Big fat Punjabi wedding of Harbhajan Singh-Geeta Basra today


The D day has finally arrived for ace cricketer Harbhajan Singh and his long time girlfriend Geeta Basra to be man and wife formally. The gala kick started two days ago with mehndi ceremony followed by sangeet, and will culminate with the duo exchanging wedding vows today, October 29.

For the wedding, bride Geeta will turn out in a traditional lehnga in red and gold combination with an attached dupatta and crop-blouse with embroidery. She will be accessorised with a nath, a matha patti and a maang tikka.

Bhajji on the other hand will don an off-white self-on-self embroidered sherwani with an ornate red sword, whereas during pheras in Gurudwara, he will be wearing an achkan with breeches or churidaar, and a turban.

The marriage rituals will be a private affair in attendance of family members, relatives and close friends of the bride and groom. The couple will throw a lavish reception in Delhi after the wedding which will be attended by celebrities from filmdom and sports world. Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani, owners of IPL franchise Mumbai Indians for which the cricketer plays, have also been invited. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also likely to attend the wedding. Some cricketers of the South African team which is currently touring India have also been invited.

Earlier in the week, the celebrations kicked off with the mehndi ceremony of the off-spinner which was held at his native home in Navi Baradari. Geeta's mehndiwas held at the hotel where she is staying with her family. The actress donned a lemon yellow lehenga and pink choli with silver pita embroidery.

The groom-to-be also dropped in at his would-be bride’s mehndi function with some of his friends to add to the celebrations.

The next day for the sangeet, Harbhajan sported a pink traditional outfit while Geeta was seen in a dark green lehnga with heavy gold jewellery. Singers Gurdas Maan and Mika Singh attended the event, while the cricketer’s friends R P Singh and Parthiv Patel were also spotted.