Rakshit, Rashmika get engaged in Virajpet

Kannada film actors Rakshit Shetty and Rashmika Mandanna at their engagement party at Virajpet, Kodagu district, on Monday. DH PHOTO

Kannada film actors Rakshit Shetty and Rashmika Mandanna got engaged in a grand ceremony at Virajpet on Monday.

The couple, who acted in the runaway hit ‘Kirik Party’, produced by Rakshit himself, exchanged rings at Serenity Marriage Hall, which is owned by Rashmika’s father M Madan Mandanna.

The couple arrived from Dubai in the morning and drove straight to Ganapathi temple along with members of their families prior to the betrothal ceremony.

While Rakshit wore a self-designed three-piece suit, Rashmika was dressed in a gown designed by Shraddha Ponnappa.

The rituals were conducted both in Coastal and Kodava traditions. The podium was decorated with ornamental lights in white and green, besides various types of flowers designed by Chitra Ayyappa.

The guests

Actors Samyukta Hegde, Yagna Shetty and Meghana Gaonkar, directors Yogaraj Bhat and Rishab Shetty were in attendance.

Lavish feast

The betrothal was followed by a sumptuous menu comprising Kodava and North Indian delicacies like kadumbittu, nuppittu, pandhi curry, pork dry, pork chops, nati chicken dry, mutton biryani, chicken pepper dry and Chinese veg fried rice, chicken fried rice, veg noodles and chicken noodles.