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Mehndi to dance by Neetu Kapoor, all the details here

First published April 14, 2022, 1:38 PM IST

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt will go public today, Thursday, April 15. If you missed their Mehendi celebrations that took place on Wednesday, this article is for you.

Image: Neetu Kapoor/Instagram

The Hindi film industry is going to witness Bollywood’s biggest wedding of the year today, Thursday, April 15. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are all set to get married at their ‘Vastu’ residence in a close-knit setup with just their family members and close friends attending. While the functions are underway and everyone is eager to get a first look at the ‘couple of the hour’, let us explain in detail what happened during the couple’s Mehendi ceremony on Wednesday .

Image: Neetu Kapoor/Instagram

One of the highlights of the day was Neetu Kapoor’s Mehendi. Ranbir Kapoor’s mother and Alia Bhatt’s mother-in-law, Neetu, ensured that her late husband Rishi Kapoor’s presence was felt at all functions. And when it came to getting hands on Mehendi, she gladly wrote Rishi’s name on her palm, showing how much she misses him.

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Image: Neetu Kapoor/Instagram

What is a Mehendi ceremony without dance, masti and music? Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s Mehendi had all the fun elements in place. Dance performances were given by the family members including Nettu Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Reema Jain, Anisha Jain and Nitasha Nanda.

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The dance performances were performed to some of Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s songs including Dholida and Cutie Pie. Other songs they performed on included Tainu Leke Mai jawanaga and Zubaida’s Karishma Kapoor super hit wedding song Mehendi hai rachne wali. Ranbir Riddhima’s sister Kapoor Sahni and her niece Samara Sahni were also part of the performances.

Choreographer Rajendra Singh, who has performed at Kapoor clan weddings for decades, had prepared the performances. He set up the choreography and also took the rehearsals. Also known as “Masterji”, the choreographer shared some throwback photos from rehearsals with the Kapoor ladies on his Instagram handle.

Meanwhile, Neetu Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor Sahni were in awe of Alia Bhatt when asked about their new ‘Bahu’ by the paps after Wednesday’s ceremony. While Neetu called her “the best”, Riddhima finds her “cute” and like a “doll”.

The ceremony was attended by the Kapoor khandaan and Bhatt family as well as close friends of Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, including Brahmastra director Ayan Mukerji and filmmaker Karan Johar.