The wedding ceremony of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, which was held on the auspicious day of Akshay Tritiya, climaxed three days of festivities starting from a sangeet function and the traditional mehendi ceremony.
Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai are escorted by security personnel as they arrive in a car after getting married early on Saturday. The two exchanged vows at a colourful but extremely private ceremony.
One of Bollywood's best-known screen couples, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan, married in a traditional Arya Samaji wedding held at the Bachchan residence Prateeksha with 11 priests presiding over the ceremonies.
Amitabh Bachchan and Amar Singh leave after the Abhi-Ash wedding. The wedding sent the media into frenzy even though the Bachchans tried to keep the event strictly private and low-key because Amitabh’s mother Teji Bachchan is ill.
Abhishek and Aishwarya with Bachchan's sister Shweta Nanda after their wedding. Action at the two Bachchan households in Juhu — Jalsa and Prateeksha — began at 1700 hrs (IST) on Friday evening even as fans and media persons gathered at both venues just before the scheduled time for the baraat.
Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali leave after attending the Abh-Ash wedding at Prateeksha. Fans did not leave the couple alone as hundreds of them lined the roads leading to the marriage venue.
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt leaves after attending the Ash-Abhi wedding at Prateeksha. Guests at the baraat from Jalsa included industrialist Anil Ambani, actors Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan, Kirron Kher and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
Security personnel stand in front of decorative illuminations at Prateeksha, one of the two residences of Amitabh Bachchan, during the wedding of Bachchan's son Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai. Tight security has been put in place for the function.
Amitabh Bachchan arrives at the residence of his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai on Saturday. After Abhishek and Aishwarya exchanged vows, Amitabh went to Lilavati hospital to seek blessings of his mother for the newly weds.