Idris Elba, best known for his role as John Luther on the BBC One series Luther, proposed to his girlfriend former Miss Vancouver Sabrina Dhowre on Saturday during the screening of his movie Yardie at Rio cinema in East London.
45-year-old Elba has been in a relationship with the 29-year-old actress and model for around a year now. The English actor got down on his knee while proposing girlfriend Dhowre.
English actor Idris Elba has been dating girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre for over a year
The news became public after one of the attendees, David Marsden-Sainou, posted the video of the incident. It comes as a surprise to many that Elba has decided to get hitched again. He had previously said that he probably won’t do it again.
Idris recently aid during an interview,
“Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so. Marriage is an institution of sorts. And I’ve done it. It’s not for everybody. It’s not my life’s calling.”
Idris has been married twice before. He made his first public appearance with Dhowre, who is of Somali descent, as a couple at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Dhowre became Miss Vancouver in 2014.