Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma engagement: Are Bollywood celebs flying down for it?

Updated: Jan 01, 2017, 13:48 IST | Mohar Basu

Much fanfare and buzz suggest 'it' couple, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma to exchange rings at a private ceremony in Uttarakhand on January 1

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Barely a year after Anushka Sharma and her cricketer beau Virat Kohli took a 'relationship break' supposedly over a 'should we wed, shouldn't we wed' disagreement, there are strong rumours that the lovebirds will exchange rings at a private ceremony in Uttarakhand on January 1. The couple is holidaying in Dehradun, where Anushka's grandmother lives.

Photos of Virushka at the Anant Dham Atmabodh Ashram in Haridwar with Maharaj Anant Baba, who is the actress' family's spiritual guru, surfaced online yesterday, lending credence to the buzz about an impending wedding. They reportedly performed a havan and had a long meeting with Baba before returning to their hotel. The arrival of Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, and business tycoon Anil Ambani at the Dehradun airport last afternoon also sent gossip mills into a tizzy.

Anushka performing a special puja
Anushka performing a special puja

While the actress' spokesperson maintains the rumours are not true, sources tell us a low-key engagement ceremony is slated to be held at Ananda Resort in Narendra Nagar, Tehri-Garhwal.

Virat's actor-friend Angad Bedi (Pink fame), who is currently vacationing in Delhi with 'close friend' Nora Fatehi, is expected to join them today. So will cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar and his family, claim sources.

Virat and her family's spiritual guru at an ashram in Haridwar. Pics/PTI
Virat and her family's spiritual guru at an ashram in Haridwar. Pics/PTI

Families of the couple are already at the venue, we hear, and preparations for the roka are in full swing. A source informs the family pundit of the Kohlis has picked a date in February as auspicious for the wedding.

"Though it's a little too soon, the idea of a Valentine's Day wedding is irresistible to most," adds the source.

Though it was earlier said that Anushka-Virat will live in together once Virat's five-BHK flat in Worli (Omkar Heights building) is ready, well placed sources tell us that he will get possession only in 2018.

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