Deepika to attend Imran's pre-wedding bash


Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Imran Khan, who has kept his pre-wedding rituals a complete family affair, is expected to have his movie "Break-Ke Baad" co-star and friend actress Deepika Padukone to be part of the ceremony.

Imran is tying the knot with his childhood sweetheart Avantika Malik Jan 10.

"Being a Mehndi and Sangeet ceremony, it would be a complete family affair and no Bollywood actors are to be seen today (Saturday). Only Deepika, Imran's close friend, is expected to be part of the ceremony," said a statement by his publicist.

The family, which includes Imran's parents Anil Pal and Nuzhat Khan, uncle actor Aamir Khan with wife Kiran Rao and children Junaid and Ira, among others, would be present during the ceremony.

The ceremony would conclude with a night-long party, which would start at around 9 p.m.