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PIX: The Big Fat Filmi Weddings Of 2012

Last updated on: December 24, 2012 18:34 IST
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor

Wedding is a special day in the life of a man and woman. But a celebrity wedding is just as big for those covering or reading about it.

The year 2012 saw some of our hottest stars give up their single-hood to marry the loves of their lives in star-studded affairs.

Here's a look at the big, fat filmi weddings of this year.

Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor

Despite a 10-year age gap and several doubts, the Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor romance flourished and turned into marriage when the duo opted for a registered legality, preceded by a sangeet party, and then a grand reception in Mumbai and Delhi attended by famous friends like Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar and Anil Kapoor.

Vidya Balan-Siddharth Roy Kapur

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Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapur

The Kahaani star exchanged vows with UTV CEO Siddharth Roy Kapoor in a fiercely private (part-Tamil, part-Punjabi style) ceremony at a bungalow in Bandra wearing a pretty kanjeevaram and trousseau designed by Sabyasachi, of course.


Riteish Deshmukh-Genelia D'Souza

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Genelia D'Souza and Riteish Deshmukh

Denying their together status for a good nine years, the stars of Masti and Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya decided to make it official with a series of celebration -- sangeet, mehendi, Maharashtrian style nuptials, church wedding and a star-studded reception.

Ram Charan Teja-Upasana Kamineni

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Ram Charan Teja and Upasana Kamineni

After a extravagant engagement ceremony last year, Telugu star and Chiranjeevi's son Ram Charan Teja married his longtime sweetheart Upasana Kamineni in an equally glittery function at a farmhouse outside Hyderabad following which they took off for a four-day honeymoon break.

Esha Deol-Bharat Takhtani

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Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani
Dharmendra and Hema Malini's elder daughter and Dhoom girl Esha Deol did saat pheras with businessman boyfriend Bharat Takhtani with a traditional South Indian ceremony at Juhu's Isckon temple in Mumbai.


Lisa Ray-Jason Dehni

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Lisa Ray and Jason Dehni
The 40-year-old famously won the battle against cancer and decided it's time to say I do to Jason Dehni, vice president of Scotiabank Group at a classy venue in Napa Valley, California.


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Dussehra marked an auspicious beginning for newlyweds Goutham and Jyothsna.

Son of Telugu comedian Brahmanandam, and an actor himself, Goutham tied the knot with cinematographer V Srinivasa Reddy's daughter Jyothsna amidst magnificent festivities in Hyderabad.


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Tamil star Prasanna opted for a typical and traditional wedding to his Achchamundu! Achchamundu! co-star Sneha at Chennai's Sri Varu Venkatachalapathi Palace Thirumana Mandapam, Vanagaram.

Shveta Salve-Harmeet Sethi

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Shveta Salve and Harmeet Sethi
Television hottie Shveta Salve strikes a happy picture with entertainment producer Harmeet Sethi at their cozy celebration in Goa, which followed both Maharashtrian and Punjabi rituals.

Aamir Ali-Sanjeeda Sheikh

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Sanjeeda Sheikh and Aamir Ali
Having dated each other for a long time, Nach Baliye 3's winning jodi of small screen stars Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Sheikh decided to tie the knot.

Sunidhi Chauhan-Hitesh Sonik

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Hitesh Sonik and Sunidhi Chauhan
Besides singing some of the biggest chartbusters of this year like Chikni Chameli and Halkat jawani, Sunidhi Chauhan hit a high note with her wedding to composer Hitesh Sonik.

Chauhan was previously married to choreographer Bobby Khan.

Reema Sen-Shiv Karan Singh

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Reema Sen and Shiv Karan Singh

Just when Reema Sen appeared to have gone into hiding, the actress made a dazzling appearance as Manoj Bajpayee's sly second wife in Anurag Kashyap's critically-acclaimed Gangs of Wasseypur.

The Womaniya also found domestic bliss in Delhi-based businessman Shiv Karan Singh early in March this year.

Bappa Lahiri-Taneesha Verma

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Taneesha Verma and Bappa Lahiri
Music director Bappi Lahiri hosted a grand wedding for his son Bappa (scored songs for C Kkompany, Acid Factory) to stunt master Tinnu/Bhiku Verma's niece Taneesha Verma, which was attended by A-listers like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji.