Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's Mumbai wedding reception a grand affair

Dec 27, 2017, 08:25 IST | Mohar Basu

Mumbai reception marks close to Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's dream celebrations. Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Sridevi, Indian cricketer MS Dhoni and other eminent names were on the guest list

Following a grand reception at Delhi's Hotel Taj Palace last week, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli were finally ready to introduce themselves as couple for folk from showbiz and the cricket world. A glamorous event at Mumbai's St Regis marked the close of the revered duo's wedding celebrations, and fittingly, the event was among the most magnificent of the lot.

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Abhishek Bachchan with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

A far cry from the vibrant red that she chose for her turn at the capital, Sharma glittered in a muted gold Sabyasachi lehenga, and was all smiles as she draped her arms around hubby Kohli. The captain of the Indian cricket team looked dapper in black with a hint of pink, as he matched Sharma's steps for a photo-op session that breached the 8.30 pm deadline. 

Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif

Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan

However, with the power couple letting their hair down and permitting themselves to display their affection at the do, sour faces were quick to lighten up.

Anil Kumble with wife Chethana
Anil Kumble with wife Chethana

MS Dhoni with Ziva
MS Dhoni with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva

A bevy of celebrities from both worlds were expected to grace the occasion, and they delivered with their timely appearance. Sharma's friends, Boman Irani, Rekha, Amitabh Bachchan with Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai, Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Madhuri Dixit, AR Rahman, writer Amish Tripathi Karan Johar and Sidharth Malhotra were in attendance.

Kangana Ranaut, Rekha, Madhuri Dixit
Kangana Ranaut, Rekha, Madhuri Dixit

Sridevi and Boney Kapoor
Sridevi and Boney Kapoor

Given the popularity of Kohli on the field, his colleagues from the pitch, including friend MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulker, Anil Kumble, Sunil Gavaskar and Ravindra Jadeja were in high spirits as they posed along with their families, for the shutterbugs.

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