Famous Bollywood director and actor Farhan Akhtar has tied a knot with her partner Shibani Dandekar who is a famous Indian model, anchor and actor. The couple reportedly started dating back in 2015 and made it public on the eve of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding in 2018. Unlike other Bollywood celebrities, Farhan Akhtar wedding was not a star-studded event, but a private ceremony graced by friends and family members. Some videos of the event released on social media show that there were dances from the bride’s sisters on Mehndi that happened on Friday, February 18. Further, the couple also shook a leg to the tunes of songs from famous movies Zindagi Na Milay ge Dobara and Dil Chahta Hai. There was no Nikkah or any Hindu ritual rather the couple only exchanged the vows due to their different belief systems.
Bollywood Celebrities Who Attended Farhan Akhtar Wedding
Contrary to other such events Farhan Akhtar wedding was not a get together for Bollywood celebrities; only a few dozens of people who were mainly relatives and friends of the couple attended the wedding. The notable folks from the film industry who graced the wedding included Farah Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Rhea Chakraborty, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Shankar Mahadevan, Shabana Azmi, Amrita Arora and a few others. The venue was reportedly the farmhouse of Javed Akhtar in Khandala.
The earliest released pictures show that Shibani Dandekar wore an off-shoulder red gown with her curls locked in a veil while Farhan Akhtar wore black tuxedos. The couple simply looked mesmerizing enough to compliment each other. The outdoor venue embellished with flowers was simple and classy; The decor just looked perfect for the spring wedding.
Bollywood director and choreographer Farah Khan also shared a picture of her with Zoya Akhtar and captioned it as proud sisters.
About Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar
Farhan Akhtar wedding was a talk of the town for the last couple of weeks and Mumbai paparazzi were definitely gearing up to cover the details. However, it was not much-hyped, unlike other weddings of B-town as it was seen with Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal wedding. Maybe, it was partly because of the fact that this was not the first time Farhan was tying the knot. The 48-years old actor was married to Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar for 15 years. The couple has two daughters together. 41 years old Shibani has apparently got married for the first time.
Apart from dance and music, Javed Akhtar reciting his poetry for the newly-wed was another highlight of the event.