It was the wedding of the season, when the Nawab of Kurnool, Adnan Ul Mulk tied the knot with Nida Farooqui in a big fat ceremony at at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. Adnan Ul Mulk is the son of Mulk Holding’s CEO Shaji-Ul-Mulk. The royal wedding extravaganza kick-started on 27th June with a soulful Sufi night and concluded on 30th June with a grand Walima ceremony.
The four-day wedding celebrations had different nights planned for the guests and the couple. This royal wedding witnessed a galaxy of Bollywood stars, fashion czars, entrepreneurs and philanthropists, and there were a lot of performances as well from the Bollywood celebs. Right from the designer outfits to food, décor and everything else, the wedding of Adnan Ul Mulk and Nida Farooqui was a display of sophistication and style at its finest.
Here, bringing to you all the deets of this big fat Indian wedding:
The Soulful Sufi Night
The Mulks and Farooqui’s hosted a soulful sufiyana evening on the 27th June, 2018 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. While men were expected to wear white churidar kurta, women were dressed in their pastel best for the do.
Trend Alert: Pastels are the flavour of the season. Also, we loved how the couple enhanced the excitement of the guests by giving them a colour code for the do.
Traditionally decorated in white and gold, the contemporary sufi style musical night also encompassed Sufi arches. Elaborate zardosi work, niches satin tassels, heavy drapes and Moroccan lamp accents were used to create an intensely emotive atmosphere. Low seating on takhats, attar and gajras created a tranquil and soothing atmosphere with an unforgettable experience.
Bollywood actress Dia Mirza hosted the night and there were rocking performances by popular singers Kanika Kapoor and Suryaveer Hooja.
Taking taste beyond a sole state, food counters at the weddings was filled with various cuisines. Guests were enticed with the dishes – Lucknowi Seekh Kabab, Makai Ka Shorba, Nalli Nihari, Subz Navrattan Korma and many more. However, the most dominant ones among all the lavish spread were the deserts- Khajur Pete Ka Halwa, Sewaiyan Kheer, Angoori Rabdi and many more.
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The Majestic Musical Mehendi
The sufi night was followed by a Mughal-themed mehendi night which also took place on 28th June, 2018 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The groom was brought in with a royal procession of dancers. The complete venue was transformed right from the entrance into a Royal Mughal Palace with well-dressed darbans with huge fans to welcome the guests.
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Heavy jewellery like maang tikkas, mathapattis, payals, etc were gifted to them as a gratitude by the bride and the groom’s family.
Dia Mirza, Urvashi Rautela, Rohin Puri, Myraa Sareen and many others descended down to perform at this royal mehendi musical night.
The Opulent Nikah Ceremony
Adnan Ul Mulk And Nida Farooqui exchanged vows on 29th June amongst the display of many royal luxuries, traditions, and processions.
The venue of this royal wedding was of course elegance exemplified. A palace ambiance was recreated, right from the well-wrought entrance, chandeliers, columns, and draperies. An elegantly bejeweled stage with carved golden pillars decorated with rich fabric drapes or exotic flowers was built. Grand lightning, floral decorations, red carpet all added to the grandeur.
The Magnificent Walima Ceremony
The royal wedding celebrations of Adnan Ul Mulk and Nida Farooqui concluded with a lavish Walima ceremony on 30th June, 2018.
The decor of Walima was whimsical and enchanting; beautiful and elegant; stylish and delicate; sophisticated and exquisite. The synergy of great lighting, modern and classy arrangements created an ideal background for the stage. A milieu of drapery combined with dazzling hanging gems and chandeliers created a romantic and filmy setting.
Women dazzled in glamorous gowns, and men rocked in the night in the black and white tuxedo.
Adnan Ul Mulk and Nida Farooqui Wedding Partners
Event Planners: Cineyug Celebrations
Venue: Taj Lands End, Mumbai
Photographer: Ram Bherwani
Costume Designers- Manish Malhotra, Raghuvendra Rathore, Libas Riyaz Gangji, Soraya B Couture
Décor Partners: Vivah, Eventchic Designs