PIX: Stars arrive for Riteish-Genelia wedding
Actor couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza's big day is finally here!
As the couple gets ready to exchange marital vows at the Grand Hyatt in Santa Cruz, a western Mumbai suburb, Bollywood stars have started pouring in to bless them.
Sajid Nadiadwala and his wife Wardha Khan, Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar and his mother Hiroo and Sajid Khan pose for pictures upon arrival.
Image: Sajid Nadiadwala, Wardha Khan, Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar and Sajid Khan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Prithviraj Chavan and Manikrao Thakre
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan arrives with Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president Manikrao Thakre.
Image: Manikrao Thakre and Prithviraj Chavan
Akshay Kumar, Jackie Shroff and Sajid Khan
Akshay Kumar, Jackie Shroff and Sajid Khan have a chat in the hotel's lobby.
Image: Akshay Kumar, Jackie Shroff and Sajid Khan
Actor Aashish Chaudhury leads the baraati, as he hold up Riteish's shoe for the cameras. Director Ken Ghosh grins next to him.
Image: The Baraati
Suniel Shetty and Shahid Kapoor
Suniel Shetty and Shahid Kapoor wear black for the wedding.
Image: Suniel Shetty and Shahid Kapoor
Karan Johar, who choreographed Riteish and Genelia's performance at the sangeet, arrives with his mother.
Image: Karan Johar and his mother
Arshad Warsi's wife Maria Goretti looks beautiful in a sari.
Image: Maria Goretti
Ashutosh and Sunita Gowariker
Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker arrives with wife Sunita.
Image: Sunita and Ashutosh Gowariker
Abhishek and Jaya Bachchan, Ajay Degn and Kajol
Abhishek Bachchan with mum Jaya, and fellow actors Ajay Devgn and Kajol were amongst the earliest arrivals.
Image: Abhishek and Jaya Bachchan, Ajay Degn and Kajol
Congress leader Kripashankar Singh arrives with his wife for the wedding ceremony.
Image: Kripashankar Singh
Shah Rukh Khan, Leander Paes and Rhea Pillai
Shah Rukh Khan, who looked dapper in a suit, posed with tennis champion Leander Paes and his wife Rhea Pillai.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan, Leander Paes and Rhea Pillai
Photographs: Sonil Dedhia
Sushil Kumar Shinde
Cabinet Minister for Power Sushil Kumar Shinde arrives with wife for the wedding ceremony.
Image: Sushil Kumar Shinde
John Abraham and Jeetendra
Actors John Abraham and Jeetendra wave as they arrive to attend the wedding.
Image: John Abraham and Jeetendra
Nishka and Neeta Lulla
Fashion designer duo Nishka and Neeta Lulla turned up in Indian finery.
While Neeta had designed the sari Genelia wore for the ceremony, daughter Nishka had styled her.
Image: Nishka and Neeta Lulla
Tina and Anil Ambani, Parmeshwar Godrej
Reliance head honcho Anil Ambani attended the grand affair with wife Tina.
Socialite Parmeshwar Godrej was also spotted at the wedding.
Image: Tina and Anil Ambani, Parmeshwar Godrej
Asin and Amrita Rao
Actresses Asin and Amrita Rao looked lovely in their saris.
Image: Asin and Amrita Rao
Sharad Pawar and Chhagan Bhujbal
Minister of Agriculture Sharad Pawar and former deputy chief minister of Maharashtra Chhagan Bhujbal arrive together for the do.
Image: Sharad Pawar and Chhagan Bhujbal
Uddhav Thackeray's son Aditya and wife Rashmi were also spotted.
So were Uddhav's cousin Raj and his wife Sharmila Thackeray.
Image: Aditya and Rashmi Thackeray, Raj and Sharmila Thackeray
Riteish's younger brother Dheeraj, who's set to get married to producer Vashu Bhagnani's daughter Honey, greets the Bachchans and Devgns as they arrive.
Image: Dheeraj Deshmukh
Boman Irani and Sujoy Ghosh
Riteish's Housefull costar Boman Irani and good friend director Sujoy Ghosh arrive.
Image: Boman Irani and Sujoy Ghosh
Indra Kumar, Ashok Thackeria, Satish Shah
Indra Kumar, who had directed Riteish and Genelia in Masti, arrives with his close producer friend Ashok Thackeria. Satish Shah was also spotted.
Image: Indra Kumar, Ashok Thackeria, Satish Shah