With so many marriages biting the dust in 2016, some love stories also blossomed into marital bliss.
Here is a look at some of the celebrity weddings this year, handpicked from the film, television and sports fraternity.
1. The dimpled actress,
finally broke a million hearts after walked down the aisle with her American boyfriend Gene Goodenough in Los Angeles. The nuptials were hush-hush. Gene is a financial analyst. After much speculation, the questions were finally silenced when the actress released an official statement of her wedding. Her close friends, including designer
, attended the ceremony.
bid adieu to singlehood after she married her boyfriend Mir Mohsin Akhtar, a Kashmiri business person in an amazing service. While her relationship had been under wraps for a long time, Urmila surely made for a glowing bride decked up in good friend Manish Malhotra’s creation.
3. They raised temperatures on screen as they grooved to ‘Katra-Katra’ in ‘Alone.’ Their sizzling chemistry on-screen and budding friendship off-screen set tongues wagging. Although Bipasha Basu and
Karan Singh Grover
were in denial for the longest time of their relationship; they caused quite a stir when they finally confessed to being sailing in Cupid’s boat. The couple tied the knot on April 30, 2016, after a series of pre-wedding ceremonies. His marriage to her is his third. The Bengali beauty looked every bit of a stunning bride-to-be in a pink-themed outfit at her Mehendi and the perfect ‘dulhan’ in a crimson ‘lehenga’ on her wedding day. The nuptials were a perfect combination of style and elegance, peppered to perfection with tradition and playfulness.
tied the knot with Micromax co-founder
in a grand ceremony in January. The two met each other because of actor , who played Cupid in their story. After Rahul, personally visited her parents to inform them that he was seeing their daughter and that their consent was essential, the two began dating. After dating for a while, the wedding date was set for 2016.
5. Veteran actor
walked down the aisle with his long- time partner
. The nuptials took place on his seventieth birthday on January 16th, 2016. The guests on being invited to the birthday bash, on reaching, realized the surprise in store for them.
6. South Indian actress married her childhood friend and comedian,
. The two were born and raised in Delhi. The ceremony took place in
on January 23rd, 2016. Their parents played the perfect Cupid.
wedded in a destination ceremony on the sun-kissed Goan sand in January. Family and friends from the television world graced the guest list.The actors fell in love while working together in a serial. They are often hailed as the ‘cute couple’ of television.
8. Indian cricket’s favorite,
also bit into a piece of marital bliss after marrying Safa Baig. Safa is a twenty-year-old model based in Jeddah. The ceremony took place at the Haram Shareef in the holy city of Mecca, followed by a reception party at the sprawling Trident Hotel in Jeddah. Irfan is ten years older than Safa. He is thirty-one, and she is twenty-one.
married her long-time boyfriend, Ramneek Sharma in February this year. The ceremony took place at the Gayatri Temple in Bhopal. Ramneek is fifteen years her junior. She changed names from Pankaj to Pakhi post marriage.
10. After a remarkably cute proposal that sent social media into a tizzy, author Durjoy Dutta married his girlfriend,
in Dehradun on March 1st. Avantika is an air hostess. Apparently, Durjoy and Avantika met on an online chat group. The dimpled author live-tweeted his proposal for his long-time girlfriend.
11. Raj and Nadira Babbar’s son, actor Aarya tied the knot with his girlfriend Jasmine, in a ceremony that took place in a Gurudwara. Jasmine works with a production house. Aarya and Jasmine met during work. They dated for two years, before finally walking down the aisle.