Though the two families have been talking to each other for the wedding for sometime now, the plans were formalised at the Goa event, which was planned before Holi.
He is now engaged to Shloka Mehta who is the daughter of billionaire diamantaire Russell Mehta who owns the company Rosy Blue. The engagement took place on Saturday evening at a ceremony in Goa in the presence of Mukesh Ambani, Neeta Ambani, his mother Kokilaben and other close family members. Shloka Mehta is the youngest daughter of Russel Mehta and Mona Mehta who is the relative of Nirav Modi. Sources told IANS that the company is described as among "the most respected diamond business families of India and around the world"."Shloka is a very charming girl, extremely cultured and it's hard to say which of the two families is lucky with this upcoming marriage", said a family friend to IANS.
Rosy Blue Diamonds, the company of Shloka's father Russell Mehta was formerly known as B Arunkumar & Co.
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Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta studied together at Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai and have been close friends for years, a report in the Free Press Journal said. Shloka then moved to States for her further studies in Anthropology at Princeton University.
Akash's twi Isha Ambani is the co-founder of Jio and also heads Reliance Retail, which is the largest retailer in Indian in terms of revenue and is partners with big brands such as Marks and Spencer, Kenneth Cole, Muji, Steve Madden, Hamleys, Hunkemoller and Superdry. Amabani graduated from Brown University in the USA with majors in Economics.
As per a leading daily, Akash Ambani proposed his girlfriend Shloka Mehta amid both the families in a private ceremony at Goa. She has been a director of Rosy Blue Foundation since July 2014.