Exactly a month from now Bangladesh’s hard-hitting opener
Tamim Iqbal will tie the knot with his childhood sweetheart Ayesha Siddiqua. The 25-year-old has planned a grand celebration to mark the beginning of his new journey, a journey he started eight years ago with Ayesha.
A few months back the
country’s number one all-rounder Shakib al Hasan got married
in a quieter manner, but Tamim is going big as it was learnt that he has already spent more than Tk10m on the event.
The Bangladesh team recently returned from Zimbabwe and Tamim, a member of the touring squad, stayed back in Dubai for a couple of days and went shopping for the wedding. Apart from also shopping in India earlier, the cricketer also confirmed a Bollywood celebrity singer for the Mehendi, a traditional occasion carried before the marriage ceremony. Both the programme will be held in Tamim’s hometown Chittagong.
Dhaka won’t miss out on the south paw’s wedding celebrations either as he planned his reception in the capital. To capture the precious moments of the event Tamim has hired a specialist wedding photographer from Indian film industry.
The wedding cards are already being distributed by family members while a separate list for media persons has also been made.