Kapoors have always hosted lavish weddings, but Kareena chose to seal her relationship with Prince of Pataudi, Saif Ali Khan with a simple registration away from the media glare, in the presence of family and close friends.
AFTER FIVE years of courtship, Kareena Kapoor
and Saif Ali Khan finally walked the aisle. The simple registration of marriage in the morning was followed by an opulent nikaah at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai
that was hosted by the groom. Close family and friends turned up Tuesday for the glamorous evening. Randhir Kapoor
, Kareena's father told ANI, “From now on Kareena will be Kareena Kapoor Khan.”
The reception and the nikaah saw all the big names of Bollywood such as Shahrukh Khan
and wife Gauri Khan, the Bachchans, Sanjay Dutt and family, designer and best friend of Kareena Kapoor Manish Malhotra, Karan Johar
and the likes. Unlike the simple ensemble of the morning, Kareena was seen in a heavy pink lehenga for the nikaah and she looked every bit of the 'Begum'.
The reception in the Capital, however will see numerous political leaders as the guests of honour. Scheduled to be hosted on Thursday on Aurangzeb Road bungalow by Saif’s mother Sharmila Tagore it will have President Pranab Mukherjee, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni, Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dixit and Renewable Energy Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah as guests.
Not much is known about the reception and the Khans as well as Kapoors wanted to keep the affair low key. What will the bride and groom wear for the big reception is yet to be known.