Their engagement ceremony was a family event. Akhil Akkineni started dating Shriya Bhupal after meeting her at an event a few years ago. Last year, the couple took their love affair to their parents, who gave them consent to take their relationship to the next level.
Ever since, there have been several speculations made about their engagement and marriage. The invitation card of their engagement ceremony, which hit the internet in the last week of November, put all the rumors to rest. As per the invitation, Akhil Akkineni and Shriya Bhupal planned to hold their engagement ceremony at GVK House in Hyderabad on December 9 2016