Finally after lots of drama, hypes and media publicity, Sania Mirza got married to Shoaib Malik. Now she has become Sania Shoiab. The Nikah ceremony occured in hyderabad. The marriage date was forwarded three days from the schedule date and now on 15th April there will be marriage reception. The marriage ceremony held at a posh hotel Taj Krishna in Hyderabad, India around 1:00 p.m on Monday 12th April 2010. The wedding was conducted as per Muslim religious traditions. The ‘Haq Mehr’ (dower money) kept in the Nikah ceremony was a staggering Rs 61 lakhs. Sania was dressed in a red sari, the one her mother Nasima wore for her nikaah 25 years ago whereas Shoaib wore a black sherwani, designed by Shantanu and Nikhil.
Only a few close friends and relatives of Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik’s family were present in the marriage while hundreds of Sania’s fans and press reporters gathered in front of her residence at Jubilee Hills to get a glimpse of Sania dressed as a bride. The mehandi ceremony is on Tuesday, the sangeet will take place on April 14 and reception on April 15. It is not the first time that a Pakistani cricketer has married to any Indian woman(celebrity). Before this, former test cricketer Mohsin Khan married Indian actress Reena Roy in the 1980s.