Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas engaged, first pics from ceremony: live updates
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are now engaged. While Priyanka chose a yellow suit, fiancee Nick was seen in a kurta-pyjama at their roka ceremony.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ engagement ceremony is in full swing at Priyanka’s residence with a traditional puja. While Nick Jonas popped the question in London in July and Priyanka Chopra said yes, the couple is now getting engaged according to Indian rituals. The Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas roka ceremony is a private affair with only the family and some close friends present.
Both Priyanka and Nick chose desi attires for the engagement. According to reports, the traditional engagement ceremony will be followed by an engagement party in the evening that will begin late.
Nick Jonas’ parents also seen in traditional India wear
Not just Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, even his parents were seen wearing traditional Indian clothes at the couple’s engagement ceremony. While Nick’s father Kevin Sr was seen in a pristine white kurta-pyjama, mother Denise chose a beautiful green suit. They were seen sitting next to Nick and Priyanka during the roka ceremony. It was earlier reported that Nick’s family was very enthusiastic about Indian customs and rituals.
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas’ puja ceremony begins
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas — dressed in their traditional best — sat down for a traditional puja ceremony at Priyanka’s residence in Mumbai. The couple is getting engaged according to Indian rituals and the actor has invited close friends and family for the ceremony. While Priyanka was seen with her hand in Nick’s hands, the American singer looked serious as he tried to follow the rituals.
While Priyanka Chopra chose a yellow suit for her engagement ceremony, fiancee Nick Jonas also decided to go desi and wore an off-white kurta-pyajama. Despite all the security, a photo of the two with a giant NP, standing for Nick and Priyanka, went viral within minutes. Priyanka and Nick looked completely into each other as they smiled and talked during the traditional roka ceremony.
Parineeti Chopra reaches Priyanka Chopra’s residence
Priyanka Chopra’s cousin and actor Parineeti Chopra took a break from her film’s shoot in Lucknow to attend the event. As Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra’s enagagement celebrations are being kept hush-hush, only a few knew the reason of Parineeti leaving the shoot location. Dressed in a yellow outfit, Parineeti was seen reaching Priyanka’s residence some time ago. The actor had earlier accompanied Priyanka and Nick when they had gone to Goa for a short vacation.
Priyanka Chopra’s Bollywood friends reach for the ceremony
Priyanka Chopra’s friends from the film industry started reaching for the traditional roka ceremony. Among those who were seen at her residence for the morning puja include scriptwriter Mushtaq Shaikh and producer Shrishti Behl. Priyanka and Shrishti worked together in Drona and have been the best of friends since.
Traditional puja begins at Priyanka Chopra’s home
A small puja is taking place at Priyanka Chopra’s residence in Mumbai as part of roka ceremony. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are making their engagement official in the presence of their respective families and close friends. The whole event is shrouded in secrecy with both Nick and Priyanka refusing to comment on their relationship. Close friends of Priyanka have reached the residence, with Priyanka’s cousin Parineeti Chopra among the first few there.
Parineeti Chopra at the airport as she returns to Mumbai to attend Priyanka Chopra’s engagement.