Isn’t Indian Cricket captain Virat Kohli’s marriage to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma the stuff of dreams? If one were to pick a Valentine’s Day couple of the year, who better than them? Their love story is worth recapitulating with a basic timeline of events and so here we go...
It was in 2012 that they met during a shampoo shoot. They fell head over heels in love with each other, as it turned out.
In 2014, they were sighted on sets and Anushka was spotted in multiple cricket matches. In a match went against Sri Lanka at Hyderabad, Kohli famously gave a flying kiss to his lady love, fuelling speculation about their relationship. In the same year, Kohli celebrated Anushka’s birthday by flying down to Udaipur where she was shooting for Bombay Velvet.
In 2015, bizarre as it may sound Anushka got trolled for Kohli’s poor performance! Kohli reacted with characteristic ire by writing a strong message on his twitter handle.
It says: "Shame on those people who have been having a go at Anushka for the longest time and connecting every negative thing to her. Shame on those people calling themselves educated. Shame on blaming and making fun of her when she has no control over what I do with my sport. If anything she has only motivated and given me more positivity."
Publicly, the two tried the same year, to distance themselves from each other to avoid the gossip mills from having a field day.
In 2016, The couple were spotted at Kohli’s team mate, Yuvraj Singh’s wedding. Kohli had refuted all rumors about their wedding on his twitter handle. Finally, the couple got hitched last year at a resort in the scenic Tuscan region in Italy. And so, the love story of the Valentine’s Day couple of the year moves on into the next phase.