Mardan Palace, Antalya

Turkish Delight By Wedniksha, E-Factor & Showtime: Biggest Wedding of 2016?

Weddings | April 29, 2016 | Video Update

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On April 23, 600 guests from South Africa, UK, India and Dubai flew in to Antalya, Turkey to attend the wedding celebrations of Billionaire businessman and politician, Ajay Gupta’s son Kamal and Delhi-based businessman Ajay Jain’s daughter Palak Jain.

The events as part of this wedding took place at Mardan Palace, a stunning world heritage property which overlooks the serene Bosphorous river.

The Mehendi on April 23 was the first event to have taken place. It was held at the Lobby of the Mardan Palace was designed and executed by Wedniksha. A 'Palace of Versailles' theme was used featuring a gold, white and red colour palette. Actors Neha Dhupia and Manish Paul hosted the event.

The event saw performances by the family, bride and groom all choreographed by Shiamak Davar. Other performances included those by actors Sonal Chauhan, Prachi Desai, Singer Richa Sharma and the finale by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan!

On April 24, the Engagement took place at the beach of the hotel. This event was executed by E-Factor.

In the evening, a Sangeet was organized by Wedniksha. The event was held at the Dolmabache Ballroom of Mardan Palace. Neha Dhupia and Manish Paul hosted this event as well. An opening act of Belly Dancers, Gypsy Dancers, Harem Dancers was conceptualized.

The evening saw performances by Huma Qureshi, Shalmali Kholgade, Akriti Kakkar, Honey Singh. Dia Mirza and Anil Kapoor were also seen at the event. Choreography was done by Shiamak Davar.

On April 25, an afternoon wedding lunch was designed and executed by E-Factor at the Amphitheatre of Mardan Palace. The traditional Rajput wedding took place later where the groom made his entry in a decorated horse drawn carriage.

An exquisite entrance emulating India Gate was created to welcome the guests.

A Poolside Reception was designed and produced by Showtime in the evening of April 25.

Entertainment was handled by Katalyst while Catering was taken care of by Seasons Catering. Photography and Videography was done by some of India’s leading wedding filmers such as Badal Jain, Ram Bherwani among many other professionals roped in to capture the festivities.

Local Media Coverage of this Big Fat Indian Wedding

Image Source: Mardan Palace Facebook Page 


Weddings to Social events and Decor to Entertainment...Click here for the full list of categories in ​Experiential Celebrations at WOW Awards Asia 2016.

This wedding extravaganza involving three of the largest agencies in the Indian Wedding industry, may potentially be the largest this season will see!

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