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Actor Kabir Bedi, 70 tied knot with his long-time partner, Parveen Dusanj, 41 on his birthday bash on January 16, 2016. The wedding was a surprise for all the guests who were given invitations for Kabir’s birthday celebrations in Alibaug.
This is Kabir Bedi's fourth marriage. The actor has been earlier married to Protima Bedi, Susan Humphreys and Nikki Bedi. The guests who included the couple’s close family members and friends were ferried off on speedboats from Gateway of India to Alibaug under the pretext of ‘pre-birthday celebrations’ at Kabir’s niece, Soni Tanna’s beautiful, beach-front house.
The birthday invite included a Sufi performance following which the couple had planned that they would reveal their actual plans to the guests.
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Know in Kabir Bedi’s own words that he told Hindustan Times about his surprise wedding on his birthday:
“We had a magically beautiful intimate ceremony in Alibaug. Only members of both families, and a few close friends were present. It was held amid palms, on the lawns of a beautiful beach-front home that belongs to Dipak and Sohni Tanna, who is my niece. It was a traditional ceremony preceded by blessings at the gurdwara."
Kabir Bedi has been in a relationship with Parveen Dusanj for more than 10 years now. In fact, he even proposed to her 6 years back in Rome at the historic Spanish Steps location. However, it was Parveen who said that she would tell the right time to get married.
“Parveen and I have been together for more than 10 years. The timing of the marriage at this time was really Parveen’s decision. I had proposed to her on Rome’s historic Spanish Steps six years ago on a bended knee. She agreed, but kept me in suspense as to when [we would tie the knot]. As friends and family were flying in from all over the world for my birthday, Parveen felt this was the best time to get married. So it all happened very suddenly.”
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This is how she wished her newlywed husband a happy birthday:
The guests flew in from Bengaluru, Boston (USA), London (UK), Dubai (UAE), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Europe for Kabir’s 70th birthday bash that actually turned out to be his wedding!
Superstar Salman Khan also joined the newlywed couple in their celebrations.
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Parveen had wanted her wedding to be a private affair, to be attended by only her intimate family members and close friends.
Here is what the new bride has to say:
“…and that’s exactly what it was. We kept it a secret, and planned to make a surprise announcement on Kabir’s birthday, where all friends and loved ones were gathering. Keeping it a secret added to the fun. Friends who came to Alibaug thought they were coming for a pre-birthday dinner. It’s been several days of joyous celebrations and partying. These are very happy days for us.”
However, all was not hunky dory for the newlywed couple on family front. Kabir Bedi’s daughter Pooja who incidentally is 4 years elder than her new mom Parveen posted a very interesting Tweet on her wall calling her father’s new bride as EVIL STEPMOM.
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But the actress deleted that tweet soon and posted a new one wishing her dad and new mom on their wedding. See below the screenshot:
However, Twitter world went mad over her deleted tweet and several screenshots surfaced within no time.
Here's wishing Kabir Bedi and his newlywed bride a very happy married life. Love needs no age bar, right Kabir?