Dazzling lights, upbeat music and a flood of colours- Indian weddings are indeed a delight! The culture of India dictates, that the auspicious occasion of weddings be celebrated like a festival with series of rituals that span anywhere between 2 days to 2 weeks. People spend thriftily on their wedding wardrobe, where women usually prefer heavy silk sarees and flared and embroidered heavy wedding lehengas, given the grand appeal of such garments.

In a country where weddings are already a stylish affair, big fat Bollywood weddings are a visual treat! These events promptly make it to media headlines and with the boom of social media, these days such weddings are extensively covered across these platforms and are talked about for weeks. Topping the list of wedding wear, lehenga cholis have been one of the most commonly picked silhouettes by Indian celebrities. Here are some popular wedding lehengas worn by celebrity brides and attendees that stole our hearts-

  1. Anushka Sharma's blush bridal lehenga

Breaking away from the traditional colour palette of red and maroon, Anushka walked the aisle in a soft pink and golden lehenga choli for her quiet wedding ceremony. Quite a breather from all the regular wedding bling, her subtle yet mesmerizing bridal look has been inspiring a number of Indian brides-to-be.

Anushka Sharma's blush bridal lehenga

  1. Sonam Kapoor's traditional avatar

We usually see this fashionista in out-of-the-box kind of outfits. The experimental diva surprised us with her head-to-toe traditional avatar on her D-day. With a heavy layered necklace, heavy danglers and head gear making the most prominent accessories of her bridal look, Sonam looked no less than an Indian goddess. Proudly taking ahead the legacy of wearing a red lehenga choli for her wed-lock ceremony, she reinforced the fact that Indians are strongly rooted to their culture.

Sonam Kapoor's traditional avatar at saree.com

  1. Karisma Kapoor's flowery lehenga

It always pays off to be an outstanding wedding attendee! Karisma Kapoor's vivacious pick for Sonam Kapoor's wedding ceremony got a lot of media bytes and appreciation from fashion critics. Dressed in a hand-painted Sabyasachi floral lehenga paired with a bright green blouse, this lady got a big thumbs up for her choice!

Karisma Kapoor's Sabyasachi flowery lehenga

  1. Alia Bhatt's golden glory

This dimpled beauty never fails to impress us! At the recently held and much talked about Akash Ambani engagement ceremony that had an elite guest list, Alia walked in wearing a shimmery golden lehenga choli accessorized with just a pair of danglers. Now that's what we call as being simply gorgeous!

Alia Bhatt's golden glory at ambani

  1. Kareena’s on-screen wedding look

Redefining the modern Indian bride, Kareena rocked it as Kalindi in the recent Bollywood flick Veere di Wedding. In this movie which revolved around the value system of modern and independent Indian women, Kareena’s contemporary off-shoulder wedding lehenga was absolutely a match and has been a rage with women of all age groups. The colour palette of cream and yellow struck a good balance between the subtleness of west-inspired bridal looks and the vibrancy of Indian weddings.

Kareena_s on-screen wedding look

So these were our favourite 5 wedding lehengas from the colorful and fashion savvy world of Bollywood. Which one would you like to pick?

Author's Bio: 

Ritu is a creative and marketing communications specialist, a devout reader and a passionate writer, who successfully manages an operations role with the popular ecommerce business Saree.com. Ritu is a trained textiles and weaves’ connoisseur and an expert in wedding lehengas. Currently, Ritu is closely observing and studying the Indian ethnic wear fashion and design segment, as she goes about creating stimulating written and graphic content.