Aishwarya and Abhishek get engaged


Finally Ash-Abhi have come out in the open and publicly accepted their relationship by getting engaged on Sunday. The couple are also celebrating the success of their film Guru together along with their engagement. Amitabh Bachchan has confirmed the news that his son Abhishek has gotten engaged to Aishwarya Rai. The engagement was held at the Bachchan residence ‘Jalsa’ and was a low key affair. Abhishek is supposed to have proposed to Ash after the premiere of Guru in New York and Miss Rai immediately accepted.
The engagement took place immediately after the couple returned from New York, a ‘roka’ and ‘shagun’ ceremony have taken place with bollywood’s first family welcoming their soon to be daughter-in-law. Ash and Abhi have been seeing each other for around a year now and after repeated denials about their relationship they have finally come out in the open with it. The couple have been spotted at several events together and Ash has often been seen with the Bachchan family too . Though a date has not yet been set for the big day between Ash and Abhi, it will in all likelihood be some time soon. There was a formal engagement party held in the evening at the Bachchan residence which saw several big bollywood celebrities and other important guests attending to wish the couple good luck and give them their blessings.

The engagement was held on the auspicious day of ‘Makar Sankranti’ which is considered a good day for Hindus. Ash’s mom and other family members were also present at the event. Amitabh Bachchan along with good friend, politician Amar Singh was seen greeting guests on their arrival. Some of the celebrity guests included director Karan Johar, actress Kirron Kher, industrialist Anil and Tina Ambani etc. While the couple celebrated inside the Bachchan home along with their families and close friends, the scene outside the Jalsa bungalow seemed to be equally festive and jubilant. Hundreds of fans and media personnel had gathered outside the bungalow to catch a glimpse of the most happening couple ‘Ash-Abhi’ and other stars. Well two of bollywood’s most eligible stars will soon no longer be single! But here’s wishing them all the best!

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