We can confirm now that Bollywood star Preity Zinta got married to long-time boyfriend Gene Goodenough in a private ceremony in Los Angeles.
However, Bollywood stars surprising, nay shocking, their fans with the news of their private weddings is nothing new.
In fact, Preity’s once-competitor, now-friend Rani Mukerji got married to filmmaker Aditya Chopra in Italy to ensure shutterbugs are kept away. By an early morning email to journalists saying the wedding has indeed happened.
We bring you Bollywood and the members of its secret wedding club…
Parvin Dusanj and Kabir Bedi: After dating for years, Parvin and Kabir left everybody, including Kabir’s daughter Pooja, in shock when they tied the knot recently.
Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra: Just when tabloid were getting tired of reporting about their rumored nuptials, they surprised all their fans when an early morning announcement (in the form of an e-mail) reached most journalists across the nation, confirming that Rani and Adi were finally a married couple.
The destination wedding was attended only by a very close group of friends.
John Abraham-Priya Runchal: He had warned us before.
He had said he might get married on spur of a moment.
He did exactly that when he married girlfriend Priya Runchal while holidaying in the US.
The private ceremony was attended by family and close friends.
The actor tweeted a few days after the wedding: “Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed 2014!