Cricketer Harbhajan Singh marries Geeta Basra

Indian bowler Harbhajan Singh has tied the knot with British-born Indian actress Geeta Basra in a beautiful and star-studded ceremony on October 29, 2015.

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh marries Geeta Basra

Entertaining the couple for the night were singers Mika Singh and Gurdas Mann.

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh has tied the knot with actress Geeta Basra on October 29, 2015.

The lavish wedding celebrations started with the Sangeet and Mehendi ceremony in Jalandhar on October 27.

Geeta was seen in an emerald green lehenga, accessorised with gold jewellery from head to toe.

The Indian bowler looked matching and vibrant in a pink and white outfit.

Entertaining the couple for the night were singers Mika Singh and Gurdas Mann, who were later joined on stage by Bhajji.

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh marries Geeta BasraMany famous cricketers were among the guests, such as R.P. Singh, Parthiv Patel and legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali.

Mika Singh tweeted: “Had great time in Jalandar with my bro Bhajji ..#Geeta and @harbhajan_singh were both looking so beautiful.”

On October 29, the couple exchanged vows in a beautiful ceremony with a gold, red and white colour theme.

The bride donned a traditional red lehenga filled with golden embroidery, designed by Archana Kochar.

The groom wore a sherwani also designed by Archana, looking absolutely handsome in white and wine red.

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh marries Geeta BasraMany celebrities took to Twitter to express their well wishes for the happy couple.

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan says: “Here’s wishing my friend Harbhajan Singh and his beautiful bride Geeta and very blessed and happy life together. Welcome to the club guys.”

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh tweets:

Mumbai Indians’ captain, Rohit Sharma, also sends his blessings on Twittersphere:

Bhajji and Geeta’s grand wedding celebrations will conclude with a star-studded reception in Delhi on November 1.

Not only are B-town celebrities like Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra on the guest list, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also rumoured to make an appearance!

The epic reception will most likely turn out to be a cricketers’ party, as Bhajji’s teammates like Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli and some from South Africa are expected to attend.

Harbhajan, 35, and Geeta, 31, met in 2007 through a common friend and reportedly hit it off right away.

In the following years, Geeta had been spotted a few times at the same places where Harbhajan were shooting for reality TV shows, but had always insisted they were just friends.

Finally in 2012, the couple was seen more and more in various events, like concerts, parties and friends’ gatherings.

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh marries Geeta BasraStill, they have kept their relationship low key until more recently when Geeta speaks of the Mumbai Indians bowler to the media:

“He is a very strong headed person and that shows on-screen (in matches).”

“He got success at an early age and still he is so grounded and humble. He loves his game. I want to learn that from him.”

DESIblitz congratulates the beautiful couple and wishes them a lifetime of happiness ahead!

Nazhat is an ambitious 'Desi' woman with interests in news and lifestyle. As a writer with a determined journalistic flair, she firmly believes in the motto "an investment in knowledge pays the best interest," by Benjamin Franklin.

Images courtesy of Harbhajan Singh Facebook

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