Soundarya Rajinikanth and Vishagan Vanangamudi have finally tied the knot at The Leela Palace in MRC Nagar, Chennai. The wedding and cocktail party that followed was full of colour, energy and industry’s biggies.
Rajinikanth thanked all the guests for blessing the couple.
Pre-wedding festivities began from Friday and it has been a gala affair over the weekend.
Soundarya Rajinikanth is Tamil superstar Rajinikanth’s youngest daughter.
- Soundarya and Vishagan got engaged in a private family ceremony last year
- The wedding and reception saw the who’s who of the industry
The wedding was a grand affair at The Leela Palace
- CM Edappadi Palaniswami, DMK’s Stalin, Ministers, Ambanis, actors from Kollywood, Tollywood and Bollywood attended the celebrations
Rajinikanth Thanks All Guests for Blessing the Couple
Actor Rajinikanth thanked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, Ministers, DMK President M K Stalin, BJP MP Pon Radhakrishnan, Mukesh Ambani and family, Former TNCC President Thirunavukkarasar, Amarnath, Kamal Haasan and all friends and well-wishers who attended the wedding celebrations.
.@rajinikanth thanks @EPSTamilNadu ,@OfficeOfOPS, #AIADMK minister,@mkstalin , @PonnaarrBJP , #MukeshAmbani , #thirunavukkarasar , @ikamalhaasan and all friends and family for attending his daughter #SoundaryaRajinikanth's wedding and celebrations. #Rajinikanth @TheQuint pic.twitter.com/IQ3581P6YS— Smitha T K (@smitha_tk) February 12, 2019
A Royal Dream
Soundarya looked like a royal dream in a bold red Sabyasachi lehenga with heavy gold embellishments. It was teamed up with Sabyasachi jewellery as well.
Industry's Biggies and Cinema World Marks Its Attendance
The cocktail party on Monday evening was a royal affair. Boney Kapoor, Andrea, Udhayanidhi Stalin, Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani were among the many noted personalities who attended.
Kajol Shares a Sweet Message for Soundarya
Kajol Devgn took to Instagram to share a beautiful picture with Soundarya Rajinikanth during the cocktail dinner on Monday evening. Her caption read: “A VIP wedding ..... wishing my sweet director a wonderful life ahead ....”
Kajol had acted along with Dhanush, in the Tamil film Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 or VIP 2 (2017) which was directed by Soundarya.
Ambanis Bless the Couple
Among the A-list of guests were Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani, who attended Soundarya and Vishagan’s reception on Monday evening. The cocktail party was held at The Leela Palace, MRC Nagar, Chennai.
Soundarya Dazzled in Red
The cocktail party on Monday evening was full of colour, energy and industry’s biggies. Soundarya was dressed in a beautiful grand red lehenga and teamed up with diamond jewellery. Vishagan looked dapper in a black and white suit.
Meet Soundarya's Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist
Social media has been gushing over Soundarya’s messy braids and flawless look. And the one behind this is the famous celebrity make-up artist Prakruthi Ananth and hair stylist Kiara.
Soundarya shared a lovely photo on Twitter saying, “So many thanks to you two !!! Prakriti, My make up and kiara, my hair professionals !
Her makeup artist had also shared her wedding look on her Instagram page.
Soundarya Shares Adorable Pictures
Soundarya has posted beautiful moments from her D-day with the three most important men of her life. She tweeted, “
#Mr&Mrs #MyFamily #WeAreOne #VedVishaganSoundarya.”
Soundarya is seen sharing an emotional moment with her father Rajinikanth, while a teary-eyed mother Latha, sister Aishwarya, son Ved and uncle Ravi Raghavendra look on.
In another picture, Soundarya’s son Ved sits on her lap as she sits on the oonjal as part of the many Hindu traditions.
The photograph capturing the moment when Vishagan made Soundarya his wife, is absolutely beautiful.
Another picture of the couple with Soundarya’s five-year-old son Ved is also being circulated among fan groups.
Glimpse of All the A-List Celebrities
Soundarya Rajinikanth and Vishagan Vanangamudi tied the knot at The Leela Palace in Chennai. Check out the pictures from the wedding day. Full story: http://bit.ly/2I8QjyCPosted by The Quint on Monday, February 11, 2019
A Guest List of Top Politicians and Actors
The Superstar’s daughter’s wedding has been a star-studded affair. Apart from the Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister and other DMK Ministers, several political and film personalities are expected.
