Bollywood actor Sameer Soni, tied the knot with actress Neelam Kothari at a luxury hotel in Mumbai on Sunday, January 23, 2011. The couple got married in an extremely private affair attended by close family and friends, but later stepped outside and posed happily for the media.
Samir who was last seen in the controversial reality show Bigg Boss and Neelam, an actress of the 90’s, had been dating for the past three years after meeting at a private party of common friend Ekta Kapoor (of Balaji Telefilms). While Neelam quit mainstream acting, special appearance in Karan Johar’s Kuch Kuch Hota Hai was one of her last few film assignments. Post her acting career, she turned into a jewellery designer and started out commercially with a brand under her own name ‘Neelam Jewels’.
Celebs that were spotted were Jeetendra along with daughter Ekta and wife, Shobha, Karisma Kapoor, Amrita Arora, Sophie Choudhary, Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Mandira Bedi, Farah Khan, Sonali and Goldie Behl, Sanjay Kapoor with wife, Maheep, Arbaaz, Sohail Khan among others. Good friends Karan Johar and Hrithik Roshan were missing from the celebrations as they had prior commitments to be at fashion show for Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan project, which coincided on the same evening.