Following a dreamy engagement party at the magnificent Emirates Palace, Danube heir Adel Sajan decided to charter a luxury liner for his star-studded wedding to artist Sana Khan. The special four-day celebrationsfollowed a #DilDhadakneDo themed festivities that included gala dinners, pool deck parties and a star-studded guest list.
The event planning and wedding décor were conceptualized by WedNiksha. From organizing a retro themed welcome dinner to a fairytale wedding function and after party, the flamboyance and the colorfulness were intricately showcased in this 4-day extravaganza!
The luxurious destination wedding celebrations started with a gala welcome dinner followed by hi tea. To match up to the fully illuminated décor, Sana chose to go with a dazzling 1920’s inspired flapper dress which was accessorized with statement diamond earrings and an immaculate finger curl pony.
The Sangeet was a celebratory affair which included thoughtful speeches by loved ones followed by some breathtaking dance performances and acrobatics from professionals. Popular singer and rapper, Badshahand musicians Vishal &Shekhar kept the guests entertained with some hit numbers and other upbeat Bollywood songs. To suit the jovial environment of the sangeet party, Sana went for an embellished green lehenga with golden zardozi embroidery and tulle green cape, designed by Neeta Lulla. She accessorized her glimmering ensemble with stacked necklaces, maang tikka and jhumkas.
The star- studded wedding was attended by the crème-de-la crème of Bollywood. Some of the celebrities that were on board for the celebrations were Gauhar Khan, Hussain Kuwajerwala, Malaika Arora Khan, GurmeetChoudhary and wife Debina, Rohit Roy and wife ManasiShilpa and Shamita Shetty, Dia Mirza, the rapper Badshah, the Meet Bros and Vishal-Shekhar among others. Following the traditional theme of the wedding, the different decks of the ship were decorated to reflect the charm of Indian rituals and customs. The wedding also followed a ‘hatke’ baraat ceremony wherein the groom and his family had to parade through the outer decks of the ship, to reach his beautiful bride-to-be. For Sana’s big day, ace designer Neeta Lulla designed a flowy tulle off-shoulder lehenga with 3D floral embellishments to suit the dreamy nature of this fantasy-filled cruise wedding.
The reception was a grand affair with an elegant ballroom theme. The décor was entirely done with white florals and was hosted at the upper pool area of the cruise liner. The night was a lovely celebration of the duo’s union and had celebrities such as Gauhar Khan and Sushmita Sen share emotional tidbits through their heart touching speeches. For the evening, Fashion designer Neeta Lulla designed an effervescent ‘princess bride’ gown which was accessorized with a stunning choker necklace and statement earrings.
Photography- Knotty Affair by Namit and Vipul