The controversy hit celebrity couple of Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricket captain Shoaib Malik exchanged wedding vows on Monday, April 12th, three days prior to the date initially planned.
The 23-year-old bride wore a beautiful red sari that her mother wore at her wedding 25 years ago, while the 28-year-old groom wore a black tunic. The ceremony took place at the Taj Krishna Hotel in Mirza's hometown of Hyderabad, in the southern India.
The pairing has been controversial for too many reasons:
1) Mirza and Malik come from different countries that don’t have the best relations
2) Mirza had ended her previous engagement just months before announcing her new future husband
3) Mirza’s new partner happened to have had a valid marriage established over the phone eight years ago, and he divorced his first wife just a few days ago in order to be able to marry Mirza
4) Mirza and Malik are one of the biggest sports celebrities in the region
The couple will live in Dubai, where Malik has a residence.