Ankur Rathee proposed to his long-time love Anuja Joshi by driving 4500 kilometres from California to Maryland last year. Finally, the actors’ romance was formalised yesterday with a private wedding in the English countryside (June 15, 2022). All the details of the fairy tale wedding held in a Bridgerton-esque setting were revealed exclusively by sources close to the couple.
The weddings of Ankur (from the film Thappad and the television series Undekhi) and Anuja (from MX Player’s Hello Mini and the international medical drama The Resident) took place at a 500-year-old manor in the English countryside.
The different functions boasted of Bollywood glitterati, who flew down to the British Isles to witness and bless this union, with a guest list of 200, including relatives and close friends from the industry.
“What stole our breath away was the gorgeous site – Hawkstone Hall,” one of the couple’s close pals revealed.
Ankur Rathee and Anuja Joshi on their Haldi ceremony
The mansion, which dates back to 1556 and was once owned by the Crown (Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth I). It has seen everything from wars to balls. Moreover, it has served as a safe haven for Roman Catholic Popes during catholic-protestant clashes. Additionally, convalescence hospital for injured army personnel.
Several Llamas were available for youngsters to play with on the 88 acres of beautifully designed gardens. Moreover, there was a full-scale Falconry demonstration on the grounds. Ankur arrived in style in a horse-drawn carriage. We are completely in aww with their Royal adventure!
Friends and family members gave remarks and danced at the sangeet event. Moreover, friends in the entertainment business made sure to dedicate songs to the couple. Ankur wore Shantanu Nikhil, Gaurav Gupta, Masaba, and SVA, and the couple wore Sabyasachi for the pheras.
They will return to work after their honeymoon in Europe. Anuja will join the cast of The Resident. Moreover, Ankur will continue filming for Shehzada, a film starring Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon, in Mumbai.
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