On November 27, 2020, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari, the eldest daughter of Pakistan’s first female prime minister Benazir Bhutto engaged Mehmood Chaudhry at the Bilawal House in Karachi. Bakhtawar’s Nikkah was held at the Bilawal House on Friday while the Barat is scheduled for today (January 30). Her wedding celebrations started on January 24 with a Mehfil-e-Milad.
Bakhtawar signed the Nikah documents in a traditional ‘Rasm’ with a delicate shimmery dupatta covering her face. Bakhtwar is wearing a gold embellished traditional dress. She also held on to a contrasting clutch (purse) with goldwork too.
The pictures show a proud and beaming Bilawal sitting with his sister signing the documents. Moreover, he is sitting with the groom Mahmood Choudhry while the groom is wearing a minimalist off-white Sherwani on a crisp white Kurta with a complimenting white traditional ‘Kullah.’
میری بہن بختاور بھٹو زرداری کی شادی ایک طویل عرصے بعد آنے والا خوشیوں کا لمحہ ہے، مجھے ایسا لگا کہ مسرت کے اس لمحے میں میری والدہ ہمیں دیکھ رہی ہیں، میری جانب سے دونوں کو ایک ساتھ نئی زندگی کی ابتداء کی مبارک باد ہو- ماشاءاللہ ! https://t.co/5wdweW341F
— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) January 29, 2021
In the Rukhsati pictures, Bilawal is holding Holy Quran over his sister. It was a blend of tradition and ritual. Furthermore, the ceremony was an intimate friend and family affair.
Taking to Twitter, Bilawal expresses his happiness and says that it is the best time in years, and he wished the best for the couple.
“Happiest moment in many years to see my sister @BakhtawarBZ getting married. Felt like our mother was watching over us in this moment of joy,” Bilawal said. In addition, he also stated in the National Language Urdu.
The PPP spokesperson said that PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has suspended his political activities for a week to participate in his sister’s wedding.
It was a traditional affair at the wedding of Bakhtawar Bhutto with the UAE-based businessman Mahmood Choudhry, pictures of the event shared on social media showed.