KARACHI: It was a traditional affair at the wedding between Bakhtawar Bhutto with UAE-based businessman Mahmood Choudhry, showed photos of the event being shared on social media.
Bakhtawar’s Nikkah was held in the Bilawal House on Friday, while Barat is scheduled for today (January 30). Her wedding party started on January 24 with a Mehfil-e-Milad.
During the nikah ceremony, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and his younger sister Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari received the guests, with the proud father Asif Ali Zardari also present at the occasion.
Nikah was solemnized by the spiritual and religious personality of Thatta Al-Haj Ghulam Mohammad Soho.
In one of the photos, Bakhtwar is seen signing the Nikah documents in a traditional ‘Rasm’ with an oversized, delicate dupatta that adds to the glamor and shining magic of the bridal gown.
Bakhtwar was wearing a beige and gold embellished traditional dress with subtle touch of modern. She also stuck to a contrasting clutch (purse) with gold work.
The photos show a proud and radiant Bilawal sitting with his sister and signing the documents.
In another photo of the event, he is seen sitting with the groom Mahmood Choudhry, while the groom is wearing a minimalist off-white Sherwani on a crisp white Kurta with a complimentary white traditional ‘Kullah’.
Rukhsati was traditionally put with Bilawal holding the Holy Quran over his sister. It was a mixture of tradition and ritual. The ceremony was an intimate family and family affair.
Some of the notable participants in the event included Aunts Sanam Bhutto, Faryal Talpur, Dr. Asim Hussain, Anwer Majeed, Sherry Rehman, Shazia Marri. The dinner consisted of delicious and aromatic chicken tikka, juicy Malai Boti, smoky Dhaga Kebab, intense and spicy Kata cat and other tantalizing things. Bilawal Bhutto and Aseefa Bhutto received the guests.
When he came to Twitter, Bilawal expressed his happiness and said it was the best time he had this year and he wished the best for the couple.
“The happiest moment in many years to see my sister @BakhtawarBZ get married. Felt like our mother was taking care of us in this moment of joy,” Bilawal said.
PPP spokesman said PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has suspended his political activities for a week to attend his sister’s wedding.
Who is Mahmood Choudhry?
Bakhtawar and Mahmood exchanged rings two months ago on November 27, 2020 in an intimate ceremony held at the Bilawal House, where a limited number of people were invited to the event.
According to PPP’s media cell, Dubai-based Choudhary is the son of Mohammad Younas Choudhary and Begum Suriya Choudhary and runs a diversified business. The family hails “from the old town of Lahore, Pakistan.”