Wedding Ceremony

Indian star batsman Suresh Raina, who was once seen as one of the country’s most eligible bachelors, will tie the knot with his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary today (April 3). Raina and Priyanka’s lavish wedding involves several ceremonies taking place at Ghaziabad, Meerut and New Delhi. Priyanka hails from Meerut while the 28-year-old cricketer is settled in Ghaziabad. With so much buzz revolving around the fairytale wedding of the gorgeous couple, we share a video that will give you a glimpse of everything you need to know about the wedding! (Also Read: Priyanka Chaudhary – 5 things to know about the would-be bride!)

Undoubtedly, the biggest name to feature in Suresh Raina-Priyanka Chaudhary’s wedding guest list is that of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Apart from the respected PM, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni have been sent invites to be a part of the wedding. The guest list comprises around 270 big names from entertainment and politics. (Also Read: Suresh Raina gets into wedding mode: CSK batsman goes regal ahead of his new innings!)

While there remains a question mark over Narendra Modi’s presence at the wedding, that has not stopped the Prime Minister from sending his best wishes to the Raina. Modi sent congratulatory messages to Raina, wishing him a happy married life. An official from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) carried Modi’s personal message to Raina’s Raj Nagar residence in Ghaziabad. (Also Read: PM Narendra Modi likely to bless couple!)

Several members of the Indian cricket team and Chennai Super Kings team will be seen attending the marriage ceremony. Raina’s close friends from the Indian side like Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma and Umesh Sharma have already confirmed their presence. Kohli had been by Raina’s side during his engagement on April 1, accompanied by his girlfriend, actress Anushka Sharma. (Also Read: When Anushka Sharma met Virat Kohli’s parents!)

The pre-wedding ceremony of Raina, including the mehendi ceremony for Priyanka took place on April 2 at Meerut. It has also been reported that the wedding will be carried out by Kashmiri Pandits with complete customs and traditions being followed. Suresh Raina is a Kashmiri Pandit who shifted base to Ghaziabad. (Also Read: About Suresh Raina-Priyanka Chaudhary wedding on April 3.)

Everyone from Suresh Raina’s place in Ghaziabad to Priyanka Chaudhary’s home in Meerut seems to be jubilant with this alliance. Now with the stage all set for the big day, Raina will be more than excited to begin his new innings in life! (Edited by Shweta Parande)