Est. cost of wedding INR 5.52 billion (552 crores) Subrata Roy's Sons, Sushanto with Richa and Seemanto with Chandni got married in Lucknow in 2004. Sahara chief had the marriage venue dazzled with torch-lights, lamps, marshals and prism glasses. Celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Anil Ambani, and Mulayam Singh Yadav acted as hosts and welcomed other wedding guests. The sangeet function took place at the Hotel Clarks in Awadh. Pre-wedding functions were celebrated at the grand residence of the Sahara's. The wedding cuisine included about a 101 different cuisines from all over the world. Other attractions were the dance performances by Shiamak Davar group and performances by a British Symphony Orchestra who played popular Indian tunes. The seven vows of Indian marriages were inscribed on the pillars of the gateway. The wedding, attended by over 11,000 guests from the world over, was held at the Sahara Auditorium. There were more than 110 cuisines to cater to the taste buds as also entertainment from around the world. On the other hand, Subrata Roy indeed took a fantastic step on this occasion and got 101 under privileged girls married. Also, food was served to about 150,000 beggars.
Est. cost of wedding INR 2.5 billion (250 crores) Congress Minister/businessman Kanwar Singh Tanwar's son, Lalit's wedding with Yogita Jaunapura took place in 2011 in Delhi. The bridegroom was gifted a Bell 429 Helicopter.
Est. cost of wedding INR 2.2 billion (220 crores) Steel Magnate Lakshmi Mittal's daughter Vanisha's Mittal got married to Amit Bhatia, London-based banker in France in 2004. With the wedding festivities taking place at the Palace of Versailles, Vaux Le Vicomte, Jardin-des-Tuileres, Georges Cinq, Hotel Cabaret and Hotel Bristol, it was one fairytale wedding.
Est. cost of wedding INR 1.1 billion (100 crores) Vikram Chatwal tied knots with Priya Sachdev (a model) in 2006. It was spread across ten days in three different cities of India Mumbai, Udaipur and Delhi. 600 guests from 26 countries attended the wedding and were flown in on private chartered jets.