Radhika Merchant Stuns In A ‘Durga Sholk-Inscribed’ Lehenga For Her Mameru Ceremony, Ahead Of Her Wedding With Anant Ambani

Radhika Merchant wore a custom-made Bandhani lehenga from Manish Malhotra’s collection for her Mameru ceremony and completed her look with her mother’s jewellary

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Radhika Merchant Stuns In A ‘Durga Sholk-Inscribed’ Lehenga For Her Mameru Ceremony, Ahead Of Her Wedding With Anant Ambani
The Ambani and Merchant families are currently over the moon as their youngest kids are all set to tie the knot on July 12th. After hosting two extravagant pre-wedding ceremonies, the couple is gearing up for their much-awaited wedding. On Wednesday evening, the family hosted a Mameru ceremony, which was attended by many well-known celebrities. For the soiree, Radhika opted to wear a traditional Bandhani lehenga from the shelves of fashion designer Manish Malhotra. Taking to his official social media handle, the designer shared photos of the bride-to-be’s gorgeous ensemble.

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Sharing Radhika’s photo on his Instagram handle, he gave a glimpse of her pink-orange Bhandhani lehenga with Gujarati prints which were crafted upon the Banarasi brocade. While the ghagra was made of 35 meters of Bhandej, the embroidery on it was made from gold zardosi taar. The main highlight of the bride’s lehenga was that the borders were embroidered with Durga Maa shloka. The designer paired the lehenga with a choli, its design inspired by a vintage koti. ALSO READ: Radhika Merchant Repeats Her Traditional Red Patola Suit For An Intimate Dinner At Antilia, Ahead Of Wedding With Anant Ambani- PICS, VIDEOS INSIDE

The 29-year-old old completed her look by pairing her mother, Shaila Merchant’s vintage jewellary. She wore a beautiful gold choker, matching earrings, maang teeka, bangles, and not to forget the gorgeous hair accessory that she attached to her braided hair. Complementing her outfit and jewellary, Radhika kept her makeup natural and only highlighted her eyelashes. ALSO READ: Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant’s Marriage Schedule: Check Out The Complete Schedule of 3-Day Grand Wedding Festivities


For those who don’t know, the Mameru ceremony is a Gujarati tradition where the brides' maternal uncles bless their nieces for a beautiful future ahead. They gift them sarees, ornaments, and sweets as they are about to begin a new life with a new family.

Radhika Merchant is the daughter of Encore Healthcare CEO Viren Merchant and Shaila Merchant. The Ambanis hosted their first pre-wedding celebration in March 2024, to introduce their wildlife center Vantara to the guests. This was followed by a cruise outing in May with the theme ‘La Vita E Un Viaggio’. According to the reports by Bollywood Shaadis, the ship costs around USD 900 million (approximately Rs 7,500 crore).


A few days ago, Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s wedding invitation mentioned that they would be tying the knot on July 12, 2024, in the presence of their family and friends. The three-day-long wedding ceremony will begin with their Shubh Vivaah, and then on July 13, Shubh Aashirwad will be hosted. The ceremonies will conclude with their wedding reception Mangal Utsav on July 14th. The ceremonies will be taking place at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai. 
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