GRAND WEDDING: Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal tie the nuptial knot at Antilia, watched by celebrities, families

 WEDDING / AMBANIS

MUMBAI: In a glittering tie-up between two top business families, Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal tied the nuptial knot here on Wednesday, watched by a large gathering of family members, well-wishers and celebrities drawn from various walks of life. Isha is daughter of India’s richest man and head of the Reliance Group, Mukesh Ambani. Anand is son of another top industrialist Ajay Piramal. The event took place at the Ambanis’ iconic 27-storey Antilia.

The who’s who of Bollywood were prominently present; prominently including the Bachchan family. 

Apart from Bollywood celebrities, the event saw the presence of former president Pranab Mukherjee, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Maharashtra politician Sharad Pawar, Union home minister Rajnath Singh, and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee among others. 

Also present were P Chidambaram, Vijay Rupani from Gujarat, Chandrababu Naidu from AP, actor Rajinikant with wife Latha, Union ministers Suresh Prabhu and Maneka Gandhi, and former PM HD Deve Gowda from Karnataka. 

Mukesh Ambani is famously into refineries, oil and gas, communications, retail chains etc — after the family diversified from textiles and polyester business (Vimal) in the 1980s.

The Piramal Group is a prominent global business conglomerate, which has major presence in healthcare, life sciences, drug discovery, healthcare information management, specialty glass packaging, financial services and real estate. Ajay Piramal is the chairman of the Piramal Group.

The wedding Wednesday night was preceded by a week-long gala pre-nuptial build up in Udaipur, where celebrities mixed with family members and Bollywood sensations to witness or participate in the festivities. 

A grand reception is planned for Friday at the Bandra Kurla Complex. — IHN-NN

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