Dia Mirza was in for a huge disappointment when on her wedding (Saturday, October 18, 2014), her adoptive father Boman Irani did not turn up as promised to do all the rituals from the bride’s father’s side.
Dia and Boman had a struck an emotional cord when they worked together in Raj Kumar Hirani’s Lage Raho Munnabhai, where Boman played her father. At that time, Boman had promised Dia that whenever she go married, he would play her father’s role at the wedding.
True to her word, Dia invited Boman to preside at her wedding as the father of the bride. His non-appearance at the last minute sent shock waves at the wedding.
Says a friend of the bride, “Dia is a wonderful soul, a truly kindred spirit who believes in life-long commitments. When she had invited Boman to take her father’s place at her wedding she meant it from her heart. Boman readily agreed to be there. Known to be a man true to his words, he however let down his adopted daughter on the most important day of her life.”
Dia was apparently in shock. “The girl was in tears. There was panic at the wedding trying to find someone suitable to replace Boman at the last minute,” says Dia’s friend.
Apparently Boman couldn’t make it as he was promoting Happy New Year. An industry source clarifies that Farah Khan was shooting a song for the end credits sequence for Happy New Year, the entire star cast, which includes Boman Irani, was required to be present.
“There was no way Boman could have missed Dia’s wedding. But Happy New Year is releasing this Friday and he had to be there for the end credits song along with his co-actors. Farah’s team is also travelling extensively to promote the film. A busy schedule is what compelled Boman to skip her wedding,” the source said.
However Dia being the graceful one stated, “Boman is and will be a part of us. He could not make it for a good reason, which Sahil and I respect. My mother doesn’t believe in kanyadaan and so, the pundit very progressively re-worded the entire process. I wasn’t really given away.
It’s really said to know what Boman Irani did to Dia Mirza. What a shame!
For every girl her wedding is the most special occasion and her father her hero but what Boman Irani did to Dia Mirza on her wedding day is something ...3.0