london (tS)British beauty Keira Knightley is engaged to her rocker boyfriend James Righton. The star’s PR has today confirmed the Oscar-nominated actress has accepted a proposal from the Klaxons keyboard player. She said: “I can confirm that Keira is engaged to be married to James Righton.” The pair has been dating since February 2011 when they were introduced by mutual friend Alexa Chung. They moved into a London pad together in February this year.

The actress was previously in a five-year relationship with actor Rupert Friend, whom she met on the set of 2005 hit Pride and Prejudice.

Keira has starred in a heap of top films since breaking onto the scene in Bend It Like Beckham.

The Klaxons scooped the prestigious Mercury Music Prize in 2007 for their album Myths Of The Near Future.