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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma’s New Delhi reception: Narendra Modi among celebrities - first pictures, videos

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma held their first of two wedding receptions at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the high profile guests. Here are the first pictures and videos from the event.

cricket Updated: Dec 22, 2017 10:39 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma got married on December 11 in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy.(PTI)

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, dubbed ‘Virushka’ by social media users, held the first of their two wedding receptions at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi on Thursday.

Virat Kohli wore a fully black ‘bandh-gala’ with a shawl whereas Anushka Sharma could be seen sporting a red and golden saree. Kohli was in great mood and so was Anushka. It was a night of joy and revelry as Virushka scorched the dancing floor.

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma arrive at their wedding reception in New Delhi. (REUTERS)

The Indian cricket team skipper and the Bollywood actor had earlier tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony in Tuscany, Italy, on December 11.

After the second reception, which will be held in Mumbai on December 26, the couple will travel to South Africa where Virat Kohli will start prepping for the upcoming series.

During the reception party, the couple also danced to the beats of legendary Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan who sang Virat’s favourite song called Sajna Ve Sajna.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were among the high-profile guests at the wedding reception of star cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma here on Thursday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses with Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma at their wedding reception. (Twitter)
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma during their wedding reception in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma got married on December 11 in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy. (PTI)
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma will hold another reception in Mumbai on December 26. (PTI)

Anushka Sharma will spend New Year’s Eve with him and return to India in the first week of January 2018 to begin the next shooting schedule of Anand L Rai’s film with Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai.

Virat Kohli played for India during the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka. Kohli was at his best as the hosts won their ninth consecutive Test series victory on the trot.

This painting of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma was made to greet them on their wedding in Amritsar. (PTI)

Kohli had been rested from the team for the 3 ODIs and 3 T20s due to his impending marriage.

(With inputs from IANS)

First Published: Dec 21, 2017 20:38 IST