Athiya Shetty, the popular actress is set to tie the knot with renowned cricketer KL Rahul, this Monday (January 23, 2023). The wedding, which will be an intimate affair, will be held at the residence of the bride’s father, senior actor Suniel Shetty in Khandala. As per the reports, the wedding will be attended by less than 100 guests from both the groom’s and bride’s sides, including their family members and close friends. It is also confirmed that no big names from Bollywood will be attending the wedding.
The wedding venue lit up ahead of the big day
Ahead of the big day, Suniel Shetty’s beautiful Khandala home is all lit up, thus officially kickstarting the festivities. In the recent video which is released on social media handles, the wedding venue is all decked up in golden shamiana and decorations, which are paired with matching golden lights. From the latest video, the netizens are now guessing that Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul have opted to have a ‘golden’ themed wedding. However, these reports have not been officially confirmed so far. More details on the couple’s wedding theme and outfits are expected to be revealed very soon.
Have a look at the video of Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul’s wedding venue, below:
Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul opt for ‘No phone policy’
If the reports are to be believed, Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul have opted to have a ‘No phone policy’ for their wedding, following the Bollywood trends. The latest updates suggest that the guests’ phones will be taken away and they are even requested not to post any pictures and videos from the wedding venue until the couple makes it official.
The wedding plans
In December, Pinkvilla was the first to report that KL Rahul and Athiya Shetty’s wedding festivities will take place between January 21st to 23rd at the bride’s father Suniel Shetty’s bungalow Jahaan, in Khandala. The gorgeous house of the actor is situated amidst the hills, away from the chaos of Mumbai city. According to the reports by Hindustan Times, the festivities will begin with a bachelorette party, which will be held on January 21st, Saturday. Post the bachelorette, the families will have a sangeet ceremony in which Athiya Shetty’s friends, her brother Ahan Shetty and their parents Mana and Suniel Shetty are expected to perform.
The party will be attended by the female members of bride Athiya’s family and her girlfriends, including her BFF Akansha Ranjan Kapoor. However, the couple is also rumored to be planning to host a grand wedding reception for their friends and colleagues from Bollywood and the cricket field, a couple of days after the wedding.
Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul’s love story
For the unversed, the actress and the celebrated cricketer have been in a serious relationship for around the last 3 years. Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul made it Instagram official in 2022, and have been often garnering attention with their public appearances and lovely PDAs. If the reports are to be believed, the couple has purchased a plush apartment together in Mumbai, where they are planning to live post-wedding.
The couple’s New Year celebration
Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul, rang in the New Year together in Dubai, this time. The celebrated cricketer took to his official Instagram handle and shared pictures from the party, in which he is seen enjoying himself with his lady love as they clicked a mushy picture. The actress looked gorgeous in a black satin dress, while Rahul opted for an all-black suit. Athiya’s brother Ahan Shetty and his ladylove Tania Shroff have also joined the couple for the New Year celebrations this time.
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