This will come as a surprise to everyone but Mahima Chaudhary has not only secretly gotten married but she is also 8 months pregnant and has been admitted to Lilavati Hospital for her confinement.
Chaudhary married Bobby Mukherjee, a well-known architect, last year. The two met at an hoteliers’ conference that was being held in Las Vegas. She talked about their meeting and wedding in an interview with Times of India, “I was making an appearance there and marriage wasn’t part of the plan.” She was there to enjoy herself and to be part of the event when love must have struck in the 24/7 city. Chaudhary went on to say, “At a function on March 19, amongst about 10,000 Indian hoteliers and their families, we got married and nobody had an inkling. I wore a red sari as if I was decked up for the function.” Also in attendance were Chaudhary’s sister and some friends. They also had a formal Hindu ceremony on March 23 with Mahima in a sari with red border and red and white Bengali bangles. Chaudhary originally hales from Kolkata and she speaks fluent Bengali. Her husband even has a pet name in Bengali for Mahima – “Mishti” a word that describes love for food and all things sweet.
And soon they will be welcoming a new baby. Like her marriage, she originally had tried to hide her pregnancy but now she is glowing and says, “Pregnancy is a beautiful phase. You put on lots of weight. But I must say I look well endowed,” laughs Mahima, adding, “I think all mothers-to-be look most beautiful when they are expecting. Bobby wants a daughter. So do I. But it’s fine if we are blessed with a son.”
Her sister Aakansha has come to be with her during this time and brought with her some maternity clothes and her son’s baby outfits. “In our custom, we don’t allow the newborns to wear anything new for 15 days,” explained Aakansha.
We send out belated congratulations to the couple for their wedding and best wishes for happy and healthy new baby!