NRI businessman Ravi Pillai has planned an expensive of Rs 55-crore- wedding for his daughter to be held in Kollam district at Asramam ground on Thursday
Ravi Pillai's daughter, Dr Arathi, ties the knot with Dr Adithya Vishnu of Kochi.
Ravi Pillai is considered one of the richest Keralaites with a net worth of $2.8 billion (approx. Rs 1858.8 crore).
His business roots are in Gulf countries where he owns 26 companies with over 80,000 employees.
The Timesof India reports that the festivities, planned by the production designer of the multi-lingual hit `Bahubali' Sabu Cyril, will feature dance performances by Malayalam film actresses Manju Warrier and Sobhana, with a musical show conducted by Stephen Devassy .
As per the report around 30,000 guests are expected to attend the ceremony inside a 350,000-sqft pandal modelled on Rajasthan's pal aces.
It has also been reported that from the Rs 55-crore budget Rs 10-crore has been spared for charity initiatives. The guest list includes 42 global leaders, including heads of state, CEOs, government reps, politicians, technocrats and diplomats.
TOI further reports that the wedding pandal was made by a team of 200 professionals. Cyril said the wedding set was larger than the one he made for `Bahubali'.
Apart from 250 cops, the services of 350 private security personnel have been enlisted for the wedding.