Idris Elba proposes to his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre at London screening of his new film, Yardie

PTI

Feb,12 2018 17:33 30 IST

London: Actor Idris Elba is engaged to his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre.

The 45-year-old actor got on one knee and asked for Sabrina's hand in marriage during a packed screening of his new film Yardie in Dalston, East London.

Actor Idris Elba arrives with his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre at the premiere of the film "The Mountain Between Us" at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in Toronto Canada, September 10, 2017. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill - RC185E137080

Actor Idris Elba arrives with his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre at the premiere of the film The Mountain Between Us at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Reuters

The Rio Cinema, where the film was being shown, took to Twitter to make the announcement.

"Another @riocinema first! Still five days to Valentine's Day but @idriselba went down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend live on stage this morning before a preview of his film #Yardie...

She said yes and there was much clapping and cheering. (sic)" the tweet read.

The news comes after the Luther star had said that he had no plans of getting married.

Elba has been divorced twice first from Kim Norgaard and Sonya Nicole Hamlin.

He shares daughter Isan (16) with Norgaard and another son Winston (three) with former girlfriend Naiyana Garth.

Published Date: Feb 12, 2018 17:33 PM | Updated Date: Feb 12, 2018 17:33 PM