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    It's a Venice wedding for Kimi Grover's son Ashwin & his bride Riya Khilnani

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    Society bigwigs, tycoons & film personalities turned up in full force to celebrate the wedding of Ashwin Grover, son of business magnate Kimi Grover and socialite Pamela Grover.

    ET Bureau
    Society bigwigs, tycoons and film personalities turned up in full force this month to celebrate the wedding of Ashwin Grover, son of business magnate Kimi Grover and socialite Pamela Grover. The fourday extravaganza was held at the JW Marriott hotel in Venice.

    The guest list included Parmeshwar Godrej, Gauri Khan, Jaya Bachchan with daughter Shweta Nanda, Kaajal Anand, Neetu Kapoor with sister in law Reema Kapoor, Tina Ambani, Manish Malhotra (who designed the bride's outfit for the sangeet), Aparna aka Pinky Reddy, Karan Johar and Sanjay and Anu Hinduja among others.

    A welcome dinner was hosted for guests on June 12 at the Belmond Hotel, Ciprani. The bride Riya Khilnani exchanged rings with groom at a lavish open-air setting. Guests sampled from a menu that included dishes such as lobster salad, beetroot carpaccio and sea bass with baby squid.

    Also spotted at the event was Pamela's brother-in-law Lalit Modi, currently under fire for seeking BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's help in travelling outside the UK while he was barred by the Indian government from doing so. Modi was at the event with his wife and daughter.

    One of the highl ights of the wedding was the dance performance by Neetu and Reema Kapoor during the sangeet. Pamela and Kimi's elder son Kunal's wedding celebrations were held in Cannes in 2013 and was also attended by the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Rakesh and Pinky Roshan.

    Snapshots from businessman Kimi Grover and London socialite Pamela's son, Ashwin's wedding to Riya Khilnani.



    Ashwin Grover with bride Riya Khilnani at the sangeet.




    Tina Ambani, Manish Malhotra, Parmeshwar Godrej and Neetu Kapoor.




    Tanya Dubash, Farah Ooomerbhoy, Roohi Jaikishan and Surily Goel




    Sid Mallya with Ashwin's sister Ayesha Grover




    Lalit Modi with his daughter Aliya and her friend Samara Gupta; Aparna Reddy.


    The bride and groom, (right) The couple at their nuptials.




    Natasha Poonawala, Surily Goel, Sophie Choudry, Sanjay Hinduja with other guests at the wedding.






    A placard from the wedding expressing the bride's state of mind.


    The groom shakes a leg showing off his hotel slippers.


    The groom greets his bride-to-be at the mehendi function.




    (On the left) Farah Oomerbhoy, Gauri Khan, Pinky Reddy, (on the right) Manish Malhotra, Natasha Poonawala, Kaajal Anand and Shweta Nanda.



    (From left) Kaajal Anand, Gauri Khan, Karan Johar, Shweta Nanda and Manish Malhotra.




    (Left) Lalit Modi's sisters-in-law Priya Aswani and Kavita Chellaram with wife Minal Modi.
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