A total of 120 top Bollywood and other celebrities are expected to attend the wedding of film stars Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal which is scheduled on December 9 in Rajasthan, said Rajendra Kishan, the District Collector (DC) of Sawai Madhopur district of the state on Friday. The District Collector told mediapersons: "These 120 guests shall follow all COVID-19 protocols and fully vaccinated guests will get entry in the much-hyped celebrity wedding."
Kishan said that the organisers have been asked to strictly follow all Covid-19 protocols. Also, those who are not vaccinated, will not be allowed without the negative RT-PCR test report, he added.
"We have been informed by organisers that a total of 120 guests are invited to the wedding and the events will take place between December 7 to December 10," he added.
Earlier at 10.30 a.m., Kishan called a meeting which was attended by administrative, police and forest department officials, hotel and event managers to ensure adequate arrangements for crowd control, smooth regulation of traffic, and law and order situation amid the VIP movement.
The wedding venue Fort Barwara, that has been converted into a heritage hotel, is situated in the panchayat samiti Chauth Ka Barwara. The venue is around 22 km away from Sawai Madhopur and is around 174 km from Jaipur.
Sawai Madhopur district is famous for the Ranthambore National Tiger Reserve and as per reports, the guests are likely to be taken for a tiger safari.
Earlier it was reports that guests attending the much-hyped wedding between Bollywood stars Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif at the Six Senses Fort Barwara located in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan on December 9 shall be given secret codes to keep the marriage ceremny completely confidential.
Meanwhile, Sojat mehandi from Rajasthan, which recently received the GI tag, will be a gift to the most-talked about Bollywood couple, Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif, who are reportedly set to tie the knot at the Barwara Fort in Sawai Madhopur district on December 9.
The mehendi, which originates from mehndi leaves grown in Sojat, shall be used in the celebrity wedding. A Sojat-based firm has been given an order to supply around 20 kg of mehendi powder along with 400 mehendi cones.
Speaking to the media, the firm's owner, Nitesh Agarwal, said, "We received the order through an agent and we are all ready to deliver the consignment in Jaipur. We shall supply the mehandi as soon as we receive a call from the agent."
Sojat in Pali district of Rajasthan is known for its mehendi across the world. In September this year, it received the geographical indication (GI) tag from the government of India.