Popular Telugu actor Kartikeya Gummakonda got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Lohitha Reddy in an intimate ceremony on August 23. All set to be seen next in the new-age action comedy Raja Vikramarka, directed by debutant Sri Saripalli under the Sree Chitra Movie Makers banner and also starring Tanya Ravichandran as the female lead, the film will hit screens on November 12. Meanwhile, the young sensation made a live proposal to the love of his life at the pre-release event of the upcoming Telugu film, while also announcing their wedding date. Photos of the Raja Vikramarka pre-release event show Kartikeya going down on his knees and proposing to Lohitha in cinematic style in the presence of the media and fans, which led to a long applause from everyone who had gathered at the venue. 

Kartikeya who met Lohitha at the at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, Telangana in 2010, introduced her to the audience at the Raja Vikramarka pre-release event and said, "This is Lohitha, who has been my friend, crush, girlfriend, ex-girlfriend, friend again, best friend and fiancée and is now going to become my life partner." He then addressed her and said, "I promised you that I would ask your father for your hand in marriage once I become a hero in films. I have fulfilled my promise today. " The couple also took fans by surprise by announcing that their wedding will be taking place on November 21 and posting pictures from the event on social media. Kartikeya wrote, "A moment that will be forever in my heart..❤️ @loh_reddy ..thank you for the amazing journey so far ..From nov21st you are going to be my wife and that’s giving me the goosebumps I had in 2010 when I first spoke to you.." Check out his Instagram post below: 


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Kartikeya Gummakonda made his acting debut in Telugu in Prematho Mee Karthik in 2017 and has since become a huge name after his breakthrough in the romantic action hit RX 100. He subsequently made heads turn in Hippi, which was produced by blockbuster Tamil film producer Kalaipuli S. Thanu's V Creations banner, including playing the villain in Nani's black comedy, Gang Leader. Kartikeya, whose Chaavu Gaburu Challaga hit screens earlier this year, will be making his Tamil cinema debut in 'Thala' Ajith Kumar's Valimai coming out in theatres as a grand Pongal treat in January 2022. The highly-anticipated upcoming action film directed by H. Vinoth under Boney Kapoor's Bayview Projects LLP banner and featuring music by Yuvan Shankar Raja recently had a high-octane glimpse released that has since received a stunning response from fans, who are now waiting to witness the on-screen clash between Ajith and Kartikeya.