancée Shloka Mehta. The eldest son of Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani got engaged to Shloka earlier in Goa this year. The venue of this glittery affair was their 27-storey south Mumbai residence – Antilia. The equally snazzy invite that came earlier this month was replete with a minute-long montage video of the couple, set to a popular Bollywood song, sent on behalf of Mukesh Ambani, Nita Ambani and Akash Ambani’s siblings Isha Ambani and Anant Ambani. The Bollywood glitterati who made their fashionable presence felt at the Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta engagement bash included the likes of Shah Rukh Khan with wife Gauri Khan, Priyanka Chopra with beau Nick Jonas, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar.
Getting their ethnic game on point, here is a closer look at who wore what at the soiree.
The bride-to-be opted for a golden Abu Jani- Sandeep Khosla creation and later changed to a pale pink embellished Sabyasachi lehenga.
Henna adorned hands and subtle makeup perfected her looks.
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan
Shah Rukh suited up in a customised suit from Masculine with well-groomed mane and makeup. Gauri who was styled by Mohit Rai opted for a Falguni and Shane Peacock blue applique work Anarkali with statement earrings from Satyani Fine Jewels and a ring. A flawless makeup and soft wavy hair rounded out her look.
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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas
Styled by Ami Patel and Sanjay Kumar Dauhaliya, Priyanka wore a red custom saree by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Couture teamed with a strappy sequined blouse. She accessorised her look with earrings and kadas from Amrapali Jewels. Brilliant red lips, delicately lined eyes and an even tone, courtesy makeup artist Uday Shirali teamed well with textured waves, courtesy hairstylist Radhika Yadav. Nick cut out a dapper picture in a grid printed navy blue suit with formal shoes, stubble and well-groomed mane.
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Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor
Styled by Ami Patel, Alia wore a pink handcrafted Manish Malhotra saree with statement earrings from Amrapali Jewels. A stunning makeup and a sleek updo adorned with flowers, courtesy Ayesha Devitre rounded out her ethnic elegance.
Ranbir who was styled by Priyanka and Kazim opted for a Rohit Bal ensemble with flats from Peter Non. Well-groomed hair and stubble accompanied his easy vibe.
Styled by Nikita Jaisinghani, Karan looked impeccable in red – a velvet sherwani from Manish Malhotra with patent leather loafers, a well-groomed mane and that signature pout in tow.
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While Akash is on the board of Reliance Jio, Shloka who is the daughter of the daughter of Russell Mehta owner of Rosy Blue Diamonds, one of the country’s leading diamond companies is a Director with Rosy Blue Foundation. As per reports, the couple is expected to tie the knot later this year.