Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's post wedding celebration in Mumbai

Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's post wedding celebration in Mumbai
Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta got married on Saturday.
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Mumbai: After a grand wedding ceremony that was attended by celebrities from around the world, the Ambanis are hosting a lavish post-wedding celebration for their son Akash and daughter-in-law Shloka in Mumbai.

First pics from the event, known as Mangal Parv, are here and it is just as big as was Saturday's function.

Among the first guests at the function were former SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya, filmmaker Prasoon Joshi and singer Anu Malik.

The Mangal Parv function is being held at the Jio World Centre. The Ambani scion's wedding on Saturday also took place in the same venue.

Former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie Blair, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and a host of politicians and film personalities graced the grand wedding.

Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's post wedding celebration in Mumbai
Film-maker Prasoon Joshi

Bollywood celebrities Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ayan Mukerji and Karan Johar, as well as cricketer Hardik Pandya were also present.

The celebrities joined the lively and colourful "baraat", which also saw the groom's parents - Mukesh and Nita Ambani - and sister Isha Ambani groove.

Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's post wedding celebration in Mumbai
Singer Anu Malik

Live music added to the festivities at the wedding gala, which saw the Who's Who of the cinema, political, business and sports world.

Isha and her husband Anand Piramal, along with Piramal Group Chairman Ajay Piramal and his wife Swati, were part of the celebrations. Others from the business sector included Anil Ambani, Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal and Usha Mittal, Anand Mahindra and Gautam Singhania.

Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta's post wedding celebration in Mumbai
Former SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya

From the film world, the Bachchan family, including Amitabh, Jaya, Shweta, Abhishek, Aishwarya and Aaradhya, were in attendance, as were Rajinikanth, Priyanka Chopra, Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Alia Bhatt, Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Anu Malik, Armaan Jain, Jackie Shroff, Vidya Balan, Vishal-Shekhar, Gauri Khan, Farah Khan, Juhi Chawla, Kiara Advani, Sidharth Malhotra and Shabana Azmi.

Among the sportspersons, Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Zaheer Khan, Ajinkya Rahane and Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene were present on the occasion.

A grand reception will be held on Monday.

The marriage was preceded by days of celebrations, which began with a "dandiya" night last month. A three-day extravaganza at St. Moritz in Switzerland saw The Chainsmokers and Coldplay's Chris Martin perform to an audience full of Bollywood stars, as well as a carnival bash which was opened to the locals for two hours.

The week before the wedding was also full of celebrations for the families with a Harry Potter-themed party, a musical night, a mala and mehendi function and more.

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