As announced in late October, Isha and Anand, both scions of the Ambani and Piramal business families respectively, shall Wednesday as per Indian traditions, customs and culture at the Mumbai residence of the Ambani family. Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal kicked off their wedding festivities in the handsome city of Udaipur from today. Post the festivities, the wedding will take place on December 12, 2018. Together Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal fed around 5100 people. From designing a Rs 3 lakh wedding invite to serving 5,100 people in an Anna Seva ceremony, the couple's wedding will be one grand affair. The Anna Seva functions will continue for four days, from 7th to 10th December and will be performed three times a day at the Narayan Seva Sansthan, Udaipur.
During the festivities, a specially curated exhibition called "Swadesh Bazaar" shall be set up to showcase 108 traditional Indian crafts and arts form from all parts of India. According to the reports, Oberoi Udai Vilas and City Palace in Udaipur are finalized for the upcoming events. Many guests are expected in the events from overseas so immigration counters have already been set at the airport for the visitor's convenience for the next five days.
Many in India, where millions live in dire poverty, have closely followed the preparations, including the couple's engagement at the luxury Villa D'Este hotel on Italy's Lake Como, attended by more than 600 guests, and featuring a private performance by singer John Legend.