There are shaadi’s and then there are Bollywood Shaadi’s , that set ablaze the entire country with their glamour. They become the topic of the talk on almost all households, setting trends for upcoming weddings. Celebrities have the power to influence the society with their choices, which is why many brands rope in them for product advertisements. Coming to their own weddings, they definitely become a source of inspiration for many, as it is something that they picked up for their big day and one always chooses the best. In India, Bollywood celebrities have very strong fanbase with people going crazy for even one glimpse of their favorite celebrity. Owing to the fact that they have the power to influence the society as a whole, they have started championing various causes for the society be it, girl, child education, environmental conservation, Water conservation, Helping the farmers etc. On environment Day we bring to you Bollywood Shaadis that promoted Environment Conservation and how you too can plan an eco-wedding.
Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja
Sonam Kapoor is known for her distinct sense of style and creativity. She is always breaking stereotypes and experimenting in whatever she does.. When the rumor mill rested with the official wedding announcement everyone knew it for sure that this wedding will too have some noteworthy and inspirational worthy ideas to pick from that no celebrity wedding would have had earlier. The couple proved to the environmental savvy and eco-conscious as they decided to ditch the printed invitation. Not only did they ditch paper invitations as a whole but had e-invites made in an eco-friendly theme with florals in the background. They send the invitations over Whatsapp and Email. Every little effort matters and we are sure coming wedding seasons will see a lot of e-invites.
Ankita Powar and Milind Soman
The “ Made In India “ man who has been every 90’s girl crush, broke many hearts when he tied the know with his sweetheart this April. Milind Soman is already promising healthier lifestyle and fitness campaigns. He even owns a sustainable lifestyle brand Deviee which makes sustainable clothing for men and women. The brand aims at minimizing our environmental impact is an integral part of our business ethos. When it came to the wedding he did not follow the popular route of a big fat Indian wedding but a simple wedding with lots to inspire. The outfits worn by both bride and groom were made of organic , handwoven and 100 % biodegradable material by designer Madhu Jain, a famous textile conservationist.
The couple also planted one sampling each for the guests who attended their wedding a day after the wedding ceremony took place . Conserving and the environment is what Milind and Ankita truly believe in not just in words but in action too.
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli
When 2017 came to near end, the world was surprised with the wedding of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli Wedding. The rumors doing rounds since over the year when it finally happened the internet came crashing down with pictures of then wedding pouring down like rain from the heaven. When it’s the wedding of Indian Cricket Team Captian Virat Kohli with fans all across the world and Anushka Sharma one of the top Bollywood actresses, they are definitely going to set the trends. The Couple provocate environment conservation in their wedding invites. The wedding card had a sampling given to each guest who was invited to the wedding. Promoting environment conservation in their own ways.
These weddings have paved way for more eco-friendly weddings in the future. As they say, practice what you preach, these couples have set an example for all the others to follow. Even little things can make a huge difference and planning an eco-friendly wedding isn’t boring or a hard thing to do.