One of the most awaited wedding of the year from the sporting world is of badminton stars Saina Nehwal and Purupalli Kashyap. The rumours of the duo dating each other was doing rounds for a long time but the two refused to accept it in public.
However, their social media accounts were witness enough that something was cooking between the two. To put a full stop to all the murmurs and speculations about their relationship status, the two finally announced that they are tying the knot in December 16 this year.
The news got viral like wildfire and media houses went in total frenzy to churn out more information about the wedding.
Previously on answering why they chose to have the wedding on December 16, Saina told The Times of India, “I will get busy with the Premier Badminton League from December 20 and then qualifiers for the Tokyo Games will begin. So, this was the only date that we had to get married.”
She added, “We started travelling for bigger tours from 2007-08 onwards. We played tournaments together, trained together and slowly, started paying more attention to each other’s matches,”
Now, the wedding card of the duo has got leaked and is taking the social media by storm. Two versions of the card have gone viral where one is from Saina’s side and the other from Purupalli’s.
And here's the other one! pic.twitter.com/j3jUvybUP7
— Oldhand (@BC_Oldhand) November 26, 2018
The wedding is going to be a private affair where around only 100 guests will be present. The wedding reception, on the other hand, is going to be a grand affair where the who’s who of the sporting world would be present. The reception is being held in Hyderabad’s Novatel Hotel from 6.30pm onwards.
Apparently, the two first met in Pullela Gopichand’s badminton academy in 2005 and has been dating for more than a decade.