2016 was eventful in many ways. To some it brought heartbreak, while some others found love. Those already lucky in love took the next big step in their relationship, and decided to pop the question and walk down the aisle. Bollywood weddings, whether reel or real, are never ordinary. In 2016, we witnessed some of the most lavish, fascinating and entertaining wedding celebrations. A quick look at the celebs who lost their ‘single’ tag and will welcome the new year being happily married…
Asin and Rahul Sharma
‘Ghajini’ actress Asin Thottumkal tied the knot with her long time boyfriend and the CEO of Micromax, Rahul Sharma, on January 20, 2016. It was the first wedding of 2016 and what a lavish wedding it was! First, the two exchanged wedding vows in Church and then had a traditional Hindu ceremony in Delhi. Akshay Kumar, who played Cupid in this love story, was the best man at this wedding.
Preity Zinta and Gene Goodenough
Even though Preity Zinta tried hard to keep her marriage with Gene Goodenough a secret, the paparazzi went all out to cover her marriage. She tied the knot in February 28, 2016 in Los Angeles and hardly any Bollywood celebrity attended this ceremony. Later she organised a grand reception for her pals from the industry in Mumbai.
Urmila Matondkar and Mohsin Akhtar
Unlike the other Bollywood weddings, Urmila Matondkar’s wedding with boyfriend Mohsin Akhtar was quite a secret one. Her wedding came as a surprise to her fans. In an intimate wedding ceremony organised at her residence, Urmila tied the knot with Mohsin on March 3, 2016. She made for a beautiful Maharashtrian bride while Mohsin complemented her quite well.
Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover
Finally, Bollywood’s Bong beauty Bipasha Basu gave away her ‘single’ tag and tied the knot with her ‘Alone’ co-star Karan Singh Grover on April 30, 2016. It was one of the most highlighting events that took place in Bollywood in the year 2016. Bollywood biggies like Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and many others had attended her reception ceremony. Their wedding pictures too attracted a lot of attention on social media.
Lisa Haydon and Dino Lalvani
After being in a relationship for almost one year, Lisa Haydon tied the knot with her boyfriend Dino Lalvani. The lovebirds tied the knot on October 29, 2016 at an exotic location. Wearing a white flowy gown, Lisa made for one ravishing bride, who had come straight from a fairytale.
Neha Bhasin and Sameer Uddin
Singer Neha Bhasin got hitched to her boyfriend Sameer Uddin in a private wedding ceremony organised in Italy. Neha and Sameer had known each other for almost four years and finally, on October 23, 2016, they took the plunge and settled into marital bliss.
Raftaar and Komal
Singer, rapper Raftaar married his long time girlfriend Komal Vohra on December 1, 2016. Their courtship lasted for 5 years and then they had a big fat Indian wedding in Delhi on December 1. The pictures from their wedding kept social media abuzz all the while.
Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech
Last but not least, Bollywood’s beauty Hazel Keech got hitched to cricket sensation Yuvraj Singh in total filmy style. It was one big fat Indian wedding that entertained us towards the end of this year. From the funky wedding card to the cocktail party, to the star couple dancing to power-packed Punjabi songs, everything called for attention. Not to miss, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s dance video from Yuvraj-Hazel’s wedding too was quite a treat.