Hillary Clinton among partygoers at billionaire kids' wedding in India

13 December, 2018, 20:16 | Author: Sheri Evans
  • Deepika Padukone

After featuring a concert by Beyoncé and a party in a 400-year-old palace, India's most expensive wedding reached a climax yesterday when the daughter of its richest citizen was married in a lavish ceremony in Mumbai.

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton and a host of Bollywood's biggest names were among guests as the daughter of India's richest man got married.

Beyonce posted a photo on Instagram of one of her outfits and a video giving a sneak peak of her performance.

The current talk-of-the-town wedding is that of the business tycoons children - Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal.

The festivities were a culmination of lavish pre-wedding celebrations in the desert city of Udaipur over the weekend which featured a private concert by American singer Beyonce.

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her musician husband Nick Jonas.

Laxmi Agrawal Meghna Gulzar film
Meghna Gulzar had met Laxmi Agarwal recently

There was a high police presence in the south Mumbai area around the Ambanis' home, which is called Antilia and reportedly cost over $1 billion when it was completed in 2010. The wedding ceremony brought together several politicians, industrialists, high profile guests and Bollywood's biggest stars, under one roof. Conservative estimates have put it at around US$15 million, while others insist that US$100 million is closer to the truth.

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, left, speaks with his son Anant, sitting on a horse. He is worth more than US$47 billion and recently overtook China's Mr Jack Ma as Asia's wealthiest man.

According to India's Filmfare magazine, 600 people were expected at the event, which has been dubbed "the big, fat Indian wedding".

Rajinikanth with his wife Latha at Isha Ambani's wedding.

It comes after global pop star Beyonce was hired to perform at an elaborate pre-wedding bash in Udaipur, Rajasthan, in the lead up to the big day.

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