Idris Elba gets engaged to Sabrina Dhowre

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Writing on his Instagram he said: 'So just left the Yardie screening. you lot yea. when I say the film this wonderful. not just saying that cah I'm in it ☺️. shout out 2 the big bro @idriselba bad boy producer!

The pair have been together for about six months but finally went public at the premiere for Idris' new project, Yardie at Rio cinema in London.

The couple met and began dating while Ebla was making his 2017 film The Mountain Between Us.

She said yes and there was much clapping and cheering.

With Valentine's Day just days away, it's undeniable that romance is in the air-well, at least it is for Idris Elba.


Resident heartthrob, Ghanaian actor Idris Elba is officially off the market, again.

Speaking to ESSENCE magazine back in July, Idris said, 'Am I ever gonna get remarried?

The highly photogenic couple look very much in love, and have picked the ideal moment to get engaged with Valentine's mere days away. Yeah, I don't think so. Yeah, I don't think so Marriage is an institution of sorts. "It's not my life's calling".

Elba has been married twice before, to Hanne Norgaard between 1999 until 2003 and briefly to Sonya Nicole Hanklin in 2006. Elba and Norgaard are parents to a 15-year-old daughter named Isan.

Set in Jamaica and the UK, Yardie is an adaptation of Victor Headley's 1992 novel of the same name.

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