KARACHI: The mehndi occasion (pre-wedding celebrations) of Shaheen Afridi and Ansha Shahid, the daughter of former nationwide aspect captain Shahid Afridi, was held final evening on the eve of the couple’s wedding ceremony ceremony.
The occasion befell on Monday at Shahid Afridi’s home in Karachi and was attended by kinfolk and shut pals.
The groom additionally participated within the ceremony alongside along with his household.
The couple’s rukhsati (seeing off) ceremony will probably be held immediately (Tuesday).
The couple’s nikah was solemnised earlier this 12 months.
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, have been among the many attendees.
Asim Bajwa, the previous director-general of the Inter-Providers Public Relations, was additionally current on the event together with Wasim Khan, the Normal Supervisor of the Worldwide Cricket Council.
The pair have been engaged two years in the past.
The Valima ceremony will probably be held on September 21 within the federal capital.
Earlier, the 23-year-old pacer had revealed that it was he who considered marrying Ansha first.
“It was my marriage so clearly, it was me who considered marrying her. Lala and my brother have been pals for a really very long time, and our elders know one another too. So, my mom went forward with the rishta (proposal) and the households agreed,” he mentioned shyly whereas talking throughout an interview.
Upon the place the couple first met, Shaheen couldn’t consider a selected second since they’d identified one another for some time.
“There wasn’t a correct first meet-up as such. We used to go to one another’s homes. At any time when they’d come to our home I’d see her round after which we met at our Nikah,” he mentioned.
“They are saying that you must all the time have a life accomplice that appreciates you and thank God I’ve that. She doesn’t become involved a lot however has all the time supported me,” he exclaimed.