In a surprise move, Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar married Samajwadi Party’s state youth president Fahad Zirar Ahmad, one of the prominent faces of the Anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protests. The news of the marriage has caused a stir on social media, with many expressing shock and surprise at the union.
According to sources close to the couple, Swara and Fahad had been in a relationship for some time and decided to tie the knot in a private ceremony in Delhi. The couple reportedly opted for a simple ceremony with close family and friends in attendance.
Fahad Ahmad is well known for his activism in the Anti-CAA protests, which rocked the nation in late 2019 and early 2020. He was often seen leading protests and raising slogans against the controversial act, which was passed by the Indian government in December 2019.
Swara Bhaskar, on the other hand, is a left-supporting Bollywood actress who has been vocal about her support for various anti-social causes, including the Anti-CAA protests.
She has often spoken out against the government’s policies and actions and has been an active participant in various protests and demonstrations.
The marriage has also brought the issue of “Swara Bhaskar married their brother Fahad Ahmad” to the forefront, which is a practice followed by Muslims where a girl can marry his brother, netizens trolling the couple.
Swara Bhaskar has made an official statement on Twitter writing “Sometimes you search far & wide for something that was right next to you all along. We were looking for love, but we found friendship first. And then we found each other! Welcome to my heart Fahad Zirar Ahmad. It’s chaotic but it’s yours!” about their marriage.
The news of their union has also been met with a mixed response, with some hailing it as a step towards breaking down cultural barriers and others criticizing the couple for their political views.
Overall, the marriage of Swara Bhaskar and Fahad Ahmad has sparked a lively debate about the intersection of love, culture, and politics in India.