The future Mrs. Elba is one happy woman.
Over the weekend, actress and model Sabrina Dhowre got the surprise of a lifetime when her beau, Hollywood heartthrob and 2018 ESSENCE Festival performer Idris Elba proposed to her on stage in London during the screening of his new film Yardie, in which he makes his directorial debut.
Of course, when video of the big proposal surfaced, it went viral, and it’s all Twitter could talk about for the rest of the weekend. But while Elba fans were mourning the sudden loss of his eligible bachelor status, Elba and Dhowre, who met while he was filming The Mountain Between Us, were basking in the glow of their new engagement.
In case you needed any more confirmation that this wedding is really happening, on Sunday evening on Instagram, Dhowre proudly shared a photo of them having dinner together along with a sweet caption thanking Elba and claiming that she’s both “happy” and “lucky” to “have found a love like this.”Dhowre is glowing in the photograph, which shows them holding hands at the table and a beautiful diamond on her left hand.
The couple met on set while Elba was filming his 2017 thriller The Mountain Between Us. He’s said their connection was instant. “Falling in love while making a movie about falling in love is pretty special,” the actor told PEOPLE.