Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupati: Love Match, Final Set in Goa!

MissMalini , 20 Feb 2011
(photo courtesy: @Maheshbhupathi on Twitter)
(photo courtesy: @Maheshbhupathi on Twitter)
@maheshbhupati
@maheshbhupati

So I’m in Goa for the lovely Irish couple Paul McGlade Jnr and Caoilinn Taylor’s wedding (pix coming soon) this week at Marbela Beach Resort but here’s the juice on the Lara Dutta – Mahesh Bhupati wedding (remember I told you they were getting hitched?) After a registered marriage at Mahesh’s house in Khar on Thursday two days of intense partying with family, close friends (and NO press) included a sangeet at Club Fresh, Candolim (where Bhupati shook a leg to “Dus Bahane” and “Crazy kiya re” in a Manav Gangwani chudidaar. Lara wore a Gangwani designed orange and gold lehenga, and an uncut diamond necklace with a maang teeka created by Anmol Jewellers. Apparently Bhupati chose 10 songs to jiggle to while Lara danced to a medley of 12, including “Munni badnaam hui”, “Sheila ki jawaani” and “desi girl”! They even did a duet on “Zoobi Doobi” cute that they finally sealed the deal with a kiss at the ceremony :)
Psst! Loved Bhupati’s cheeky tweets on Twitter lol.
Spotted: Vijay Amritraj, Leander Paes & Rhea Pillai, Somdev Devvarman, Rohan Bopanna, Riteish Deshmukh, Riteish Deshmukh, Raveena Tandon & Anil Thadani, Boman Irani, Bikram Saluja, Gangwani, Akki Narula even Roger Federer was there! What, no Dino Morea or Kelly Dorji? *mmmph*

Wedding Highlights

Mahesh Bhupati and Lara Dutta
Mahesh Bhupati and Lara Dutta

– Apart from the star performances, DJ Whosane spun all night along with a special dhol band
– The couple flew down a Californian acrobatic group, Lucien Dossier for the sangeet, which went on till about 4 am.
– Premium wines and champagne flowed freely and the cuisine was primarily Pan-Asian and also included sushi and Goan specialities.
– After the registered marriage at their new Khar home, which Bhupathi reportedly bought for Lara after their engagement last September, the couple also had a Catholic wedding at the Sunset Point, Taj Aguada on Saturday afternoon. (Lara wore an Elie Saab gown and matched it with an elegant diamond necklace and earring set, Bhupathi wore a black tuxedo by an international designer for their Saturday celebrations.
– The entire place was done up in Victorian theme as Dutta wanted the venue to be adorned with crystal lamps, candles, lace and pretty bows.-
– The celebrations continued with a grand reception, which started off with the bride’s father, retired wing commander LK Dutta, raising a toast to his daughter and son-in-law.
– Later, Lara revealed how she was surprised when Bhupathi popped the question with a ring last September. Bhupathi’s speech was short and sweet when he said: “It was great to celebrate the wedding with our families and friends. We thank everyone for making it here.”

P.S. Mr. & Mr.s Bhupati can you pretty please verify how much of this is true? xoxo

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