- Raj Thackeray's son Amit married childhood friend Mitali Borude on Sunday
- Amitabh Bachchan, SRK, Sachin Tendulkar, Ratan Tata at reception
- Mitali Borude is the daughter of a renowned pediatrician Dr Sanjay Borude
Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray married his childhood friend and fashion designer Mitali Borude in a traditional Maharashtrian style ceremony in Mumbai on Sunday.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray later on, hosted a mega wedding reception on Sunday evening at a five-star hotel in Mumbai's Lower Parel. The guest list for the reception included several high profile attendees from Bollywood celebrities to politicians.
Among the early entries were Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Jeetendra. Others from the industry present at the reception were Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Amir Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Urmila Matondkar, actor couple Sachin and Supriya Pilgaokar, among several others.
Attendees from the political spectrum included, former union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde, his daughter Praniti Shinde, former deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal, former Advocate-General Srihari Amey, Sonali Kulkarni, BJP city chief Ashish Shelar, Kiran V Shantaram, and many others.
Raj Thackeray and his wife Sharmila were seen welcoming members of the Thackeray family -- his cousin and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, wife Rashmi and their son Aditya, another cousin Jaidev Thackeray and his family.
The couple wore traditional Maharashtrian attire for the wedding ceremony on Sunday morning which was followed by a grand reception in the evening for which Amit Thackeray chose a tuxedo, while Mitali Borude wore a red and pink lehenga .
Among those present at the morning wedding ceremony were Governor CV Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Maharastra Minister Pankaja Munde and several other high-profile names.
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, a close aide of Sonia Gandhi, was also present for the ceremony along with Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, his daughter Supriya Sule, and nephew Ajit Pawar.
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, his wife Anjali, singer Asha Bhosle, actor Ritesh Deshmukh and brother Amit Deshmukh, industrialist Ratan Tata and some big names from the Marathi film industry also attended the wedding ceremony.
Sachin Tendulkar and wife Anjali Tendulkar at the wedding ceremony of Amit Thackeray.
Mitali Borude and Raj Thackeray's daughter Urvashi, had recently, launched their own fashion label -- "The Rack".
Amit Thackeray, a cartoonist and Mitali Borude went public with their relationship with a private engagement ceremony that took place at Raj Thackeray's Mumbai home on 11 December, 2017.
Mitali Borude is the daughter of a renowned pediatrician Dr Sanjay Borude.
The couple were friends before they reportedly dated for a few years, according to news agency ANI.
(With inputs from agencies)
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