NEW DELHI: Nita and Mukesh Ambani hosted a grand party for their son Akash and his fiancée Shloka Mehta in Mumbai. Mukesh Ambani’s 25-year-old son Akash Ambani got engaged to his childhood Shloka Mehta, the daughter of Rosy Blue empire’s Russell Mehta in Goa. Several Bollywood stars and other prominent personalities attended the party. Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, her daughter Aaradhya, Katrina Kaif, Karan Johar and Kiran Rao arrived early. While SRK and Katrina came alone, Aishwarya was accompanied by her sweet little daughter. And not to mention, all these starlets were dressed to perfection.
Speaking to a news portal, Akash had said, “I am truly happy that our friendship has blossomed into love and Shloka and I are getting married. She is a truly special and extremely kindhearted person.” The Ambanis and Mehtas know each other well and Akash and Shloka studied together at the Dhirubhai Ambani International School. Akash is on the board of Reliance Jio, the group’s fast-growing telecom venture. Shloka, who after finishing schooling at Dhirubhai Ambani International School in 2009 went on to study anthropology at Princeton University and did her masters in law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, is a director on Rosy Blue Foundation since July 2014. She is also a co-founder of ConnectFor, which matches volunteers with NGOs that need them. She is youngest of three children of Russell and Mona Mehta. Mona is said to be a relative of fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi.A day after a family engagement ceremony in Goa, where Akash Ambani proposed his classmate Shloka Mehta, the Ambanis visited Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai on Ram Navami to seek blessings. The wedding is planned for early December, with celebrations spread across 4-5 days, they said, adding the possible dates may be December 8-12 at the Oberoi, Mumbai.
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