The Sangeet ceremony of Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi at Club Fresh last night was a star studded affair. 200 guests including family members, friends, bollywood personalities and sports stars participated in the celebrations. The theme for sangeet was White- the Candolim based club was decorated with white roses and jasmine. Lara looked stunning in a marigold-color lehenga with a sexy choli designed by Manav Gangwani. She teamed this with an uncut diamond necklace set studded with vilandis, rose-cut and round diamonds, emeralds, rubies and pearls and a maangtika all from Anmol Jewellers. Mahesh wore a chikankari churidar kurta by the same designer with a stole to match Lara’s ensemble.
DJ Whosane played a mixed of English and Bollywood and there was a Live performance by California based acrobatic group Lucien Dossier. Bhupathi and his friends danced to ‘Dus bahane kar ke le gayi dil’ and ‘Crazy kiya re’ from Dhoom 2. Lara danced to ‘Sheila ki jawani’, ‘Munni badnaam hui’ and ‘Desi girl’ and later the couple grooved to ‘Zoobi zoobi’ from 3 Idiots. The guests included Vijay Amritraj, Leander Paes and Rhea Pillai, Boman Irani, Bikram Saluja, Aditya Hitkari and Divya Palat, Aki Narula and Wendell Rodricks. The food was a mix of Seafood, Sushi, Goan and Pan Asian preparations.
Lara Dutta and Manav Gangwani
Anticlockwise from top: Actor Riteish Deshmukh, Actress Raveena Tandon and her husband Anil Thadani, Model/ Photographer Sheetal Mallar, Sports/ fitness coach Shayamal Vallabhjee and a friend