Idris Elba Is Engaged to Sabrina Dhowre!

Sorry everyone, he's officially off the market

Updated 02/10/18

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Idris Elba has officially put a ring on it!

The Dark Tower actor popped the question to his girlfriend, Sabrina Dhowre, at the Rio Cinema movie theater in London, just before a screening of his directorial debut Yardie.

"Another @riocinema first!" the venue shared in a Tweet Saturday morning. "Still 5 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."

The venue added, "She said yes and there was much clapping and cheering."

Other attendees of the event shared their congratulations on social media, one even capturing the proposal on camera.

"When you turn up to watch the #Yardie screening with @Sainou clients @adnanmust_ & @AkinGazi and the director @idriselba steals the show... #marriagepropsal" the Twitter user wrote alongside the video.

Elba's engagement may come as a shock to his fans: in July 2017, the actor said in an interview with Essence that he didn't think he was going to get married for a third time.

"Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don't think so," the actor told the magazine. "Yeah, 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."

But despite his previous claims, it seems that Dhowre changed all that.

The two met and fell in love while Elba was making his 2017 romance/thriller The Mountain Between Us.

“Falling in love while making a movie about falling in love is pretty special,” the actor told People's Jess Cagle in the latest episode of The Jess Cagle Interview.

Congrats to the happy couple!

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