Actor Salman Khan’s career took off with a wedding-based film “Hum Aapke Hain Kaun” though his debut film was “Maine Pyaar Kiya”, another hit. But his real wedding remained elusive while all his younger brothers and sisters got married off and settled in life.
Making buzz now is his youngest sister Arpita Khan’s wedding in Hyderabad’s Falaknuma Palace and the groom is Ayush Sharma. The other brother-in-law of Salman Khan is Atul Agnihotri. Father Salim Khan said, “Arpita and Aayush ka man hai that they have the wedding in a palace, so you have to support them. My entire family is extremely happy.”
Since Salim and Salma’s golden wedding anniversary is on the same day, the occasion will have double dhamaka in Hyderabad at Falaknuma palace. Since bollywood cannot attend Salman Khan’s marriage for his rigid stance, the occasion is one where the entire fan club and industry would rally behind the box-office green boy Salman.
Even Salman Khan has taken it as the last wedding in the family and has taken no turns to make it big. He has reportedly invited all the biggies including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Kamal Haasan, Vijay and Chiranjeevi, while he met the PM personally recently though it was not sure whether he handed over the invitation or not for his sister’s wedding.
His co-star Shahrukh Khan has taken leverage of the event saying that he would attend, whether invited or not. “As a child, Arpita has played in my arms. So 100 percent I will go,” Shah Rukh Khan said, when asked whether he received the invitation or not.
The reports have leaked some celbrities’ names though. Shatrughan Sinha, not Sonakshi will attend while Amitabh Bachchan is yet to confirm his presence. Otherwise, Aamir Khan, wife Kiran Rao, Producer and director Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiadwala and family, David Dhawan, Hema Malini and Dharmendra, Chiranjeevi and son Ramcharan Teja from Hyderabad are in the list of certain attendees while the Prime Minister may not attend the wedding on November 18 as he is on 10-day tour abroad.
After the wedding on Nov. 18, the bride, groom and Salman Khan’s family will return to Mumbai for a reception on November 21, where all the Bollywood would make its token of presence a must as the tradition demands. Early reports said, already Salman Khan’s apartment complex in Bandra, Galaxy Apartments, is lit up with celebration. The reception is scheduled at a five-star hotel in Bandra and invitations have already been sent, said some reports.
Wedding Card: Another report in media said the card is a gold-plated invitation with beautiful rose print, and presented in a box along with leaflets for each day of the pre-wedding functions, including a special cupcakes snacks.
While there is no word on costumes, the designer or family members’ attire on the occasion, wild speculations say Arpita’s wedding trousseau will be perhaps by the famous designer, Manish Malhotra, though no confirmation is coming through.
Salman Khan’s sherwani and design is still making rounds with no certainty. Otherwise, Salman Khan is reportedly making sure that Arpita Khan’s wedding will be the most talked about weddings of the year. He is also giving her the most expensive wedding gift — a three-bedroom terrace flat worth crores in Bandra.
Salman Khan, who has turned emotional of late, vouches for ‘Being Human’ may also mix some of his gnerous side of personality mixing street kids with big-time politicians for the occasion. Some Hyderabad TV channels and Maa TV have reportedly made bids to cover the wedding live.