Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone at their Konkani-style wedding
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's dreamy wedding in the breathtaking Villa del Balbianello were the best of both worlds – North India and South India. The couple had two marriage ceremonies to honor each other's customs – a wedding in Konkani style on November 14th and a traditional celebration on November 15th.
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IF IN ITALY
From Aditya Chopra-Rani Mukerji to Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma, Italy is the new favorite goal for Bollywood weddings. Ranveer and Deepika also resounded at the amazing places in Italy for their special day.
In an exclusive interview with India Today Television, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that the country has several features that make it "extraordinary".
"Italy has always been an extraordinary destination. Think of the Grand Tour, extremely popular in the 19th century. Our millenary culture, the feeling of hospitality, the amazing landscape, fashion, design, cinema and gastronomy are just some of the factors that are so powerful to magnetize and entertain visitors from around the world, "he said.
He added: "I'm pretty sure that even the Bollywood celebrities share my thoughts and just fell in love with our rural towns so rich in traditions. Our unique and lively cities made even more valuable of the warmth and welcoming smiles of locals and our mountains, which similar to the Himalayan area. Who does not want to celebrate one of the best days of life in such a heavenly scenario? "
SYD INDIAN-STYLE ENGAGEMENT
Ranveer and Deepika's wedding festivals kicked off with a Phool Muddi (flower and ring) ceremony, according to Konkani rituals, on the evening of November 12 (Monday). Deepika's father Prakash Padukone gave Ranveer a coconut and formally welcomed him to the family. After this, Ranveer and Deepika switched.
NORTH INDIAN-STYLE MEHENDI AND SANGEET
After their dedication, they had a mehendi ceremony in the north indian, in the afternoon of November 13th (Tuesday). Ranveer and Deepika were friendships in amazing traditional clothing designed by Sabyasachi Mukherjee.
Interestingly, it was not only the women who had henna on their palms, but also the men. According to some reports, the groom Ranveer DeepVeer wrote on her palm in Mehendi.
Deepika became overwhelmed with emotion a few times, but Ranveer made sure she had a smile on her face again.
The height of the mehendi ceremony was singing, which took place later that evening. Bollywood singer Harshdeep Kaur and her team performed on the song. The playlist included wedding favorites such as Kala Sha Kala, Mehendi Hai Rachney Wali, Mehendi Ni Mehendi and Gur Naal Ishq Mitha. It was a totally northern Indian style feature, with guests dancing to hit dhol.
The wedding festival, as a guest revealed was "all love", ended with a blow on Tuesday night. At one point, Ranveer took to the floor and put the mood by tearing out numbered songs, including Tune Maari Entriyaan from his movie Gunday.
KONKANI WEDDING WAS WHITE AND GOLD-THEMED
On November 14, Ranveer and Deepika became husband and wife in a traditional Konkani wedding. The Chitrapur Saraswat-style wedding, lasting four hours, was an intimate affair, with only close friends and family members in attendance.
The wedding was ivory and gold-themed, directly from the decor of the guest's clothes. Villa del Balbianello was equipped with thousands of white roses at the moment.
Ranveer's father Jugjeet Singh Bhavnani was wearing a white dhoti curve, while the actor's sister Ritika Bhavnani looked beautiful in an ivory and gold lehenga.
Deepika's father Prakash Padukone draped a whiteband over his white dot and dhoti. The bride's mother, Ujjala Padukone, chose a silk and flower baby while sister Anisha Padukone had an ivory and gold that was highly ornate lehenga.
The groom was traditionally dressed in ivory and gold veshti, kurta and angavastram. A mondavalya finished his gaze. The bride, meanwhile, looked sharp in a red and gold silhouette.
ANAND KARAJ WAS ALL ABOUT BAND, BAAJA, BAARAAT
In contrast, the Northern Indian style Anand Karaj was a living red theme. The white rose at Villa del Balbianello was replaced by red flowers. Guests were wearing bright colored clothes for this ceremony.
Ranveer chose to wear a red canyon sherwani with intricate thread work and a prepared dupattack. He also had a red juice and a red bead grinder.
Deepika looked heavenly in her red and gold lehenga and was decorated in heavy jewelery. Buzz is that her dupatta, who had "Sada saubhagyawati bhava" written on it, was gifted to her by Ranveer's family. Deepika also had red choodas and is kaleeras as a true nordic bride.
FOOD AND MUSIC
Anand Karaj had all the elements in a big, fat (and high) North Indian wedding. Ranveer led his mind and danced to the 90's Bollywood hits. He entered my name is Lakhan and danced as if there was no morning to sound like Chunari Chunari, Naiyyo Naiyyo and Tamma Tamma. Harshdeep Kaur also enthralled the guests with his melodic voice.
The Chitrapur Saraswat style wedding was more subdued. According to reports, the famous classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal performed as Deepika went to mandap.
On the menu of the second wedding (anand karaj), Sindhi delicacies including dal pakwan, koki and sev barfi. Southern Indian delicacies were served at Konkani style wedding.
In fact, Ranveer and Deepika's special "thanks" presents themselves to the media and thank them for their love and blessings, which also reflected this mix of North and South India. If it had Besan Barfi, representing the north, it also had Mysore Pak, which represents the south.
When they return to India, Ranveer and Deepika will host a reception in the actor home town of Bengaluru on November 21st. They have booked the ballroom at The Leela Palace Hotel in the city for the feature, which will have Deepika's extended family and close friends in attendance.
After that, the couple will throw an unnecessary reception party for Ranveer's extended family and their friends from Bollywood at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai on November 28th.
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