Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Priscilla Chan Reach Jamnagar for Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant’s Pre-wedding Festivities

Last Updated: February 29, 2024, 20:42 IST

Mark Zuckerberg in Jamnagar with wife Priscilla Chan. Image/News18

Zuckerberg and Chan received a warm welcome at the airport with white garlands and a traditional dance performance

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg landed in Gujarat’s Jamnagar city on Thursday with his wife Priscilla Chan for the three-day pre-wedding festivities of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant.

Zuckerberg co-founded the social media service Facebook, and its parent company Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook, Inc), of which he is executive chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder. He and Chan received a warm welcome at the airport with white garlands and a traditional dance performance.

The countdown to Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s pre-wedding celebrations commenced on Wednesday with the couple indulging in ‘Anna Seva’ in Jamnagar, Gujarat, serving food to thousands of locals. The youngest Ambani scion will be marrying the daughter of pharma tycoon Viren Merchant later this year.

Pop star Rihanna, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, and American singer and songwriter J Brown are among the big names who have already arrived in Jamnagar on Thursday. While superstar Salman Khan arrived on Wednesday, Anant Ambani’s brother Akash Ambani also reached the venue on Thursday for the celebrations to be held from March 1 to 3.

Day 1 is called An Evening in Everland, with the dress code listed as “elegant cocktail”. Day 2 will host A Walk on the Wildside with “jungle fever” the suggested dress code. The final day will also comprise two events. The first one, Tusker Trails, suggests “casual chic” dressing, as guests are expected to further explore the green ambience of Jamnagar. The final party, Hastakshar, calls for an elegant evening with heritage Indianwear.

According to reports, among those expected at the event are Morgan Stanley CEO Ted Pick, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Disney CEO Bob Iger, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, Adnoc CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, and EL Rothschild chair Lynn Forester de Rothschild. ⁠Many more VIPs will be coming, especially tycoons from India and people from the worlds of entertainment and sports.

Famous international artists, including Rihanna and magician David Blaine, are set to perform at the festivities. Top Indian musicians who will perform include Arijit Singh, Ajay-Atul, and Diljit Dosanjh.

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