The year 2015 gave too many reasons to celebrate. The holy matrimonial alliance of some of our favorite celebrities are few of these. As the year stands to bid goodbye, let’s look back and take a glimpse all these beautiful moments.
Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra
Indian cricketer, Harbhajan Singh lovingly known as Bhajji finally got hitched to long-time girl-friend actress, Geeta Basra this year in a traditional big fat Punjabi wedding. November 1st was the D-day and the ceremony was graced by Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi, the ex and present Prime Ministers of India respectively. Many big shots from the world of sports were also present to bless the couple.
Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput
B’town’s heartthrob Shahid Kapoor (broke my heart) tied the knot with his fiancée, Mira Rajput on July 7, 2015. The pair had an unpretentious Gurdwara wedding with close friends and family members to extend their wishes. The marriage was preceded by the north Indian sangeet ceremony and the couple danced on the famous Shahid Kapoor numbers. Shahid made up for the simple wedding by throwing a star studded grand reception at the Palladium Hotel later.
Suresh Raina and Priyanka Chaudhary
Another ace cricketer to tie the knot this year was Suresh Raina. On April 3, 2015 he married his childhood friend, Priyanka Chaudhary, in New Delhi. This was an arranged marriage fixed by his parents while he was touring Australia for the world cup. The batsman had a private engagement but the wedding was an elaborate celebration with a long list of high-profile guests heading from the world of sports, media and politics.
Kunal Khemu and Soha Ali Khan
This was one long-awaited wedding of Bollywood which saw the day light on January 25 this year, when the nawabi princess, Soha Ali Khan, married her beau, Kunal Khemu after a prolonged courtship. They opted for a simple registered marriage. Their romance found its genesis way back in 2009 when they acted together in Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge. The couple got engaged in 2014 in the romantic and beautiful locales of Paris.
Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan
Kunal Kapoor, who found fame for his performance in movies like Rang de Basanti and Aaja Nach Le, got hitched to Naina Bachchan, in Seychelles, on February 9, 2015 in an intimate ceremony. Naina, who happens to be Amitabh Bachchan’s niece, was introduced to the actor by cousin Shweta Bachchan a couple of years ago. After dating for about two years they got engaged last year. Kunal tweeted a beautiful picture with Naina after the wedding that read- “Thank you for all your warm wishes on our wedding.”
Shreya Ghoshal and Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya
This gorgeous lady with a more gorgeous voice, Shreya Ghoshal, tied the knot with her long-time boyfriend Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, in February this year. It was again a private ceremony. The singer announced her marriage to the world through Facebook where she posted a cute pic with the caption “Married the love of my life yesterday night (5th feb) in a beautiful Bengali traditional wedding in presence of our families and closest friends. Shiladitya and I both seek your good wishes in this exciting new phase of our lives!”
Now Moving to the International Alters
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
Here comes my personal favorite event of this year because I had been awaiting Jennifer’s wedding since like forever. My wait finally ended when the ever-so-beautiful ‘Rachel Green’ took the world by surprise and tied the knot to Justin Theroux in a secret ceremony. The couple said “I do” in Bel-Air, California amidst their closest friends and family. The list includes names like Lisa Kudrow, Orlando Bloom, Chelsea Handler and Ellen DeGeneres. Courteney Cox was the maid of honor and Jimmy Kimmel officiated the ceremony. The bride wore a simple yet elegant off-white strapless gown.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
While the majority of Hollywood was busy with the Grammy awards, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were busy with their private revels in early February, 2015. The beautiful beach wedding of Johnny, 52, and Amber, 29, was attended by just a handful of selected guests. While the guests looked on, couple exchanged their vows looking into each other’s eyes beneath a white marquee adorned with white flowers. Amber in a long-sleeved white gown and floor-length veil and Johnny in a white tuxedo jacket looked perfect. Johnny’s 13-year-old son Jack was his best man and his 16-year-old daughter Lily Rose was also present to wish his dad.
Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden
“I waited because I didn’t want to settle, now I got the best man ever. My special man. He’s mine.” Cameron Diaz toasted to her newlywed husband Benji Madden.The 42-year-old Hollywood star married her musician beloved Benji Madden in Cameron’s Beverly Hills mansion in January. The wedding was witnessed by 127 guests including Wiz Khalifa and Christina Applegate. Drew Barrymore, Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow were among Cameron’s best friends present at the occasion.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
Another surprise-surprise for the year 2015 was Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’s wedding in the Secret Garden. The actors who met wayyyy back when Mila was 14 and Ashton was 20 gathered all their friends and family in Oak Glen, CA, throughout the Fourth of July weekend. According to People magazine, the duo was married legally for a longer time but the celebration just marked its existence. Both these Black Swan stars along with their baby daughter Wyatt Isabelle chose white outfits for the occasion. Mila was glowing in her strapless dress with crystal beading and kept the hair swept back. Ashton looked every bit of handsome in his dark tuxedo and bowtie.
Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik
The actress who is also famous for her resemblance to Katy Perry announced their engagement on the summer of 2015 also telling the whole world that she was expecting. 2015 was remarkable of a year for The New Girl star Zooey as she became both a new mom to a lovely daughter and a wife to partner Jacob Pechenik, who is also her movie producer. In August this year when the couple had just welcomed their baby daughter, they celebrated their way to their marriage.
As I already said, my favorite couple finally tied the knot this year and I am as happy as they are themselves. Did your favorite star tie the knot this year? Don’t worry if they didn’t, they will when the time is right. For this moment we are all happy to wish these beautiful people all the best for their new lives.