Controversy's favourite child Veena Malik is reportedly married to a Dubai based business man. The Pakistani model-actress tweeted a picture saying: "I have found my Soul mate.... my Friend...my Partner!!!
I have found my Soul mate.... my Friend...my Partner!!! pic.twitter.com/hCSLUfY0JL— Veena Malik (@iVeenaMalik) December 25, 2013
The 29-year-old actress married businessman Asad Bashir Khan Khattak in Dubai court, a news channel reported and will soon have a full fledged celebration. Veena Malik has said that the new couple will perform Umrah soon. The reports suggest that her husband is the son of her father's friend.
The channel aired footage of the couple flashing their wedding rings and meeting relatives.
"I'm more than happy today, I think I'm the happiest girl in the world," Veena Malik told the channel outside the court.
She said it was an arranged marriage. "Destiny just plays its part, we were destined to be there on this particular day," she said.
Veena Malik refused to speak at length about the marriage and only said, "You will just get to know the details very soon." She added that her husband had promised her a "white wedding in the US".
Khattak said their parents had wanted them to get married as soon as possible. He added that functions would be held in Dubai, the US and Pakistan.
Veena Malik shot to fame after her participation in the controversial celebrity game show 'Bigg Boss' season 4. There she was linked to fellow contestant and Bollywood actor Ashmit Patel, with whom she had reportedly gotten very close and intimate.
However, after the show got over, problems surfaced in their relationship. Veena Malik and Ashmit Patel however, reunited on-screen for 'Supermodel'. The actress had said that it was difficult doing intimate scenes with him (Ashmit Patel) as they were not on talking terms during the shooting.
Veena Malik also gave rise to controversy when she appeared nude on FHM magazine cover for which she was denounced by extremists and clerics in Pakistan.
In 2013, Veena Malik was also seen in films like 'Zindagi 50:50' and south film 'Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Maga', which was well received. (With PTI inputs)