The marriage reception of Lakshmi Prasanna, daughter of Mohanbabu, was held at Hyderabad International Convention Center, Madhapur. On Thursday, April 3. The cream of Andhra Pradesh politics and Cineworld turned up on the occassion and bless the couple.
Chief Minister-YS Rajasekhara Reddy, Former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, Home Minister-Jana Reddy, Union Minister-Dasari Narayana Rao, Adviser to the Government-KVP Ramachandra Rao, Media moghal Ramoji Rao, revolutionary writer-Gaddar, ANR, Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala, Rajnikant, Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, Venkatesh, Nagarjuna were some among them.
Balakrishna is planning to host the wedding reception of his daughter Brahmani at his native place Nimmakuru. The wedding will take place in Hyderabad on August 26 and and the reception will be held at Nimmkuru on August 29.
Nimmakuru shot to fame as the birthplace of N T Rama Rao. After NTR made it big in films, he moved to Hyderabad. Incidentally, NTR performed the marriage of Hariskrishna at Nimmakuru. Now after a long gap, Balakrishna is hosting a family function at Ninmmakuru.
2007/8/7 12:57:09 Chandra Babu Naidu will host the wedding reception of his son Lokesh at his native place Naravaripalli on August 27. And Balakrishna will host another reception at his hometown Nimmakuru on August 29.
It has been reported earlier that Lokesh will tie the knot with Brahmani, daughter of Balakrishna at Hitech grounds in Hyderabad on August 26.
Salman Khan Invited to Abhishek-Ash Wedding Reception?
Rumour has it that Salman Khan has been invited to the wedding reception of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai .
While the Abhi-Ash wedding will strictly be a private affair (with relatives and close friends of the Bachchans and Rais), a large number of Bollywood celebrities are expected to attend the reception. And reports have it that Salman Khan, Aishwarya’s ex-flame, has also been invited.
According to the buzz, it was Amitabh Bachchan himself who called Salman’s father Salim Khan (who co-wrote scripts for many Bachchan films) and invited the entire Khan family to the reception.
Vivek Oberoi , another ex-boyfriend of Aishwarya, has reportedly not received invitation either from the Rais or the Bachchans.
It is also learnt that Salman Khan is planning to gift Abhishek a
2007/8/28 9:30:20 The wedding reception of Lokesh and Brahmani was held at NaraVari palli this morning. People from the neighboring villages thronged in large numbers for the reception.
As every one moved to the dais to take a closer look at the bride and groom, a minor stampede took place. Some people were injured. The police personnel and the private security had a tough time but managed to bring back normalcy. Some people lost money and valuable in the commotion.
2007/6/25 2:10:44 Raj & Nadira Babbar's actress daughter Juhi is all set to tie the knot.
After Abhiash tied the knot a few months ago, wedding bells are set to ring in the house of Raj Babbar. The actor-politician's daughter Juhi, also an actor, will be getting married to long-time boyfriend, filmmaker Bijoy Nambiar, on June 27.
Informs a source close to the Babbar family, "The wedding will be a grand affair and will be attended by a number of bigwigs from the political and Bollywood circles." The wedding festivities , says the source, began with a special lunch party hosted by the Nambiar family on June 24 followed by a sangeet ceremony and a mehndi function on June 26. The wedding function on June 27 will see a South Indian wedding in the morning, followed by saat pheras being taken according to North Indian customs the same evening.
The couple will fly down to Bijoy's hometown in Kerala for the wedding reception soon after, adds the source. The guest list will also include, among others, some Delhi celebs like beauty expert Samantha Kocchar and Ramneek Pantal with husband Rajat . Talking about the time he met Juhi, the groom Bijoy says, "It was during the shooting of my film Reflection that I met Juhi. And we've been seeing each other since then."
It's wedding season in tinsel town. After Lara Dutta wed tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi in a glitzy ceremony in Goa, former Miss India and actress Gul Panag tied the knot with long-time beau Rishi Attari on Sunday in Panchkula, Haryana.
