Inside the Wedding of Elizabeth Hurley & Arun Nayar

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Actress Elizabeth Hurley and Indian businessman Arun Nayar wed twice over the weekend. The newlyweds had a private civil ceremony on Friday, then a religious service the next day, both at Sudeley Castle in England.

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"Yes, a civil ceremony did take place," a spokesperson for Gloucestershire County Council confirms.

A source at the Council also dished that Hurley has taken the groom's surname and will now be known as Mrs. Nayar, on paper at least.

It's too bad that Britney Spears never went as Britney Federline - though there are some names you just don't want to take on, marriage or not.

Guests included Donatella Versace (who designed Hurley's dress), Jimmy Choo president Tamara Mellon, models Elle Macpherson, Eva Herzigova, and Yasmin Le Bon, as well as Valentino, Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine of the BBC television series What Not To Wear.

As for Hurley's former boyfriend, actor Hugh Grant? That guy was a no show.

"Liz called him the day before begging him to come, but he insisted it would not feel right," a source tells Us Weekly. "He didn't want to detract any attention from her big day."

Among the moments Grant missed was Hurley's 4-year-old son Damien, whose father is producer Steve Bing, carrying the rings on a small cushion.

Singer Elton John performed at the ceremony after arriving by helicopter just 45 minutes before it began. John, who has been a father figure to Hurley since her dad passed away in 1996, gave the bride away.

"He looked like a proud father when he was walking her down the aisle… They had linked arms tightly and looked really happy to be sharing that moment together," a guest said.

Hurley got tears in her eyes as Nayer repeated his vows.

"She looked like she was starting to well up but, like most brides, I think she kept it together in fear of ruining her makeup," says a guest.

According to a friend, the former model was on a pre-wedding diet for a month to make sure she looked her best on the big day. And no, it wasn't the Sienna Miller diet.

"She was eating one solid meal a day and the rest of the time snacking on raw veggies or vegetable shakes," the source said. "She drank lots of water and didn't eat any food after 4 pm. It was strict, but the results have been worth it. She looks fabulous!"

Next up on the wedding express? The happy couple flew to Mumbai, India on Monday with 24 other guests for their traditional Indian wedding and a week-long celebration with Arun Nayar's family and friends.

This is looking a lot like the Pamela Anderson-Kid Rock wedding bonanza last summer. Except for the white trash, giant fake boobs and imminent divorce.

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