Actor Aamir Khan attends wrestler Geeta Phogat's wedding
By FnF Desk | PUBLISHED: 21, Nov 2016, 15:44 pm IST | UPDATED: 21, Nov 2016, 15:44 pm IST
Cine star Amir Khan and his team added to the celebrations as Balali village of Charkhi Dadri on Sunday celebrated the special day of Olympian wrestler Geeta Phogat who got married to wrestler Pawan Kumar on Sunday.
In a message to strengthen 'Beti Bachao Beti Padao campaign', Geeta Phogat and Pawan took the pledge and took eighth Phera for the girl child. Besides Bollywood teams, politicians and players attended the wedding function.
While main rituals of wedding were held at Geeta's parental home in Balali, main function of wedding ceremony was held at a marriage palace of Dadri.
"She is daughter of entire country. Hence, i have small role to play as a father. We have to ensure that no such traditional ritual is left and all those who have turned up to bless Geeta are properly attended. We have prepared all kind of dishes, especially Churma which is favorite of my son in law Pawan," said Geeta's Dronacharya Awardee father Mahavir Phogat.Sunday afternoon, Amir Khan and his cast team of Dangal reached Balali village to meet Geeta. "We are here to bless and greet Geeta who is an icon now. Our presence is just token of love, her real gift awaits next month," said Amir Khan. With a turnban tied on his head, Amir spend good time with Geeta
Since Saturday night, lot of activities were seen at Geeta's residence. Her father Mahavir has gifted a SUV and other items to Pawan during a Shagun ceremony held at his native village in Sonipat district. Pawan is bronze medalist of CWG games. He met Geeta two years ago during a camp.