Let the fun begin! Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra were spotted attending a puja ceremony on Wednesday at Chopra’s house in Mumbai, India.
The former Quantico actress wore a baby blue design with a floral pattern and silver embellishments, while her musician fiancé looked marriage-ready in a pink kurta.
A puja ceremony is a prayer ritual often performed to spiritually celebrate an event. Joe Jonas and his fiancée Sophie Turner also attended the traditional ceremony.
The couple arrived in style to Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, on Thursday, ahead of the big weekend.
That night, they hit the town with friends and family.
The party kicked off on Friday with the Mehendi ceremony, an Indian wedding ritual that typically happens one or two days before the wedding. In a typical Mehendi ceremony, all of the women in the bride and groom’s families, along with close friends, gather together while the bride has elaborate henna designs applied to her hands and feet. Guests will usually get a few designs on their hands as well.
“One of the most special things our relationship has given us is a merging of families who love and respect each other’s faiths and cultures,” Chopra, 36, and Jonas, 26, both wrote in an Instagram post after the event. “And so planning our wedding with an amalgamation of both was so so amazing.”
“Once again we made it our own and it was an afternoon that kicked off the celebrations in the way we both dreamed,” they said.
Chopra wore a bright, voluminous frock by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla for the event, and clearly couldn’t stop smiling.
The couple’s sister-in-law to-be Sophie Turner was part of the Mehendi fun, as well.
Chopra was, appropriately, the center of attention.
Ahead of the big day, fans got a glimpse of the breathtaking wedding venue, the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur.
Guests shared photos of the wedding welcome bags, which included a box called an “Oh Sh— Kit,” Indian-inspired snacks and some booklets about both Western and Indian wedding traditions (one is even called Indian Weddings for Dummies). The gifts also showed off the couple’s monogram that combines their initials, N and P.
Friday night, guests joined in the Sangeet, at which both families performed elaborate musical numbers with choreography and costumes.
“It all began as a fierce song & dance competition between the families but ended, as always, as a huge celebration of love,” Chopra wrote on Instagram along with a series of videos and photos from the big night. “Nick and I were looking forward to the Sangeet (musical evening), another pre wedding ritual.. and to see what each side had put together.”
She continued, “And what a performance it was. Each family telling our stories through song and dance, filled with lots of laughter and love. We were both filled with gratitude for the effort, the love and the laughter and will carry the memories of this special evening for the rest of our lives. It is an amazing start to a lifetime of togetherness for our families and friends.. #grateful”
“Priyanka and I have been looking forward to the Sangeet (the musical evening and a pre-wedding ritual) to see what each side of the family had put together,” Jonas wrote on Instagram. “We’re both so full of gratitude for the effort and the love put forth by both families. What an amazing start to a lifetime!!”
An ecstatic Chopra got a lift during the celebration.
Jonas posed with all four of his brothers, from left, Kevin, Joe and Frankie. The three also served as groomsmen.
Chopra took the stage for a dance of her own.
Jonas did a dance number per Chopra’s amazing video from the event.
Also in the video: a song from bro Joe.
The couple’s friends and family came together for one epic photo at the Sangeet.
On Saturday, the couple said “I do” in a Western ceremony officiated by Jonas’s father, Paul. Chopra was a glowing bride in a custom Ralph Lauren wedding gown, and Jonas, too, wore Ralph Lauren. In fact, so did both families, all of the bridesmaids and all of the groomsmen (which also included Chopra’s brother Siddharth).
The pair’s Hindu ceremony took place the next day. “Being able to have two big weddings, in India, with our closest family and friends was unbelievably special,” Chopra told PEOPLE. They concluded the weekend with a Bidaai, a bridal ritual where Chopra’s family blessed her new life with Jonas.
On Monday, the pair stepped out in Jodhpur for the first time as husband and wife.
But there was still more to come! On Tuesday, the newlyweds and their families celebrated again at a reception in Delhi.
Chopra stunned in a beaded cream-colored lehenga — a traditional long, embroidered skirt with a matching long-sleeved cropped blouse — draped with a dupatta shawl. Jonas donned a navy tux.
“I love that our wedding was a religious mash-up,” Chopra told PEOPLE. “We took beautiful traditions that we both grew up with and personalized them in a way that made sense for us. It’s been incredible to find the commonalities between our beliefs and figuring out how to blend them in a respectful and meaningful way.”
On Tuesday, the pair posted photos from the wedding to Instagram. “And forever starts now,” Chopra wrote. For his part, Jonas said, “Happiest day of my life.”
For more on the couple’s incredible nuptials — including details on who cried! — pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.
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