Suresh Raina wedding with Priyanka Chaudhary at New Delhi

Indian batsman Suresh Raina, who is to marry his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary on April 3 in New Delhi, could well be in for a pleasant surprise.

This high-profile wedding may see the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Raina, who sees his new innings with Priyanka as an arranged marriage, has also invited Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav among other biggies for the wedding. As of now, there are only speculations over the two leaders joining the marriage ceremony at a posh five-star HOTEL in New Delhi, but one should not be surprised upon their arrival. For Raina’s wedding will see around 270 hot shot celebs from the world of entertainment, politics and sports coming together.

After a hush-hush engagement that took place on April 1, Suresh Raina and Priyanka Chaudhary will get married in a grand wedding ceremony. The pre-wedding celebrations took place in full flow, with the groom spotted by excited onlookers several times. Raina was also given a pre-wedding (bachelor) party by his friends that included colleagues from the Indian cricket team like Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan at Lutyens Cocktail House in Delhi on April 2. Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal was also seen wishing the would-be groom at the party.

“The entire Indian team including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli have been invited for the wedding. We hope to see many of them, including captain of the Indian cricket team and Raina’s close friend Mahendra Singh Dhoni to attend the marriage with his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva, Kohli with his girl-friend (Anushka Sharma) to attend the function”. Raina plays under Dhoni’s captaincy in the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) side in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as well.

Talking about the girl, the sources revealed, “Raina family was looking for an educated girl. She is down to earth. He wanted the wife who can look after him and family, and she is the right choice”.

Post wedding, Raina will be part of CSK’s campaign in IPL 2015 beginning April 8. His wife Priyanka would return to the Netherlands to resume her work. So we may not quite see Raina’s lady love cheering for her hubby dearest in the stands during IPL 8! The couple has planned a honeymoon post the tournament. Here’s wishing them a happy married life!

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