Indian legendary cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma officially announced their marriage on Monday, 11 December.
The newly married couple wrote on their Twitter account:
Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever. 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 and well wishers. Thank you for being such an important part of our journey,
News of the impending wedding started swirling after Virat pulled out of India's limited-overs matches against Sri Lanka and Anushka also ducked out of her busy schedule in December.
— MadBro (@officialmadbro) December 11, 2017
#VirushkaWEDDING ring exchange ceremony.
— Surendhar MK (@SurendharMK) December 11, 2017
— salil sand (@isalilsand) December 11, 2017
Pics Revealed. Congrats Virat Kohli And Anushka Sharma On Your Wedding. May Your Relationship Remain Not Out Forever And Ever. ????????#VirushkaWEDDING #VirushkaKiShaadi #ViratKohi #AnushkaSharma pic.twitter.com/ncJprb3KYu
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) December 11, 2017
— Virat Kohli FC (@Virat_FC18) December 11, 2017
Virat and Anushka, both 29-year-old, started dating in 2013 after they first met during the filming of a shampoo advert. They made their first public appearance a year later during a football match.
— SRIDEVI BONEY KAPOOR (@SrideviBKapoor) December 11, 2017
Virat & Anushka .. wishes and blessings on this most auspicious day in your lives .. ??????happiness and togetherness ever .. https://t.co/0VEpck9yWq
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 11, 2017
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) December 11, 2017
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) December 11, 2017
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) December 11, 2017
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) December 11, 2017
After their marriage, Virat and Anushka will now host a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on 21st December. The reception will be followed by a second reception for industry friends and cricketers in Mumbai on 26th December.