Posted Thu, June 28, 2012 1:40pm IST

Posing for the shutterbugs with beau Bharat Takhtani, Esha looked super ecstatic. Her forearm and her palms were suffused with mehndi and she showed it off with a hint of glow on her face

While Ms Deol left her hair loose and posed in a bright orange-yellow lehenga choli, Bharat was seen in a simple kurta teamed with an ethnic Nehru jacket. Quite an antithesis to his previous wedding ensembles; Bharat made sure he took the route to simplicity this time around. We liked the fact that he chose kolhapuris over shiny mojris and a simple outfit instead of jazzy velvet disasters. Hema Malini’s shaded sea-green sari fails to impress us. Esha and mommie Hema were seen exhibiting a similar style with accessories, and as they chose pretty beaded neckpieces, we wonder if that was the mother-daughter’s way of telling the world that they are such devout Krishna devotees.

Seems like Esha and Bharat were more than happy to have a no-frills mehndi ceremony, and considering it was such a simple affair, the way it was organised warmed the cockles of our otherwise cynical hearts.