Preity Zinta, the ravishing beauty of Indian Cinema has tied the knot with her US-based boyfriend, Gene Goodenough on March 1, 2016.

The marriage ceremony was conducted in a very confidential manner in Los Angeles, California. Preity's close friends Sussanne Khan and designer Surily Goel were also present in the event.

Gene Goodenough works at SVP Product & Finance at NLine Energy, Inc, and is touted to be a growing businessman.

The actress has not made an official statement about the marriage, but her friends have confirmed this news. Both Suzanne Khan and Surily Gosel have confirmed this news and they gave a thumbs up when asked about the 41-year-old actress' wedding.

Veteran actor Kabir Bedi also congratulated the actress. He wished all the best to Preity, which has a credibility for her wedding in Bollywood circle. Everybody are now waiting to know whether Preity will arrange a luxury wedding party for her Bollywood members.

Sushmita Sen and Farah Khan too congratulated Preity Zinta, and they conveyed their wishes to the actress through their official social media handle.

Many sources claim that Preity Zinta will donate the proceeds generated from their wedding pictures to charity. It is believed that Preity will put her secret and private wedding snaps for auction, and the money thus generated will be handed over to Preity Zinta foundation.

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Preity Zinta started her film career through the Mani Ratnam movie 'Dil Se' which was released in 1998. The film had Mani Ratnam and Manisha Koirala in the lead roles.

Critics and audiences well received Preity's portrayal as a Kerala girl in the movie, and this made her the hottest property in Bollywood.

Since then, Preity has acted in some popular films which include, 'Chori Chori Chupke Chupke', 'Soldier', 'Mission Kashmir', 'Lakshya', 'Koi Mil Gaya', 'Krissh' and 'Salaam Namaste'.

From 2005 - 2009, she dated Bombay Dyeing owner Ness Wadia. Preity is also a co-owner of an Indian Premiere League (IPL) team Punjab Kings XI along with Wadia.