Inside pictures: Gautam Rode, Pankhuri Awasthy’s haldi, mehendi, sangeet

TV stars Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy got married in a lavish ceremony at Tijara Fort Palace, Rajasthan and the couple’s fans club shared few stunning pictures from their mehendi and sangeet ceremony. For the handi ceremony, Pankhuri chose to wear orange lehenga-choli while Gautam opted for orange dhoti. Haldi is splashed all over their body.

While for the sangeet ceremony, the bride-to-be wore a pink embellished lehenga while Gautam chose to wear blue kurta-pyjama. 

A source close to the actor said, “The couple got married yesterday and kept it a hush-hush affair.” 

For the engagement, Pankhuri Awasthy wore a pink gown while Gautam looked dapper in a suit. For the mehendi, the bride-to-be opted for a pink legenga and Gautam, the groom was seen in a blue kurta pyjama.

After their engagement reports went viral, Gautam shared a picture with Pankhuri and wrote, "Start of a new journey. Thank you friends for all your lovely wishes."

The couple's fan club shared pictures from the pre-wedding ceremonies on Instagram.

The couple got engaged in an intimate ceremony during Diwali. Their roka ceremony was a closed-knit affair.

"They had a small rokaceremony attended by their families. Both Gautam and Pankhuri are introverts and they have always remained guarded about their personal lives. They have been together for almost two years now and decided to get engaged during Diwali, making it even more special for their loved ones," a source informed.

Gautam and Pankhuri first met on the sets of their mythological show ‘Suryaputra Karn’ and fell in love. They were going strong for quite some time and took their relationship to the next level.

"Yes, Pankhuri and I recently got engaged and I feel lucky to have found a life partner like her. We share the same wavelength and she has fit into my family perfectly," the actor said. Talking about Gautam, Pankhuri said, "We have taken the first step. The families have wholeheartedly welcomed our union. In Gautam, I have found the answer to all my dreams. I'm eagerly looking forward to the most important phase of my life." 

Heartiest Congratulations to Gautam & Pankhuri!

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