Junior NTR ties the knot with Naidu's relative

Hyderabad, May 5 (IANS) Popular Telugu film actor Junior NTR Thursday night tied the knot with Lakshmi Pranathi, a relative of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.

Politicians of all hues and the film personalities greeted the couple at the grand reception at HITEX here. The marriage ceremony will take place at 2.41 a.m., the auspicious time set by the priests.

Junior NTR is the son of N. Harikrishna, the eldest son of late N.T. Rama Rao, film thespian and the founder of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). Pranathi is the daughter of TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu's niece Narne Mallika.

Naidu, son-in-law of NTR, is related to the families of both the bride and the bridegroom.

Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, his cabinet colleagues, actor-tuned-politician Chiranjeevi, superstar of yesteryears Akkineni Nageswara Rao, leaders of various political parties, family members of NTR and Naidu attended the reception.