The ceremony was performed at a gurudwara and was followed by a reception at a hotel in Panchkula.
The couple made a quirky entrance at the reception party. The bridegroom, who is an adventure junkie like Gul, arrived on a Royal Enfield motorcycle with her sitting in the sidecar. They were followed by riders on 20 Enfields. The wedding was an intimate affair with only close friends and family in attendance.
Rishi, who has known Gul for 10 years, works as a pilot in a private airline. He belongs to an Amritsar-based family and is now settled in New Delhi. Gul, daughter of a retired lieutenant general, won the Miss India title in 1999 and was also crowned Miss Beautiful Smile at the same pageant.
2007/2/4 6:53:40 The ruckus over the statements of Mohanbabu is creating big differences between the fans of Mohanbabu and Chiranjeevi. Though Mohanbabu claimed that Chiranjeevi is one of his good friends and he had not made any adverse comments against him, his statement that some one else is forcing him to do something.
Likewise, Mohanbabu found fault with Chiranjeevi for keeping the Legend award, medal and the felicitation reward in the 'Time Capsule' saying that he would receive it only during the centenary celebrations. He said, 'Who will be there by 2032. I am sure that I will not be there.'
These comments irked the fans of Chiranjeevi. The Mega Star fans staged a protest and planned to burn the effigy of Mohanbabu. However, in a hurry to set fire to the effigy even before the arrival of police, the Chiru fans sprinkled petrol on the effigy which spilled over their bodies. This led to the burn injuries to three of them. A student who was passing by was also hurt in the incident.
2007/11/13 10:07:36 Mohanbabu has done it again. Invite him as the chief guest for any meeting, and you are sure to get some fireworks from him. This time the venue was the Triupathi Padmavathi Mahila University campus. Mohanbabu was invited to take part in the youth festival at the campus.
Mohanbabu expressed his severe displeasure at the way the officials forgot to honour the late N T Rama Rao. Mohabbu blasted the organizers and reminded them that it was the late N T Ram Rao who as responsible for the setting up of the mahila university. And when lakhs of rupees were being spent in organizing the festival, no one though it fit to garland the statue of N T Rama Rao. All it would cost to buy a garland was just a few rupees. Mohanbabu’s comments left many o the offices including the vice chancellor red-faced.
It is now the turn of the Nandamuri family to host the wedding reception of Brahmani with Lokesh. A grand reception is being arranged at Nimmakuru, which is the birthplace of N T Rama Rao.
In light of the stampede at Naravari Palli, the police and the organizers are taking extra precautions. A large contingent of police comprising of 500 personnel and another 500 drawn from private security agencies are on duty to regulate the large gathering.
Arrangements are in place to provide a sumptuous feast to around 25,00 thousand people who are expected to gather for the reception from many villages around Nimmakuru.
All the top stars from Tollywood were seen at one place together. The occasion was the wedding reception of Devender Goud’s son. The top guns from the film industry like Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Balakrishna and others were spotted at the function.
It is quite common to see stars at the wedding in the family of high profile politicians. Tollywood stars are known to make it a point to oblige politicians whenever they are invited.
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is set to tie the knot with Priyanka Alva in Bangalore on Friday (October 29). The Oberois have sent out 2000 wedding invivations, including celebs like the Bachchans and the Dutts.
Since Vivek is a Punjabi, there will be a chura wearing ceremony for bride in the morning followed by haldi.
Priyanka an MBA student is the daughter of former Karnataka Minister, late Jeevraj Alva. Wedding wows will be exchanged in the evening. The couple will receive blessings from close family and friends while wearing Tarun Tahiliani creations. While Priyanka's lehenga has 14 different colours, Vivek's outfit is plain maroon.
