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When Bollywood wed in Italy, LA, Phuket...

December 12, 2017 13:19 IST

Bollywood doesn't go abroad just for outdoor shoots!

Bollywood likes grand destination weddings.

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli got married in wonderful Tuscany, the Italian province that makes tourists go weak at the knees.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Sabyasachi Mukherjee/Instagram

As India celebrates the Wedding of the Year, here's looking at other stars who have preferred alien shores to tie the knot.

 

Preity Zinta-Gene Goodenough, Los Angeles

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Preity wed Gene in the City of Angels last year.

They first met in Santa Monica in 2011 and dated for five years.

Their reception in Mumbai was attended by family and friends.

 

Lisa Haydon-Dino Lalvani, Phuket

Photograph: Kind courtesy Lisa Haydon/Instagram

Lisa and Dino chose the classy Amanpuri Beach Resort in Phuket for their October 30, 2016 wedding.

The Indo-Australian model-actress dated the British businessman -- whose aunt is Delhi socialite Bina Ramani -- for a year before the nuptials.

 

Kunal Kapoor-Naina Bachchan, Seychelles

Photograph: Kind courtesy Kunal Kapoor/Instagram

Kunal married banker Naina -- Amitabh Bachchan's niece -- on February 9, 2015.

 

Rani Mukerji-Aditya Chopra, Italy

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Rani and Adi married in Italy on April 21, 2014.

Did her mentor inspire Anushka -- who debuted in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, the most successful film Adi directed -- to choose Italy as her wedding destination?

 

Vir Das-Shivani Mathur, Sri Lanka

Photograph: Kind courtesy Vir Das/Twitter

The Go Goa Gone actor and girlfriend Shivani Mathur chose the beautiful island for their October 19, 2014 wedding.

 

Rannvijay Singh-Priyanka, Mombasa

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

VJ-actor Rannvijay Singh married London-based Priyanka Vohra in Kenya in 2014.

The roka ceremony was in Dubai, receptions followed in London and Delhi.

 

John Abraham-Priya Runchal, New York

Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

John wed the US-based investment banker who he met in 2010 in Manhattan on January 3, 2014.

 

Diana Hayden-Colin Dick, Las Vegas

Photograph: Kind courtesy Diana Hayden

The former Miss World walked at the Las Vegas country club in 2013.

Colin, who hails from Vegas, has been working in Mumbai for an international NGO.

 

Lisa Ray-Jason Dehni, Napa Valley

Lisa Ray

Photograph: Kind courtesy Lisa Ray/Twitter

Lisa, best remembered for her role in Deepa Mehta's Water, wed Jason in California's picturesque Napa Valley on October 20, 2012.

 

Celina Jaitley-Peter Haag, Austria

Photograph: Kind courtesy Celina Jaitly/Instagram

The former Miss India and the Dubai-based hotelier chose Austria for their 2011 wedding.

 

Madhuri Dixit-Sriram Nene, California

Photograph: Kind courtesy Madhuri Dixit/Facebook

Madhuri married Dr Shriram Nene, a cardiac surgeon, on October 17, 1999 at her elder brother Ajit Dixit's Laguna beach home in southern California.

Madhuri settled down first in Los Angeles, then in Denver, before coming home for good in 2007.

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