On January 4, The Atlantis Palm, was the venue for the royal wedding of the scions of Kurnool, Hyderabad’s royal family. Daughter of Shaji Ul Mulk, who hails from the royal family of Kurnool in Hyderabad, Nida married US-based Bilal Muahid Khan.
Shaji has been established in Sharjah with his company Mulk Holdings. His legacy dates back to the Nawab of Kurnool in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
The wedding was graced with many prominent personalities including the former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, Consul General of India Sanjay Verma, Indian ambassador to UAE M K Lokesh and Pakistani ambassador to UAE Jamil Ahmed Khan.
Held in opulent royal style the affair, the Atlantis was turned into a mini palace with people dressed as soldiers lining the way to the two mini domes which housed the seating for the couple. The groom arrived on horse-back with a bevy of dancers and band of soldiers.
(As reported in some local newspapers)