Akash Ambani to tie the knot soon
Marriage is knocking at the door for India’s richest telecom business industrialist -The Ambanis. This time it is about the engagement of Akash Ambani, the eldest son of Mukesh Ambani, chief of Reliance Industries Limited and Nita Ambani. These celebrities of the tinsel town were in a celebratory mode since Saturday itself. The report says on Saturday morning Akash got engaged to his childhood sweetheart Shloka Mehta in Goa while he proposed to her at a private ceremony. They also went to seek blessings at Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple on Ram Navami before the engagement occasion.
Shloka Mehta is the youngest of three daughters of diamond magnate and MD Russell Mehta of the Rosy Blue empire(formerly known as B Arunkumar & Co). It is ranked among the top six diamond companies of India. She is now holding the position of director of the family-run diamond firm. Shloka is also being the co-founder of ConnectFor. This organization is the platform that matches people to volunteer and provides services in NGOs of their choice and convenience. Akash Ambani, 27, is currently on the board of directors of Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail. Akash’s twin sister Isha Ambani is the co-founder of Jio that heads to Reliance Retail. In terms of revenue, it is the largest retailer in India. It has partnered with big brands such as Marks and Spencer, Kenneth Cole, Muji, Steve Madden, Hamleys, Hunkemoller, and Superdry.
Akash and Shloka studied together in Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai. They have been bosom friends for years. Later Akash completed his major in economics from Brown University, USA. Shloka studied Masters in Law at Princeton University and the London School of Economics.
The Grand engagement bash of the town
Ambanis threw a starry engagement party Monday evening at their home, Antilla. Inevitably the friends and the well-wishers included Bollywood celebrities, cricketing fraternity, and the other business tycoons. Shah Rukh Khan with wife Gauri Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with daughter Aaradhya along with Katrina Kaif, John Abraham joined the party. Karan Johar, Kiran Rao and Natasha Poonawalla among the ace filmmakers arrived at the bash. Cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan also were present with their better halves.
The fan pages and social media users shared photos of the engagement shows a charming lawn ceremony under palm trees at a resort in Goa. In an interview to a newspaper, Nita Ambani confirmed that marriage is on the cards. The newly engaged couple are reportedly planning to tie the knot in December.