Mamta Gupta, The Hush Post: The preparations for “Veere Di Wedding” actress Sonam Kapoor and her Delhi-based businessman beau Anand Ahuja‘s wedding are already in full swing. The couple, who have been dating for four years, will tie the knot in a private ceremony over a two-day ceremony on May 7 and 8 in Mumbai amidst family and close friends.
The couple, who had been tight-lipped about the wedding festivities, are painting the town red with their pictures on social media, leaving no stone unturned to give us couple goals. Recently, Sonam Kapoor’s fan pages on Instagram had shared images of Sonam and Anand’s wedding invite and the pictures instantly went viral. Reportedly, the couple’s families will be sending the e-invites instead of wedding cards, as they feel wedding cards are a waste of paper and bad for environment.
The couple’s wedding ceremonies will take place at three different locations. From a colourful mehendi celebration to a dhamakedaar sangeet night, the duo has planned a perfect fairy tale big fat destination wedding. As the wedding date is approaching, Sonam’s extended family members and close friends have been visiting the Kapoor residence.
Filmmaker Karan Johar, actors Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez, and cousins Arjun Kapoor, Jhanvi Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor and Shanaya Kapoor, have kicked-off rehearsals for their dance routines for the sangeet on Monday.
Sharing a sneak peek of all the in-house madness, Karan Johar took to his Insta story, to post a rehearsal video, where Sonam’s friends and cousins are seen grooving on the song, Swag Se Swagat from Salman Khan starrer Tiger Zinda Hai.
Talking about the sangeet performances, as per the earlier reports, a source shared, “Rehearsals have kicked off at Anil Kapoor’s Juhu bungalow. The doting dad and mom Sunita will be putting together a special act for the bride-to-be at the sangeet. Sonam’s cousins and extended family have joined in as well for the pre-wedding ceremony. They will perform on her hit songs like the Veere… title track, ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’ from the Fawad Khan co-starrer Khoobsurat, the Prem Ratan Dhan Payo title track, and ‘Dheere Dheere’ from her music video with Hrithik Roshan, among others, besides other popular wedding songs.”
However Sonam’s mother, Sunita Kapoor and her brother, Harshvardhan Kapoor won’t be performing at the wedding, but daddy Anil Kapoor is expected to put up a special performance. The actor, who is ecstatic about his performance on Sangeet, will be performing on the iconic song, ‘My Name is Lakhan’ from ‘Ram Lakhan’ and ‘Gallan Goodiyan’ from ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’. Reportedly, Satish Kaushik and Anupam Kher will also be joining Anil.
Earlier there were reports that Sonam’s cousin, Janhvi Kapoor will pay tribute to her late mother Sridevi while singing two of her famous songs at actress Sonam Kapoor’s wedding. Reports also suggested that the 21-year-old rising star will take on two of her mother’s hit songs, ‘Mere Haathon Mein Nau Nau Chudiyan’ and ‘Kisi Ke Haath Naa Aayegi Yeh Ladki’, at the wedding. But contrary to such reports, the latest update is that the Dhadak actress and neither will her sister, Khushi Kapoor, perform on the sangeet. Watch this space for further updates.