Azhar, Sangeeta Bijlani pose together at Asad-Anam reception; Telangana CM in attendance, Sania Mirza glitters in burgundy

Sania Mirza, Ram Charan, singer Neeti Mohan were among guests at the starry affair.

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Sania Mirza, Sangeeta Bijlani and Mohammad Azharuddin along with Imran and Nasima Mirza pose with Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao at Anam and Asad's wedding reception.
Former Team India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin and Sania Mirza along with family hosted guests at the wedding reception of Anam Mirza and Mohammad Asaduddin, in Hyderabad.

The Hyderabad Cricket Association president's son Asad wed the tennis ace's younger sister, Anam, in a traditional, lavish ceremony on Wednesday, and the families continued the celebrations with a reception on Thursday night.

Former model-actress and Azharuddin's ex-wife Sangeeta Bijlani, who had attended the nuptials in a green Anita Dongre ensemble, opted for a blue lehenga for the reception. The 59-year-old also posed with the newlyweds in a family picture alongside Azharuddin and the Mirzas, with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao who was among the guests at the do.


Sania Mirza and Mohammad Azharuddin had met KC Rao, on Tuesday, to extend an invitation for the function.

The newlyweds forgo traditional outfits for the reception, with Asad looking dapper in a black tuxedo and his stylist wife shimmering in a champagne-coloured gown.


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The 33-year-old tennis champion, who is all set to make a return to the court at the Hobart International in January after a 2 year maternity break, dazzled in a burgundy lehenga for the occasion.

Earlier in the day, the two sports families and the newlyweds also indulged in a game of cricket, according to an Instagram Story.

​It was Anam Vs Asad during a game of cricket.
It was Anam Vs Asad during a game of cricket.

The couple's nuptials were preceded by days of pre-wedding festivities in Hyderabad.

A Starry Affair At Asad-Anam's Reception: Farah Khan, GVK Boss, Former Cricketers Join Azhar, Sania Mirza
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Former Team India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin's son Asad and Sania Mirza's sister Anam tied the knot in a lavish, traditional ceremony in Hyderabad.

The families celebrated the couple's union with festivities spread across days, culminating in a grand reception in the city.

In Pic (clockwise from left): Anam and Asad at their reception; GV Krishna Reddy and Indira Reddy; Sania Mirza with Azharuddin; Farah Khan and singer Neeti Mohan.

Former Team India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin's son Asad and Sania Mirza's sister Anam tied the knot in a lavish, traditional ceremony in Hyderabad. The families celebrated the couple's union wi..
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The reception, held on Thursday in Hyderabad, was a lavish affair. Among guests at the do was Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who posed with the newlyweds and their families.

Former model-actress Sangeeta Bijlani, who opted for a blue lehenga for the occasion, was also spotted in the frame alongside ex-husband Azharuddin.

The newlyweds forgo traditional outfits for the reception, with Asad looking dapper in a black tuxedo and his stylist-wife shimmering in a champagne-coloured gown.

Tennis ace Sania Mirza opted for a burgundy lehenga for her sister's reception.



The reception, held on Thursday in Hyderabad, was a lavish affair. Among guests at the do was Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who posed with the newlyweds and their families.Former mode..
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The couple of the hour, Anam and Asad, cut a 5-tier cake at the reception. They were joined by Anam's father Imran Mirza.


Tennis champion Sania Mirza's and former Pak cricketer Shoab Malik's son Izhaan was an adorable sight in a blue blazer at the reception. Malik was absent from the wedding festivities of his sister-in-law.
The couple of the hour, Anam and Asad, cut a 5-tier cake at the reception. They were joined by Anam's father Imran Mirza. Tennis champion Sania Mirza's and former Pak cricketer Shoab Malik's son I..
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Director-choreographer Farah Khan Kunder flew down to Hyderabad to attend Anam's reception. The 54-year-old mother-of-three is close friends with Sania Mirza, and the duo are often spotted together. The 'Main Hoon Na' maker opted for a red and gold outfit for the occasion, and posed with the bride.

Director-choreographer Farah Khan Kunder flew down to Hyderabad to attend Anam's reception. The 54-year-old mother-of-three is close friends with Sania Mirza, and the duo are often spotted together..
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Krishna R Bhupal (l), Director, GVK Power & Infrastructure Limited, along with wife Dia Mehhta Bhupal, who dazzled in a black saree, were among the guests at the reception. The grandson of GVK Reddy, Bhupal holds a finance and accounting degree from Villanova University, Philadelphia, while Dia (2nd l) is an alumna of the Parsons School of Design in New York.

Also in attendance were actor Ram Charan and wife Upasana Kamineni Konidela, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Foundation.

The power couples posed with Sania Mirza at the reception.

Krishna R Bhupal (l), Director, GVK Power & Infrastructure Limited, along with wife Dia Mehhta Bhupal, who dazzled in a black saree, were among the guests at the reception. The grandson of GVK Reddy,..
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GVK Founder and Chairman GV Krishna Reddy posed with wife Indira and daughter Shalini Bhupal (c) at the reception.

Indira Reddy opted for a red silk saree for the occasion, while Bhupal was dressed in white. The mother and daughter both completed their looks with pearl neckpieces.

GVK Founder and Chairman GV Krishna Reddy posed with wife Indira and daughter Shalini Bhupal (c) at the reception. Indira Reddy opted for a red silk saree for the occasion, while Bhupal was dressed i..
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Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal arrived with dad Harvir for the reception. Nehwal opted for an ensemble by designer-duo Shyamal & Bhumika that she paired with diamonds and rubies.

Also giving her company at the function was star coach Pullela Gopichand who was accompanied by wife Lakshmi.

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal arrived with dad Harvir for the reception. Nehwal opted for an ensemble by designer-duo Shyamal & Bhumika that she paired with diamonds and rubies.Also giving her company at..
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It was a reunion of sorts for former teammates Mohammad Kaif (c), Irfan Pathan (r) and VVS Laxman at the reception. While Kaif was accompanied by wife Pooja, Pathan - dressed in a pink blazer, and Laxman - in an all-black three-piece suit, attended the function by themselves.

It was a reunion of sorts for former teammates Mohammad Kaif (c), Irfan Pathan (r) and VVS Laxman at the reception. While Kaif was accompanied by wife Pooja, Pathan - dressed in a pink blazer, and La..
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Producer Boney Kapoor was clicked with former Miss India Ishika Taneja at the reception. Also in attendance was former actress and 'Bigg Boss 2' contestant Monica Bedi (r), who opted for a champagne-coloured net saree and competed her look with a diamond neckpiece.

Producer Boney Kapoor was clicked with former Miss India Ishika Taneja at the reception. Also in attendance was former actress and 'Bigg Boss 2' contestant Monica Bedi (r), who opted for a champagne-..
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Former cricketer Syed Kirmani also attended the reception to bless the newlyweds, and congratulate his once-teammate Azharuddin.

Former cricketer Syed Kirmani also attended the reception to bless the newlyweds, and congratulate his once-teammate Azharuddin.

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