Sonam Kapoor and Prominent Indians to Grace Royal Coronation Ceremony : Mumbai’s Dabbawalas and Bollywood’s Sonam Kapoor will be part of the Indian delegation witnessing the coronation of King Charles III. Discover more about the event and its guests.
Sonam Kapoor and Prominent Indians to Grace Royal Coronation Ceremony
Indian celebrities are no strangers to glitz and glamour, and their presence at prestigious events always adds an extra dash of style and flair. The upcoming Royal Coronation Ceremony in the UK is no exception, as several prominent Indians are set to attend the event, including Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor.
A Grand Affair Fit for Royalty: The Royal Coronation Ceremony is a momentous event steeped in history and tradition. It signifies the crowning of a new monarch and marks the beginning of a new era in the United Kingdom. The ceremony is a grand affair, attracting dignitaries and high-profile guests from across the world.
Indian Celebrities to Add Glamour : This year’s event will see several Indian celebrities in attendance, including Sonam Kapoor, one of Bollywood’s most stylish actresses. Her appearance at the event is sure to turn heads, as she is known for her impeccable fashion sense and glamorous red carpet looks. Other notable Indian guests include business tycoon Mukesh Ambani and his wife, Nita Ambani.
A Celebration of the Special Relationship :The Royal Coronation Ceremony is not just a significant event for the United Kingdom, but also an opportunity to celebrate the special relationship between India and the UK. The ties between the two countries have been strengthened over the years, with trade and cultural exchanges at an all-time high. The attendance of high-profile Indians at the ceremony is a testament to the growing bond between the two nations.
Sonam Kapoor: The Bollywood actress is one of the event’s high-profile Indian visitors. She also gave a speech and presented the Commonwealth virtual choir and British rhythm and blues performer Steve Winwood.
Vice President: Jagdeep Dhankar: India’s Vice President attended the coronation ceremony. Earlier, Dhankar was seen shaking hands with King Charles III and Jill Biden, the first lady of the United States, at Buckingham Palace.
Rishi Sunak: The Prime Minister is expected to attend the coronation event. Sunak, the first Indian-origin British Prime Minister, attended the event. He then read a passage from the Bible’s Book of Colossians , which emphasises the value of helping others and Jesus’ all-encompassing love.
Akshata Murty: Murthy entered Westminster Abbey wearing a pale blue satin gown that reminded us of Cinderella.The understated tea dress had a classic botanical print, puff sleeves, and a belt that tightened at the waist.She accessorised the A-line skirt dress with a black wedged hat, a black clutch, and black shoes.
Sourab Phadke: Saurabh Phadke, a 38-year-old architect and teacher from Pune, is one of the few Indians invited to King Charles III’s coronation. Phadke, who was surprised by the invitation, says, “the news has yet to sink in.” The fact that he is associated with and successful in causes backed by the Prince’s foundation, the organisation formed by Charles while he was the Prince of Wales, is one of the main reasons he was picked for the gala event.
Mr. Jay Patel: Patel, a Canadian of Indian ancestry, is a graduate of Prince’s Trust Canada’s Youth Employment initiative.
Manju Malhi: The British Empire Medal (BEM) was bestowed to this Indian-origin cook for her community involvement during the Covid-19 pandemic. She is currently involved with the nonprofit Open Age, which assists senior citizens in living a healthy and active lifestyle.
Dr. Issac Mathai: Another distinguished guest during the coronation ceremony is Bengaluru-based doctor Dr. Issac Mathai. He is the chairman of SOUKYA, India’s premier Ayurvedic health institute. The Queen Consort, Camilla Parker Bowles, has been a supporter of SOUKYA since 2010.
Mumbai Dabbawala: The Mumbai Dabbawalas, known for their superb lunchbox delivery service, were also invited to the occasion. The dabbawalas presented the new king with a Punedi Pagadi (a sort of headdress) and a Warkari shawl.
Raaghav Das, a 16-year-old from Bihar, was among those present during the coronation event. Das is one of the Westminster School of London’s 48 King’s Scholars. He was among the scholars who sang, ‘Long Live the King!” and ‘Long Live the Queen’ at the coronation of Charles III.