He is known for being one of the finest cricketers in the country while she is the new queen of the big screen, winning hearts with her unconventional roles. As they tied the knot, they became one of the most amazing couples in the country! Yes, We are talking about Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s wedding aka the Virushka Wedding.
The love story begins
The love story of Virat and Anushka dates back to 2013 when the duo shot for a commercial together. They soon became very good friends and were spotted together on numerous occasions. While the couple had not made any kind of official declaration about their relationship status, they barely missed the chance of spending time together. During the 2014 New Zealand tour of team India, Anushka even went there to cheer for Virat. Similarly, Virat often visited the cities where Anushka would be shooting.
Perhaps things took an official turn when Virat blew a kiss to Anushka from the field during the 2014 Sri Lanka Match. Since then they kept everything about their relationship open and were seen together almost always.
The Wedding bells
After going strong for almost 4 years, Virat and Anushka decided that it was time for them to tie the knots. But perhaps because the media had already created so many rumors about them and would barely stop following the couple around, that they chose to keep it a secret ceremony. The couple tied the knot on 11 December 2017 in Tuscany, Italy. However here are all the juicy details that you may have missed out:
The entire Virushka Wedding ceremony including the Sangeet and Mehendi took place in Italy in an 800-year-old villa known as the BorgoFinocchieto. This villa was turned into a boutique property and the renovations were done in such a way that it proved to be the perfect setting for the fairy tale weddings. What added to the glamour of the setting were the abundant flowers that were used for the decoration, all in a soothing pastel shade which complimented the duo’s outfits. The decoration was done by DevikaNarain and company who had also worked for Robin Uthappa and Dinesh Kartik.
For all the functions, the couple sported exclusively designed pieces by Sabyasachi Mukherjee. While Anushka wore a soft pastel lehenga for the wedding, she draped herself in a heavy velvet saree for the party that was held later.
For her Delhi reception, she chose a very traditional looking saree and in the Mumbai reception, she was seen wearing a smart lehenga with heavy sequin work.
In fact, after Anushka’s wedding, pastels became a huge rage in the country.
The dhol and bhangra
Though Anushka and Virat chose to tie the knot outside the country, they created their own India in Italy itself. The wedding came alive with popular numbers from Anushka’s own movie songs apart from the beats of the dholak and the tunes of Bhangra.
The Delhi reception which was hosted by Virat’s family saw many important guests including the Prime Minister. Anushka too looked a complete diva in her newly wedded look. The reception was held at the Durbar Hall, Taj diplomatic enclave.
Following the event in Delhi, there was another grand party this time in Mumbai on 26 December 2017. The entire guest list was studded with most popular Bollywood celebs, singers and directors. Various colleagues of Virat were also present with their family. From the videos that came up later, one can surely say this wedding was an unforgettable event not just for Virushka but even for their guests.
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