Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli have finally tied the knot in a private ceremony in Milan, Italy today. The newly weds later took to social media to share the news.
“Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever,” they both tweeted separately.
A statement shared by the couple’s family read, “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.”
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.
Following the celebrations, the newly wed couple will travel to South Africa where Virat will start prepping for the upcoming cricket series. The couple will spend New Year’s Eve in South Africa, after which Anushka will return to Mumbai in the first week of January to begin the next schedule of Anand L Rai’s film with Shah Rukh Khan.
Anushka’s wedding outfit was designed by Sabyasachi. The Sultan actor wore a pale pink lehenga with Renaissance embroidery in vintage English colours, embellished with silver-gold metal thread, pearls and beads. Her bridal jewellery was handcrafted with syndicate uncut diamonds, pale pink spinel and baroque Japanese cultured pearls by the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection.
Virat’s attire was also designed by Sabyasachi. The groom wore an ivory raw silk sherwani, hand-embroidered in a vintage benarasi pattern and signature House buttons with an old Rose silk Kota safa.
They had their own ‘Channa Meraya’ moment too!
Anushka’s popping mehndi outfit was lit up further by her pretty smile.
Best wishes to the newlyweds!