Sonakshi Sinha’s Marriage Today: Evening Reception, Salman Khan to Attend Party; Yesterday Night Was Home Puja

Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal are set to tie the knot today. The couple will first get engaged, followed by a registered marriage. A reception party will be held in the evening at Shilpa Shetty’s restaurant Bastian in Mumbai’s Dadar.

Zaheer’s makeup artist, Raju Nag, revealed that the first wedding invitation was sent to Salman Khan, who is expected to attend the reception. The entire cast of the series “Heeramandi” might also be present at the event.

Poonam Sinha in red dress.

Pre-Wedding Pooja at Sonakshi Sinha’s Home

Before the wedding, a pooja ceremony was held at Sonakshi Sinha’s home. On Saturday evening, a ‘Ramayan’ pooja was organized in the presence of her mother, Poonam Sinha. Visuals from the event show the pooja taking place inside their house, marking a traditional and auspicious start to the wedding festivities.

Prior to the wedding, a traditional pooja ceremony was held at Sonakshi Sinha’s home. The ceremony, centered around ‘Ramayan’, took place on Saturday evening and was conducted by her mother, Poonam Sinha. Sonakshi herself was present for the pooja, along with her friend Huma Qureshi and Huma’s brother, Saqib Saleem. This event added a sacred touch to the wedding celebrations.

Sonakshi Sinha arrived to attend the pooja.

Wedding Preparations: Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal

As Sonakshi Sinha was busy with the pre-wedding pooja ceremony at her home on Saturday night, Zaheer Iqbal was seen having a dinner party with friends at a Mumbai restaurant. His sister, celebrity stylist Sanam Ratansi, was also present at the occasion. 

Meanwhile, the pooja at Sonakshi’s house included the presence of her mother, Poonam Sinha, as well as friends Huma Qureshi and her brother Saqib Saleem, adding a traditional touch to the celebration.

Sonakshi discussing with mother Poonam Sinha.

Sonakshi’s wedding lehenga also arrived at her home, adding to the excitement of the preparations. The couple will first get engaged, followed by a registered marriage, and celebrate with a reception at Shilpa Shetty’s restaurant Bastian in Mumbai.

Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal’s Pre-Wedding Festivities

Before their wedding, Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal celebrated with mehendi and haldi functions, which took place at Zaheer’s home. Photos from these ceremonies were shared by Zaheer’s sister, celebrity stylist Sanam Ratansi’s friend, Zaheer Ali Munshi. The couple’s joyful moments were captured, adding to the excitement of their upcoming nuptials. The wedding festivities are well underway with these traditional pre-wedding rituals.

Saqib Salim and Huma Qureshi reach Sonakshi's house.

Families Unite for Pre-Wedding Dinner

Last Thursday, the families of Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal were seen together for a dinner outing. The event included Sonakshi’s parents, Shatrughan and Poonam Sinha, and Zaheer’s father, Iqbal Ratnasi. 

This gathering dispelled earlier rumors about the Sinha family’s discontent with the wedding, confirming Shatrughan Sinha’s happiness and support for his daughter’s marriage. The pre-wedding festivities, including the mehendi and haldi functions, have showcased the couple’s joy and the families’ unity.

Zaheer Iqbal with friends

The Beginning of Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal’s Relationship

Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal first met at a party hosted by Salman Khan. Following their initial meeting, the two began seeing each other frequently and developed a close friendship that eventually blossomed into a relationship. 

They were often spotted vacationing together and attending various Bollywood parties, which fueled speculations about their relationship. Despite the rumors, neither Sonakshi nor Zaheer officially confirmed their relationship until now, with their wedding preparations in full swing.

Sonakshi and Zaheer have also been seen together in the film 'Double XL'.

Special Connection with Salman Khan

Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal share a significant connection with Salman Khan, who has played a crucial role in shaping their careers. Sonakshi debuted in acting with Salman’s 2010 film “Dabangg.” 

Zaheer, close to Salman since childhood due to their fathers’ friendship, was launched by Salman in the 2019 film “The Notebook.” Before his acting debut, Salman also gave Zaheer an opportunity to work as an assistant director in the 2014 film “Jai Ho.” This special connection has greatly influenced both their professional journeys.

Salman Khan Receives First Wedding Invitation from Zaheer

In a conversation with Source, makeup artist Raju revealed that Zaheer has sent her first wedding invitation to Salman Khan. According to Raju, Zaheer and Salman are very close to each other. Raju said, “Zaheer is like Salman Bhai’s own son. Salman Bhai has loved Zaheer dearly since childhood. 

He has played a role in making Zaheer a hero. On the other hand, Zaheer also respects Salman Bhai very much. Before making the decision to marry, she had messaged Salman Bhai. Salman Bhai agreed in reply. Salman Bhai is the first person to be invited to the wedding.”

Celebrities Who Can Attend This Reception Party

Sonakshi Sinha was recently seen on the set of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s serial ‘Hiramandi’. Reports claim that the entire star cast of the series might attend Sonakshi’s reception party. 

Humaa Qureshi, a close friend of Sonakshi and Zahira, is also listed as a guest. Humaa shares a strong bond with both actresses. Additionally, actress Aayush Sharma and Varun Sharma, who are special friends of the actress, may also grace the party.

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