As a premier Destination Wedding planning company, Vivaah Celebrations believes in turning dreams into reality. Our latest wedding at Palazzo Versace Dubai was nothing short sheer magnificence, planned managed and executed for Shilpi Gupta’s (a renowned leading fashion designer who excels in elegance, style and couture) daughters wedding. Nestled in the opulence of one of the world’s most luxurious hotels, our team orchestrated a 3 day celebration that showcased the expertise of a Destination Wedding Planner. Embark on an enchanting odyssey as we unveil the details of Vivaah Celebrations’ grand destination wedding planned and managed by the team at Vivaah Celebrations, led by Rahul Kumar, the CEO & Founder of Vivaah Celebrations, and Maggi Kewlani, the COO of Vivaah Celebrations. Every moment from the Dolce Vita Welcome Lunch, to the Grand Finale is a testament to the sophistication and glamour epitomized by legends such as Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli and many more.

As guests arrived at Palazzo Versace, Vivaah’s touch was evident in the lavish welcome that set the tone for the extravagant festivities ahead. The air was filled with the enchanting tunes of a flautist in a resplendent gold gown, adding a touch of sophistication to the moment. The Arabian delicacies and refreshing treats served upon entry hinted at the culinary delights that awaited our esteemed guests, showcasing the meticulous planning of a Destination Wedding Planner.

Inspired by the charm of Italy and the iconic fashion house Dolce & Gabbana, the Dolce Vita Welcome Lunch was a culinary masterpiece crafted by Rahul Kumar. Hostesses adorned in Italian Dolce Vita dresses welcomed the guests, offering Limoncello in charming bottles presented on a stylish Italian display. This refreshing drink paved the way for a sensory journey through the lush greens, vibrant lemons, and an exquisite bar setup that embraced cryo and molecular techniques with an innovative approach.

The bar setup was where every detail was meticulously curated for an unparalleled experience. The bar, adorned with an array of fresh fruits and accessories, featured a stunning cryo effect that added a touch of theatrical magic to the ambiance with careful attention to detail. Guests were captivated by the molecular mixology, as our skilled bartenders crafted innovative concoctions, creating an unforgettable spectacle.

DJ Gautam set the stage on fire with his electrifying beats, creating an atmosphere that resonated with the vivacity of celebration. MC Priya Jethani from Zee TV engaged seamlessly with the guests, ensuring every moment was filled with joy and excitement. Overlooking the central pool, two talented Italian musicians enchanted the gathering with their soulful tunes, adding a melodic touch to the evening. The culinary experience was also a gastronomic journey that transcended boundaries, thanks to the collaboration with Le Chaat Factory, a renowned catering team flown in from India and the chefs at Palazzo Versace. The food display was a work of art, complemented by exquisite Italian sculptures, charming tables, and a picturesque gazebo reminiscent of the enchanting Italian gardens.

The opulent saga continued with the Sringaar Teeka High-Tea, a celebration of tradition and elegance set against the breathtaking backdrop of Palazzo Versace’s Mosaico Terrace. The air resonated with the soul-stirring melodies of traditional musicians, weaving a tapestry of cultural richness. As guests indulged in the Maharaja High Tea, served in exquisite Versace cups, an immersive experience awaited them at the scent-making perfume bar – a thoughtful touch by our Director Rahul Kumar, a renowned Destination Wedding Planner. Guests were invited to craft their unique scents from a selection of exotic fragrances, an elegant activity that added a personalized touch to the celebration. The fragrance bar, adorned with crystal decanters and delicate blooms, became a haven of sensory exploration, allowing guests to carry home a piece of the magical evening.

In a seamless transition, Vivaah Celebrations elevated the enchantment with an exclusive Sangeet Evening inspired by the legendary Roberto Cavalli, curated for Shilpi Gupta’s daughter. A crystal saxophone player serenaded guests in the pre-function area, creating an ethereal atmosphere beneath the starry night.

