Bollywood's Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor get married

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor after their wedding
Image caption Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan are known as Bollywood's first couple

Two of Bollywood's top stars - Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor - have got married in the Indian city of Mumbai after a five-year courtship.

The couple's marriage was registered at Khan's residence in the city's Bandra area on Tuesday afternoon.

Close friends and family attended the wedding. The couple then came out and waved at their fans.

The hugely popular stars, dubbed Saifeena by the paparazzi, are known as Bollywood's "first couple".

Khan is the son of former Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore, a former actress.

Kapoor is the granddaughter of actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor and niece of actor Rishi Kapoor. Both her parents and older sister have also been in the film industry.

"It was a registered marriage with three witnesses - Kareena's father Randhir Kapoor, her mother Babita and Saif's mother Sharmila," the Press Trust of India quoted marriage registrar Surekha Ramesh as saying.

The couple had requested for the registry to be held at their residence and for the formalities they were charged 1,000 rupees ($19; £12).

The couple held a series of pre-wedding bashes on Sunday and Monday, reports said. At least two more receptions are planned for the newly-weds.

Khan, who is 42, was previously married to actress Amrita Singh and they have two children who are now teenagers.

For the 32-year-old Kapoor, it is her first marriage.

Khan has acted in more than 40 movies and won acclaim for Omkara, a Bollywood version of William Shakespeare's Othello.

Kapoor has starred in nearly 50 films. She has won critical acclaim for many of her performances and won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her 2007 hit Jab we met (When we met).

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