That Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor had marriage in their minds was all too obvious with the way the two of them were completing their commitments and shying from taking up new ones. But, now there has been an official announcement from Saif’s mother Sharmila Tagore that the two will tie the knots in October this year.
Sharmila Tagore revealed that she would be visiting Bhopal to sort out the details of the wedding. She further added that the wedding will take place either in Pataudi or Mumbai, though it would be a quiet one due to the death of Nawab Pataudi last year. She has also warned Saif that he should postpone the idea of renovating the Pataudi house till the wedding takes place.
“I am giving a warning to Saif. I am confirming that the wedding will take place on October 16,” Sharmila Tagore is quoted as saying.
It has been further revealed that October 16 has been scheduled for the registered marriage but nikah will take place later. Gossip columns have it that Kareena Kapoor would be wearing Sharmila’s wedding attire but lot of changes are to be made to the Sharmila’s wedding royal dress and jewellery.
Esha Deol’s first pre-marriage function started with a star-studded sangeet ceremony held at Hotel Lalit Intercontinental in Mumbai. While Esha glowed in a Rocky S designed lehenga, fiance Bharat Takhtani looked equally charming in a blue velvet sherwani with gold zari work.
The guest list was impressive and a glowing mom Hema Malini personally welcomed all of them. Among those who attended the ceremony to wish the two a happy married life were cousin Abhay Deol with girlfriend Preeti Desai, Dharmedra and sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol, Naseeruddin Shah with family, Reema and Raima Sen, Hema Malini`s niece Madhu with her two daughters, Ranveer Singh, Zayed Khan and wife Malaika Khan, Genelia D`Souza and Ritesh Deshmukh, Arya Babbar, Jackky Bhagnani, Alvira Khan and Sohail Khan.
The marriage will take place on June 29.
28 year old beautiful Sunidhi Chauhan tied knots with childhood mate and music composer Hitesh Sonik in a low profile ceremony. Sunidhi was earlier married to choreographer Bobby Khan but the marriage broke after an year.
“She was a little more than a child when she won the Meri Awaz Suno music contest on television. That is when we became friends. Gradually, over the years as she grew into a fine singer, our friendship blossomed into love,” elaborated Hitesh on their love life.
However, the couple threw a lavish reception party at Taj Lands End in Mumbai and the guest list included Asha bhonsle, Udit Narayan with wife Deepa Narayan, Farah Khan with Vishal Dadlani, Ranvir Shorey, Konkona Sen Sharma, Shaan, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Alka Yagnik.
Sunidhi Chauhan wore a purple saree with heavy work on it while Hitesh opted for an achkan and black pants. Check out a few clicks from the event………….
The year 2012 turns out to be an year of marital alliances in Bollywood. After the much glam wedding ceremony of Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza, Bollywood gears up for yet another high profile wedding as actress Esha Deol gets engaged to her beau Bharat Takhtani. The event took place in a private and close gathering of friends and well-wishers at Hema Malini’s bungalow in Juhu, Mumbai.
Hema Malini told reporters: “We are very happy today for Esha and Bharat. It is a happy moment for all of us. Bharat is a very nice person. It is a private function.”
An elated Esha Deol said, “I am happy and I thank everyone for their blessings.”
The wedding date is yet to be decided and once the date is decided, Hema Malini has promised to make an official announcement for it.
After a grand wedding and a grander reception at Hyatt, when people were expecting Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh to be heading for a romantic honeymoon, the couple took a flight instead to head off to Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, to be a part of the Celebrity Cricket League tournament on Sunday.
Well, it did not come as a surprise that with his bonny bride cheering from the sidelines, Riteish delivered his best form taking two wickets in the game. His team Mumbai Heroes eventually won the match.
Yet another reception is awaiting the newly married couple at Latur on February 11, to celebrate in Congress leader Vilasrao Deshmukh’s constituency.
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza’s wedding reception was a star studded affair with whos who of Bollywood attending the party at Grand Hyatt. Though the guest list was an impressive one with the likes of Bipasha Basu, Rocky S. Sridevi with Boney Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Rekha, Mukesh and Nita Ambani, Aamir Khan and wife Kiran, Imran Khan with his girlfriend Avantika, Saif Ali Khan with girlfriend Kareena Kapoor and many others, the lady who stole the show was undoubtedly Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who made her first public appearance after delivering a baby girl in November. She was all glowing in motherhood radiance as in a blue anarkali suit.
