Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji and filmmaker Aditya Chopra secretly married in Italy on Monday (April 21). Romance between Rani and Aditya has been making headlines for years now.
Yash Raj Films released a statement confirming the wedding, which was a ‘small and intimate affair’.
“We are happy to announce that Mr. Aditya Chopra and Ms. Rani Mukherji got married last night on 21st April in Italy. The wedding was a very small intimate affair with very close family and friends,” said the statement.
Though the couple never admitted to their relationship, Rani Mukerji was always spotted along with the Chopra family in times of celebration and sorrow.
New bride Rani Mukerji also issued a statement thanked fans and well wishers for their blessings. Rani Mukerji, 36, said her wedding to the 42-year-old filmmaker was the continuation of a “fairytale”.
“I would like to share the happiest day of my life with all my fans all over the world whose love and blessings have been part of my journey all these years. I know that all my well-wishers who have waited for this day will be really happy for me. It was a beautiful wedding in the Italian countryside with just a few of our close family and friends with us,” she said in her statement.
Rani Mukerji, 36, said her wedding to the 42-year-old filmmaker was the continuation of a “fairytale”.
“The one person I missed terribly was Yash Uncle, but I know he was there with us in spirit and his love and blessings will always be with Adi and me. I have always believed in fairy-tales and with God’s grace my life has been exactly like one, and now as I enter the most important chapter of my life – the fairy-tale continues.” Rani Mukerji added.
Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra were earlier said to have been planning a grand wedding on the February 14 at the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur. Looks like they changed their minds.
It is the first marriage for Rani while Aditya, who is known to be a very private person, was previously married to Payal Khanna but they got divorced in 2009.
In her 16-year-old career, Rani Mukerji has given many hits including ‘Saathiya’, ‘Hum Tum’, ‘Veer Zaara’, ‘Bunty aur Babli’ and ‘Dil Bole Hadippa!’. She is currently starring in ‘Kill Dil’ and the Pradeep Sarkar-directed ‘Mardaani’. We wish them a very happy married life! (With PTI inputs)