Planning for your big day has been a dream affair for women all around the world since ages. And when the wedding involves some of the big names from the Entertainment industry, it has to be a lavish affair. Yes, we are talking about the bridal story of the Bollywood girl with dimples: Preity Zinta with Gene Goodenough. Every bit of the wedding extravaganza breathed fashion but what got us awe-struck was her stunning bridal lehenga from the Manish Malhotra label. Speechless!

Preity Zinta roped in her designer friend Manish Malhotra to design her lehenga for the wedding. Her bright red lehenga had a beautiful display of embroidered baraat that was a true symbol of Indian culture. She accessorized her look with jadau jewelry and borla that added a Rajasthani touch to her entire ensemble. She aesthetically adorned herself in traditional mathapatti and studded maang tikka and she breathed loyalty with such ease.

Groom dressed simply

The groom, on the other hand, kept things simple yet elegant and matched the vivacity of bride Preity Zinta. He was seen wearing a classy bespoke achkan designed exquisitely by ace designer Raghavendra Rathore. The wedding took place in the United States. The Goodenough family and the groom’s close buddies played gracious hosts for the guests who flew in to be a part of the elaborate wedding ceremony of Preity Zinta and Gene Goodenough. Many Bollywood biggies were present to bestow their wishes on the couple. 

The wedding ceremony took place in a traditional Hindu style with a pandit performing all the enchanting rituals. Pheras took place in an outdoor sitting under the dazzling LA skyline and there could have been no better way for the lovely couple to tie the knot. Preity made for a charming bride and was adored by the westerners as much as she was by her native associates.   

Next, in the bridal story was a lavish reception in Mumbai hosted by the couple in the month of April to celebrate the occasion with the bride’s close pals from the film industry. The party was themed in a completely big fat Rajput-style and Bollywood icons like Salman Khan and his brothers, Abhishek Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and several others came in to celebrate the precious moments of the bride and the groom.

She was seen wearing an off shoulder bold red gown, from the Manish Malhotra creation again and looked angelic. Preity Zinta reception gown was embellished with floral embroidery and was subtle to the point. The bright red color complimented her skin tone and made her look like a princess. 

Talented celebrity stylist Tanya Ghavri was accredited to style the bride for her special moments. She made sure to give an elegant look to her gown without making it too much over the top. Preity was every bride’s inspiration with subtle makeup and hair and red lips totally did wonders to her glamorous look. The bright red chura added to Preity bridal look as it is the epitome of the beautiful Indian bride with a classic touch of elegance.