Mahaley Hessam and Ravi V. Pate

Harriet and Tawab Hessam of Atlanta, Georgia announce the engagement of their daughter, Mahaley Hessam, to Ravi V. Patel, son of Vasant and Champa Patel of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Hellen Paulk and the late Thomas Paulk, Sr., both Bullock County natives.

The future bride graduated with honors from UCLA with a bachelor of arts degree, and works as an actor and producer. Mahaley was most recently seen in “The DUFF” and also starred in “Easy A.” She has also been a guest star in numerous television shows.

The future groom received a bachelor of arts degree from UNC at Chapel Hill, and also works as an actor and producer. Ravi is a series regular in the new FOX show, “Grandfathered,” premiering this fall. His documentary, “Meet the Patels,” will be in theaters in August.

A wedding in Tulum, Mexico is planned and the couple will reside in Venice, California.

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