2010: Big Fat Celeb Weddings
Year 2010 can easily be dubbed as the Wedding Year. From Indian skipper MS Dhoni and tennis sensation Sania Mirza to Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya and our very own Manisha Koirala deciding to tie the knot. Here's a look at some Big Fat Celeb weddings of 2010.
Sania Mirza's wedding came as a surprise for many. The ace tennis star broke off her engagement with Sohrab in January and then she decided to tie the knot with cricketer Shoaib Malik on April 12, 2010.
MS Dhoni broke quite a few hearts when he tied the knot with his long time girlfriend Sakshi Rawat on July 04, 2010. The wedding ceremony was a hush-hush affair with close friends and family members attending the ceremony.
Think grand, think Rajinikanth. The southern superstar's younger daughter tied the knot with Ashwin Kumar on September 3, 2010, and a galaxy of stars showed up to wish the couple. Kamal Haasan, Prabhu Deva, Chiranjeevi, Sridevi, Abhishek and Aishwarya were all there. Chefs were flown in from different cities for the wedding. But it was the water that was the real show-stopper at the wedding - because it was served by Rajinikanth himself!
It was '2010: A Love Story' for Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who tied the knot with beau Samrat Dahal in a traditional ceremony held in Kathmandu in June.
Bollywood star Vivek Oberoi tied the nuptial knot with management graduate Priyanka Alva at a resplendent ceremony marked by the razzmatazz of the Indian tinseltown on October 29, 2010. The wedding saw a touch of traditional Punjabi exuberance and cultural beauty of coastal Karnataka.
All Hush-Hush: Konkona and Ranvir Shorey tied the knot on September 3, 2010 and announced it days later on Twitter.
Rahul Mahajan exchanged wedding vows with Kolkata-based model Dimpy Ganguly on Imagine TV's reality show Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega in March. The wedding was a lavish affair at the Leela Kempinski Hotel in Mumbai.
Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar's daughter Anoushka Shankar married director Joe Wright on September 26, 2010 in London. The wedding was a private affair that was attended only by close friends and relatives.
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After months of speculation and over a dozen controversies, Former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor ties the knot with Sunanda Pushkar in a traditional Kerala ceremony on August 22 this year. The wedding was attended by the couples kids and a host of political leaders were part of reception held in Delhi.
TV show host and Bollywood actress Shruti Seth married Break ke Baad director Danish Aslam in October this year. It was three days of revelry in Goa with only a few close friends invited.
The wedding of scion of Jodhpur royal family Yuvraj Shivraj with princess Gayatri of Askot in Uttarakhand was solemnised on November 18, according to traditional rituals. It was marked by the presence of Bollywood stars, international A-listers, politicians and corporate honchos.
Actress Rambha and Indran's wedding reception in April saw celebrities turning up in hordes to wish the newly married couple. Among the guests, Chief Minister M Karunanidhi made an early and surprise visit, and blessed the couple.
American singer Katy Perry and British comedian Russell Brand, decked in traditional style, said 'I do' in the presence of select guests at the Aman-i-Khas resort near the Ranthambhore tiger sanctuary as a priest chanted mantras around the traditional fire.
The sexiest woman in the world actress Megan Fox married her longtime beau Brian Austin Green at Four Seasons Hualalai Resort in Hawaii on June 24. The Transformers star, who was holidaying with Green in Hawaii for some time, extended the vacation to exchanged vows with her on-off partner of six years.
Academy award winning actors Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem tied the knot earlier this year at a friend's house in the Bahamas.
Germany captain Philipp Lahm also married his girlfriend in a traditional Bavarian wedding, days after his team secured third place at the FIFA World Cup.
Hollywood actor Harrison Ford married his girlfriend Calista Flockhart in June this year after a a 16-month engagement.
Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former US president Bill Clinton, married Marc Mezvinsky, an investment banker on July 31 this year. According to reports, the estimated cost for her wedding was a whopping 3 million mark. Reports also suggest, her gown by Vera Wang was for $20,000 and so was her wedding cake by Sylvia Weinstock.