Saina Nehwal posted photos from her wedding with fellow badminton star Parupalli Kashyap on her social media pages on Friday. “Best match of my life…#justmarried” she said in her tweet.
The pair have been posting images on their Instagram pages over the past few days in the run-up to the big day. Earlier, Saina had revealed the date of their marriage. She had then mentioned that the relationship goes over a decade back.
Kashyap had earlier posted of his Odugu on his Instagram page. A number of celebrities have reportedly been invited such as Chiranjeevi, Governor ESL Narasimhan and Vimala Narasimhan, former cricketer V Chamundeswaranath, owner of Hyderabad Hunters (PBL franchise) VRK Rao and Pullela Gopichand among others. On December 9, Saina’s father Dr Harvir Singh Nehwal had posted photos of the two families meeting.
Kashyap’s Odugu posts featured the caption that the couple have been using for posts related to the wedding: ‘Most epic match of the year.’
Saina Nehwal is the winner of three gold medals at the Commonwealth Games. She has won bronze in the Asian Games twice (Incheon 2014, Jakarta-Palembang 2018). She has represented thrice in the Olympics, winning a bronze in her second appearance. Kashyap, has won gold at the Commonwealth Games in 2014 and peaked at 6th on the world rankings before injuries pulled him down.