Mumbai: The love birds of the tinsel town have finally tied the knot. Two of the most renowned young personalities in India, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, got married on Dec 11, in Tuscany, Italy in a grand ceremony making it a family affair. The social media has got flooded with their endless memes, it’s absolutely buzzing, since the news of their marriage broke out.
Here we bring 5 facts from this love-bird’s fairy tales:
1. Old Childhood Buddies
There has been news recently socialising that Virat and Anushka had their first interaction while shooting an ad film for a shampoo brand. They actually know each other from their childhood days and this news was broke out by none other than Anushka’s grandmother, Urmila herself, who in a report said that her granddaughter and Virat used to play cricket together as kids. Not just that, Anushka even had childhood crush on the Indian captain.
2. Anushka Got Trolled for Virat’s World Cup Failure
There was a time in this love story when Anushka had to pay the price of Virat’s world cup failure by getting trolled for no reason. Actually she was accompanying Virat during India faced Australia in the semi-final of the 2015 World Cup and he, unfortunately, couldn’t perform well with the bat there leading to India’s loss and their elimination from the tournament.
Anushka, for some reason, was held responsible for the failure in the semi-final. Subsequent to India’s loss, people accused her of taking Virat’s focus away from the game.
3. Relationship Almost Broke
Every relationship has their share of highs and lows and so it happened in this fairy tale as well. The couple, Virushka, at one point of time, were on the verge of breaking up or had almost broken up. This went up to unfollowing each other on social networking sites and Virat was believed to have told his close friends that he was back to being single.
Rumours triggered with a report in Punjab Kesari claiming the fact that Anushka Sharma’s movie ‘Bombay Velvet’ couldn’t do well on the Box office because of the fight between the duo as Virat had invested 40 cr. rupees in that movie. They had a heated argument over that which hurt Anushka and to which she decided to end her relationship with the Delhi batsman.
4. Salman Khan Initiated the Patch-up
As we and the whole Bollywood industry knows how kind-hearted human Salman Khan is. The reason why every ‘Virushka’ fans were able to see them back together was because Salman Khan, who was working with Anushka in the movie Sultan, took it upon himself to sort the differences of the couple. He reportedly invited them both to his house for dinner and got them talking to each other which eventually led to the patch-up.
5. Proper Traditional Punjabi Wedding
That hour at last arrived when Virushka fans could rejoice. Virat and Anushka got hitched, although they didn’t get married on their motherland and preferred to go abroad to tie the knot, they did make sure that it was a proper Punjabi wedding and all the Hindu rituals were performed. And it was quite evident to believe as the pictures and videos surfacing on social media said it all. The reason why they hosted it so far away from India was only to maintain privacy.