This Might Just Be the Most Lavish Pre-Wedding Celebration Ever

Coldplay and The Chainsmokers performed


Remember that time Beyoncé performed at Isha Ambani's pre-wedding celebration and had the entire world like, "Wait... how?" Well, it was because her father, Mukesh Ambani, happens to be a member of the three-comma club—clocking in as the 19th richest man in the world in 2018, according to Forbes. Fast-forward two months and Isha's older brother, Akash, is getting ready to tie the knot to his fiancé, Shloka Mehta, and you guessed it: Their pre-wedding party is just over-the-top.

On Tuesday, the bride and groom-to-be hosted a pre-wedding "Winter Wonderland" themed Sangeet ceremony at the Kulm Hotel in San Moritz, Switzerland. The couple welcomed a rumored 850 guests, many of which included Bollywood stars like Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Malaika Arora, and Arjun Kapoor. The celebration featured a Ferris wheel, merry-go-round, and ice field—but those lavish details were totally overlooked when the entertainment for the night arrived. According to the Hindustan Times, both Coldplay and The Chainsmokers serenaded the guests during the celebration. Coldplay frontman Chris Martin performed his 2014 hit "Sky Full of Stars" for the guests, giving them their own personal concert. The Chainsmokers also featured some of their biggest hits, including their 2017 song "Paris."

Attendees didn't let their fans miss out on the fun though: The party's guests shared plenty of footage of the affair on social media.

Following the performances, the bride and groom joined the guests for a night of dancing and speeches, followed by a fireworks display.

The pre-wedding festivities will be the last until their March 9 wedding at Mumbai’s Jio World Centre, followed by a party and reception that will take place at the same venue throughout the two following days. A source tells Brides that the weeklong extravaganza is estimated to cost about $100 million. With a pre-wedding party like this, we can only imagine what the big day will look like.

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