The baraat is set to arrive at 5.30 pm and the jaymala ceremony is at around 7 pm followed by the pheras at 11 pm. The wedding will be conducted according to Bunt and Punjabi traditions.
On Thursday, a grand mehendi ceremony was organised by the couple.
Though the Bollywood turnout is not expected to be large, there would be many of them at the reception in Mumbai on Oct 31.
2006/11/3 22:20:07 It is going to be one of the most high profile weddings Mumbai has seen.
Wedding of Avni, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel's daughter, on Saturday will be a grand event with prominent personalities from politics, Bollywood and business circles attending the function.
Avni, an architect, is tying the knot with Prashant, a corporate lawyer, son of Karnataka Congress leader RV Deshpande on Saturday.
The wedding will take place in the morning at Crystal Room of the Taj hotel while a grand reception will be hosted by the Patels at the Royal Western Indian Turf Club, Mahalaxmi, said family sources.
Both the Patel and Deshpande families have planned five receptions in a row in Mumbai, Bangalore, Haliyal (assembly constituency of Deshpande), Patel's hometown Gondia and the last one is at New Delhi between November 5 and December 4.
On Friday, the sangeet (function on the pervious evening of the wedding) was organised at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Santacruz where Bollywood musician Himesh Reshmiya performed. It was attended by several high profile guests including Boeing senior vice president Dinesh Keskar. A film on Avni was also shown to the guest.
The Saturday's guest list includes prominent people from the world of business, politics and the Bollywood. The invitees include Amitabh and his son Abhishek Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, industrialists LN Mittal, Mukesh and Anil Ambani, Vijay Mallya, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, Bihar Governor RS Gavai, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.
For the reception, the decoration is being prepared by entertainment company Wizcraft. The theme for decoration of the stage (where the bridegroom will meet the guests) and the gates is crystal peacock.
The food at the reception will be strictly vegetarian fare and will be served by Thackers, Blue Sea and Copper Chimney.
For the reception, Avni will be wearing a traditional chaniya choli designed by fashion designer Manish Malhotra.
Producer Bellamkonda Suresh is planning a big budget film. Mohanbabu will ply the lead role. Muthyala Subbaiah is likely to direct the film. Simran is likely to be the female lead opposite Mohanbabu in the film. The film will go to sets in September. More details are awaited.
Actor Mohanbabu has bagged the remake rights for the film Hello. The film stars Mohan Lal in the lead and is a big hit in Malayalam. Mohanbabu is reported to have paid a record 58 lakhs for the remake rights.
It was a surprise for many at the marriage hall in Hyderabad. The occasion was the wedding of Information Minister Shabbir Ali’s daughter. Many a stalwart from a wide spectrum of society attended the wedding. Some of the top people from Tollywood also attended the wedding.
Now coming to the surprise part, when a Hummer entered the premises everyone were ken on knowing who would be alighting from it. But to everyone’s surprise it was none other than Chiranjeevi. He was behind the wheel while the driver sat beside him.
Ajith and Shalini are proud parents of a baby girl.
A small flashback...
In 1999, Ajith and Shalini fell in love. When both parents agreed to the wedding, the function took place amidst great fanfare. The wedding reception at Taj Connemara was graced by film personalities from Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam as well as politicians.
After being free of any family responsibility all these years, Shalini's pregnancy got confirmed when Ajith was immersed in 'Billa' shooting in Malaysia. Despite being so occupied, he made periodic visits to be with his dear wife.
The due date was given as Dec end or Jan first week. Yesterday, Shalini was admitted to the hospital and the child was born early this morning at 1.30am through surgical means.Like any expectant father, Ajith was all tense till the doctor gave him the good news. His reaction was to immediately look heavenward and convey his thanks to the lord. He then spent joyous moments with wife and child when they were brought to their private room.
Resembling Ajith, the child weighs 3.3 kgs. Both mother and child are doing well. Ajith has celebrated the birth of his daughter by distributing sweets to friends and relatives.