Today is the sangeet day for Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi, who got married in a civil ceremony yesterday in Mumbai. Later the couple flew to Goa to join their friends and begin the celebrations.
'Mr. and Mrs Bhupathi' as stated by tennis champ Mahesh are all set for the traditional form of marriage. The couple sangeet ceremony will see friends both from the entertainment and the sports worlds also. Friends like Boman Irani, Ritiesh Deshmukh, Sajid Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Bipasha Basu and Saif Ali Khan and beau Kareena Kapoor are expected to attend the marriage ceremonies.
Tonight for the sangeet Lara will be wearing a lehenga designed by Manav Gangwani, which will have a marigold shade and made of French net. Mahesh will wear a chikankari churidar kurta with a stole of the same shade of Lara's lehenga. The sangeet ceremony will be followed by a Christian style Victorian wedding tomorrow. It is also reported that Roger Federer and Martina Navratilova will also be present to congratulate the couple on their marriage tomorrow.
Today's sangeet ceremony will take place at a lounge-club at Candolim in Goa. The event will have the Arabian sea backdrop with flowers and candlelight enhancing the decor and the mood of the ocassion. DJ Whosane will make the guests in the party rock to his tunes, He will play a whole remix of both Hollywood and Bollywood numbers. There will also be a dholak band party from Mumbai, who will give a desi touch to the ceremony by adding on to the tunes of their dholaks.
Live performances by acrobatic group Lucien Dossier from California is also a line up for the evening. The menu list is predominantly seafood, sushi, Goan and Pan Asian preparations.
Looks like everything is all set and in-order.