Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas engaged, see pics: Highlights
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ engagement ceremony was full of colour, tradition and style. The roka ceremony took place according to Punjabi tradition at Priyanka’s residence on Saturday morning. While Nick Jonas popped the question in London in July and Priyanka Chopra said yes, the couple now solemnised their engagement with their families present. The Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas roka ceremony was a private affair with only the family and some close friends present. Both Priyanka and Nick chose desi attires for the engagement. According to reports, the traditional engagement ceremony will be followed by an engagement party in the evening that will begin late. When Priyanka met Nick: How the east meets west love story unfolded:Check out our LIVE coverage of Priyanka Chopra’s engagement party here.
All pics from Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas engagement
Priyanka’s manager and friend Anjula Acharia gave us a sneak peek at Nick and Priyanka’s roka ceremony.
Salman Khan’s sister attends Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas’ engagement
Arpita Khan Sharma, one of Priyanka Chopra’s closest friends, arrived for her engagement. Arpita arrived in a pretty pink suit to join her friend on her big day. The two are often seen together on dinner dates and Priyanka was one of the first people to pay Arpita a visit when her son, Aahil was born. The invitation also suggests that all is well between Priyanka and Salman after she quit his film Bharat merely 10 days before her portion of shoot was to begin. Read full story here.
Nick Jonas calls himself ‘luckiest guy on earth’
Commenting on Priyanka Chopra’s Instagram post about their engagement, fiancee Nick Jonas wrote, “Wow, congrats... he’s the luckiest guy on earth.”
Nick Jonas’ dad welcomes Priyanka to the family
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ Instagram confirmation of their engagement had Hollywood and Bollywood stars lining to congratulate them. The most special comment was from Nick’s dad who welcomed Priyanka to the family.3:20pm IST
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make relationship official
Both Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas took to social media to accept their relationship minutes after their roka. While Nick called Priyanka ‘future Mrs Jonas’, Priyanka wrote, “Taken.. With all my heart and soul..” They also shared a photo from engagement ceremony.3:00pm IST
Abu Jani-Sandip Khosla congratulate Priyanka and Nick
Designers Abu Jani and Sandip Khosla wished Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas all the happiness. Taking to Instagram, they wrote, “Priyanka Chopra is heavenly in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Couture at her Roka Ceremony. Here’s wishing the beautiful couple every Joy.”
Salman Khan’s sister Arpita reaches Priyanka’s home
Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan Sharma reached Priyanka Chopra’s Mumbai residence moments after her roka ceremony ended. Priyanka had earlier walked out of Salman Khan’s Bharat at the last moment, ostensibly to get married.
Preity Zinta congratulates Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas on engagement
Preity Zinta took to Instagram to congratulate Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra on their engagement. “Congratulations to my dear PC & Nick on their new journey together. Wish you both loads of love, happiness & togetherness always,” she wrote.
Priyanka’s friends leave carrying gold-and-white gift boxes
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ roka ceremony got over and friends were seen leaving holding white-and-gold gift boxes, keeping the engagement theme in mind.
Parineeti Chopra leaves after Priyanka, Nick roka ceremony
Parineeti Chopra was seen leaving after Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ engagement ceremony at Quantico actor’s Mumbai home.
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas evening party to have gold and white theme
Priyanka and Nick will hold an engagement bash in the evening with gold and white theme. Bollywood stars such as Karan Johar, Ranveer Singh and Raveena Tandon, among others, are expected to attend event.1:15pm IST
Nick Jonas’ parents also seen in traditional Indian wear
Not just Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, even his parents were seen wearing traditional Indian clothes at the couple’s engagement ceremony. While Nick’s father Kevin Sr was seen in a pristine white kurta-pyjama, mother Denise chose a beautiful green suit. They were seen sitting next to Nick and Priyanka during the roka ceremony. It was earlier reported that Nick’s family was very enthusiastic about Indian customs and rituals.
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas’ puja ceremony begins
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas -- dressed in their traditional best -- sat down for a traditional puja ceremony at Priyanka’s residence in Mumbai. The couple is getting engaged according to Indian rituals and the actor has invited close friends and family for the ceremony. While Priyanka was seen with her hand in Nick’s hands, the American singer looked serious as he tried to follow the rituals.12:40pm IST
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas first pic from engagement ceremony
While Priyanka Chopra chose a yellow suit for her engagement ceremony, fiancee Nick Jonas also decided to go desi and wore an off-white kurta-pyajama. Despite all the security, a photo of the two with a giant NP, standing for Nick and Priyanka, went viral within minutes. Priyanka and Nick looked completely into each other as they smiled and talked during the traditional roka ceremony.12:25pm IST
Priyanka Chopra’s manager Anjula Acharia reaches Mumbai
Anjula Acharia, Priyanka Chopra’s close friend who also manages the Quantico star, has reached Mumbai for the evening engagement party. She shared a photo and wrote, “#readyornotherewecome #mumbai @maneeshkgoyal.” The celebrity manager belongs to Priyanka’s inner circle and her arrival in India confirms the importance Priyanka and Nick are giving to their engagement party in the evening.12:10pm IST
Parineeti Chopra reaches Priyanka Chopra’s residence
Priyanka Chopra’s cousin and actor Parineeti Chopra took a break from her film’s shoot in Lucknow to attend the event. As Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s enagagement celebrations are being kept hush-hush, only a few knew the reason of Parineeti leaving the shoot location. Dressed in a yellow outfit, Parineeti was seen reaching Priyanka’s residence some time ago. The actor had earlier accompanied Priyanka and Nick when they had gone to Goa for a short vacation.
Priyanka Chopra’s Bollywood friends reach for the ceremony
Priyanka Chopra’s friends from the film industry started reaching for the traditional roka ceremony. Among those who were seen at her residence for the morning puja include scriptwriter Mushtaq Shaikh and producer Shrishti Behl. Priyanka and Shrishti worked together in Drona and have been the best of friends since.11:40am IST
Traditional puja begins at Priyanka Chopra’s home
A small puja is taking place at Priyanka Chopra’s residence in Mumbai as part of roka ceremony. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are making their engagement official in the presence of their respective families and close friends. The whole event is shrouded in secrecy with both Nick and Priyanka refusing to comment on their relationship. Close friends of Priyanka have reached the residence, with Priyanka’s cousin Parineeti Chopra among the first few there.