Top Bollywood names turned up at the engagement party of Akash Ambani, son of Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani, and Shloka Mehta, daughter of diamond magnate Russell Mehta on Thursday.
Among those who notably attended the party were Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri Khan, Ali Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra with rumoured boyfriend Nick Jonas, Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar.
However, it was Shah Rukh, who stole the thunder as the photo of King Khan unable to take his eyes off Gauri went viral. His fans simply loved the adorable picture of them. One fan wrote, “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi … Gorgeus couple.” Another wrote, “How cute!” One Twitter handle, identified as SRKUniverse wrote, “Love at first sight and every sight!”
A video of Akash’s sister Isha Ambani welcoming Shloka too has gone viral. In the video, Isha is seen welcoming Shloka as a popular Gujarato track played in the background.
Sister Isha welcoming Shloka.. the lovely ceremonial Gujarati song … the playful fun with brother Akash and the spontaneous reaction to Shloka paying her respects to the Nanad…beautiful and so warm! @pinkvilla . . #shloka #akashambani #akash #ishaambani #ambani #ril #reliance #ambanifamily #pinkvilla #mumbai #india
The big fat wedding between Akash and Shloka is expected be held in December this year. In a lavish party in Goa in March this year, Akash had proposed to Shloka. The engagement had taken place at a small ceremony in Goa with Mukesh Ambani and his mother Kokilaben being present.
Both Ambani and Mehta family have known each other for a long time. Shloka, the youngest of the three children of Russell and Mona Mehta, had gone to the same Dhirubhai Ambani International School, where Akash also studied.
She later studied anthropology at at Princeton University and masters in Law at the London School of Economics. While Akash is on the board of Reliance Jio, Shloka is a director on Rosy Blue Foundation and also runs ConnectFor, an organisation that helps NGOs get volunteers for various projects.