Tony Blair Attends Billionaire Heir Akash Ambani apos;s Wedding In Mumbai
Tony and Cherie Blair donned a traditional sari and bandhgala as they attended the wedding reception of Akash Ambani - son of the 13th richest man in the world, Mukesh Ambani.
The wedding, held in Mumbai on Saturday, had a guest list of highly influential people including [/sciencetech/google/index.html Google] CEO Sundar Pichai and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey.
Mr Ambani married Shloka Mehta, daughter of Russell Mehta who owns the diamond company, Rosy Blue, at the Jio World Centre.
Tony and Cherie Blair attended the wedding reception of billionaire heir, Akash Ambani, in Mumbai with Cherie wearing a sari and Tony donning a traditional bandhgala
Akash Ambani married Shloka Mehta, daughter of Russell Mehta who owns the diamond company, Rosy Blue, at the Jio World Centre
High spirits: The former British Prime Minister even shared a joke with Chairman of Reliance Group Anil Ambani
Priyanka Chopra joined her husband https://genesisblock.one/index.php/Facebook_Signs_Licensing_Deal_With_Century-old_Indian_Music_Label Nick Jonas, 26, and her family for billionaire heir Akash Ambani's wedding in Mumbai on Saturday
Lavish affair: Groom Akash Ambani (C), posed with his billionaire father Mukesh Ambani (R) and Nita Ambani (3rd L), their daughter Isha Ambani (3rd R) and her husband Anand Piramal (2nd R)
The Blairs attended the lavish event, which could have cost the Ambani family as much as £12million
Mukesh has an estimated net worth of £38billion because of his conglomerate company, Reliance, and is the 13th richest man in the world, according to Forbes.
He has also been the richest man in India for the past 10 years and spared no expense at his son's wedding.
The last Ambani wedding was rumoured to have cost £12million so Akash's pre-wedding party could have come to a similar total.
The pre-wedding party saw Coldplay, The Chainsmokers and Maroon 5 perform at an event in Switzerland.
And the cheapest room in the luxurious hotel that was booked for around 500 guests for the weekend in Switzerland was £1,100 a night.
The nuptials drew a slew of Bollywood stars, including Priyanka Chopra, Sidharth Malhotra, Kareena Kapoor and Kiara Advani and the Blairs landed an invite to the reception held at five-star hotel Taj Lands End.
In 2015 Mukesh was appointed the first non-American on the board of directors at the Bank of America.
His home, the Antilia Building in Mumbai, is worth up to £768million.
Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar posed for photographs with his wife and pediatrician Anjali Tendulkar
Akash Ambani and his wife Shloka Mehta during their wedding ceremony.
In traditional Indian weddings the brother of the bride will pour rice into the bride's hands before it is poured over a sacred fire
Mother of the groom Nita arrived with her son Akash for the wedding
Thrilled: Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao also landed a coveted invite the wedding of the year
Over the moon: Actor Ranbir Kapoor looked delighted to be at the reception as he posed in front of a rose flower wall
Power couple: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan cut a dapper figure in a white Indian suit while his wife Gauri Khan stunned in a silver embellished Sara
Beautiful: Priyanka Chopra, 36, cut a striking figure in a intricate pale blue lace sari, which was adorned with thousands of shimmering beads
Google CEO Sundar Pichai and his wife Anjali stand for photographs as they arrive for the Ambani wedding
CEO of the Bank of America Brian T Moynihan Corporation stands with Mukesh Ambani, who was the first non-American director on the Bank of America's board, and Mukesh's wife, Nita
Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aradhya were also in attendance for the Ambanis' big day
CEO of ArcelorMittal Lakshmi Mittal and his wife Usha Mittal
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (3R), his wife Yoo Soon-taek (L), Mukesh, Chairman of Reliance Industries (R), and his wife Nita (2L)
Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan attending the extravagant wedding.
The last Ambani wedding was rumoured to have cost £12million so Akash's pre-wedding party could have come to a similar total