Global celebrities including film stars, company executives, politicians and sports personalities descended on Mumbai on Saturday for the wedding celebrations of the son ofÂ India‘s wealthiest man and Reliance Industries boss, MukeshÂ Ambani.
Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, former British prime minister Tony Blair, film stars Rajinikanth and Priyanka Chopra and cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Hardik Pandya were among the guests.
Indian stars Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor were seen dancing with the bridegroom AkashÂ AmbaniÂ and plenty ofÂ Indians shared photos on social media with #AkashAmbaniÂ and #AkashShlokaWedding among the top trending hashtags inÂ India.
The bride, Shloka Mehta, is the daughter of Russell Mehta, a wealthy diamond merchant and managing director of family-owned company Rosy Blue.
Celebrations began in Mumbai with feasts, singing and dancing, and other pre-wedding rituals, for the wedding between the two 28-year-olds.
Photos on Twitter showed elaborate floral decorations and celebrities posing on a lawn before the wedding. MukeshÂ Ambani, his wife Nita and the bridegroom wore various shades of pink.
Ambani, whose business empire spans oil and gas, telecoms and retail, is Asia’s richest man and the world’s 13th most wealthiest according to Forbes magazine, with his wealth estimated at $50 billion.