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The season of weddings in the country is blooming in its full glory. The numerous weddings that we are witnessing almost every day are proof that people are all ready to forget the nightmare that the year 2020 was and are all set for new beginnings. Many weddings were cancelled in the year 2020 due to the pandemic. Consequently, we have seen a record number of weddings in the first month of 2021. Scroll down to know as another Bollywood celebrity announced their wedding. (Recommended Read: Varun Dhawan And Natasha Dalal's Unseen Wedding Pictures From Their 'Jaimala' Are All About Love)
The queen of the soulful, soothing and melodious voice, which makes our soul transition into another world. The singer, who broke conventions and made a special place in our hearts. Shot to overnight fame with Tujhe Bhula Diya from Anjaana Anjaani. Shilpa Rao went on to win our hearts with numerous iconic numbers including Ishq Shava, Malang, Mehrbaan and many more. Shilpa had won the IIFA Best Female Playback Singer for the album War in the year 2020. And now, in the year 2021, the singer is all set for a new beginning in her life.
Bollywood singer, Shilpa Rao, gave her fans a shocking surprise on January 27, 2021, late in the evening by announcing the news of her marriage with celebrity photographer and director, Ritesh Krishnan. The picture in question had the couple posing for their first selfie after marriage as Mr and Mrs. Dusky beauty, Shilpa Rao looked like a goddess in a maroon saree with golden border and golden jewellery. She kept her makeup simple and elegant with heavily kohled eyes and nude lipstick. The groom, Ritesh Krishnan looked dapper in an ivory coloured sherwani. The couple posed happily for the picture. They shared the same picture on their respective social media handles with the same caption, which can be read as "Our first selfie as Mr. & Mrs. @riteshkrishnan." (Also Read: Bobby Deol's Unseen Childhood Picture With 'Papa', Dharmendra Proves That He Has Been A Pampered Kid)
Talking about Shilpa Ra's lesser-known husband, Ritesh Krishnan, he is a celebrity photographer and director. Not much is known about him yet. Although, Shilpa had given some hints about a plausible marriage/engagement almost a week ago on January 18, 2020. Posting a picture from a boat with the beautiful backdrop of a lake, Shilpa had hinted about someone popping the question to her and had written, "Tum mere pas hote ho goya, jab koi dusra nahi hota. He asked me if I would be with him for all the conversations and silences... and I said YES! #YouAndMe."
As soon as their marriage news became public, Shilpa Rao and Ritesh Krishnan were flooded with loads and loads of congratulatory messages. Talking about the surprise wedding, it was an intimate affair with only the bride's immediate families and grom in attendance. Earlier, in an interview with HerStory, Shilpa had revealed how she had spent the lockdown and had said, "I am spending time with my family in Mumbai, trying to be more active on social media, doing live sessions with many publications and another artist, and also live singing for my fans. I believe music has the power to ease one’s mind and forget about everything for that moment. It's been a good time and much needed after the hectic schedule we usually have. I am also missing meeting my closest musicians, friends, the energy of live gigs, etc." (Don't Miss: Riteish Deshmukh And Genelia's Sons, Riaan And Rahyl Twin For Ekta Kapoor's Son, Ravie's B'Day Bash)
Here's wishing you a happy married life, Shilpa and Ritesh!