Marathi actress Swanandi Tikekar got engaged to Indian Idol 12 fame singer Ashish Kulkarni in an intimate engagement ceremony on Monday, July 24. The couple announced the big news on social media, while also sharing photos and videos from the celebration, which was attended by family members and close friends. Taking to Instagram, Swanandi posted a series of pictures from the engagement ceremony, which saw her smiling from ear to ear with Ashish beside her. Ashish too shared pictures with a red heart and infinity emoji and wrote in his caption: "You are my home, my only home! #Engaged. (sic)"
Swanandi and Ashish, who had made their relationship public not long back, were seen in traditional attire for their engagement ceremony. While the Marathi actress was seen glowing in a pink gown, her partner and Indian Idol 12 star looked dashing in a navy blue nawabi suit, with fans showering the couple with congratulatory messages and wishes in the comments of their social media posts. Although the wedding date hasn't been announced yet, fans expect Swanandi and Ashish to share the news sometime soon in the days ahead.
Having made a name for herself in the Marathi entertainment industry, Swanandi Tikekar has been seen on television shows like Abhalmaya, Dil Dosti Duniyadari, and Dil Dosti Dobara, and emerged as a winner on Singing Star. She has also hosted the singing reality programme Indian Idol Marathi and is the daughter of celebrated Bollywood actor Uday Tikekar, who has made appearances in Bollywood blockbusters like Ajay Devgn's Golmaal Again and Shah Rukh Khan's Raees. Ashish Kulkarni, on the other hand, is a singer and songwriter hailing from Pune, who garnered a huge fan following after he broke into the top 10 contestants list of Indian Idol season 12.