New Delhi, April 3: Being a celebrity is not an easy life. Days before marriage, grooms and brides are supposed to be at their homes, simply relax, spend time with their family members and prepare themselves to look their best for the D-Day, with no signs of stress.
Along with the entire Team India, 28-year-old Raina returned to the country after spending four months in Australia, on Saturday, March 28 after playing in the ICC World Cup 2015.
Unfortunately, despite the stupendous performance throughout the World Cup 2015, the defending champions could not make it upto the finals after facing a defeat from Australia in Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday, March 26.
After WC, would-be-groom-Raina to be busy with IPL
With an extremely hectic schedule, it seems all-rounder Raina is having tough time in taking some time off for the most important event of his life.
While talking about his eleventh-hour marriage preparations, Raina was quoted saying as, "I'm making up for lost time. There is so much to do; I'm still getting the fittings of my various outfits done for all the wedding functions."
Raina got engaged to his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary at his residence in Raj Nagar Extension, Ghaziabad on Wednesday, April 1.
After exchanging the rings, the would-be groom Raina left for Chennai as he will playing for Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
However, the middle-order batsman Raina managed time to spend some time to enjoy his bachelor party with his Cricketer friends and cousins on Thursday, April 2.
According to reports, Raina was attending the training camp for the CSK.
The busy cricketer is expected to reach Delhi by 6 pm and he will straight head towards the seven-star Hotel The Leela Palace in Chanakya Puri, his marriage venue.
Honeymoon later, Raina to be busy with CSK
Just five days after his marriage, Raina will be playing for his IPL team CSK and the team's first match will take place on on Thursday, April 9. His newly-wedded wife Priyanka is also slated to resume her work in The Netherlands post marriage, but is likely to quit her job and settle in India.
It has been learnt that Raina has postponed his honeymoon plans to focus in the IPL as of now. The couple are likely to go to Milan, Italy for their honeymoon.
Raina's home in Ghaziabad has been decked up with flowers and lights, ahead of his wedding.