Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor exchanged vows on Tuesday by exchanging rings and garlands. The bride wore her ma-in-law Sharmila Tagore’s gharara, the final fitting of which was done by Manish Malhotra. Later, she changed into a lehenga, which she wore till early morning to the after-party at a Mumbai five-star hotel.
The songs played included those from the couple’s films like Mauja Hi Mauja, Chammak Challo, Halkat Jawani and Tumhi Ho Bandhu, as Tusshar Kapoor, Malaika Arora Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Amrita Arora Ladak with husband Shakeel danced. Saif’s ex-wife Amrita Singh and Karisma Kapoor’s husband Sanjay Kapur were conspicuous by their absence.
Karisma’s best friend and Anil Kapoor’s brother, Sanjay’s birthday was brought in by popping achampagne bottle. The best performance of the evening came from Karan Johar and Neetu Kapoor, who danced to one of Sharmila’s songs. Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Bebo’s aunt Ritu Kapoor Nanda’s daughter-in-law, was also present.
A source said, “It was an emotional moment for Bebo. She choked with emotion while thanking her mother Babita for organising the wedding.”