Indian traditions hold a certain significance within the hearts of the citizens living in the nation. Regardless of if we are talking about the common man or about a celebrity, each of us takes a certain pride in withholding the Indian culture in everything that we do. One such event that embodies the beauty of Indian tradition is marriage. The groom adorns the neck of his beloved with what is referred to as the Mangalsutra which represents the promise of being together for a lifetime. Celebrities are no different when it comes to acknowledging the ritual and owing to their luxurious lifestyle, they tend to do it with a flair of lavishness.
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The following are the Mangalsutras that celebrities recently used to commemorate their bond in their marriages.
#1. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja
Sonam Kapoor is known as the rebel of Bollywood who innovates wherever she can. The Mangalsutra that now holds the promise between her and Anand Ahuja was also lovingly designed by the Bollywood diva herself. The Mangalsutra alternates between shades of black and gold with hers and Anand’s sun signs sitting soothingly on each side with a solitaire intricately placed in the middle.
#2. Priyanka Chopra
The international pairing of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas was indifferent to the Indian traditions of old. The actress commemorated her bond with her popstar groom with a uniquely designed mangalsutra that was created to represent their love for each other. The necklace is relatively simple in its design. The centerpiece is the element that holds most of the opulent essence as it is basically a four-petalled clover with diamonds studded within each leaf. Along with the three fairly sized diamonds, the forth is comparatively larger and creates a drop shaped formation.
#3. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aiswarya Rai Bachchan is known to have had one of the most lavish weddings in the history of Bollywood. Her Mangalsutra represents the very essence of the regal event. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s mangalsutra has three diamonds adorned in the shape of a three-petalled clover with the precious jewel embedded within each ‘leaf’.
#4. Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s Mangalsutra is just as minimal as it is gorgeous to look at. The bride in her wedding decided that her Mangalsutra should represent her and her love for her groom – Simple and Impactful. The centerpiece is formed by co-joining three drop-shaped diamonds end to end. This simple structure is held together by a necklace that alternates between black and golden beads.
#5. Anushka Sharma
The pairing of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli is widely regarded as something that most of today’s couples strive to be. The chemistry between the couple is only rivaled by a few and their love for each other can be seen in Anushka Sharma’s Mangalsutra. Her mangalsutra is minimally luxurious. The black beads hold the centerpiece that shaped in the form a flower studded with priceless diamonds and other jewels. Despite its minimal looks, the mangalsutra costs a respectable sum of 52 Lakhs.
#6. Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya
Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya’s Mangalsutra represents her love for Indian culture and traditions. The overall design of the same is incredibly minimal but with a sense of subtle luxury. The centerpiece forms an alternating zigzag pattern studded with diamonds that soothingly transitions to form a sharp V-shaped bend at the end. Adorning the sharp end of the mangalsutra is yet another drop-shaped diamond that enhances the overall look of the design.
#7. Aashka Goradia
Aashka Goradia’s Mangalsutra symbolizes both her love for her beloved and her dedication towards the Indian deity named Shiva. The centerpiece holds the words ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ which roughly translates to “Truth Virtue Beauty”. One end of the centerpiece is formed in the shape of Shiva’s trident while the other is created to represent a pellet drum also held by Shiva.
#8. Sagarika Ghatge
Sagarika Ghatge’s Mangalsutra is as lavish as it can humanly get. The Mangalsutra encircles her entire neck and is studded with numerous diamonds. Overall, the Mangalsutra forms a soothing and appealing pattern with diamonds hanging over at the lower extreme of the necklace. The centerpiece is relatively simpler and roughly forms the shape of a butterfly.
#9. Sanaya Irani
Sanaya Irani chose to flaunt the beauty within simplicity with her Mangalsutra. Sanaya Irani’s Mangalsutra alternates between golden and black beads. The centerpiece is basically three golden beads, that are comparatively larger than the ones around it, which are joined together to form an distinctively simple design which is just as beautiful as the one wearing it.
#10. Kishwer Merchant
Kishwer Merchant decided on a minimal yet brilliantly beautiful Mangalsutra to commemorate her bond with her groom Suyyash. The Mangalsutra is V-shaped and seamlessly transitions from a black necklace that holds the center diamond-studded piece together. Regardless of the necklace’s simplicity, the overall appeal of the same was unrivaled as it lovingly sat upon the bride’s neck.
#11. Vinny Arora
Vinny Arora and her groom, Dheeraj Dhoopar, makes one of the most adorable pair in recent history. The Mangalsutra that sits lovingly on her neck is symbolic to the beauty of their relationship and for their love for each other. Her mangalsutra is extremely simple and pays tribute to the famed Marathi designs. The necklace is made of several golden and black beads that hold a comparatively larger golden bead as the centerpiece.
#12. Bharti Singh
Bharti Singh is known for her cheerful personality and for her tendency to bring smiles upon the faces of every individual that she meets. The mangalsutra that adorns the neck of the celebrity is symbolic of the same. Bharti Singh’s mangalsutra is entirely made out of gold and extends to be a bit longer than the traditional mangalsutras. The centerpiece is reminiscent of the traditional Indian designs and is held together by a chain of golden beads which gives the mangalsutra a regal design.