Everything You Need to Know About Sonam Kapoor’s Wedding

Sonam Kapoor and longtime boyfriend Anand Ahuja are getting hitched and the media is buzzing with the news revolving around their wedding. Both families released a joint statement on May 1 officially announcing the nuptials.

The lights are up and dance practices are in full swing at the Kapoor house. Friends and family alike are all excited about the wedding, like this sweet post by Anupam Kher congratulating Sonam and what we assume is a pre-wedding present for the soon to be bride.

Ahuja is a Delhi-based businessman who met Sonam through a mutual friend and fashion designer Pernia Qureshi in 2014. We hear the two hit it off quickly and he asked out Sonam within a month of the first time they met. The duo has kept mum about their relationship for a long time but Sonam’s clever fans picked up on their social media interactions and had a strong suspicion. They slowly became more open about their relationship and the adorable couple it total #Goals.

Here’s what we know about the Kapoor-Ahuja wedding:

  • Festivities begin May 7, 2018, at the banquet hall of her new apartment, Sunteck, Signature Island. The dress code for the event is Indian Festive - Shades of White.The couple plans on getting married the following morning at Sonam’s aunt, Kavita Kapoor’s residence in Bandra with a dress code of Indian traditional. There will be a reception party after with family and friends at Sonam’s close friend, Samyukta Nair’s hotel, The Leela in Mumbai. Dress code is Indian or Western formals. The couple sent out e-invites to everyone with all the details.

  • Sonam told Harper’s Bazaar Bride that she’s wearing the there A’s for her wedding: “I’m wearing the three ‘A’s for my wedding - Abu-Jani Sandeep Khosla, Anamika Khanna, and Anuradha Vakil.”
  • The groom will be rocking some fabulous designs by Raghavendra Rathore, who has previously dressed Fawad Khan in Sonam’s film “Khoobsurat.â€? We’re sure Rathore will have Ahuja looking as regal as Khan did in the film.
  • Anil Kapoor will be performing iconic songs from his career like “My Name is Lakhanâ€? and “Gallan Goodiyan.â€? There’s also news that Satish Kaushik and Anupam Kher will join papa Anil for “My Name is Lakhan.”
  • Sonam’s sister Rhea and cousins Arjun Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor along with a few others are preparing for dance performances at the sangeet. We hear “Swag-se-Swagatâ€? is one of the tracks that the Kapoor clan would be performing to, as well as some of Sonam’s own hit tracks like “Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai.â€?

  • A little-known fact is that Ranveer Singh is Sonam’s maternal cousin, there is a rumor that he will be performing with Arjun at the wedding but there are no confirmations.
  • We hear Sonam’s mother, Sunita, and brother, Harshvardhan will not be performing at the wedding festivities.

  • Family friend and top choreographer, Farah Khan is choreographing the dance performances of the sangeet.
  • Industry friends like Karan Johar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Masaba Gupta, and Varun Dhawan have been seen at the Kapoor house arriving for dance practice.

  • There was originally a rumor that cousins Janhvi and Khushi would be doing a tribute to their late mother, Sridevi, but some leading news sites have debunked that claim. However, you never know!
  • Rumor has it, the bride-to-be, Sonam is also doing a special dance performance during wedding events
  • Their wedding dance rehearsals look like they’re lit AF with some adorable cousin bonding

  • Sonam has a special gift for her husband-to-be. She had written a collection of poems when she was 16-years-old, one titled “Ambition.â€? She always planned on giving it to the person she would spend the rest of her life with and now she plans on giving Ahuja this personal collection of poems.
  • Did you know, Anil Kapoor’s wax figure at the legendary Madame Tussauds in Delhi got a makeover for the wedding! In honor of the Kapoor-Ahuja wedding, his figure is seen all dressed up and dancing in celebration. How cute!

He’s even got his own dhol players to get the party started!

The wedding festivities have already begun, check out all the social media buzz from Sonam’s wedding!

1. The Stunning Bride Sonam with her Mehndi Team

What it’s all about. My 🌎💖#everydayphenomenal

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3. Jokes with the Groom Anand’s Friends Tease Him

4. Hotelier Samyukta Nair and Designer Kunal Rawal Celebrate with their Childhood Friend Sonam

CHILDHOOD â?¤ #EverydayPhenomenal

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5. Brothers of the Bride Looking Fresh

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10. Karan Johar Posts a Snap With the Kapoor Squad

Celebrations begin!!! #sonamkishaadi

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