Newlywed Devoleena Bhattacharjee shares glimpse of court wedding, varmala amid backlash for marying Muslim man

new Delhi: Devoleena Bhattacharjee, who plays Gopi Bahu in Saath Nibhana Saathiya, surprised her fans by marrying her long-time boyfriend and gym trainer Shanwaz Sheikh. Despite receiving severe backlash from netizens for tying the knot with a Muslim man, the actress has been regularly sharing pictures and videos from her wedding celebrations.

On Sunday, Devoleena dropped a fresh post thanking her husband Shahnawaz for standing by her and mentioned all the things that made her fall in love with him. She wrote, “Just love (emoji). Thank you Shonu for always being there when no one bothered to ask if I was doing well or not. Thank you for making me feel the way I always wanted to.” Thank you for being protective.” care and love.”

She added, “And most importantly respecting me & accepting me with my flaws. Bohot kuch kehna cahti hun. But filhaal itna hi THANK YOU SO MUCH SHONU FOR EVERYTHING. @shanwaz7636”

Yesterday, Devoleena released another video giving a glimpse of her Assamese bridal look from her post-wedding festivities. In the video, Devoleena is seen sitting in front of the mirror while her make-up artist helps her get ready. The actress opted for a traditional Bengali look as she was getting ready for a special ritual. She wore a white silk saree and accessorised her look with gold jewellery. The Saath Nibhana Saathiya star also wore a ‘mangalsutra’.

As soon as Devoleena shared the video, her close friend Vishal Singh dropped a pair of heart emojis in the comments section. Her fans congratulated her for her ‘new life’ and also complimented her ‘gorgeous’ look. One of them commented, ‘Gorgeous Devoleena’.

Devoleena Bhattacharjee has also worked in shows like Laal Ishq and was seen in two seasons of Bigg Boss. She will star in Lakshmi Iyer directorial, First Second Chance. The film also stars Renuka Shahane, Ananth Mahadevan, Sahil Uppal and Nikhil Sangha.