Claim: Former CJP Saqib Nisar’s daughter in law wore an outfit made by an Indian designer for her Valima

Fact: Former CJP Saqib Nisar’s daughter in law wore by Élan’s Champs-De-Patchouli collection launched in 2017 and another outfit by Dr Haroon.

Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar’s son Najam Saqib tied the knot in a grand wedding over the weekend. For the unacquainted, Nisar was the mastermind behind the Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund. His son’s wedding had a string of events including a qawali, mehndi, baraat and valima.


Pictures from the events soon went viral on social media and reports began to circulate that Nisar’s daughter-in-law was wearing a Rs 1.5 crore outfit by Indian designer Anita Dongre on the valima. The Current did some digging and it turns out that the reports are incorrect because the bride, Rida wore an outfit by Élan on her valima. It was from the brand’s Champs-De-Patchouli collection launched in 2017.

Élan’s bridals start from Rs 10 lakhs.

The bride’s makeup was done by Mariam Khawaja while Irfan Ahson did the photography.

Meanwhile, Rida wore a red outfit by Dr Haroon on her baraat.

Photos Courtesy – Fine Art Weddings by Irfan Ahson