The ballroom metamorphosed into a vision of grandeur, adorned with majestic crystals and flourishing blooms. Fresh roses permeated the air, tantalizing the senses as guests stepped into a realm where culture and high energy collided. The atmosphere echoed an IIFA show, complete with spectacular performances that captivated the audience. The bar, alive with exclusive cocktails, became a hub of delight, blending seamlessly with the rhythmic beats of the celebration as the guests celebrated till sun-rise.

The next morning dawned with the sacred union at Como Garden, evoking the charm of a South Indian movie, precisely executed Vivaah Celebrations. Live stations crafted authentic dosas and uppmas, while the scent of jasmine flowers enveloped the venue. The mandapam, surrounded by water on all sides, featured steps leading to a surreal setting adorned with pink lotus flowers and hanging jasmines, creating an idyllic ambiance.

Traditional Nadaswaram performers filled the air with their melodious tunes as the bride and groom, accompanied by chenda melam drummers, embarked on their wedding ceremony. The kathakali dancers then graced the stage, infusing the event with cultural richness. The celebration continued with coconut waters bearing the customized logo of the couple, providing a refreshing respite.

As the sun dipped below the horizon, the Hindu pheras commenced, marking the pinnacle of the celebration. The groom, Aditya, led a grand royal baraat procession, complete with a vintage car, drummers, and a majestic band. A knight on a beautiful horse, adorned with the couple’s logo, added a regal touch to the procession. The highlight of this Baraat was a mesmerizing Dabke Dance performance, seamlessly fusing Arabian culture into the celebration.

As the baraat was welcomed onto the premises, beautiful hostesses sprinkled rose water on the guests, creating a sensory experience that heightened the anticipation. The groom then proceeded to his jaimala platform with his entourage, eagerly awaiting the entrance of the gorgeous bride, Honey. Dressed in a custom-made attire with a long 5-meter veil, curated with precision by her mother, Shilpi Gupta, a renowned fashion designer; Honey walked in under her flower chaader adorned with real peacock feathers and roses this was truly a sight to behold.

The Jaimala exchange unfolded in a spectacle of cold pyros and a flower petal blast, creating an atmosphere of pure romance. The couple then made their way towards the beautiful mandap, situated right in the center of the Palazzo Versace Pool, surrounded by peacock installations that added a touch of enchantment to the venue.

As the scents of aggarbattis purified the air and Krishna chants along with a beautiful Sitaar player resonated in the background, a renowned rangoli artist curated a Radha Krishna Rangoli, encapsulating the pure essence of the sacred ceremony. The High Tea that followed was inspired by Mathura. Chefs churned out makhan and served it with toasts and tea, while an array of sweets and delicacies from Mathura adorned the tables, creating a culinary journey through tradition.

As the Hindu Pheras commenced, Dharini Thakker, a celebrity performer, graced the event with her soulful singing, leaving guests in awe. The last phera unfolded, marking the completion of the wedding celebration. In a spectacular display, the sky lit up with fireworks, casting a magical glow over the venue and symbolizing the beginning of a new chapter for Honey and Aditya. The entire spectacle was a symphony of love, culture, and enchantment, brought to life by the expert touch of Rahul Kumar – Vivaah Celebrations.

The festivities culminated in a traditional Sajan Kot Dinner Reception, held in the resplendent ballroom adorned with fresh red roses. A palatial stage awaited star performer Adil Hussaini, whose sufi music resonated through the venue. As the couple entered, Adil Hussaini’s soulful melodies set the tone for their first dance and cake cutting, creating a magical moment etched in time.

The Marwari royal Sajan Kot was served and unfolded with grace, with majestic tanoura dancers swirling around the venue.  The evening concluded with the couple taking their seats amidst an atmosphere of love, laughter, and enchantment, as Vivaah Celebrations ensured that Shilpi Gupta’s dreams and those of their families materialized into a truly magical reality, all under the expert guidance of a Destination Wedding Planner – Rahul Kumar and Team Vivaah Celebrations.

Vivaah Celebrations is a premier Wedding Planning & Management company operating locally and globally for Destination Weddings under the leadership of Rahul Kumar who has over a decade of experience planning and managing weddings globally. To plan your next event, connect with us at