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Advani, Thackeray to attend Sahara wedding-II
Sharat Pradhan in Lucknow | February 14, 2004 15:35 IST
Deputy Prime Minister Lal Kishenchand Advani will be the guest of honour at Saturday night's wedding of the younger son of Subrata Roy, the head of the Sahara empire.
Seemanto, described by Sahara's PR mangers as the richest Indian bachelor, will tie the knot with Chandni amidst pomp and splendour that will only rival the February 10 wedding his elder brother, Sushanto.
Among the glamour couples arriving for the wedding are Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri, Hrithik Roshan and Suzanne, Vivek Oberoi and Aishwarya Rai, Leander Paes and Mahima Choudhary and the Bachchans.
The entire Indian cricket team led by Saurav Ganguly and the hockey team led by Dilip Tirkey are expected to be there.
Among the leading political personalities attending would be Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu , Assam Governor Lt. Gen. S K Sinha and Uttaranchal Governor S S Barnala.
Over a dozen chartered flights would ferry VVIP guests between Delhi and Lucknow and Mumbai and Lucknow and Sahara choppers would fly them from the Lucknow airport to Sahara Shahar's private helipad.
Once again, some 45,000 designer candles from Twinkle Khanna's collection will adorn the artificial lake in the sprawling 200-acre residence of the Sahara chief.
While there is no official disclosure on the extent of money that is going into the opulent show, unofficial estimates put the figure at Rs. 2.5 billion!
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