Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi and Ansha Shahid, the daughter of former nationwide aspect captain Shahid Afridi, rukhsati (seeing off) ceremony will likely be held at this time (Tuesday).
The couple’s nikah was solemnised earlier this 12 months. Final night time, a mehndi occasion (pre-wedding celebrations) was held at Afridi’s home and was attended by relations and shut buddies. The groom additionally participated within the ceremony alongside together with his household.
Maulana Abdul Sattar in February this 12 months carried out the nikah on the Zakaria Mosque.
Quickly after the nikah, a reception was additionally held the place cricketers Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Naseem Shah and Shadab Khan, in addition to squash legend Jahangir Khan, had been among the many attendees.
Mehndi Night time at Sasur Home ?#ShaheenAfridi #ShahidAfridi #PakistanCricket pic.twitter.com/NZ80qLAWYB
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi_) September 18, 2023
Asim Bajwa, the previous director-general of the Inter-Companies Public Relations, was additionally current on the event together with Wasim Khan, the Common Supervisor of the Worldwide Cricket Council.
The pair had been engaged two years in the past. The Valima ceremony will likely be held on September 21 within the federal capital.
Earlier, the 23-year-old pacer had revealed that it was he who thought of marrying Ansha first.
“It was my marriage so obviously, it was me who thought about marrying her. Lala and my brother have been friends for a very long time, and our elders know each other too. So, my mother went ahead with the rishta (proposal) and the families agreed,” he stated shyly whereas talking throughout an interview.
Upon the place the couple first met, Shaheen couldn’t consider a specific second since they’d identified one another for some time.
“There wasn’t a proper first meet-up as such. We used to go to each other’s houses. Whenever they’d come to our house I’d see her around and then we met at our Nikah,” he stated.
“They say that you should always have a life partner that appreciates you and thank God I have that. She doesn’t get involved much but has always supported me,” he exclaimed