The newlyweds, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli hosted a grand reception in Delhi for their close friends and family members, which was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 5 days later the duo held a second reception on Tuesday in Mumbai for all the Bollywood and cricket celebrities at St. Regis, Lower Parel.
The first celebrities to arrive were Boman Irani and his wife Zenobia. Anushka and Boman have shared screen space in PK. Even the film’s director Rajkumar Hirani with producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Film Critic Anupama Chopra turned up to bless the new couple.
Jasprit Bumrah, Anil Kumble, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha, and MS Dhoni with wife were one of the first few cricketers spotted arriving at the reception.
Soon later arrived the biggest names in both industries. Co-actors Ranvir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, and other celebrities like Varun Dhawan, Kangana Ranaut, Bhumi Pednekar, Kriti Sanon, debutant Sara Ali Khan were seen posing for pictures. Rekha, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar were snapped together by the shutterbugs.
Anushka’s Co-star Shah Rukh Khan was captured being welcomed by the couple themselves.
Abhishek and Aishwarya arrived together, while Amitabh was seen with daughter Shweta Nanda present from the Bachchan family. Bonney Kapoor and Sridevi were spotted entering the venue.
Other sports personas seen were, Sania Nehwal, Zaheer Khan with wife Sagarika Ghatge, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra, Harbhajan Singh, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.
Anushka was dressed in Sabyasachi Mukherjee’s creation, a dull gold heavily embroidered and embellished lehenga set was teamed with a matching dupatta, cinched at the waist with a signature Sabyasachi belt. She completed the heavy dress with simple earing studs, side slick hair with cascading curls, Light color lips a diamond neckpiece and traditional Punjabi red bangles set.
Hubby Virat Kohli, on the other hand, wore a navy velvet bandhgala which he paired with a pair of white pants and brown shoes.
Post the wedding celebrations, the couple is presumed travel to South Africa where the Indian captain will prep for the upcoming series and Anushka will spend New Year’s Eve with him. Soon after, the actress will return to Mumbai in the month of January to begin the next schedule of Anand L Rai’s film co-starring Shah Rukh Khan.