Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are officially married. After several days of traditional festivities, the union of the Indian star and the American singer and actor was celebrated on Saturday, December 1, in Jodhpur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
There are those who prefer to take their time. To wait for their love to rise to the challenge of time and adversity. And then those who, swollen with certainties, do not see the point of hanging around. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas belong to the second category. After only a few months of relationship – the 26-year-old singer asked for the hand of Miss World 2000, ten years her senior after only three dates – they were married this Saturday, December 1 in the grounds of the legendary and sumptuous Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, reports People.
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While, the same day, Laura Smet married her companion Raphaël Lancrey-Javal, in secret and in a small committee, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, the 36-year-old Indian actress and the member of the Jonas Brothers saw things in a big way and in color. Arrived in India on Wednesday November 28, the spouses, their families and their many guests – including Sophie Turner aka Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones, fiancée to Joe Jonas, but not Meghan Markle – began the celebrations without further delay in Priyanka Chopra’s homeland.
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The couple recently confided in Vogue US their pleasure to unite by mixing their two cultures. According to People magazine, “It is very important for Priyanka to have an Indian ceremony that honors her culture and heritage, just like for Nick, to have a Christian ceremony.” The festivities thus began with various traditional Indian ceremonies before the wedding. These include the puja, which symbolizes the “descent” of a deity within an image representing it or the ceremonial ritual of mehndi during which the women of the bride’s family and her friends meet and decorate their hands with calligraphic designs made from henna paste.
In appropriate clothes, for these traditional ceremonies, the couple shared several photos. They both wear stunning, colorful and exuberant designs from designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
“One of the most special things that our union has brought us is to have two families who love and respect each other’s beliefs and culture,” writes the actress of Quantico on Instagram. Once again, we revisited these traditions the way we wanted and the way we dreamed. ”
Ralph Lauren outfits
Following these festivities, they officially got married in a Christian ceremony this Saturday, December 1 where they exchanged alliances of the Swiss house Chopard, while fireworks swept the sky. The father of the groom, Pastor Paul Kevin Jonas, presided. For the occasion, the spouses, but also their relatives wore Ralph Lauren outfits. The wedding dress, made of lace, pearls and Swarovski crystals and 135 satin-embellished buttons, required no less than 1,826 hours of work. The bride has also chosen to have a few evocative words embroidered, such as the name of her husband, the date of the wedding but also an Indian mantra or the terms hope, love or family. As for the veil, it is more than 20 meters long.
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The former Miss World 2000 then released several videos of the festivities. Concert with the three Jonas brothers, traditional dance, singing competition … the evening was obviously not lacking in atmosphere. On Sunday, December 2, a traditional Hindu festival will complete the final seal of their union. “The guests will need a vacation after this wedding,” Priyanka Chopra quipped.
This article, published on December 2, has been updated.