Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5:
Unlike the reel life marriages where he was struggling a lot fighting against social stigmas and used to defeat villains to mingle with his soulmate, popular Ollywood star Arindam Roy tied his real life nuptial knot with Arupa, the younger sister of Odisha Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das, in a high-profile wedding ceremony on Sunday night at Hotel Swosti Premium here in presence of VIP friends and guests from film fraternity and political parties including CM Naveen Patnaik.
The hero started his wedding journey from his home town Cuttack wearing a dazzling sherwani to Sandy’s Tower in Bhubaneswar from where the groom’s rally started its procession with well known Ollywood celebrities like actor Sabyasachi, Shakti Baral, a few to name and arrived at Hotel Swosti Premium, the wedding place organized by bride’s family.
The hotel premises was sparklingly decorated specially with modern decorative lights and flowers waiting to welcome the cine star and his barat.
It was an arranged marriage and the wedding was performed as per Bengali rituals.
Energy minister was seen receiving the guests personally standing at the entrance.
Among other VIP guests, Speaker Niranjan Pujari, Minister Pradeep Panigrahi, Sudam Marndi, Lal Bihari Himirika, MLA Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, BJD spokesperson Surya Narayan Patro, BJD leader Bhupinder Singh, Congress heavyweight Sura Routray, BJP leader Basanta Panda, MLA Pramila Mallick, MP Baijayant Panda and his wife Jagi Mangat Panda, veteran actor Bijay Mohanty, actor turned politician Akash Das Nayak and many to name attended the marriage party and blessed the duo.