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Shaheen Shah Afridi ties the knot with Ansha Afridi in Karachi

04:48 PM | 3 Feb, 2023
Shaheen Shah Afridi ties the knot with Ansha Afridi in Karachi
Source: Instagram

Pakistan's star pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi on Friday tied the knot with Ansha Afridi, the second eldest daughter of ‘Boom Boom’ Shahid Afridi at a Nikkah ceremony.

Photos posted on social media show the groom and his father-in-law sitting in a a mosque for the Nikkah ceremony. 

The event was attended by several prominent cricketers and other personalities. 

The fast bowler became engaged to Ansha two years ago. According to sources close to the families, the Mehendi ceremony also took place yesterday. It is reported that the wedding celebrations will follow Afridi tribal traditions.

Recently, an online invitation card for Afridi and Ansha was blowing up on the internet. The invitation featured their names and a "Save the Date" message, confirming that their Nikkah ceremony will take place on February 3. 

Recently, event planner shared a sneak peek on their Instagram of the groom and the wedding decorations. The groom appears to be beaming with happiness, and the celebration looks grand.

Afridi, who was unable to participate in the recent home series due to injury, was expected to sign with the Lahore Qalandars for the upcoming season of PSL 8, but has decided to prioritize his wedding over the major cricket competition. Further reports indicate that the remaining wedding events will occur after the bride has completed her studies. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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