Drowned NYC newlywed couple was ‘shining lights who touched everybody’

The doomed New York Metropolis couple who drowned on their honeymoon have been speculated to be transferring in collectively Friday — now relations are set to attend their funeral.

Mohammad Malik and Noor Shah, clearly in love, donned unique garb and tenderly clasped their palms as an imposing fountain sprayed within the backdrop at their Lengthy Island nuptials, the place they beamed for a set of pictures simply days earlier than the tragic incident within the Turks and Caicos.

“My brother was very deeply in love along with her. He was at all times glowing when he was along with her. He was glowing on the day of his wedding ceremony,” a crestfallen Ahmad Malik, 25, mentioned. “It was the happiest day of our lives simply 4 days earlier once we celebrated their wedding ceremony at The Carltun in Eisenhower Park.”

Malik, 35, was a “humble, vivid” Manhattan company lawyer with the “huge smile” from Chelsea and Shah, 29, was a gifted surgical resident at NYU Langone Well being who beloved concert events, cooking and operating from the Decrease East Facet.

She was supposed to maneuver into his condo Friday. As a substitute, their households will bury them Sunday.

The couple, “each shining lights who touched everybody,” shockingly drowned whereas honeymooning final week within the Caribbean.

Malik and Shah have been swimming in chest-deep waters on Oct. 28 close to Como Parrot Cay after they have been pulled beneath by sturdy riptides, mentioned the groom’s father, Maqbool Malik.

Newlyweds Mohammad Malik and wife Dr. Noor Shah
Courtesy of Ahmad Malik

Mohammad Malik handed the bar in Texas, California and New York and began his profession at BlackRock earlier than working as a company lawyer, his proud dad famous.

“My son was a rock star….He rose very quick in his legislation agency…He was a person with a variety of compassion, he was an excellent son, an excellent brother and excellent good friend,” his dad informed The Publish Saturday.

The couple had tied the knot simply 4 days earlier on Oct. 24.

The devastated households realized of the tragedy on Wednesday.

“I picked up the cellphone and my spouse was crying, ‘My Mohammed, my Mohammed,’ and I noticed one thing actually unhealthy had gone on. It was a tremor for my soul, for my physique, for my life,” Maqbool Malik mentioned.

Salman Malik, 41, mentioned his youthful brother and Noor met by means of pals and so they deliberate to maneuver right into a two-bedroom condo in Kips Bay.

“It’s a tragedy in each sense of the phrase. He was a virtuoso, in every thing he did…” Salman Malik mentioned, including Noor, “was every thing to him. She was his princess when he obtained engaged and she or he turned his Queen. Even on this scenario with Covid, he discovered the very best place he may probably journey to with all these restrictions the place he may go along with his new spouse.”

Ahmad Malik agreed: “Noor and Mohammed collectively have been simply magnetic and introduced happiness to everybody round them. Their vitality was infectious and exquisite and so they have been lovely and glowing. Whereas we’re unhappy they’re not with us anymore, we’re glad that they’re collectively and have been collectively of their last moments.”

Stated grieving father Maqbool Malik of his son and daughter-in-law: “That they had nice chemistry with one another, and beloved one another. It was a love story that ended very quick.”

Mohammad was taken by Shah, Ahmad mentioned.

“Very merely, he would say that she was the love of his life.”

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