Rihanna dazzled the audience with her mesmerizing performance at the pre-wedding festivities of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant. The international pop singer graced the occasion in Jamnagar on March 1. She donned a stunning green shimmery gown adorned with elegant accessories. Rihanna took the stage to entertain the star-studded gathering. However, amidst her electrifying performance, Rihanna faced a minor wardrobe malfunction. The images circulating on social media captured a torn section near the underarm of her dress.

Enthralling Performance and Technical Details

Despite the wardrobe mishap, Rihanna delivered an unforgettable show. She treated the audience to a series of her chart-topping hits, including “Diamonds,” “Rude Boy,” and “Pour It Up.” Reports indicate that Rihanna’s performance came at a substantial cost. The singer reportedly charged between $8-9 million (Rs 66 to 74 crore). Much of the expense was spent transporting her elaborate stage equipment and outfits. That included her and her background performers dresses for the grand spectacle.

Mistaken Pronunciation and Social Media Reactions

During her performance, Rihanna extended warm wishes to the soon-to-be-wed couple, Anant and Radhika. However, her mispronunciation of Radhika’s name garnered swift reactions on social media, with netizens expressing amusement and critique alike. Despite the slip-up, Rihanna’s heartfelt message resonated with the audience, showcasing her genuine goodwill towards the couple.

Celebrity Photographer’s Share and Social Media Buzz

The video of Rihanna’s performance and the mispronunciation incident was shared by a celebrity photographer on Instagram. While some users playfully teased Rihanna for the mispronunciation, others came to her defense, emphasizing the challenges of pronouncing unfamiliar names.

Anant and Radhika’s pre-wedding celebrations are slated to continue until March 3, with numerous Bollywood celebrities, politicians, sports personalities, and businessmen in attendance. Following her performance, Rihanna bid farewell to Jamnagar, delighting fans by posing with paparazzi and sharing warm moments with female cops at the airport.

Upcoming Performances and Wedding Details

Besides Rihanna, several Indian singers, including Diljit Dosanjh, Ajay-Atul, and Arijit Singh, are expected to grace the festivities with their performances. Detailed dress codes and visual mood boards were reportedly provided to guests, ensuring a cohesive theme for each event. Anant and Radhika, who exchanged rings in a Gol Dhana ceremony in Mumbai in January 2023, are scheduled to tie the knot in July 2024, marking the culmination of their love story.