Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta Wedding: Ban Ki-Moon, Sundar Pichai, Cricketer Shane Bond, former UK PM Tony Blair among the guests

The most awaited big fat Indian wedding took off on March 9, 2019 with Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta tying the knot at a hotel in Mumbai.

Akash Ambani is the eldest son of Reliance Industries Chairman, Mukesh Ambani and Shloka Mehta is the daughter of high profile diamond merchant Russell Mehta. The couple got engaged in July 2018.

Top international guests at the wedding    

A slew of high-profile international guests attended the wedding.

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 and a host of politicians and Bollywood celebrities attended the wedding festivities.

Bollywood A-Listers

Various Bollywood celebrities and personalities attended the wedding.

Among the celebrities present at the wedding were Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwariya Rai, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Disha Patani, Tiger Shroff, Vidya Balan, Janhvi Kapoor and the list was endless.

Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar, Shah Rukh Khan were seen dancing with the groom Akash.

Few others in the list

Some of the cricketers who showed up the wedding include Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Sachin Tendulkar, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Mahela Jayawardena, and others.

Business tycoon Ratan Tata also attended the do.

About Mukesh Ambani

  • Mukesh Ambani is the Chairman and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a Fortune Global 500 company and India's most valuable company by its market value.
  • Reliance was founded by late Dhirubhai Ambani in 1966 when he was just a small textile manufacturer.
  • His 27-story Mumbai mansion, Antilia, is valued at more than USD 400 million.
  • He owns the Indian Premier League franchise 'Mumbai Indians' and is the founder of Indian Super League, a football league in India.
  • In 2016, Mukesh Ambani ignited a price war in India's telecom market with the launch of 4G phone service 'Jio' that formed a huge customer base in the initial phase itself by offering free domestic voice calls, cheap data services and virtually free smartphones.
  • In January 2018, Mukesh Ambani was ranked by Forbes as the 18th-wealthiest person in the world.

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