If you are looking for Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik wedding photos, mehendi pictures, sangeet pics, reception images and other marriage ceremony pictures, keep visiting this blog. This blog will be updated with the latest wedding pics and marriage information, as they happen.
Sania Mirza Shoaib Malik Walima Reception - Lahore, Pakistan
The walima reception for the Sania Mirza Shoaib Malik wedding was held on the 27th of April at the Hotel Pearl Continental in Lahore, Pakistan. There was a grand red carpet from the gate and thousands of roses were used for decorating the Crystal Hall.
Sania Mirza was wearing a light green and silver lehenga type of gown, while Shoaib Malik was dressed in a simple black suit. Sania did not wear any gold jewellery. Most of her wedding jewellery comprised artificial stones studded in necklaces and bangles that matched the colour of her wedding outfit.
More than 1,000 guests comprising sportspersons, politicians, celebrities and businessmen attended the valima reception party of Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik. Some of the guests were Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, Federal Minister for Population Welfare Firdous Ashiq Awan and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Qadir.
In accordance with a law recently passed by the provincial governments, only one dish - chicken 'korma' with rice was served at the wedding. This was accompanied by naans and a dessert sweet dish. This one-dish law states that there should be no ostentation at weddings and marriages should be austere and keep in mind the present tough situation in the country. The walima celebrations of the Sania Mirza Shoaib Malik wedding ended sharp at 10 pm, according to city regulations.
Sania Mirza Shoaib Malik Sialkot Pakistan Reception
The Sialkot Pakistan reception party of the Shoaib Malik Sania Mirza marriage was held on the 25th of April, 2010 at a hockey stadium in the home town of the cricketer. More than 2,000 people turned up against the 1,000 people to whom invitation cards had been given.
For the Sialkot reception party, Sania Mirza wore a gold brocaded beige and red sari like the bengali sari Aishwarya Rai wore in the Dola Re Dola song in the film Devdas and lots of wedding jewellery. This reception was organized by J&S, a Pakistani wedding management company owned by Jalal Salahuddin and Omar Satti.
The venue for the Sialkot reception of Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik was decorated with a gold and tobacco coloured ambience, imported flowers and hand painted murals inspired by Italian frescoes. The entire hockey stadium was transformed into a grand ballroom with lounge seating on the sides, hanging chandeliers and Italian crystal torchieres.
The catering for the Sialkot reception of Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik was done by a catering company called Zaffron. The menu was traditional Punjabi dishes. These dishes were made by special cooks brought in from the old city of Lahore. There was also a live jazz band from Lahore that performed at the Sialkot reception.
Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik Reception, India
The India reception of the Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik wedding was held on April 15th 2010 at the Taj Krishna Hotel in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The venue was decorated with flowers and golden light by the famous Hyderabadi florist and decorator, Bal Krishna.
From the Pakistani side, the Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik Reception was attended by Shoaib Malik’s mother Sultana, Pakistani cricketer Sohail Tanveer and Firdous Ashiq Awan, Pakistan’s federal minister for population welfare. The Pakistani delegates gifted Sania Mirza a golden crown studded with semi-precious stones.
There were around 1000 guests from the Indian side at the Sania Mirza Shoaib Malik reception in India, but not many of them were famous. Some known names are Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Chief Chandrababu Naidu, southie actor Nagarjuna, Bollywood villain Raza Murad, actresses Neha Dhupia and Rakshanda Khan, fashion designers Shantanu and Nikhil with their families and tennis professionals like Jaideep Mukherjee and Enrico Piperno.
Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik Sangeet Ceremony
The sangeet function for the Shoaib-Sania wedding was held on April 14th 2010 at the Taj Krishna hotel in Hyderabad. For the sangeet function of the Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik wedding, Sania wore a pink salwar suit designed by Shantanu and Nikhil. Shoaib, on the other hand, wore an outfit gifted by the members of Sania's family.
The sangeet show was put together by city-based choreographer Aryan Rajput, who had been conducting rehearsals for an hour every day at Sania Mirza's house for the past one week. More than 20 close friends and family members danced to Bollywood hits like Maa Ka Laadla Bigad Gaya, Kajra Re, Desi Girl, Oof Teri Ada, Apni To Jaise Taise and much more.
Other than the bollywoood hits, Sania Mirza's uncle Talat Aziz sang a special ghazal at the Sania - Shoaib sangeet function. He had specially composed this ghazal for the couple, which also had a special shayari section.
The menu for the Sania Shoaib sangeet function included a lavish spread of about seven starters, a salad counter, a kebab corner, 10 main course dishes and six deserts.
Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik Mehendi Ceremony
The mehendi ceremony of Sania Mirza was held on April 13th 2010 at her residence in Hyderabad. Sandhya and Bhavna Parekh were called to apply the mehendi designs. Mehendi was applied in the Mughal style for Sania Mirza, by these ladies who claim to know Sania since she was a child.
Six mehendi experts from the older parts of Hyderabad were called in for mehendi ceremony and they applied mehendi on the hands of the other ladies in the family.
Later on, a small musical programme was organized by Sania's aunt for the mehendi ceremony. Also, her friends organized a Marfa band or an Arabic band to play music for the occasion.
Sania Mirza - Shoaib Malik Nikaah Ceremony Photos
The marriage ceremony of Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik was held at the Hotel Taj Krishna in Hyderabad on Monday the 12th of April, 2009. It was held at around 1:00 in the afternoon as per Muslim religious traditions. This date was considered auspicious for the wedding. Here is a photograph of the happy couple after the wedding ceremony was performed.
The Sania Mirza Shoaib Malik nikah ceremony was conducted in the presence of presence of some selected friends and family members, numbering only seventy people. This included Sania's immediate family and Shoaib Malik's sisters and brothers-in-law. Everyone was looking good in the photos, except Sania's mother Nasima, who was looking very simple in her nightie like salwar suit.
For the wedding ceremony, Sania Mirza wore her mother’s red wedding sari with gold embroidery work. This was the same sari her mother wore 25 years ago at her wedding with Sania's father Imran. Shoaib Malik was looking handsome in the wedding pictures wearing his black sherwani suit and black topi.
Parents of both Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik are said to be very happy with the match. The photos of the nikah came out quite good and were released to the media for posting on news channels, newspapers and websites.
The wedding jewellery, trousseau and outfits for Sania Mirza's wedding were quite simple. There was not much of gold jewellery as shown in the mehendi photos, sangeet pictures and wedding reception photographs.
All the best to Shoania!! What do you think of the bride Sania Mirza's wedding outfits and jewellery? Do you think the groom Shoaib Malik's clothes complimented her marriage dresses?
Other Celebrity Marriages