After getting registered marriage on Tuesday and nikaah ceremony on Wednesday, Saif Ali Khan and now Kareena Kapoor Khan had celebrated together their lavish wedding reception on Thursday (Oct 18) in Delhi, where who's who from Bollywood and political people graced their presence to wish the newly-wed couple.
Politics socio people such as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and many more were arrived at the reception. Also people from Bollywood fraternity such as Nandita Das and Imtiaz Ali attended the Dawat-e-Walima (wedding reception) of the star couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor, on Thursday (October 18).
Fully clad in an elegant sherwanis and colorful shararas, lehengas and sarees, the entire event was hosted by Saif's mother, who is the veteran actress and Begum of Pataudi, Sharmila Tagore. She looked royal and dazzling in her gold saree, and simply expressed in front of media that she blesses the couple and readily welcomes Bebo in the Pataudi family. Bride Kareena wore a gold sharara by means of pink color for the event. Son of the late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Saif, was wearing black sherwani which was designed by the designer Raghavendra Rathore.
Kareena's parents Randhir Kapoor and Babita were as well present. Personalities such as ministers Farooq Abdullah, Rajiv Shukla, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kamal Nath, Congress' Renuka Chowdhary and Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, politician-writer Shashi Tharoor with his wife Sunanda, and others had also graced the event.
Stars from the cricket world including Bishen Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev and Ajay Jadeja were present, whereas designers such as Ritu Kumar, Meera and Muzaffar Ali and Manish Malhotra had signified the fashion industry by graving the wedding reception. Lyricist Prasoon Joshi and sarod player Amjad Ali Khan were too invited for the extravaganza, and wished the couple by saying 'Congratulations'.
The ancient bungalow was ornamented in cream and gold, in the company of mogra flowers and conventional brass hanging diyas. A prime attraction at the entrance was an intricately embellished carpet, which is said to have a century old asset of the Pataudi family. Reportedly the interiors for the event were inspired by the Mughal era, and the set up had quite a few royal artifacts'.
This was the very last function in this much-awaited wedding festivities and extravaganza of the tinsel town. The festivities had commenced with a pre-wedding party at Kareena's Mumbai adobe on Sunday (Oct 14), which was followed by a registered wedding at Saif's Bandra home on Tuesday afternoon (Oct 16). The couple exchanged their vows recently on Wednesday (Oct 17) and carried out nikaah ceremony at Taj hotel (Mumbai) in the charisma of Bollywood's glitterati, including Shahrukh Khan with wife Gauri, Karan Johar, Priety Zinta, and many others. Finally the Saifeena celebrated their lavish and luxurious wedding reception in Delhi, in the company of hordes of renowned personalities.