Sri Lankan Wedding Set New World Record With 126 Bridesmaids


A spectacular Sri Lankan wedding is laying claim to the title of ‘world’s biggest bridal troupe’, with 126 bridesmaids, 25 best-men, 20 page boys and 23 flower girls.

The couple, identified as Nisansala and Nalin, married Negombo last week, at a ceremony that was attended by Sri Lanka’s First Lady, Shiranthi Rajapaksa.


According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the previous record, at a wedding in Bangkok, Thailand, had 96 bridesmaids.

Bridesmaids pose for a photo during a wedding ceremony for Sri Lankan couple Nisansala and Nalin as they break the Guinness record for a wedding with the most bridesmaids for a bride in Negombo November 8, 2013. With 126 bridesmaids, 25 best men accompanied by 20 page boys and 23 flower girls, the wedding ceremony broke a previous record of having 96 bridesmaids for a bride at a wedding in Thailand. REUTERS

Wedding planner and dress designer Champi Siriwardana was quoted by the media as saying it was her dream to stage the record-breaking nuptials.3

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  1. Wow!!! A hundred and twenty-six bridesmaids,twenty-five best men, twenty page boys and twenty three flower girls, never seen as spectacular and fabulous as this.
    If this large mass can be just the bridal troupe then how many people will attend the wedding? This is extremely spectacular, indeed it deserves to be ”the world’s biggest bridal troupe”.

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