Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram celebrated their union in a traditional Meitei wedding ceremony in Imphal, embracing the richness of culture and love. The ceremony took place at the Chumthang Shannapung resort, where Randeep, dressed in elegant white attire, exuded the grace of a Manipuri groom, surrounded by his joyous family. Lin, equally stunning, wore the traditional Manipuri bridal outfit, the Potloi or Polloi, a cylindrical skirt adorned with exquisite fabrics, bamboo, gems, and glitter.
Before the wedding, Randeep, Lin, and their families visited the Relief Camp at Moirang Lamkhai and Sendra Tourist Resort, emphasizing their commitment to community engagement.
In an interview, Randeep shared insights into their love story and expressed excitement about immersing himself in Manipuri traditions. His decision to embrace the bride’s tradition showcased a profound appreciation for cultural exchanges. Lin fondly reminisced about their journey from friends to life partners, revealing their initial meeting at Naseeruddin Shah’s Motley theatre group. Their friendship evolved into a beautiful relationship, setting the stage for a memorable journey together.
The couple announced their wedding date on Instagram, drawing parallels with the legendary Mahabharata characters Arjuna and Manipuri Warrior Princess Chitrangada. Their Manipuri wedding followed by a Mumbai reception symbolizes a beautiful blend of East and West.
While Randeep and Lin kept their relationship private, their social media posts, such as heartfelt Diwali wishes and birthday celebrations, hinted at their deep bond. Randeep, known for his roles in films like ‘Sarabjit,’ is gearing up for the biopic ‘Swatantra Veer Savarkar,’ alongside Ankita Lokhande, delving into the life of freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.
The enchanting tale of Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram stands as a testament to love transcending boundaries and cultures, promising a future filled with love, abundance, and the beauty of cultural exchange.