Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi's mother-in-law-to-be Nandini Alva threw a dinner party in honour of the Oberoi family on Tuesday night, reports Bangalore Mirror. The Alva residence saw guests streaming in Wednesday morning, 9 am onwards.
Wednesday(Oct 27) was the Sangeet night and bride-to-be Priyanka Alva wore a Tarun Tahiliani lehenga for the occasion.
For her wedding, it's going to be a Rohit Bal white and gold creation. Bangalore-based designer Seema Malhotra (who was the designer for Shekar Kapur's film Elizabeth) has designed two outfits for Priyanka.
Sarita Mandoth has designed four outfits for Nandini Alva. Priyanka has also picked an assortment of saris in Banarasi and Mysore georgettes from Rugs and Riches on Residency Road.
Nandini will be gifting Vivek, a sarpech, specially designed in Jaipur, which the actor will wear for the wedding on Friday
The ceremony will be held according to Punjabi customs and traditions. Nandini, a Sindhi, is the widow of politician Jeevaraj Alva, a Mangalorean. Jeevaraj Alva's extended family will also be attending the wedding. Some have even flown in from Canada to give Priyanka their blessings.
According to our source, “The alliance was fixed in June and Nandini has worked tirelessly. She is also taking care of 450 outstation guests.”
The source adds, “According to her horoscope, Priyanka will prove lucky for Vivek and his career. Priyanka also plans to take over the responsibility of running his mother's NGO which is a huge relief for Vivek and allows him to concentrate on his career.”