AR Rahman also shared a family photo.
Khatija Rahman, the daughter of music director AR Rahman, married sound engineer Riyasdeen Shaik Mohamad. Khatija, who is rarely seen in public and is seen as both religious and spiritual, took to social media to make the announcement. Sharing a photo of her and her husband, she said: “The most awaited day of my life. Married to my man.
AR Rahman also shared a family photo on Instagram saying, “May the Almighty bless the couple.. thanking you in advance for your good wishes and love.”
The photo shows the bride and groom dressed in white and seated on a sofa, while Rahman, his wife Saira Banu and his eldest daughter Raheema and son Ameen can be seen standing behind them. The photo also showed a portrait of Rahman’s late mother next to where the bride and groom were seated.
Khatija had announced her engagement in January this year. Taking to social media, she said, “With the blessing of the Almighty, I am happy to announce to you all my engagement to Riyasdeen Shaik Mohamed, an aspiring entrepreneur and sound engineer wizkid. The engagement took place on December 29, my birthday, in the presence of close family and loved ones.”
The singer, whose music video “Farishton” won multiple awards, posted photos of herself and her fiancée on social media at the time. Riyas, who also made the announcement on her timeline at the time, said: “With the blessing of the Almighty, I am happy to announce to you all my engagement to Khatija Rahman, musician, producer and philanthropist. engagement took place on December 29, her birthday in the presence of close family and loved ones.” Khatija, responding to Riyas, said, “Blessed and grateful to have you in my life Riyasdeen.”