Union minister and former actor Smriti Irani’s daughter Shanelle Irani married Arjun Bhalla on Thursday at Rajasthan’s Khimsar Fort. The bride wore a red lehenga for the wedding, and mom Smriti twinned with her in a red saree. Shanelle and Arjun had gotten engaged in 2021. As per reports, their wedding festivities began on February 7 with haldi, mehendi and sangeet ceremonies. Now, Shanelle Irani and Arjun Bhalla’s first pics as husband and wife are doing the rounds on social media. Also read: Smriti Irani welcomes daughter’s fiance to ‘madcap family’, warns him
Mom and new mother-in-law, Smriti Irani’s photos from the wedding have also surfaced on social media. Smriti wore a red and golden saree for the festivities, and was all smiles in one of the pictures posted on a fan page on Instagram. Shanelle wore a red bridal lehenga, while Arjun was seen in a white sherwani in their wedding photo that has been widely shared on social media. The couple posed together near some floral decoration inside the grand Khimsar Fort in the day-time picture taken from afar. Another picture from a night-time function shows Shanelle and Arjun posing near a pond, next to a huge tree decorated with lights. Lots of candles were seen around them.
In 2021, Smriti had announced Shanelle and Arjun’s engagement via Instagram as she shared their pictures and welcomed Arjun to the family. Shanelle is the daughter of Smriti Irani’s husband Zubin Irani with his first wife Mona Irani. Smriti and Zubin married in 2001, and share two children – Zoish Irani and Zohr Irani.
Shanelle Irani is a lawyer and has reportedly studied at Government Law College, Mumbai. Later, she earned her LLM degree from Georgetown University Law Centre in Washington DC, as per reports. Arjun Bhalla is a Canada-based lawyer, who was also born in Canada.
Smriti Irani is currently serving as the union minister of women and child development. She is the Lok Sabha MP from Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh. She was seen as Tulsi Virani in the 2000s in Ekta Kapoor’s famous TV show, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.