In the past few months, there had been a lot of speculations about Sonam Kapoor’s wedding. But the Kapoor Khandaan had been close-mouthed about the wedding festivities.
Last week at an event before confirming the news of Sonam and Anand’s wedding, Anil Kapoor had said, “Media has always been with me and my family when we began our careers. We will share everything at the right time. You all will know very soon. We won’t hide these details. You will know why there is lighting outside the house.”
It was only recently on May 1, 2018, when the two families put the speculations to rest and released a joint statement about Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s, confirming the date of their marriage. The statement read, “The Kapoor and Ahuja families take great joy and pride, in announcing the marriage of Sonam and Anand. The wedding will take place on the 8th of May in Mumbai. Since it is an intimate affair, we request you to respect the family’s need for privacy. Thank you for all your blessings and love, as we celebrate this special moment in our lives.”
The first wedding ceremony will be the Mehendi ceremony which will take place on May 7. The venue for the same is Sunteck Island, BKC. The rituals will begin at 4 pm. Followed by Mehendi is the wedding ceremony, which is scheduled to take place on May 8, in the morning. And as reported before, it will take place at Rockdale, Bandra, which is also Sonam’s aunt’s bungalow. The wedding rites will begin at 11 am and will go on till 12:30 pm. After the wedding, the two families will host a reception party, the same day in the evening. The venue for the party is The Leela, Mumbai. The party will kick-start at 8 pm.
Since the wedding is around the corner, the Kapoors have already dived into the festive mode and have started with the wedding preparations. Anil Kapoor’s residence is all decked up with beautiful lighting decorations. Rehearsals for the Sangeet ceremony are in full swing.
Sonam Kapoor’s cousins and other family members have been rehearsing day and night for their performances. As reported earlier, Janhvi Kapoor will be dancing on late actor and her mother’s classic numbers like ‘Kisi Ke Haath Na Aaegi Ye Ladki’ and ‘Mere Hathon Mein Nau Nau Chudiyaan’. Even Sonam is expected to perform a special act.
But the most special of all the performances would be that of Daddy Kapoor. As per recent reports, it is being said that Anil Kapoor will be performing on the iconic song, My Name is Lakhan and Gallan Goodiyan from Dil Dhadakne Do.
Talking about his exclusive performance, a recently informed, “Anil is ecstatic about his performance on Sonam and Anand’s sangeet. He will perform on two of his favourite numbers – Gallan Goodiyan from Dil Dhadakne Do and My Name is Lakhan from Ram Lakhan. It will be more fun because Satish Kaushik and Anupam Kher will also be joining Anil.”