Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor get married in an intimate ceremony in Mumbai

Written Oscar Holland, CNN

The authors Manveena Suri, CNN

Bollywood’s two biggest stars, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, tied the knot in Mumbai on Thursday in an intimate setting. The ceremony was attended by some of the greats of Indian cinema.

At one of the most anticipated Indian celebrity weddings in years The Bollywood power couple cut the cake and toasted their marriage at the Vastu building, where they both have separate apartments. The couple wore outfits designed by Sabyasachi, a famous name in India.

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt got married in Mumbai, India on April 14, 2022. Credit: Prodeep Guha/Getty Images

The pre-wedding festivities began on Wednesday with a traditional Hindu ritual called Ganesh Puja at Kapoor’s home on Pali Hill. The house and other properties owned by the Kapoors, including RK Studios, were decorated with warm lights for the wedding celebrations. There was also a mehendi ceremony, as is customary at Punjabi weddings.

The timing of the wedding was shrouded in mystery, with none of the stars revealing the date. But rumors of the upcoming wedding have been circulating since Tuesday, when images surfaced on social media showing Kapoor’s Mumbai home adorned with lights, according to the CNN affiliate. News-18.
Members of the media are vying for photos and footage of guests arriving at the event ahead of Kapoor and Bhatt's wedding.

Members of the media are vying for photos and footage of guests arriving at the event ahead of Kapoor and Bhatt’s wedding. Credit: Rafik Makbool/AP

Kapoor and Bhatt are among the highest paid Bollywood actors, with the latter ranked eighth among the highest rated women in the latest Forbes India ranking. List of 100 celebritiesbringing their combined 2019 revenue to almost $14 million.

Both stars were born into families of prominent actors and directors. Bhatt is the daughter of director Mahesh Bhatt and actor Sonia Razdan, while Kapoor is the grandson of Hindi film legend Raj Kapoor and the son of actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh.

Kapoor cousins, actresses Karina both Karisma Kapoor and director Karan Johar, who refers to Bhatt as his daughter, were among those pictured at the wedding. Sisters Kareena and Karishma wore saris designed by Manish Malhotra.

Ranbir Kapoor rose to fame with romantic comedies such as Barfi! and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, in which he co-starred with Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone, respectively. In 2018, he played actor Sanjay Dutt in the top-grossing biopic Sanju, which became one of the highest-grossing films in Indian cinema.

Meanwhile, Bhatt has starred in several popular films since his debut in 1999’s Sangharsh, includingRaaziand Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Her 2019 film Gully Boy was selected by India in the Best International Feature Film category at the 92nd Academy Awards.
Kapoor and Bhatt at a promotional event for their upcoming film. "Brahmastra" in New Delhi, India in December 2021.

Kapoor and Bhatt at a promotional event for their upcoming film Brahmastra in New Delhi, India in December 2021. Credit: Mayank Makhija/NurPhoto/Shutterstock

The couple recently wrapped up their first appearance together in the highly anticipated Indian superhero film Brahmastra, due out later this year.

Kapoor first revealed that he and Bhatt were dating in 2018. Speaking to GQ India at the time, shortly after they started filming Brahmastra, he said, “When I see her work, when I see her actions, even in life, what she gives is what I aspire to for myself.”

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