Sonam Kapoor's mehendi, sangeet ceremony: Guests start arriving at the venue


The groom-to-be was seen outside the venue wearing a traditional attire while the bride-to-be was seen donning a white and gold Chikankari lehenga designed by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla for the white-themed ceremony. Sonam has paired the look with elaborate kundan jewellery, which has elevated the look several notches up. Check out Sonam Kapoor's first photo from her mehendi. Before, that Sonam and Anand were all about their awesome-looking sangeet and mehendi ceremonies, that took place tonight.

And one of the most important ceremonies in the big fat Punjabi wedding is the kalire ceremony in which the bride shakes off the kalire on the heads of unmarried girls, be it her cousins or friends. Doesn't she look absolutely fabulous?

Her cousins Arjun Kapoor, Mohit Marwah, Khushi and Janhvi Kapoor, uncle Sanjay Kapoor and filmmaker Karan Johar arrived at her residence for the celebrations. Kapoor wore her hair in a long braid covered in mogra gajras. Sonam and Anand's mehendi ceremony is at Bandra's The Sunteck, Signature Island. The younger Kapoor gang including Arjun, Janhvi, Khushi, Harshvardhan, Anshula, Rhea and Shanaya were also seen indulging in much revelry at the do.

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Here's what Swara Instagrammed ahead of the mehendi.

Sonam looked absolutely ravishing as she donned a lovely peach and grey lehnga complimented with statement jewellery and her groom Anand looked dapper in a salmon pink sherwani. This happened during the recent press conference with media, the "Neerja" actress went saying that Anand has put up some bedroom rules and they both have mutually agreed to bide to them. Sonam and Anand are touted to head for a brief honeymoon to France, before the actress walks the red carpet at the Cannes 2018 on the May 14 and 15. The wedding celebrations will be wrapped with a blockbuster party on Tuesday evening, which is expected to have an impressive guest list.