The year 2018 saw quite a number of high-profile weddings that everyone went gaga over. While some celebrities dropped the news suddenly, others decided to involve their fans, announcing details on social media and of course, sharing much-awaited photos.
There were four big fat Bollywood weddings this year — Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja, Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh and, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.
Apart from the Bollywood celebrities, shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap also got married this year. Wrestler Vinesh Phogat and Somvir Rathee too tied the knot in 2018 and shared beautiful pictures on Instagram.
Here’s a throwback to the high-profile weddings of the year:
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas
Chopra and Jonas got married in December 2018. They had two beautiful wedding ceremonies — a Hindu ceremony and a Christian ceremony — at the Umaid Bhavan Palace in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur on December 2 and 3.
For their Christian wedding, the couple and their families wore bespoke Ralph Lauren outfits. Social media went gaga over Chopra’s 75-feet long veil and it also became a meme.
Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja
Kapoor married her long-time boyfriend Anand Ahuja in an intimate, yet lavish ceremony in May. They got married according to the traditional Sikh customs at Kapoor’s aunt’s Bandra bungalow and later, hosted a reception at The Leela Hotel, Mumbai.
Kapoor, known for being a fashionista, chose Anuradha Vakil as her designer. For the wedding, Kapoor wore a traditional red lehenga. Photos of the wedding were all over social media with everyone from Karan Johar to Karishma Kapoor sharing them on Twitter and Instagram.
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding was a private affair. The couple had two ceremonies on November 14 and 15 in Italy’s exotic Lake Como. The couple managed to keep the paparazzis out and later, shared a few images on their respective social media accounts. On November 14, the couple had a Mangalorean wedding ceremony, followed by a Sindhi wedding ceremony on November 15.
Padukone and Singh wore Sabyasachi designs for most of their ceremonies.
The couple also hosted a reception each in Bengaluru and Mumbai on November 21 and 28.
Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi
Dhupia and Bedi got married in a low-key private ceremony and announced their wedding on their respective social media handles.
Dhupia shared the news with a picture from the marriage ceremony on her Instagram and Twitter accounts. “Best decision of my life.. today, I married my best friend. Hello there, husband! @angadbedi,” she tweeted on May 10.
Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap
Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap tied the knots in a simple ceremony this month on the 14th. The wedding took place at Nehwal’s residence in Orion villas at Raidurgam in Cyberabad. The couple shared pictures from their wedding and reception on social media.
Vinesh Phogat and Somvir Rathee
Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Somvir Rathee tied the knot on December 13 in Phogat’s hometown Charkhi Dadri in Haryana.
Phogat shared pictures of the wedding on her Instagram handle and wrote, “Dreams do indeed come true.”