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Dhoni set to tie the knot tonight

Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who got engaged to school friend Sakshi Singh Rawat yesterday is likely to get married at a hotel in Dehradun later today, reports said. Bollywood stars congratulate Dhoni, Sakshi

india Updated: Jul 04, 2010 20:27 IST
Anupam Trivedi
Anupam Trivedi
Hindustan Times

MS Dhoni

He is young heartthrob and also a stunt lover, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian Cricket Team Captain like a real ‘stuntman’ is all set to tie a knot with his girlfriend Sakshi Rawat in the outskirts of Dehradun today, after he got engaged with her on Saturday evening.

According to one of Dhoni’s childhood friend, Dhoni is ‘all set to marry his love today evening at a plush resort in the outskirts of Dehradun’. In fact most of the family members of Dhoni arrived Dehradun on Saturday while Dhoni’s uncle who hails from a village near Almora in Uttarakhand had reached with his family earlier.

“Dhoni send a SMS yesterday telling he has got engaged with Sakshi and a second message from him said he is marrying on Sunday” told one of the Dhoni’s childhood friend, to Hindustan Times over phone from New Delhi on Sunday. He and Dhoni were students at DAV Shamily in Ranchi.

Guests have started reaching at the marriage venue. HT team spotted cine star John Abhraham riding in a black car inside Vidholi forest. Sources say the marriage functions will begin 1600 hours onwards.

Meanwhile celebrations were going on at Teg Bahadur Road residence in Dehradun, which happens to be Sakshi’s cousin Abhilasha Bisht’s residence. Abhilasha is an IPS office posted at Uttarakhand Police headquarters. Sources told ‘Haldi hat ceremony’ was held today morning which was attended by the close relatives of Sakshi.

A large section of media arrived at Dhoni’s would be sister in law place and also on the marriage venue located in Vidholi in the outskirts of capital. Police however has made adequate arrangements to keep media and ‘unwanted friends’ away from the both the spots.