Salman Khan’s sister Arpita’s wedding preparations take off

Salman Khan's 'khandaan' is witnessing a marriage after almost 16 years and the whole family is quite kicked about it.

Written by Sonal Gera , Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Published:November 11, 2014 7:45 pm
The couple - Arpita Khan and Aayush Sharma, who have been rumoured to be in love since 2013 - wanted to have their take place in a palace. (Source: Twitter) The couple – Arpita Khan and Aayush Sharma, who have been rumoured to be in love since 2013 – wanted to have their take place in a palace. (Source: Twitter)

Salman Khan’s ‘khandaan’ is witnessing a marriage after almost 16 years and the whole family is quite kicked about it. Salman’s sister Arpita Khan’s wedding is going to be grand be it the ‘Falaknuma Palace’ being booked for the wedding ceremonies or the list of affluent personalities from all walks of life.

The couple – Arpita Khan and Aayush Sharma, who have been rumoured to be in love since 2013 – wanted to have their take place in a palace. So, keeping to their wish, the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad is booked for the wedding. The cost of the venue is said to be a crore per day and Salman’s family is shelling out two crores on it alone.

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The pre-marriage rituals will begin on November 16. Arpita will have her haldi ceremony on the 16th and soonafter, the family will leave for Hyderabad. After the wedding in Hyderabad, the Khan family will be returning to Mumbai. A splendid wedding reception has been planned for November 21 which can see the who’s who of the nation as its guests.

Salman Khan has reportedly invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the wedding reception. He went to invite Modi with his elder sister Alvira Khan.

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Salman has also, according to reports, invited arch rival Shah Rukh Khan to the reception. (Also read – Salman Khan invites Shah Rukh Khan to his sister’s wedding reception)

The guest list also features names like Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Subhash Ghai and many others. From down South, Kamal Haasan, Vijay, Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh, Suresh Babu are expected to attend the ceremony. Interestingly, the groom’s side has invited Sonia Gandhi to the wedding along with Rahul Gandhi and Himachal Pradesh governor with the entire state cabinet as Aayush happens to be the grandson of former telecommunications minister Sukh Ram and younger son of Himachal Pradesh cabinet minister Anil Sharma.

Since the photographers have decided to boycott the wedding, the friends of the couple have created an Instagram account to post pictures and moments from their wedding ceremonies. The account is by the name of ‘AA_WEDDING’.

The account has posted a picture of Arpita and Aayush having fun during one of the ceremonies. Aayush wears a tag ‘Game Over’ in this particular picture. (Aww! Poor Chap)

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Also, Arpita’s staff members are bestowing the couple with all their love and blessings. Arpita took to Twitter to share the picture of one such gift. “My staff gifted me the nicest & sweetest wedding gift!blessed to be surround by such lovely people,” she wrote.

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Salman Khan is equally involved in the wedding as his other family members. There were also reports that the ‘Dabangg’ Khan has already bought a three-bedroom terrace flat worth a few crores as gift for the couple.

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