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It's official! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma enter wedlock

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 11 Dec 2017 3:39 PM GMT

Its official! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma enter wedlock
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New Delhi: Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli entered wedlock with his longtime girlfriend and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma on Monday.

India’s most-loved couple, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, have tied the knot in a private ceremony in Florence, Italy.

Virushka announced the wedding on Twitter jointly, saying, "Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you. This beautiful day will be made more special with the love and support of our family of fans & well wishers. Thank you for being such an important part of our journey."

https://twitter.com/imVkohli/status/940240175917084673

https://twitter.com/AnushkaSharma/status/940240178559508481

The wedding costumes of both the bride and the groom were designed by top fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee.

Virat and Anushka will host a reception in New Delhi on December 21 for their relatives while for industry friends and cricketers, there will be a grand reception in Mumbai on December 26.

The newly wed couple is likely to be shifted in its new residence in Worli, Mumbai.

The happy couple shared their wedding photographs on social media with fans. In one image, they are seen laughing happily during the 'phera' ceremony, while in another, a smiling Anushka is seen holding the garland to place it on Virat, who is held aloft by friends.

The wedding was solemnised as per Hindu rituals at 2 p.m. here, with the bride and groom looking resplendent in ensembles by celebrated couturier Sabyasachi Mukherjee.

The couple, who has beenh together for four years, is said to have chosen a luxury heritage resort Borgo Finocchieto, a little over 100 km away from here, for their nuptials.

Anushka and Virat, both 29, set tongues wagging about their wedding when they were seen leaving the Mumbai and Delhi airport respectively with their family members last week. All of them maintained a stoic silence, keeping the secrecy about the much-anticipated union intact.

Virat has been fairly open about how Anushka's presence in his life has brought in positive changes in him, but the actress has preferred to keep her private life private.

The rumours about their wedding had gathered steam when Virat asked for rest during the ODI and T20Is against Sri Lanka. He will join the team for the South Africa series which starts from December 30.

But before that, the couple will be hosting a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on December 21, followed by a reception for industry friends and cricketers in Mumbai on December 26.

The couple will travel to South Africa where Virat will start prepping for the upcoming series and Anushka will spend New Year's Eve with him, read a statement from the actress' representative.

She will return in the first week of January to begin the next schedule of Aanand L. Rai's film with Shah Rukh in Mumbai. She will also start prepping for "Sui Dhaaga" as the shooting for the same starts in February 2018 with Varun Dhawan.

That apart, the actress-producer will also be busy with the marketing and promotions of "Pari", which will release on February 9.

Anushka, the daughter of an army officer, was a model before she made inroads with "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" opposite Shah Rukh Khan in 2008. It set the pace of a career which has seen her be a part of movies like "Band Baaja Baaraat", "Jab Tak Hai Jaan", "PK", "NH10", "Dil Dhadakne Do", "Sultan" and "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil". Her last release was "Jab Harry Met Sejal" earlier this year.

Even Virat's India career started in 2008 in the senior team, after he led the U-19 team to a World Cup win. He has had a glorious run on the cricket pitch ever since.

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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