Akash-Shloka's pre-wedding celebrations continue with 'Harry Potter'-themed bash; Ambani residence all decked up

The couple will tie the knot on Saturday in Mumbai.

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Clockwise from left: Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta. a replica of Platform 9 3/4 at the couple's pre-wedding bash, decor outside 'Antilia'.
The celebrations for Reliance scion Akash Ambani and diamantaire Russell Mehta's daughter Shloka's wedding are in full swing. Having returned from Switzerland after hosting an extravagant 3-day Winter Wonderland bash, the families kicked off the festivities in Mumbai with a musical night with a Hogwarts theme.

Pictures doing the rounds on social media showed a recreation of the famous Platform 9 3/4 from the series at the venue. Guests were treated to sumptuous delights at a replica of the Hogwarts dinner table - complete with candles floating mid-air.





There was also a performance by singer Guru Randhawa of 'Lahore' fame.


Meanwhile the Ambanis' Atlamount Road residence 'Antilia' has been decked up with stunning chandeliers, red and white flowers and strings of lights ahead of the wedding.
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Some fun facts about Antilia : •The 400,000-square-foot building is situated in one of the world's most expensive addresses—Altamount Road in South Mumbai. •The building comes with 27 floors, replete with extra-high ceilings. Every floor is the same height of an average two-storeyed building. •Antilia can survive an earthquake of 8 on the Richter scale. •The top six floors of the building have been set aside as the private full-floor residential area. •The Mukesh Ambani home comes with a mega-temple, a host of guest suites, a salon, an ice-cream parlour and a private movie theatre to accommodate 50 people. •There's a snow room to help them beat the sweltering Mumbai heat. The walls of this dedicated room in the mansion spit out man-made snowflakes. •Mukesh Ambani has a need for speed. Antilia has six dedicated floors for cars, including his Rs 5 crore Maybach. In fact, the garage has space to accommodate 168 cars. •The building has a dedicated car service station on the seventh floor. •Antilia also has 9 high-speed elevators, each assigned to different floors. @via - @ashara_x

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The son of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani will tie the knot on Saturday at the Jio World Centre, Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). The wedding will be followed by a Mangal Parv celebration at the same venue the following day, and a reception on March 11.

The families will also host a 'Mala and Mehendi' function at the Dome, NSCI, Worli, on March 7.

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According to reports, Grammy-winning band 'Maroon 5' is likely have their debut India-performance at one of the functions. The world's eight richest man Mukesh Ambani had invited 'Coldplay's' Chris Martin and 'The Chainsmokers' to perform for his guests at St. Moritz - that hosted the couple's pre-wedding bash. And last December, Beyonce had her debut concert in India at Ambani heiress Isha's pre-wedding bash in Udaipur.

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Isha-Anand Udaipur Bash: Akash-Shloka Dazzle; Nita Bonds With Beyonce's Mum, Ambanis & Piramals Shake A Leg
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Isha Ambani & Anand Piramal's lavish pre-wedding celebration during the weekend in Udaipur was nothing less than a dream.


The Ambanis and Piramals hosted a grand two-day event at The Oberoi Udaivilas in the city of lakes.


Many top industrialists, politicians, sports personalities and Bollywood stars arrived in the city to be a part of the high-profile function.


Here's a look at who all headlined the event.

Isha Ambani & Anand Piramal's lavish pre-wedding celebration during the weekend in Udaipur was nothing less than a dream.The Ambanis and Piramals hosted a grand two-day event at The Oberoi Udaivilas ..
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The bride Isha Ambani (C) walks in with father Mukesh Ambani (L) and soon-to-be husband Anand Piramal.

Ambani was twinning with his daughter in a pink kurta.

The bride looked dazzling in a glittering white and pink lehenga, while the groom opted for a shimmering beige kurta-chudidaar.
The bride Isha Ambani (C) walks in with father Mukesh Ambani (L) and soon-to-be husband Anand Piramal. Ambani was twinning with his daughter in a pink kurta. The bride looked dazzling in a glitter..
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Isha Ambani & Anand Piramal performed on a special song for their pre-wedding weekend bash. The groom expressed his love to Isha and lifted her in his arms at the end of the performance.
Isha Ambani & Anand Piramal performed on a special song for their pre-wedding weekend bash. The groom expressed his love to Isha and lifted her in his arms at the end of the performance.
Mukesh Ambani's elder son Akash and his soon-to-be wife Shloka Mehta walked hand-in-hand during Isha-Anand's Sangeet function. While Isha's twin brother looked dapper in a bandhgala, Mehta opted for a peach, embellished lehenga.
Mukesh Ambani's elder son Akash and his soon-to-be wife Shloka Mehta walked hand-in-hand during Isha-Anand's Sangeet function. While Isha's twin brother looked dapper in a bandhgala, Mehta opted for ..
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Beyoncé proved she is the true queen at Isha-Anand's pre-wedding bash in Udaipur. She set the stage on fire and left the guests cheering with her powerful performances.
Beyoncé proved she is the true queen at Isha-Anand's pre-wedding bash in Udaipur. She set the stage on fire and left the guests cheering with her powerful performances.

The mother of the bride, Nita Ambani, prepared a special performance for the Sangeet night. She opted for an ivory saree with floral prints and an embellished border.

The mother of the bride, Nita Ambani, prepared a special performance for the Sangeet night. She opted for an ivory saree with floral prints and an embellished border.
The Ambanis and Piramals shook a leg on various songs, along with the stars. Mum Nita Ambani also dedicated a special dance performance suring the Maha Aarti on Saturday.
The Ambanis and Piramals shook a leg on various songs, along with the stars. Mum Nita Ambani also dedicated a special dance performance suring the Maha Aarti on Saturday.
Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Irani, who arrived Udaipur on Saturday, posted an Insta Story from the pre-wedding bash. She wore a silk red and black saree with gold zari, and completed her look with red lipstick.

In another post, make-up artist Mickey Contractor shared an image with 'inspirational' Rekha. Both were twinning in black for the function.
Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Irani, who arrived Udaipur on Saturday, posted an Insta Story from the pre-wedding bash. She wore a silk red and black saree with gold zari, and completed her look ..
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Isha, Akash and Mukesh Ambani greet the Piramals right before the Sangeet function. Karan Johar was also seen on the stage, but it is still not known if he played MC for the function.
Isha, Akash and Mukesh Ambani greet the Piramals right before the Sangeet function. Karan Johar was also seen on the stage, but it is still not known if he played MC for the function.

Anil Ambani, who is also Isha's paternal uncle, attended the grand celebration with wife Tina Ambani. While Anil wore a simple white kurta-pyjama, his actress-wife wore a red lehenga with intricate embroidery and mirror-embellishments.

Anil Ambani, who is also Isha's paternal uncle, attended the grand celebration with wife Tina Ambani. While Anil wore a simple white kurta-pyjama, his actress-wife wore a red lehenga with intricate e..
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Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta have known each other since their childhood when they attended Dhirubhai Ambani School. The Brown University alumnus proposed to Shloka in March last year, and the couple celebrated the new beginning surrounded by close family and friends in Goa. This was followed by a star-studded engagement for the couple at the Ambanis' Mumbai residence in June.



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