Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma married: Shah Rukh Khan, Sridevi, other celebs congratulate newlyweds

Updated: 13 December, 2017 09:07 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

As soon as the couple, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli made their marriage news official on their Twitter handles, their well-wishers from the fraternity started congratulating them

On December 11, 2017, the talented and gorgeous actress, Anushka Sharma, tied the knot with long-time beau Virat Kohli in Tuscany, Italy. The wedding was nothing less than a fairy tale and was a low-key affair by keeping every single detail under wraps. The couple confirmed their marriage news by sharing a similar post on their respective Twitter handles with different images. In the post, they thanked their fans and their well-wishers for showering their blessings on them. As soon as the news broke out, people from the film industry started pouring in their congratulatory wishes for the couple. Out of everyone, the timeless diva, Sridevi was the first one amongst others to wish the couple on Twitter. Jacqueline Fernandez, Abhishek Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Vishal Dadlani were amongst the first ones to wish the couple.

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli
Image tweeted by Virat Kohli.

Check out the wishes here:

Anushka's managing team shared a joint statement by both her and Virat:

"We are very happy to announce that Ms. Anushka Sharma and Mr. Virat Kohli got married at a private ceremony in Italy, today. The wedding was attended by close family and a few friends as they wished their wedding to be a very private affair. The wedding was performed as per Hindu rituals. Top fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee has designed the wedding ensemble for both the bride and the groom. Virat and Anushka will now start inviting all industry friends and colleagues for the celebrations that are set to happen in Mumbai.

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli said in a joint statement, "Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share this wonderful 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."

The newlywed 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 and return in the first week of January to begin the next schedule of Anand L Rai’s film with Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai. She will also start prepping for Sui Dhaaga as the shooting for the same starts in February 2018 with Varun Dhawan. Anushka will also be busy with the marketing and promotions of Pari which is releasing on 9th February.

The couple will be hosting a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on 21st December which will be followed by a reception for industry friends and cricketers in Mumbai on 26th December.

Post their wedding the newlywed couple will be shifting to their new residence in Worli, Mumbai in December once they return from Delhi.

Their spokesperson said, "We are extremely grateful to the media for their support and understanding in making this special occasion a memorable one and thank them for their continued love and support."

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First Published: 12 December, 2017 08:41 IST

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