The Ambanis threw more glitzy pre-wedding parties, which featured performances from Katy Perry and the Backstreet Boys

Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant
The Ambanis are set to wed in July. Hindustan Times/ Getty Images
  • Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant hosted more pre-wedding parties on a luxury cruise and in Italy.

  • Katy Perry, The Backstreet Boys, and Pitbull performed, clips circulating online showed.

  • Andrea Bocelli performed as the couple and their guests stopped in Portofino, Italy.

The Ambanis are still pulling out all the stops to celebrate their upcoming wedding.

Anant Ambani is the son of one of India's richest people, Mukesh Ambani. Along with his fiancée, Radhika Merchant, Anant Ambani threw yet another star-studded bash ahead of their nuptials in July — this time on a luxury cruise.

Pop star Katy Perry performed some of her hit singles, including "Firework," on Friday in Cannes, with clips circulating online.

Other video clips shared online show The Backstreet Boys and Pitbull took to the stage as part of the pre-wedding festivities.

The couple and a large group of their guests also stopped over in Portofino, Italy. They took over a plaza where Italian singer Andrea Bocelli performed, Hindustan Times reported.

India Today reported that several Bollywood stars, including Shah Rukh Khan and Ranveer Singh, were seen at the party in Italy. Hollywood actor Adam Sandler was also present, photos shared on social media showed.

The cruise set sail last week from Italy to the south of France. About 800 guests had been invited, along with 600 staff to look after them, the Deccan Chronicle reported.

The four-day affair included a masquerade party and "La Dolce Vita"-themed festivities, Harpers Bazaar Arabia reported.

The Ambanis initially kicked off the pre-wedding celebrations in March with other lavish parties, one of which featured a performance by Rihanna.

Some of the high-profile guests included Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, his wife Priscilla Chan, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, and Ivanka Trump.

Representatives for the Ambanis at Reliance Industries didn't immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider, made outside normal working hours.

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