An Indian millionaire has splashed out £14million on the lavish wedding of his son in a ceremony taking place over three days in Florence.
Rohan Mehta, son of Indian millionaire Yogesh Mehta, who established the Petrochem empire married his bride Roshni in a lavish ceremony taking place over three days in Florence.
Around 500 guests are thought to have been invited to the nuptials of Rohan Mehta and his bride Roshni, which are being held in the Italian city.
Mr Mehta is the only son of Yogesh Mehta, a millionaire who established the Petrochem empire in Dubai in 1995.
The three-day wedding began on Wednesday after guests from around the world jetted into Florence and were put up at some of the city’s best hotels. Today it is expected the marriage will be celebrated in All Saints Square, where there will be a procession by the groom.
However, Italian media have reported that Florence City Council refused a request for him to arrive at the ceremony on an elephant due to health and safety fears.
The bride Roshni mingles with friends at her wedding in Florence. She was born and raised in London and works in fashion Many of the women at the wedding wore traditional Indian dress and also decorated their hands with traditional henna tattoos.The bride’s hand was adorned with an intricate orange and brown design henna tattoo as well as a number of bracelets and her engagement ring. After the wedding, the couple are expected to settle in Dubai, where Rohan’s father’s business Petrochem is based