Indian Cricket Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni married Sakshi Rawat at a private ceremony in Dehradun on Sunday. He got engaged on July 3 to Sakshi Rawat at a ceremony in Dehradun. And the couple were married on July 4 at Vishranti Resorts in the city. Dhoni wore a sherwani for the ceremony while Sakshi dressed in a salwar-kameez.
Only family and close friends of the couple, about 70 guests in all, attended the marriage ceremony. Many of Dhoni’s teammates as well as B’wood buddies were present. The guests included R P Singh, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, John Abraham and Farah Khan. Sachin Tendulkar and Virendra Sehwag were among those who missed the ceremony.
The couple are expected to have a reception in Mumbai on July 7 (which is also Dhoni’s birthday) for all their friends.
Dhoni and Sakshi have been seeing each other for two years now, and their families have known each other from even before that. Sakshi is a 23-year-old hotel management student. Dhoni turns 29 this year.