Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s wedding reception: Highlights

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja wedding reception: Want to know what happened at the most high-profile event of the season? Read our blog for all the updates.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 9, 2018 11:28:34 am
Sonam kapoor wedding reception Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja marriage: Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s wedding reception party is taking place at The Leela, Mumbai.

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja tied the knot in a private Sikh ceremony on the morning of May 8 and it was every bit a starry affair. Post the wedding, the Kapoor and the Ahuja families threw a grand reception party at The Leela Hotel, Mumbai. The invitation for the reception read, “Join us for an evening of dance and music to celebrate Sonam and Anand. Your presence on our special day is the only gift we desire.” The dress code for the party was Indian or western formals.

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The couple’s marriage ceremony had taken place at Sonam’s aunt Kavita Singh’s heritage bungalow Rockdale situated in Bandra, Mumbai. Just like Sonam’s mehendi function a day earlier, her wedding too saw the near and dear ones of the Kapoor family including Jacqueline Fernandez, Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan. The reception guest list is also expected to include the who’s who of the industry.

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Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja wedding reception: Read our blog for all the updates on Sonam Kapoor's reception party at The Leela, Mumbai.

11:28 (IST) 09 May 2018
Watch: Bollywood biggies at Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding reception

02:41 (IST) 09 May 2018
Ranveer and Anil dance to Bachna Ae Haseeno
02:25 (IST) 09 May 2018
SRK, Ranveer and Anil match steps to Padmaavat song Khalibali
02:17 (IST) 09 May 2018
Raveer, Anil and SRK dance to Tezaab song Ek Do Teen
02:15 (IST) 09 May 2018
Salman Khan sings Bajrangi Bhaijan song Aaj Ki Party
02:10 (IST) 09 May 2018
Salman Khan and Mika Singh sing Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
02:08 (IST) 09 May 2018
Ranveer and Varun dance to Kick song Jumme Ki Raat
02:06 (IST) 09 May 2018
Salman, SRK and Anil dance to Laila Main Laila
02:02 (IST) 09 May 2018
Salman, SRK, Anand, Sonam, Ranveer and Anil shake a leg on Jaanam Samjha Karo and Chalti Hai Kya 9 Se 12
01:55 (IST) 09 May 2018
Ayushmann Khurrana shares photos from Sonam Kapoor's wedding reception
01:30 (IST) 09 May 2018
Arjun Kapoor and sisters Anshula, Khushi and Janhvi pose like one big happy family

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla) 

01:26 (IST) 09 May 2018
Meet the showstoppers of the evening - SRK, Ranveer and Anil
01:20 (IST) 09 May 2018
Salman Khan is also here

Salman Khan also turns up at Sonam Kapoor's reception. He spends some time chatting with co-star Katrina and Jacqueline outside the venue.

01:19 (IST) 09 May 2018
Sonam's close friend Jacqueline Fernandez makes a late yet rocking entry

01:03 (IST) 09 May 2018
Akshay Kumar and wife Twinkle Khanna make a stunning appearance

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla) 

01:01 (IST) 09 May 2018
Shilpa Shetty shares one with the Bunt clan

Shilpa Shetty shares a picture with Aishwarya Rai and Athiya Shetty on Instagram and writes, "The #picofthenight was #Buntsangha ( the #mangaloreans will get this one!) all the Bunt clan @athiyashetty @suniel.shetty #aishwaryarai stood together while (pic courtesy) @rajkundra9 and @bachchan stood behind the camera 🤪ha ha ha #hailbunts #mangalorean #pride #clan #instagood #together."

00:47 (IST) 09 May 2018
Rani Mukerji channels her inner diva at Sonam's reception

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

00:35 (IST) 09 May 2018
Now that's a drool-worthy frame!

Bollywood's Baadshah Khan strikes a pose with Umrao Jaan Rekha in this picture perfect moment.

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

00:18 (IST) 09 May 2018
When Shah Rukh Khan matched steps with Anil Kapoor
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Salman Khan's sister Arpita with husband Aayush Sharma

00:09 (IST) 09 May 2018
Suniel Shetty arrives with wife Mana and daughter Athiya

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

00:08 (IST) 09 May 2018
Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan looked dashing in white

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:55 (IST) 08 May 2018
Sonam and Anand match steps with guests

Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja, Arjun Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor among others dance to Anil Kapoor's hit song "Gallan Goodiyan".

23:46 (IST) 08 May 2018
Ekta Kapoor arrives in a colourful lehenga

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:42 (IST) 08 May 2018
Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan is here with wife Gauri Khan

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:37 (IST) 08 May 2018
Anil Kapoor shakes a leg on "My Name is Lakhan"

Chacha Anil Kapoor sets the right mood with his jaw-dropping steps on hit song "My Name is Lakhan" from Ram Lakhan.

23:35 (IST) 08 May 2018
Brahmastra co-stars Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor arrive at the venue together

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:34 (IST) 08 May 2018
Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's cake cutting ceremony

23:32 (IST) 08 May 2018
Handsome hunks Sidharth Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor at the venue

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla) 

23:31 (IST) 08 May 2018
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor enter the venue looking like a royal couple

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:30 (IST) 08 May 2018
Karan Johar sets the stage on fire

Karan Johar who shares a close bond with the Kapoors performs a rocking sequence on Sonam's hit song 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.'

23:27 (IST) 08 May 2018
Shweta Bachchan reaches the venue with designers Sandeep Khosla and Abu Jani

23:24 (IST) 08 May 2018
Sonam shares an adorable moment with Anil
23:21 (IST) 08 May 2018
Arjun matches steps with chacha Anil Kapoor on "Tune Maari Entriyaan"

23:18 (IST) 08 May 2018
Ranveer Singh makes a boss entry at the reception

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:17 (IST) 08 May 2018
Varun Dhawan's entry with alleged beau Natasha Dalal sets hearts racing

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:14 (IST) 08 May 2018
Madhuri Dixit looks her resplendent self as she arrives for the reception

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:14 (IST) 08 May 2018
Katrina and Isabelle Kaif set sister goals in their beautiful attires

(Photo Source: Varinder Chawla)

23:14 (IST) 08 May 2018
Besties Karisma Kapoor and Amrita Arora are twinning in white

23:14 (IST) 08 May 2018
Kajol reaches the venue with Manish Malhotra dressed in one of the designer's creations

At her wedding ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, Sonam Kapoor looked like the most stunning bride ever in a red ensemble. On the other hand, groom Anand Ahuja went for a regal sherwani. While Sonam's father Anil Kapoor looked happy, the younger Kapoor gang including Harshvardhan, Rhea, Arjun, Anshula, Janhvi and Khushi indulged in much revelry.