The indoor ambience was completely decorated in red, with red roses everywhere and the tables, chairs and drinking glasses set in red. The bash went on till well past midnight after which the newly married couple left for Riteish’s family home.
So, finally the much awaited wedding of Bollywood takes places as Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza tie the knot in a traditional Marathi wedding at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Santa Cruz. He tweeted: “saw the Last sunset as a Bachelor.”
Apart from father Vilasrao Deshmukh, other politicians in the guest list included names like the state Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chauhan and Aditya Thackeray, son of Shiva Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray.
Ken Ghosh posted a picture of the couple on Twitter and wrote: “These two are one! @Riteishd and @geneliad God bless … oho Genelia doesn’t need to change her twitter handle.
Even Ritieish posted a photo on the social networking site Twitter saying ‘Mr and MRS Deshmukh’
The first and the most awaited Bollywood wedding has kick started with a gala Sangeet ceremony of made-for-each-other couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza which was held at Taj Land End and witnessed the whos who from our industry.
The guest list was a pretty impressive one including the likes of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, Boney Kapoor and still so gorgeous Sridevi, SRK and Gauri, Malaika Arora Khan, Asin, Sameera Reddy, Shamita Shetty, Dia Mirza, Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kapoor and so on and so forth. While the male guests like Arbaaz Khan, Karan Johar and even Abhishek Bachchan opted for traditional kurta payjamas, the ladies were seen in heavy kurtis and lehengas.
However gorgeous our Bollywood babes looked, the lady who stole all the glances was undoubtedly bride-to-be Genelia D’Souza who looked pretty and elegant in an exquisite lehenga choli with delicate embroidery designed by the ace Bollywood’s fashion designer Manish Malhotra.
Well, Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza have already made their intentions clear to get married in the coming year of 2012 and they have already started preparation for their marriage.
As, Riteish Deshmukh hails from a Marathi family, the two have decided to get married in the traditional Maharashtrian way and Genelia D’Souza will don on the avatar of a traditional Maharashtrian bride with Navvari (traditional Maharashtrian sari), sporting the traditional nath (nose ring) and the mundavlya (decorative strings of pearls, beads or flowers) tied on the forehead.
Coincidentally, Genelia was seen dressed as a Maharashtrian bride in her last release, Force, with actor John Abraham.
The couple is being loaded with best wishes and congratulations on the social networking sites on the internet. Ritesh’s good friend Lara Dutta tweeted, “@Riteishd RD, c’mon hurry up now your turn!!!! Bomsi (Boman Irani) and I have our outfits ready and pressed.”
There was a lot of hullaboo when Rakhi Sawant called off her engagement after her much publicized ‘Rakhi Ka Swayamvar’. Now, Ratan Rajput seems to be on the same route it seems. Amidst much glamour and glitter, Ratan got engaged to Delhi-based Abhinav Sharma on a reality show and since then, nothing has progressed on the marriage front.
However, Ratan explains her missing act saying that she was in Noida to spend sometime with Abhinav who stays there.
On being asked about her closeness to Abhinav, Ratan said, “Attachment toh ho gayi hai. We have become good friends and we care for each other. In fact, we’ve realised we have a lot of similarities.”
However, for the wedding bells Ratan says that it will have to wait. “It’s too early to say anything on that. We are still getting to know each other,” she said.
However hard Sajid Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez may try to deny the rumors of their romantic linkup, but their chemistry and bonding is more than obvious. The two have been spotted enjoying each other’s company and proximity several times, on the sets of the movie in London, multiplexes and restaurants in Mumbai, quite often. Sajid Khan has become very protective about this Sri Lankan beauty these days.
Gossip columns are abuzz these days with the prediction that the two are set to tie the knot in 2012 and that Sajid’s parents have also given their approval to this decision. By that time Jacqueline should be free from Krrish 2.
Rumors of Celina Jaitley getting married to her Peter Haag has long been doing rounds on the net. This January, Celina had announced her engagement to Peter and recently she confirmed that she got married to Dubai-based Austrian businessman Peter Haag on the 23rd of July 2011 and due to personal reasons, decided not to make her marriage public.
Here is what she posted on Twitter making an announcement of her marriage:
Celina Jaitly: Beloved tweeple. ..With great pleasure I would like to announce my wedding with @peterhaag on the 23rd of last month at a thousand year old monastery in Austria. We seek your blessings and good wishes, and apologize for the delayed announcement due to a family tragedy. Here is a picture of the most cherished moment of our lives.
[The following picture features myself and my beloved husband, flanked by my dearest father in law to my left, and my brother in law to Peter's right.]