Ambani-Piramal wedding: Beyoncé sings at A-list Indian event

US singer Beyoncé  performed during a lavish festivities at the latest extravagant Indian celebrity wedding.

Isha Ambani, the daughter of India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, managing director of Reliance Industries, has a personal fortune of around $47bn (£37bn). The company has its footprints in oil and gas, petrochemicals, telecom, retail and media.

Isha is tying the knot with Anand Piramal, son of another Indian billionaire, this week.

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Beyoncé was one of many celebrities flown in, along with Bollywood stars and guests like Hillary Clinton.

The wedding comes on the heels of Indian weddings competing for glamour, excess and attention.

Beyoncé took to the stage on Sunday night for the sangeet, an evening of music and dance that typically happens just before the wedding.

She shared photos on her Instagram account of her jewel-studded outfit and elaborate gold jewellery.

The wedding is likely to be India’s richest and most glamorous weddings, with other guests including media giant Arianna Huffington, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal.

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses with Isha Ambani (L) daughter of Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, and his wife Nita Ambani at Swadesh Bazaar, a curated showcase of traditional Indian crafts and art forms, in Udaipur, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India, December 9, 2018.Image copyrightREUTERS
Image captionHillary Clinton is also among the high profile guests at the wedding

Ajay Piramal, the father of the groom, Anand, is the head of the Piramal family, estimated worth $5.4bn.

The Ambani family lives in a 27-storey home in Mumbai city named Antilia. It is world’s most expensive home, approximately $1bn spent in building it, boasting features such as multi-level gardens and three helipads.

Antilia, the house of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, is seen ahead of Mukesh”s daughter wedding, in Mumbai, India December 7, 2018.

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