The weddings were intimate and only close friends and families were in attendance due to the pandemic.
While the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown brought the world to a standstill, several actors in Tollywood started a new chapter in their lives during this period. There were more than half a dozen celebrity weddings in the industry in 2020. As a rule, celebrity weddings are a glamorous affair. The guest list includes top personalities from the film industry, politicians, business people and others. Fans and photographers gathered outside.
However, given the pandemic, only close friends and family members were present at these weddings, making it a calm and peaceful affair. The celebrities regularly posted pictures and videos of their weddings on social media, and fans felt connected to their favorite personalities. The lockdown weddings were intimate and had a personal touch that appealed to fans more.
Here is the list of weddings held in Tollywood in 2020:
Dil Raju – Tejaswini
Tollywood producer Dil Raju married on May 10th in a small ceremony in a temple in Nizamabad in the presence of her relatives Tejaswini. This is Dil Raju’s second marriage after his first wife Anitha died of cardiac arrest in 2017. Dil Raju is known for his big hits in Tollywood and is currently producing Vakeel Saab with Pawan Kalyan.
Nikhil Siddhartha – Pallavi Varma
The couple married in a small ceremony on May 14, 2020 at their farmhouse in Hyderabad. Nikhil is a Tollywood actor who has appeared in such films as Arjun Suravaram, Karthikeya, and Swami Ra Ra. Pallavi is a doctor by profession and comes from Andhra Pradesh.
Nithiin – Shalini
The couple had originally planned a wedding in Dubai on April 15, but with the lockdown as spoilers, they got married in an intimate ceremony on July 26, 2020 at Hyderabad’s Taj Falaknuma Palace Hotel. Nithiin is an actor known for making films such as Bheeshma and Ishq while Shalini is an MBA graduate who graduated from the UK.
Sujeeth – Pravalika
Director Sujeeth married the dentist Pravalika in an intimate ceremony in Hyderabad on August 2nd. Only family members attended the wedding and people from the film industry were not invited. Sujeeth is known for his debut film Run Raja Run, after which he bagged and directed the Pan-Indian film Saaho with Prabhas.
Rana Daggubati – Miheeka Bajaj
After Rana Daggubati posted a picture with his fiancée Miheeka Bajaj in May with the headline “She said yes”, fans were eagerly awaiting the couple’s wedding. Rana and Miheeka were married on August 8 in an intimate ceremony in Hyderabad surrounded by close family members and friends. Amul even made an illustration about the wedding. While Rana is an actor and the son of producer and distributor Suresh Babu, Miheeka Bajaj is an interior designer and founder of the Dewdrop Design Studio.
Kajal Aggarwal – Gautam Kitchlu
South Indian actor Kajal Aggarwal married Gautam Kitchlu, a businessman from Mumbai, on October 30th. The wedding was a low-key affair among their families, but the couple shared several photos of their outfits and the celebrations. Kajal and Gautam have reportedly known each other for two years. After their wedding, the couple flew to the Maldives for their honeymoon.
Niharika Konidela – Chaitanya JV
Actress and producer Niharika Konidela married business strategist Chaitanya Jonnalagadda on December 8 at a wedding in a Jaipur hotel. The entire Allu and Konidela family attended the wedding, and images of the pre-wedding celebrations, wedding, and reception went viral on the internet.
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