New Delhi, Dec 22: One of the most talked about couple in India, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, who got married in Tuscany, Italy, on Thursday hosted a grand reception at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi. The party, which was only for Virushka’s family members and close friends, was graced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whom the couple personally handed the invitation card.
Both Virat and Anushka, who were dressed in Sabyasachi ensembles for the reception night, complemented each other perfectly. While Virat opted for a black ‘textured silk signature bandhgala with the house buttons in 18k gold and a white silk kurta with a hand-woven silk churidar’, Anushka looked resplendent in a red Benarasi sari with uncut diamond choker and jhumkas from Sabyasachi’s bridal jewelry collection.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were among the high-profile guests at the wedding reception.
Virat and Anushka had personally gone to invite Modi for the event on Wednesday.
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The bag comprises an invitation card (designed in gold and ivory colors), which is accompanied with a customized box of sweets and stuffed dates.
According to a guest at the reception, Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Rajeev Shukla and cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Gautam Gambhir was present along with their wives.
Ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, who has designed Virat and Anushka’s costumes for all their wedding rituals, was also present at the reception.
Interestingly, a special stage was designed for the couple, both aged with candles burning inside crystal fixtures.
The reception was mainly attended by the family members and close relatives and friends of the couple amid high security. Police had blocking approach roads to the venue, especially for Modi and Jaitley’s arrival.
Here’s the pictures of the couple’s reception:
Soon after clicking pictures with their guests, the newlyweds took to the dance floor and showcased their dance moves like a boss.
Anushka’s nailed the dance floor with her desi moves.
The couple will also be hosting another reception for their friends from film and cricket industry in Mumbai on December 26 at St. Regis in Lower Parel.
After celebrating the New Year together, Virat will soon fly to South Africa for the upcoming series, while Anushka will begin shooting for Anand L. Rai’s yet-to-be-titled film with Shah Rukh Khan.