Bollywood heartthrob John Abraham has entered 2014 as a married man after marrying his girlfriend in a secret ceremony.

The actor reportedly tied the knot with his investment banker partner, Priya Runchal, over the festive season in Los Angeles.

He confirmed the news in a post on, writing, "Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed 2014! May this year bring you love, good fortune and joy. Love, John and Priya Abraham."

Abraham, who previously dated actress Bipasha Basu for nine years, made his relationship with Runchal public in 2010.