VIPs arrive at pre-wedding bash for daughter of India’s richest man

Isha Ambani

Clinton, the who's who from across the globe have gathered to make Isha Ambani's wedding a uber grand affair. This will be held at the same time with the pre-wedding functions of the couple.

Ms Isha Ambani, 27, daughter of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, will marry Mr Anand Piramal, 33, in the financial capital of Mumbai next Wednesday (Dec 12), but the celebrations began this weekend in the desert city of Udaipur, with feasts, singing and dancing, and other pre-wedding rituals.

Dozens of chartered planes carrying celebrities, including former USA secretary of state Hillary Clinton, flew into a sleepy airport in western India for the lavish pre-wedding festivities for the daughter of India's richest man.

Ahead of his daughter's wedding, richest Indian Mukesh Ambani along with his family Friday commenced a special "Anna Seva" to feed 5,100 people, the majority of them with special abilities, over three days.

Bollywood stars, including Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan and Akshay Kumar, among others, have also arrived for the festivities.

The "Anna Seva" is being organised at Udaipur, the city which will host pre-wedding functions of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal on December 8 and 9.

Worldwide singer Beyonce Knowles will reportedly add her star power to a gala evening as part of the celebrations.

A press release by from the Ambani family said that as part of the "Anna Seva", 5100 persons were served food.

Various photographs and videos are surfacing on social media.

Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal were engaged at a lavish ceremony in September in Italy's Lake Como.

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