Shahid Kapoor weds Mira Rajput in a low key affair

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput on Tuesday tied the knot in a low-key ceremony at a farm house on the outskirts of the national Capital, attended by close relatives and friends.

Shahid, 34, son of veteran actor Pankaj Kapur and ex-wife Neelima Azeem, exchanged wedding vows with 21-year-old Mira according to the traditions of the Radha Soami sect as their parents are followers of the group, which follows teachings of all religions.

The Haider star opted for a white kurta-pyjama and a <g data-gr-id="24">safa</g> (turban) while Mira wore a green and pink <g data-gr-id="25">salwar-kurta</g> with a heavy embellished dupatta wrapped around her head. She teamed it up with a statement <g data-gr-id="26">maang</g> tikka on her forehead and minimal make-up. This was an arranged marriage for Shahid and Mira and the ceremony was attended by 40 guests.

Mumbai-based Shahid arrived in Delhi on Monday while his parents were in the city before to oversee the wedding preparations.The wedding celebrations started last evening with a sangeet ceremony, where Shahid was seen matching steps with Mira on his hit wedding song Saj <g data-gr-id="36">Dhaj</g> <g data-gr-id="37">ke</g> from Mausam, directed by his father. Shahid kept the details of his wedding under wraps, saying it is ‘my personal space’. “She (Mira) is a normal girl and I am a normal guy, and we should treat it like something normal and regular. It’s my personal space and I won’t get into the details,” he had said.

A dinner is being hosted at a five-star hotel in which about 250 guests have been invited. This will be followed by a reception in Mumbai on July 12, for which there will be a separate invite—also designed by Delhi-based card maker Ravish Kapoor, who worked on the wedding invite. Shahid will be next seen in Vikas Bahl’s Shaandaar and <g data-gr-id="32">Udta</g> Punjab, which is produced by Vikramaditya Motwane. The newly wedded actor will be seen as a judge on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8. 

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