Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza, who was once linked to Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, has got engaged to her childhood friend and Hyderabad-based businessman Mohammed Sohrab Mirza. The two exchanged rings at an engagement ceremony on Friday night. Sohrab Mirza, 23, an MBA student and son of a city-based businessman.
According to sources, the engagement ceremony was held at a star hotel in Hyderabad. Her relatives and close friends of the two families had attended the event. Indian tennis ace appeared dazzling in emerald green and gold coloured Shantanu & Nikhil, Swarovski-studded ghagra. Badminton player P Gopichand, D Purandareswari, D Venkateshawara Rao, actor Vishnu and GVK Reddy were present on the occasion.
Although the elaborate security arrangements were made for the function, two youths tried to create nuisance by stating that they were in love with her. They demanded her family to cancel the engagement. Finally, the police cooled down the situation by arresting the two guys.
The policemen did not allow the mediapersons to enter the hotel. So many photographers and camera journalists of national and regional TV channels had to wait at the gates of the hotel.
However, Sania Mania was earlier linked to actor Shahid Kapoor after he split with actress Kareena Kapoor. They were spotted together even in some hot spots. Their relationship didn't last long. She was also said to appear in a five-minute cameo role opposite the telugu actor Naga Chaitanya's debut film.