2016 has been a year of love, marriages and heartbreaks. While several celebs called it quits and bid a “The End” to their stories, we had several fairytale romances tying the knot to welcome their “New Beginnings”!
Here are the top 5 knotty affairs of 2016:
1. Preity Zinta and Gene Goodenough:
Our very own desi girl who is one of the most popular leading ladies of Bollywood, got married to Gene Goodenough who is a financial analyst. It was a low key wedding, the couple tied the knot in USA. Her close friends like Surily Goel and Susanne Khan attended the ceremony which took place on the February 29, 2016 after they courted for almost 18 months. They later on held a grand reception where practically the whole Bollywood industry was present!
2. Asin Thottumkal and Rahul Sharma:
This dusky beauty is best known for her superhit bollywood movie opposite Aamir Khan called Ghajini. Asin started her career in the South Indian movies but soon landed in Bollywood. Her marriage to Rahul Sharma who is the CEO of Micromax was the talk of the town. The couple walked down the aisle on Jan 19, 2016. Since Asin is a Christian and Rahul is a Hindu, the couple got married in both their traditions. It was a hush hush wedding with a selected few friends and family whereas the reception which was on the Jan 23 was a grand affair.
3. Urmila Matondkar and Mir Mohsin Akhtar :
Urmila Matondkar tied the knot with Mir Mohsin Akhtar who is a model-turned-business on March 3,2016. The Rangeela actress met Mir at Ridhi’s wedding who is designer Manish Malhotra’s niece. Urmila is a Maharashtran whereas Mir is a Kashmiri who is also almost ten years younger to her. It took him a year almost to woo Urmila and make it official. You know what they say, love conquers all!
4.Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover:
These love birds tied the knot on the April 30,2016. Also known as the “Monkey Wedding” it was a private affair but later that evening a big fat reception was thrown by Bipasha and karan which was attended by Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and many other celebs! It was an intimate Bengali style wedding held at St Regis, Lower Parel Mumbai. This bong beauty and Karan dated for over a year before they finally made it official. While this is Bipasha’s first marriage, it’s Karan’s third!
5. Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech:
Yuvraj met Hazel, who is also known as Gurbasant Kaur, at a party in 2011 and was completely bowled over by her smile. The couple got married on the 30th of November according to Sikh traditions in a gurdwara in Chandigarh. Later on they had a proper wedding in Goa on the 2nd of December. Their wedding had a fair share of stars and cricketers present. A lot of celebrities were seen shaking a leg on the dance floor which included cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma. The marriage took place according to the Hindu customs and traditions in Goa.
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