Former Mayor Saidai Duraisamy, actor Prabhu and his son Vikram Prabhu, AVM Saravanan, director P Vasu, director Selvaraghavan, producer Kalaipuli S Thanu, actor Aditi Rao Hydari, actor Andrea, critic Gurumurthy are some of the notable names on the list.
Tollywood Comes Knocking
Well, it isn’t just Kollywood stars at Soundarya-Vishagans’ star-studded wedding. Noted actor, director, and producer in Telugu cinema, Mohan Babu arrived with his son Vishnu Manchu and daughter Lakshmi Manchu.
Rajinikanth and Mohan Babu have been the best of friends even before they started their careers in the film industry. Isn’t it adorable to see the holding hands in the picture?
In 1995, Babu won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his work in the multi-starrer Pedarayudu, starring Rajinikanth in a pivotal role.
Alagiri Graces the Ocassion
Late veteran leader Karunanidhi’s eldest son Alagiri arrived early at the venue. He conveyed his wishes to the newly married couple.
Lyricist Vairamuthu Arrives
Noted Tamil poet, lyricist and novelist Vairamuthu Ramasamy came with his son Madhan Karky to bless Soundarya and Vishagan.
DMK Stalin Arrives
Tamil Nadu Opposition leader and DMK party President MK Stalin came with his wife Durga Stalin and blessed the couple. Rajinikanth had personally invited Stalin by visiting him at his residence.
Vaiko, Nakkheeran Grace the Ocassion
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) Chief Vaiko presented the couple with a special gift. Veteran journalist Nakkheeran too graced the occasion. Tamil choreographer and actor Raghava Lawrence also wished the couple.
Director Mani Ratnam, Ravikumar Arrive
There is a long line of celebrities at the wedding venue. Director Ravikumar and Mani Ratnam also came with their families. Former President of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) Su Thirunavukkarasar came with his family.
Kamal Haasan Arrives at the Venue
Clad in a brown kurta and pyjama, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan arrived at The Leela Palace to bless the couple.
Soundarya Dazzles in Beautiful Pink and Gold
Soundarya has been setting #BrideGoals since her pre-wedding festivities. She flaunted a beautiful Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla saree with heavy pink and gold zari work.
Her makeup artist Prakruthi Ananth shared her look on Twitter saying, “Look 5 | Presenting to you the gorgeous bride
#soundaryarajinikanth ‘s much awaited wedding #muhurtham look! Traditional Braid, Smoked Liner & a Raspberry lip paired with her @AJSKOfficial #silksaree. Wishing the lovely couple a happy married life! #prakatwork”
CM Edappadi Palaniswami Blesses the Married Couple
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, minister Kadambur Raju, Thangamani and others blessed the married couple at The Leela Palace in Chennai.
Meet the Married Couple
Soundarya Rajinikanth and Vishagan Vanangamudi got married today at The Leela Palace according to Hindu traditions.
The Muhurtham Has Begun
The murtham (wedding) has begun and the wedding bells are ringing at The Leela Palace. Superstar Rajinikanth has reached the venue with his family.
Clad in a beautiful grand gold-and-pink zari saree, Soundarya is seen being walked into the mandapam by her sister Aishwarya Dhanush. The groom, Vishagan Vanangamudi, clad in a pattu veshti (silk dhoti) is seen beaming.
This will be followed by a reception and a cocktail party.
A post wedding function will be held at their residence on 12 February.
A Gala Long Weekend
Wedding festivities began on Friday with a sumangali pooja followed by a pre-wedding reception. A sangeet and mehendi ceremony on Saturday saw the Superstar shaking his leg to ‘Oruvan Oruvan’ from his hit movie Muthu.
For the Mappilai Azhappu on Sunday evening, Soundarya looked mesmerising in a beautiful green saree with red-and-gold zari.
Check out all the pre-wedding festivities here.
A Star-Studded Affair
Rajinikanth has invited several politicians and actors personally for his daughter’s wedding.
The 2.0 star has invited Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, DMK President MK Stalin, Tamil Nadu Congress Chief Thirunavukkarasar, as well as President of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi Thol Thirumavalavan, and asked them to attend the celebrations.
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