Yearender 2023: Bollywood’s dazzling wedding extravaganzas

The year 2023 stands testament to the enduring allure of Bollywood weddings, where each ceremony becomes a fairy-tale affair etched into the collective memory of fans and followers alike.

| Updated: 15 December, 2023 4:23 pm IST
10 bollywood weddings of 2023

As the curtain falls on 2023, Bollywood has left an indelible mark with a string of high-profile weddings, turning the year into a dazzling celebration of love and commitment. From the dreamy nuptials of Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra to the intimate affair of Parineeti Chopra and Raghav, the tinsel town was ablaze with the splendor of star-studded unions. In the grand tradition of Bollywood, these celebrities have embraced the joy of matrimony, creating moments that captivated not only the lenses of paparazzi but also the hearts of fans. The year 2023 stands testament to the enduring allure of Bollywood weddings, where each ceremony becomes a fairy-tale affair etched into the collective memory of fans and followers alike.


1. Mukti Mohan of ‘Mohan Sisters’ Fame Ties the Knot with Actor Kunal Thakur in a Dreamy Ceremony on December 10th 2023


Mukti Mohan Ties the Knot with Actor Kunal Thakur


Dancer and actor Mukti Mohan, renowned for her presence in the ‘Mohan Sisters’ trio, recently shared joyous news with her Instagram followers—her union with actor Kunal Thakur. The picturesque wedding, attended by Mukti’s sisters Shakti, Kriti, Neeti Mohan, and their parents, unfolded in a celebration of love and togetherness. Mukti radiated elegance in a white and red wedding lehenga, perfectly complementing her partner. Kunal Thakur, seen in the recent film “Animal” alongside Ranbir Kapoor, joined in the revelry. The couple’s announcement on social media encapsulated their gratitude and excitement for this new chapter. #KunalKoMiliMukti


2. Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram: A meitei matrimony on November 29, 2023


Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram


On November 29, 2023, the enchanting landscapes of Imphal, Manipur witnessed the union of Bollywood luminary Randeep Hooda and the versatile Lin Laishram. The ceremony, conducted following Meitei rituals, unfolded in an intimate gathering, embracing the couple’s closest circles. The charismatic duo shared glimpses of their magical day on social media, treating fans to the spectacle of their traditional Manipuri attires. Randeep, celebrated for his acting prowess and passion for animals, added a new chapter to his journey alongside the accomplished actress, model, and entrepreneur Lin Laishram. The Chumthang Sanapung venue, adorned in hues of white and bathed in warm lights, provided the perfect canvas for their dreamlike celebration. Celebrities graced the occasion, immortalizing Randeep and Lin’s joyous nuptials in the heart of Manipur.


3. Bollywood meets politics in the enchanting union of Parineeti Chopra and Raghav Chadha on September 23, 2023


Parineeti Chopra and Raghav Chadha


Parineeti Chopra and Raghav Chadha embarked on their journey as a married couple on September 23, 2023, in a picturesque ceremony held at The Leela Palace in Udaipur. The Bollywood actress and Aam Aadmi Party leader exchanged vows in a traditional Punjabi wedding, surrounded by the serene beauty of Lake Pichola. Parineeti, adorned in a stunning outfit by designer Manish Malhotra, and Raghav, in an indo-western ensemble, radiated joy in their shared moments on social media. The intimate affair, spanning pre-wedding festivities like mehendi, haldi, and sangeet, culminated in a celebration that blended Mewar tradition with modern elegance. The couple’s union signifies a harmonious blend of Bollywood glamour and political commitment.


4. Sonnalli Seygall and Ashesh Sajnani embrace forever on June 7, 2023


Sonnalli Seygall and Ashesh Sajnani


Bollywood actress Sonnalli Seygall, renowned for her roles in hits like “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” and “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety,” tied the knot with her longtime love, hotelier Ashesh L. Sajnani, in an intimate ceremony on June 7, 2023. The couple, who had been inseparable for five years, radiated joy on their special day. Sonnalli, adorned in a charming pink saree, and Ashesh, dashing in a white sherwani, marked the beginning of their journey surrounded by close friends and celebrity well-wishers. A star-studded guest list, including Kartik Aaryan, Chahatt Khanna, and Shama Sikander, graced the joyous celebration.


5. Ashish Vidyarthi and Rupali Barua embrace new beginnings on May 25, 2023


Ashish Vidyarthi and Rupali Barua


Renowned actor Ashish Vidyarthi embarked on a new chapter of his life as he exchanged vows with Kolkata-based entrepreneur Rupali Barua on May 25, 2023. After his earlier marriage to Rajoshi (Piloo) Vidyarthi, which concluded in 2022, Ashish found love again with Rupali. The couple’s serendipitous encounter during one of Ashish’s vlogging assignments unfolded into a beautiful love story. Rupali, having lost her husband five years ago, expressed her desire to start afresh, marking the inception of their journey together. Ashish, celebrated for his diverse roles in various film industries, including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, English, Odia, Marathi, and Bengali, adds another remarkable chapter to his personal story.


6. Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic: A majestic Valentine’s celebration on 14 feb, 2023


Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic


Renewing their vows on February 14 at the enchanting raffles Udaipur, cricketer Hardik Pandya and actor Natasa Stankovic marked three years of love in a grand spectacle. Their love story began with Pandya proposing on a yacht in January 2020, and in May of that year, they quietly wed amid pandemic constraints. Sharing the joyous news of their renewal on Instagram, the couple expressed gratitude for family and friends who joined them in this celebration of enduring love. The ceremony, following Christian rituals, saw Natasa in a pristine white bridal gown and Pandya in a classic black tuxedo. This romantic affair adds the duo to the list of celebrated couples in 2023, joining the likes of KL Rahul and Athiya Shetty and Kiara Advani with Sidharth Malhotra. Curated by Shreem Events, the celebration beautifully fused diverse themes, embodying the couple’s love and cultural roots.


7. Abhishek Pathak and Shivaleeka Oberoi embrace forever love in a Goa wedding extravaganza on February 9, 2023


Abhishek Pathak and Shivaleeka Oberoi


Bollywood’s creative realms and love’s tender embrace converged in Goa as renowned producer-director Abhishek Pathak and actress Shivaleeka Oberoi exchanged vows on February 9, 2023. The son of acclaimed producer Kumar Mangat Pathak, Abhishek Pathak, is celebrated for his contributions to cinematic gems like “Drishyam,” “Raid,” and “Khuda Haafiz.” The couple, who initially crossed paths during the filming of “Khuda Haafiz,” manifested their love into matrimony after a heartfelt engagement in July 2022. The wedding, adorned with stars like Ajay Devgn, Tabu, and Vidyut Jammwal, exuded elegance, with the radiant duo donning enchanting ensembles designed by the maestro Manish Malhotra.


8. Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani’s grand Jaisalmer affair unveils love’s splendour on February 7, 2023


Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani


The radiant sands of Jaisalmer bore witness to the union of Bollywood’s beloved duo, Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, on February 7, 2023, at the illustrious Suryagarh hotel. In a celebration marked by pastel hues and timeless elegance, Kiara donned a mesmerizing pale pink lehenga, while Sidharth exuded charm in a cream sherwani. The festivities commenced on February 4, 2023, weaving together the threads of Haldi, Mehendi, and Sangeet ceremonies in the company of esteemed guests, including Shahid Kapoor, Karan Johar, and Vicky Kaushal. Having shared the screen in “Shershaah,” the couple, who courted each other over the years, finally embraced matrimonial bliss.


9. K.L. Rahul and Athiya Shetty’s fairytale unveils: A blush pink affair on January 23, 2023


K.L. Rahul and Athiya Shetty


In a splendid culmination of Bollywood charm and cricketing prowess, the much-anticipated union of actress Athiya Shetty and cricket maestro K.L. Rahul unfolded on January 23, 2023, at Suniel Shetty’s picturesque Khandala farmhouse. The intimate ceremony echoed elegance as Athiya graced the occasion in an Anamika Khanna blush pink chikankari lehenga adorned with floral embellishments, while K.L. Rahul exuded regality in an ivory sherwani, also crafted by Anamika Khanna. The star-studded event, attended by luminaries like Salman Khan, Jackie Shroff, and Akshay Kumar, epitomized glamour and warmth. Ishant Sharma and Varun Aaron represented the cricketing fraternity, adding sporting grace to the fairy tale affair. The newlyweds shared enchanting glimpses on their Instagram, encapsulating the magic of their timeless union.


10. Swara Bhasker and Fahad Ahmad: A love story blossoms into Matrimony on January 6, 2023



Swara Bhasker and Fahad Ahmad


Bollywood actress and vocal political activist Swara Bhasker embarked on a new journey of love and commitment as she exchanged vows with Fahad Ahmad, the U.P. state president of Samajwadi Party’s youth wing, Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha, on January 6, 2023. The couple had earlier announced their wedding on February 16, culminating in a court registration on the specified date. Swara, renowned for her roles in films like “Tanu Weds Manu,” “Raanjhanaa,” and “Veere Di Wedding,” shared glimpses of her simple yet joyous celebration on social media. Adorned in her mother’s wedding red saree, Swara radiated elegance with minimal jewelry, creating a heartwarming tableau of love and union.


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