Judi Dench, Gerard Butler Among Invitees For Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal’s Wedding

New Delhi: Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal’s wedding is now only days away as the actors are soon set to jet off to Delhi to begin their celebrations. The buzz is that amongst those invited to the Mumbai reception are Ali Fazal’s co-actors and friends from Hollywood too. 

Ali’s co-actor from ‘Victoria & Abdul’ legendary Dame Judi Dench has been invited and so has Gerard Butler who Ali co-stars with in his upcoming Hollywood film ‘Kandahar’. Amongst others, Ali has also invited important production people from Hollywood and even the cast of the spy thriller series ‘Tehran’ are on the guest list too.  

Earlier, it was revealed that Ali and Richa will be hosting their pre-wedding celebrations at Delhi’s Gymkhana Club, one of the heritage clubs which also happens to be a 110-year-old venue. Reports were also circulating about Richa getting her wedding jewellery custom-made from a 135-year-old jeweller family of Bikaner, Rajasthan. 

The couple’s wedding card is also quite unconventional with a pop art design. Their matchbox-themed card was done by Ali’s friend and read ‘Couple Matches’. 

The couple has also decided to put in efforts with the help of their teams who are planning their wedding to have an attempt to make their wedding more environmentally conscious and eco-friendly. 

The couple has roped in a wedding planning company who are using various means including decor using natural elements recycled or repurposed wood and eco-friendly decor items. Richa and Ali are also focusing on reducing food wastage at all of their wedding functions by curating food experiences that are more sustainable and have experts who are known for such experiences. The teams across have been briefed to minimize plastic waste and use recyclable plastic during the functions as much as possible. 

The wedding celebrations are expected to start within days from now in Delhi and will finally conclude on 4th October in Mumbai. 

Richa and Ali have been together since they met on the shoot of ‘Fukrey’ in 2012. They will also be reuniting in the third installment of the film ‘Fukrey 3’. Reportedly, after dating for 7 years, Ali proposed to Richa in the Maldives in 2019 and the couple was all set to marry in 2020. However, due to the pandemic, their plans got delayed and now the couple is finally set to tie the knot in 2022.