Preity Zinta, who married Los Angeles-based businessman Gene Goodenough in a private ceremony, is going to throw a big reception later this month. Her friends from Bollywood and cricket fraternity will be invited to the do on May 13.
Gene and his parents reached Mumbai on Friday morning and sources say the prep for the event is on. Preity was clicked with her in-laws at the airport. According to reports, Gene has accompanied Preity to Mohali where her IPL team Kings XI is playing against Delhi Daredevils on May 7.
Gene, a long-time friend of Preity, married her at a private ceremony in Los Angeles on February 29. Gene is a senior vice president of finance with a US-based hydroelectric power company called NLine Energy. He has done his MBA from Esade Business and Law School, Spain, which was followed by another masters degree from USC Marshall School of Business, LA. He was also present when Ness Wadia allegedly molested Preity at Wankhede Stadium.