Veena Malik is known for her staged controversies more than anything else. The Pakistani actress tied the knot with businessman Asad Bashir Khan on Christmas day in Dubai. And going by her words, it seems this particular act is not a publicity stunt.
Says Veena, “It happened very quickly. Our parents were talking from a few months and they wanted us to meet and see if we are compatible. My mother came to Dubai first and met Asad, then my father came to meet him.”
The starlet is planning a reception in Pakistan in March, followed by a white wedding in US -- where the couple hope to settle eventually -- followed by a function in India. Veena wants to invite all her friends from Bollywood including Salman Khan.
The couple’s fathers have been friends since their days in the Pakistani army. “We met on December 15 and I had no idea that I will be married by December 25. We had gone for a drive and he just asked me in Arabic if I want to get married and I said when… he said let’s do it tomorrow and then we did the nikaah the next day because our families were in Dubai only,” she gushes.
About her acting career, she says, “I am shooting for my Punjabi film Ae Dil Da Maamla in Dubai. I’ll discuss it with Asad. He is not the person who will stop me from following my dreams. He supports me and loves me for the person I am.”