Filmmaker Vignesh Shivan and actor Nayanthara tied the knot in an intimate affair at the Sheraton Grand in Mahabalipuram, attended by friends and family including superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, Suriya and others. The groom later flooded the internet with jaw-dropping pictures from his fairy tale wedding on his social media handle and the fashion police were smitten.
Both the bride and groom wore custom made wedding ensembles by Indian designers Monica and Karishma’s fashion label of the same name, which boasts contemporary retelling of traditional stories. For her wedding, Nayanthara was dressed in a handcrafted sari that came in vermilion red and designed by Monika Shah, with intricately felt on tone embroidery inspired by the carvings of Hoysala temples .
In a thoughtful tribute to the actor’s love for tradition, the designers reimagined the goddess Lakshmi motif as armbands on the sleeves of a full-sleeved blouse. In addition, the fourth vow in the ensemble was personalized with the names of the couple to symbolize collectivism, commitment and mutual respect.
Nayanthara pulled her luscious hair back into a mid-parted bun, Nayanthara complemented her look with a contrasting emerald choker, a polki and large Russian tumbled necklace as well as a satalda which is a seven string pearl necklace of Indian origin Accessorized with . Nayanthara’s Satalda came with seven rows of diamonds, rose cut, polkis and emeralds in a heritage setting for her big day and made her look nothing less than a dream.
Moreover, the diva wore polki and cabochon emerald stud earrings and an emerald and diamond maangtika to complete her look and the credit for all her jewelery goes to Goenka India. Nayanthara wore a dab of pinkish nude lipstick, upped the glam quotient with rosy blush and highlighted cheeks, kohl-lined eyes with black eyeliner streaks, mascara-laden eyelids, sparkly rust eyeshadow, filled-in brows and A few red dots ethnic form.
For the groom, Vignesh Shivan’s outfit resonates with chaar pheras which signify Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha: Where he was seen wearing a veshti, kurta and shawl, which was handcrafted by the master craftsmen of Monica and Karisma’s Jade Atelier.
Both Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan were styled by celebrity fashion stylist and consultant Shalina Nathani.