If you thought Nick and Priyanka Chopra Jonas's extravagant wedding couldn't be topped, just you wait—the newlyweds themselves recently attended a pre-wedding celebration in India that already rivals their own nuptials. But what could be more lavish than an 18-foot wedding cake and $500,00 budget? Three words: Live Beyoncé performance. Need we say more?
Isha Ambani, daughter of India's wealthiest man and bridesmaid in the Chopra-Jonas wedding, is set to marry fellow billionaire heir Anand Piramal this Wednesday, according to BBC. But with the merging of two of the most well-off families in the country, a one-day event naturally wouldn't do the marriage justice. The to-be-weds kicked off the big day this weekend in style, reportedly chartering 100 flights to transport guests to Udaipur, India. Aside from the newly minted Mr. and Mrs. Jonas and numerous Bollywood stars, Hillary Clinton and Arianna Huffington also landed spots on the guest list, BBC reports.
Another guest of honor, Queen Bey, helped kick the party into high gear by lending her vocals to the couple's Sangeet (a pre-wedding tradition that's heavy on singing and dancing). The 37-year-old "Crazy in Love" artist shared snippets of the exclusive performance to Instagram, starting with her stunning red and gold ensemble by Khosla Jani. She paired her high-slit frock with a traditional Indian gold headpiece and statement earrings. The post also shows photos of the Grammy-winner on stage with a live band, this time sporting a gold shimmery bodysuit and matching over-the-knee boots.
That's not all—Reuters notes that wedding attendees also had access to an app that displayed the weekend agenda, Beyoncé concert and all. Casual.
The actual wedding ceremony will take place in Mumbai later this week. And if the pre-wedding festivities are any indication of the big day itself, this pair is giving the famed Crazy Rich Asians wedding a run for its money. In fact, Reuters reports that the event has landed its own moniker: "the big, fat Indian wedding."