New Delhi: Indian cricketer KL Rahul and Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty tied the knot today (January 23) at Sunil Shetty’s farmhouse in Khandala in the presence of their family and friends. The newlyweds have now shared their first pictures as a married couple on Instgram.
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Over 100 guests reportedly attended the wedding. The couple had imposed strict no-phone policy for the guests. After the ceremony concluded, Suniel and his son Ahan Shetty came out of the venue, greeted the media and distributed sweets to the media personnel stationed outside the venue.
The father-son duo donned Indian ethnic wear. While Suniel wore a crepe-coloured Kurta and pajama, his son was seen decked up in all-white ethnic attire.
Expressing his happiness, Suniel told the media that he is very happy as the function went on really well and the family has something planned up for the reception once the Indian Premier League gets completed given Rahul has work commitments in the cricket league.
The ‘Phir Hera Pheri’ actor also mentioned that he still remains a father for Rahul like he is for his daughter Athiya and opined that the ‘in-law’ is a thing of the past.
The guest list included cricketer Ishan Sharma and Varun Aaron, Tiger Shroff’s sister Krishna Shroff and Arjun Kapoor’s sister Anshula, Diana Penty and others.
The wedding celebrations began with a cocktail party on January 21, followed by mehendi and haldi on January 22.
The sangeet took place on January 22 and videos of music playing at the function are doing the rounds on social media. One of the videos show the soon-to-be-married couple shaking their legs on the hit track ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’. In a video shared by a fan club on Twitter, Rahul can be seen enjoying the atmosphere as he also takes a little downtime from the dancing surrounded by a sea of guests. The sangeet ceremony on Sunday was attended by their family members and members of the film fraternity.
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There are many videos taken from outside where guests can be seen dancing to songs like “Besharam Rang”, “Humma Humma”, “Jumma Chumma”, “Jhanjariya”, “Dekha Jo Tujhe Yaar”, “Aaj Ki Party” among others.
Due to KL Rahul and Athiya’s tight work schedules, their wedding reception will reportedly take place after IPL 2023. And, for this reason, their honeymoon will also be delayed.
Both Athiya and Rahul have their roots in Karnataka. While Rahul was born in the state capital Bengaluru, Athiya who was born in Mumbai and is of Tulu descent with her father, Bollywood’s very own Anna, Suniel Shetty belonging to Mangalore.
While Suniel was recently seen in the streaming show ‘Dharavi Bank’ as a ruthless antagonist, it’s been sometime that Athiya has been on screen. K.L. Rahul, on the other hand is currently witnessing a slump in his cricketing career as he seems to be out of form for the time being.