16 Stunning Celebrity Wedding Lehengas and the Designers Behind Them

From Priyanka's Sabyasachi lehenga that took 110 embroiderers over 3,000 hours to make to Aishwarya Rai's gorgeous gold-work Neeta Lulla wedding sari, get inspired by these one-of-a-kind celebrity bridal ensembles.

Diya J Verma
From Shilpa Shetty's heavily embellished lehenga-style sari to Neha Dhupia's minimalist blush pink ensemble, which look would you pick for your big day?
  • Anushka Sharma
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    Anushka Sharma

    Anushka wore a pale pink Sabyasachi lehenga with delicate embroidery in hues of pink, green, and yellow. The lehenga was also embellished with silver-gold metal thread, pearls, and beads. She accessorised her stunning ensemble with an uncut diamond and spinel choker, earrings, and a matha patti from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewellery collection.

  • Deepika Padukone
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    Deepika Padukone

    For the Sindhi-Punjabi ceremony, Deepika chose a traditional red wedding lehenga by designer Sabyasachi. The most spectacular element of the ensemble was the veil which had the incantation, ‘Sada Saubhagyavati Bhava’ (which roughly means ‘may you always stay married’), embroidered on the border. Her jewellery comprised of a maang tikka, a nose ring, multiple rings, and the traditional chooda and wedding kaliras.

  • Deepika Padukone
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    Deepika Padukone

    For the Konkani wedding ceremony in Lake Como, honouring south Indian customs and rituals, Deepika was spotted in a traditional red kanjeevaram sari by Bangalore-based Angadi Galleria. Her jewellery comprised of a mathapatti, layered necklaces, and a stack of bangles, all by Sabyasachi.

  • Esha Deol
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    Esha Deol

    For her south Indian style wedding, Esha Deol wore a traditional red and orange lehenga-style sari by designer Neeta Lulla. She accessorised the look with gold jewellery; a matha patti, jhumkas, layered necklaces, and a kamarband.

  • Isha Ambani
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    Isha Ambani

    Isha Ambani's gorgeous wedding lehenga was curated by designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, featuring 16 hand-embroidered panels. The duo designers also provided a special drape, her mom's 35-year-old bandhini wedding sari!

  • Kajal Aggarwal
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    Kajal Aggarwal

    Kajal Aggarwal is an established name in the Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi film industry. She wore an intricately hand-embroidered Anamika Khanna lehenga for her wedding. It was handwoven with intricate zardozi and featured delicate pearl and thread work that created a beautiful floral design. It took 20 craftsmen about a month, working day and night, to create the garment.

  • Kareena Kapoor Khan
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    Kareena Kapoor Khan

    On her royal wedding day, Kareena donned her mother-in-law, Sharmila Tagore's opulent wedding sharara that was refurbished by designer Ritu Kumar. Kareena Kapoor draped the vintage Bhopali joda with a matching dupatta, heavily embroidered in gold. The brocade masterpiece also highlighted intricate zardozi and gota work. The tissue rust-orange kurta and sharara with a contrasting mint green border was further accessorised with traditional wedding jewellery including a choker, earrings, a maang tikka, a hathphool, and a statement passa.

  • Mira Kapoor
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    Mira Kapoor

    For her intimate wedding with actor Shahid Kapoor, Mira opted for a blush pink Anamika Khanna ensemble. Bidding adieu to the traditional reds, Mira sure made a statement in this pretty-pink lehenga! She accessorised her bridal look with a multi-coloured gemstone necklace (navratan necklace), a maang tikka, pearl earrings, and a traditional passa.

  • Neha Dhupia
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    Neha Dhupia

    Did you know that Neha Dhupia's lehenga arrived just 10 hours before her wedding? She opted for a gorgeous pastel pink minimal lehenga by designer Anita Dongre. Crafted using a rich silk fabric, the lehenga featured a combination of age-old Rajasthani embroideries including gota patti, dori, zardozi, and zari. The dupatta had a mint green border and tassel details.

  • Priyanka Chopra Jonas
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    Priyanka Chopra Jonas

    Global superstar, Priyanka Chopra tied the knot with American singer Nick Jonas in a lavish wedding ceremony in Udaipur, Rajasthan. For the Hindu wedding, she wore a red Sabyasachi lehenga that apparently took 110 embroiderers over 3,000 hours to make! She went on to accessorise this ensemble with layered necklaces, a maang tikka, a kamarband, a nath, and earrings.

  • Preity Zinta
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    Preity Zinta

    For her wedding with long-time beau Gene Goodenough, Preity Zinta donned a bright red lehenga by master couturier Manish Malhotra. She paired her ensemble with jadau jewellery, with the borla adding a Rajasthani touch to her look.

  • Shilpa Shetty Kundra
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    Shilpa Shetty Kundra

    For her wedding with business tycoon Raj Kundra, Shilpa wore a red and gold lehenga-style sari created by designer Tarun Tahiliani. She accessorised this look with an arm-band, polki jewellery, and gajra flowers for the hair.

  • Soha Ali Khan
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    Soha Ali Khan

    For her intimate wedding with actor Kunal Kemmu at her Mumbai residence, the royal bride donned an elegant Sabyasachi ensemble, showcasing an opulent ivory colour with a pop of orange. She paired her bridal lehenga with a stunning emerald necklace, a choker, jhumkas, a maang tikka, and a statement passa.

  • Sonam Kapoor Ahuja
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    Sonam Kapoor Ahuja

    Sonam Kapoor opted for a designer Anuradha Vakil creation for her big day. A traditional red lehenga with lotus motifs and a heavy border, she accessorised her outfit with a sarpech on her head, a gold choker, a raani haar, a haath phool, and her red wedding chooda.

  • Bipasha Basu
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    Bipasha Basu

    Actor Bipasha Basu opted for a traditional red and gold Sabyasachi lehenga. The heavily-embroidered lehenga and blouse featured intricate gold zari work and she paired the Bengali ensemble with kundan jewellery from Jaipur Jewels.

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

    Aishwarya Rai opted for a gorgeous kanjeevaram sari that was created for her by fashion designer Neeta Lulla. The sari featured real gold thread-work, further embellished with elegant crystals. She chose to accessorise this traditional ensemble with polki jewellery, a gold arm-band, gold hair accessories, and fragrant gajra flowers.

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