Getting married on August 20, hope this ends speculations: Hasan Ali

first_img Press Trust of India KarachiAugust 2, 2019UPDATED: August 2, 2019 18:42 IST Hasan Ali is getting married on August 20, 2019 in Dubai. (IANS Photo)HIGHLIGHTSHasan Ali has confirmed he is marrying Shamia Arzoo in Dubai on August 20Hasan Ali said that the couple’s families wanted their marriage to be a low key affairHasan will be the 4th Pakistan cricketer to marry an Indian girlEnding speculations surrounding his marriage with an Indian national, Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali on Friday said that he is tying the knot with Shamia Arzoo in Dubai on August 20.The Dubai-based woman is a flight engineer with Emirates Airlines, while her family members are settled in New Delhi.”Our families wanted to keep this a low key affair but since the matter has come out in the media I have decided to make an official announcement to ensure they are no speculations surrounding my marriage,” Hasan told a news conference in his hometown, Gujranwala, where Shamia will reside post marriage.”Our nikah will be solemnized on 20th August while the Rukhsati will take place three months later and we plan to stay in Gujranwala after marriage,” he said.Shamia holds a degree in Aeronautics from Manav Rachna University and has also studied in England.”I will be wearing a black and red sherwani suit while she will be dressed in Indian style,” he added.Hasan said he had met with Shamia one year ago in Dubai and their friendship had grown since that meeting.”I was the one who first expressed my love for her and proposed to her and then our families took over,” he said with a smile.Hasan is the fourth Pakistani cricketer to get hitched with an Indian girl, after Zaheer Abbas, Mohsin Khan and Shoaib Malik.Malik married Indian tennis star Sania Mirza in April 2010 and the couple has a son. Former captain Zaheer Abbas was the first Pakistani player to marry an Indian woman.advertisementAlso Read | ‘Nothing confirmed yet’: Hasan Ali on marriage news with Indian girlAlso Read | Hasan Ali set to marry Indian girl in DubaiFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow Hasan AliFollow Pakistan cricketFollow Shoaib Malik Getting married on August 20, hope this ends speculations: Hasan AliPakistan speedster Hasan Ali has ended all speculations regarding his marriage by declaring that he is marrying Shamia Arzoo in Dubai on August 20.advertisementlast_img read more