When the surnames of the bride and groom are Ambani and Piramal, two of the most high-profile, celebrated Indian families, it’s all but expected that the wedding festivities would be so extravagant they would attract worldwide media attention and carry a whopping multimillion dollar price tag. So unfolded the lavish celebrations honouring the nuptials between Anand Piramal, son of Indian billionaire tycoon Ajay Piramal, and Isha Ambani – daughter of Mukesh Ambani, purportedly the richest man in Asia and as of August 2020, listed by Forbes as the 6th richest man on the planet . Inside the Sultan of Brunei’s US$27 million 50th, featuring Michael Jackson It reportedly cost some US$100 million to host the opulent ceremonies and events, spanning several days and multiple city locations, thought fit for the fairy-tale union between the heir and heiress of two Indian megafortunes. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eventila (@eventilaindia) on Dec 13, 2018 at 5:09am PST As members of two of the subcontinent’s most influential families, with mutual ties dating as far back as the 1970s, Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal have been friends since childhood. From Beyoncé to Priyanka Chopra, 5 of the Ambanis’ most famous friends It was not until 2016 however that the pair began dating, with Anand ultimately proposing to Isha in May 2018. The jubilant celebrations that followed in December of the same year were of an overwhelmingly grand and illustrious nature. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Antilia (@antiliahouse) on Feb 10, 2019 at 9:52am PST While the main event – the wedding itself – took place at Antilia, the iconic sky-scraping 27-storey Ambani residence in Mumbai , a host of equally impressive events were held elsewhere, in particular a series of pre-wedding festivities were held at India’s romantic city of lakes, Udaipur. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Dec 9, 2018 at 11:47am PST The list of celebrities, dignitaries and high-profile businessmen invited to the celebration was reportedly so extensive, at least five luxury Mumbai hotels were used to accommodate them. Attendees at one or more of the wedding events included Hillary Clinton, Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan, former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee, Ariana Huffington, the Bachchan family … and even Beyoncé flew into India for the momentous occasion. View this post on Instagram Ambanis Hold ‘Anna Seva’ Seeking Udaipur’s Blessings 5,100 People. First Official Pictures Of Pre-Wedding Celebrations Thank You My Sweet Family A post shared by Isha Ambani (@_ishaambanis) on Dec 7, 2018 at 9:40am PST Highlights of the multi-day festivities included the glitzy, star-studded wedding in Mumbai and the Udaipur events, complete with pre-wedding traditions, sumptuous feasting and jubilant revelry. As a token of appreciation, the Ambanis also donated a staggering amount of food to the city of Udaipur, enough to feed 5,100 people for four days. 5 surprising habits of Mukesh Ambani’s only daughter, Isha View this post on Instagram A post shared by VOGUE India (@vogueindia) on Nov 11, 2018 at 7:14am PST A private pre-wedding performance by Beyoncé was not the only extraordinary aspect of the Ambani-Piramal wedding. Additional elements worth noting range from the more than 100 flights chartered specifically to transport guests to and from various events to the ornately designed and sentimental pop-up musical invitations which paid tribute to both bride and groom’s grandparents. It was also reported that guests had access to a special app that guided them through the wedding activities. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .