Cricketer Virat Kohli and his Bollywood actress- girlfriend Anushka Sharma also attended Raina's engagement ceremony.

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Raina will tie the knot with Priyanka on Friday at five-star Hotel Leela Palace in New Delhi. A special reception will be held at a firm house in Delhi on April 8.

PM Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav have been invited for the marriage ceremony. The 'roka' ceremony was held on Thursday, March 12 at Godwin hotel in Meerut. A senior BCCI official confirmed that the Board officials have also been invited.

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Priyanka and Raina's friendship dates back to the time when their fathers were colleagues at the Muradnagar ordnance factory. Since then, both the families have maintained cordial relations. Priyanka is an IT professional and currently works with a bank in Netherlands.

Priyanka is the youngest among three siblings and belongs to an educated and respected family. Her family hails from Baraut in UP but currently residing in Meerut. Priyanka pursued her B Tech from Krishna Institute of Engineering and Technology (KIET), Ghaziabad. Both of her brothers, Abhishek Choudhary and Vivek Choudhary, are working as Software engineers in Chennai and Noida respectively.

Raina was earlier linked to Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan’s daughter Shruti. It was said he was introduced to Shruti at a party and the two had since bonded well over common interest.

However, both of them had denied the speculations over their link up.

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