Sonakshi Sinha, Zaheer Iqbal reveal why they chose June 23 for their wedding: 'On this very day...'

Do you know why Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal went for a monsoon wedding? Read on to know the reason.

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Sonakshi Sinha, Zaheer Iqbal reveal why they chose June 23 for their wedding: 'On this very day...'
Sonakshi Sinha- Zaheer Iqbal

Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal turned their seven-year relationship into marriage on Sunday, June 23, 2024. The couple went for civil marriage, and they registered their marriage in the presence of their families. Well, the wedding date has surprised a few fans of the Heeramandi actress and even netizens. 

The monsoon wedding of Sonakshi and Zaheer left few wondering, why they got married on June 23. Well, the couple revealed that the date holds a special place in their life. 

Why Sonakshi and Zaheer choose June for their wedding? 

Sonakshi and Zaheer shared their pics from the wedding ceremony, and they revealed that seven years ago, on this same date, June 23, 2017, Sonakshi and Zaheer started dating. They turned their friendship into a relationship on this date. This confession was made by the newlyweds, in their Insta caption, "On this very day, seven years back (23.06.2017) in each others' eyes, we saw love in its purest form and decided to hold on to it. Today that love has guided us through all the challenges and triumphs… leading up to this moment… where with the blessings of both our families and both our gods… we are now man and wife." Interestingly, Sonakshi and Zaheer turned off the comment section in their post. 

Zaheer Iqbal's father revealed if Sonakshi will convert to Islam after marriage

In an interview with Free Press Journal, Iqbal Ratansi revealed, "She is not converting and that is for sure. Theirs is a union of hearts and religion has no role to play whatsoever. I believe in humanity. God is called Bhagwan by Hindus and Allah by Muslims. But at the end of the day, we are all human beings. My blessings are with Zaheer and Sonakshi." On the work front, Sonakshi was last seen in Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar. Zaheer, on the other hand, was seen in Double XL. 

Read: Sonakshi Sinha marries Zaheer Iqbal in presence of family, Shatrughan Sinha holds her hand, see inside photos

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