She a Princess of the Industry’s leading Kapoor clan and he the Chote Nawab of the Pataudi Royal Family, Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan Patauudi reigned the Bollywood Film Industry on their own sweet terms, their love and marriage was an affair which shall be remembered for a long time to come. Let us together relive this story of two dimensions who conquered religion, age and expectations and went on to become the heartthrob couple of the generation.
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They Fell in Love
This relationship was never a promising one in the onset, they both had a famous family background to boast off and were themselves leading actors in the industry. They met on the sets of the movie “Tashan” and their romance clicked off instantly, Kareena’s relationship with her ex beau Shahid Kapoor was nearing its end and Saif Ali Khan a Divorcee too had experienced his share of failed relationships, in the midst of all these drama they found each other and without much ado started dating around October 2007.
The Royal Wedding
They were stalwarts and their marriage had to be grand, after dating for 5 long years the couple decided to tie the nuptial knot. Like many of Bollywood weddings Saif and Kareena’s wedding too was an affair to remember.
The wedding celebrations started with the Sangeet evening, the location chosen for the couple’s Sangeet was Kareena’s terrace in her Bandra roost, carefully guarded from the Paparazzi. The ceremony had both families and their friends come together to celebrate the beginning of the couple’s journey in a Bollywood style with cheeky dance numbers and well-choreographed moves which had kareena’s close pals from the industry dance to the tunes, followed by a night of fun, frolic and feast.
The ceremony was even sweeter, just like Kareena’s pretty pink saree which she wore and Saif’s royal look with a fine tuxedo. The ceremony ended with a family dinner hosted at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
They were from different religions and Kareena had earlier made it pretty clear that she had no plans of converting her faith and blowing away all the speculations of a possible Nikah the couple decided to give the marriage a secular essence by signing the legal papers and became man and wife. The couple kept their look simple; Kareena wore a green salwar with a contrasting red dupatta and minimal make up followed by Saif with an ash colored kurta and white trousers. They later had exchanged the wedding vows at the Taj malice Palace Hotel where the couple looked resplendent in their Royal look. Kareena Kapoor Khan chose to wear her Mother-in-law; Sharmila Tagore’s wedding attire and Saif Ali Khan Pataudi looked royal in that golden attire and the Pagri. The post wedding dinner saw the who’s’ and who of the Bollywood film Industry from Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, Karan Johar to the Kapoor clan attended the wedding feast.
Pataudi Family Welcomed their Bahu
Like the royal family tradition goes Sharmila Tagore; Saif Ali Khan’s mother organized the Dawat-e-wilima at their Delhi residence, the Muslim way of inducting the new couple in the family. The decorations were as royal as the family itself, this ceremony had celebrities from different walks of the society. This Royal wedding came to an end with the welcoming of Kareena Kapoor Khan into the Pataudi household at Saif’s ancestral abode and marking the beginning of new story.
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