Actor/ film Producer Prakash Raj is marrying well-known Bollywood choreographer Pony Verma (Rashmi Verma). Their Bandhan is on Raksha Bandhan day, and after they both complete their respective bhai/ bahen duties on 24th August they will head to the wedding venue– Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai. Pony is a Punjabi, and Prakash is from the Bunt community; the wedding is as per Punjabi traditions after which the just-weds will host a reception.
Besides the function in Mumbai, the couple are planning smaller celebrations in Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai where their other family members live. For the Mumbai functions, Pony is wearing creations by her friend Suprabha Dey while Prakash will wear simple and light outfits for both the functions. From Mumbai, the couple will leave for Kullu Manali for a short honeymoon.
Prakash Raj (earlier name Prakash Rai) has produced Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil language films. A highly talented actor he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Kanchivaram’, a Tamil film and the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for the Mani Ratnam film ‘Iruvar’. This is his second marriage. He was earlier married to South Indian actress Lalita Kumari, and they have two daughters. Pony has been a choreographer for several Bollywood films including ‘Chandni Chowk’, ‘Hungama’, ‘De Dana Dan’, ‘Hulchul’, ‘Nayee Padosan’, ‘Bhool Bhulaiyya’ and ‘Yeh Tera Ghar Yeh Mera Ghar’.