Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant pre-wedding events: Jungle theme, dress codes, travel plans for guests

Indian and global elite will gather in Jamnagar for Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant pre-wedding festivities. The wedding is touted as one of the world’s most high-profile events.

By  Storyboard18Feb 24, 2024 5:56 PM
Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant pre-wedding events: Jungle theme, dress codes, travel plans for guests
One the world’s most high-profile weddings will see Indian and international leaders from the worlds of tech, business, government, entertainment and more, attend Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s pre-wedding festivities in Jamnagar. (Image source: Moneycontrol)

A nine-page event guide as well as a wardrobe planner was sent to the guests invited for Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's high-profile pre-wedding bash in Jamnagar from March 1-3.

Indian and global elite will gather in Jamnagar for Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant pre-wedding festivities. The wedding is touted as one of the world’s most high-profile events that will showcase India's soft power as well as offer a glimpse into Mukesh Ambanis' global influence and convening power.

Each of the three nights will be themed. The opening day will be called "An Evening in Everland", with the dress code listed as "elegant cocktail".

The second day will host "A Walk on the Wildside" with "jungle fever" the suggested dress code for the day. This event would be held outdoors in the Ambanis' animal rescue centre in Jamnagar.

Later a more elegant clothing for "Mela Rouge" with a dress code that is "dazzling desi romance", suggesting traditional South Asian outfits for all.

The last day will have two events. The first one called "Tusker Trails" suggests "casual chic" dressing, as guests are anticipated to get a taste of the green ambience of Jamnagar city.

The final party called "Hastakshar" calls for an elegant evening with heritage Indian wear.

But guests, who are the who’s-who from the world of business, tech, entertainment, sport and more, have the option of wearing whatever they are comfortable in, "as we would like you to enjoy each moment to the fullest and make beautiful memories that last a lifetime", the guide said.

All the invited guests will travel to Jamnagar on chartered flights from either Mumbai or Delhi between 8 am-1pm on March 1. The guide also said that guests were requested to carry either one item of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage per person or three suitcases per couple.

"In order to accommodate everyone’s luggage, we ask you to pack consciously, with one item of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage per person, or three total suitcases per couple. If you bring more luggage, we cannot guarantee it will arrive on the same flight as you, but we will do our best to bring it in at the earliest," the guide said.

One the world’s most high-profile weddings will see Indian and international leaders from the worlds of tech, business, government, entertainment and more, attend Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s pre-wedding festivities in Jamnagar.

The festivities will showcase the elements of traditional Indian family celebrations, including music, dance, carnival fun, visual artistry, and a surprise performance. Guests will also have the opportunity to learn about the nature conservation efforts that have taken place in Jamnagar over the last few decades, as well as the animal rescue and rehabilitation work led by Anant Ambani.

The Jamnagar Township Temple complex will host a traditional signing ceremony called Hastakshar. Renowned artists and musicians such as Arijit Singh, Ajay-Atul, Diljeet Dosanjh, Rihanna, and the world-famous illusionist David Blaine are expected to perform.

Anant Ambani, the youngest son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, was engaged to Radhika Merchant in December 2022.

First Published on Feb 24, 2024 11:41 AM

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