The marriage news of M S Dhoni was like a bolt from the blue to his many female fans and media personalities who enjoyed linking him with models and actresses. Now, many people in
Earlier, M S Dhoni was linked to Deepika Padukone and Asin Thottumkal but all this is history. Dhoni and Sakshi married secretly on July 4, 2010 at the luxurious Vishranti Resorts at Bidhauli, about 25 kms from Dehradun. On July 3, 2010, the two were engaged.
The resort was well guarded by police. Hence, media people could not take any picture of the newly married couple. The reception will be held on July 7, 2010.
Only close friends were invited to the ceremony. Some of them are- ICC chief Sharad Pawar, BCCI President Shashank Manohar, former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, actor John Abraham, Bollywood director Farah Khan and cricketers R. P. Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra and Suresh Raina.
After the news of the marriage ceremony came out, Sachin Tendulkar congratulated the Indian cricket captain. He tweeted, "How r u guys, my heartiest congratulations to Dhoni," Tendulkar wrote on his twitter page.
Bollywood actresses Bipasha Basu and Shilpa Shetty, Asha Bhonsle, Yuvraj Singh all posted messages on Twitter wishing Dhoni and Sakshi.
Dhoni and Sakshi knew each other since childhood. Their fathers worked together at MECON in
Sakshi Singh Rawat's family lives at Alipore in Kolkata. A reliable source said that the two ment when Sakshi was serving as a trainee with Taj Bengal Kolkata in 2008. She is now working for an NGO.
Twenty one year old Sakshi is very romantic. She watched Robert Pattison’s Twilight at least ten times. She has a cocker spaniel named Joey. However, Sakshi is not a cricket fan and never attended Dhoni’s matches. In 2009, during the IPL match, Dhoni flew to Aurungabad to see Sakshi.
Interestingly, Dhoni developed a cold feet. He was not ready to get married before the World Cup but then parents of the two intervened. Dhoni’s parents ill health made him to go for the marriage.