Wedding is a special affair for any woman and Bollywood actresses do their best and leave no stone unturned to look unparalleled and stunning on the D Day. It is not only about fashion mixing with tradition; it is also about competition and wowing the fans with their style. To Indians their actresses are like living Goddesses who always look flawless and beautiful. To maintain this image and also honor Indian traditions actresses sometimes choose for traditional sarees and at other times modern attires with a desi touch. Whatever, they choose for, they look gorgeous and carry their wedding dresses with élan.
Aishwarya Rai, Miss World and famous Indian actress chose to wear a golden Kanjeevaran silk sari during her wedding with the handsome Abhishek Bachchan. Since, she hails from South India where Kanjeevaram is a traditional form of silk saree with beautiful embellishments, she chose the golden kanjeevaram embossed with Swarovski crystals and gold threads on her wedding day and looked every bit like the screen Goddess that she is. Post wedding she again chose a rich red silk sari with minimum jewelry only with the mangal sutra to look like the diva she is.
Esha Deol, the elder daughter of dreamgirl Hema Malini and machoman Dharmendra also wore a resplendent lehenga prepared from 3 Kanjeevaram sarees specially ordered from South India. She paired up the beautiful fuschia silk lehenga with traditional gold jewelry crafted in temple style to like a quintessential Indian bride on her wedding day. It was customized by Neeta Lulla, the prominent costume designer and looked rich and gorgeous just like the bride herself. Even Hema Malini wore a traditional Kanjeevaram silk saree and wielded the charm as she used to 40 years back.
Vidya Balan, the noted Indian actress also chose to wear Kanjeevaram silk saris and a special one crafted from madras silk by her friend the eminent designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The wedding trousseau consisted of a flaming red Kanjeevaram sari with borders and pallu embellished in golden threads. She paired it with gajra on her bun and gold jewelry crafted in the traditional designs. Post wedding she changed into a block print silk saree in multiple shades and kept her jewelry to minimum. She looked classic and elegant in her silk sarees as she always does.
Yesteryear diva and popular Bollywood actress Sridevi also chose a bright yellow and red silk saree for her wedding. This South Indian beauty sizzled the screen 90s and looked extremely beautiful and attractive in her silk saree and completed her look with minimum jewelry and red lips. The traditional gajra and maang tika were there to complete her traditional Indian bride look. She still looks beautiful in Indian attires. Hema Malini, when she married Dharmendra also chose a simple silk saree. Gorgeous and beautiful as she is, her makeup and jewelry were minimal, yet she glowed.
Both Sharmila Tagore and her daughter-in-law Kareena Kapoor wore traditional royal lehengas in silk with gold and zari work on the entire piece. Both looked resplendent on their weddings days with these traditional wears which looked rich, vibrant and colorful. The effervescent Kajol wore a beautiful green paithani silk saree on her wedding day and completed her look with a huge pearl and other precious stones nath or a nose pin and other traditional Marathi jewelry. Her ensemble was simple yet stunning with the bride glowing with love.
All these Bollywood actresses chose their traditional silk sarees during their weddings to look special and gorgeous. True to their aura, all of them looked exceptional just like a quintessential Indian bride.