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July 5th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   Comments Off on DHONI WEDS SAKSHI

DEHRADUN: The marriage of one of India’s most eligible bachelor, India’s Cricket Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was solemnised at Dehra Dun Sunday in a private function in the presence of family members and close friends.

The ceremony took place within one day of Dhoni’s engagement to Sakshi Singh Rawat. The couple got married at Vishranti Resort, located in Lower Kandoli village, around 25km from Dehradun. The mahurat was fixed for 8.30 pm.

Sakshi Rawat

Sakshi Rawat

There were harrdly 60 to 80 guests including Bollywood star John Abraham,  cricketers Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina, R.P.Singh and Piyush Chawla.

It was an all-Indian cuisine prepared for the baraat. 

Dhoni,  reportedly wore a midnight blue sherwani rode a mare ‘ghodi’ to the wedding, and the owner of the mare, Ashish, was ecstatic at having the Indian skipper as a client. Said he, “Dhoni asked me the name of the mare at the end of the ride, he gave me Rs 5,001.” Sakshi was reportedly wearing a mehndi/choclate shaded attire and looked graceful.

According to sources, the jaimala ceremony took place at 9.30 pm followed by the pheras at 11pm. Dhoni wore a sehra, said to be priced at Rs 10,000, made by Dehradun’s famous  Charandas, florist, who owns two outlets, one at Paltan Bazaar and the other behind ST. Joseph’s Acadmey. This florist also provided flowers for decoration of the stage. (more…)