Watch: PM Narendra Modi marks his presence at Virushka’s reception

Virat and Anushka tied the knot in Tuscany, Italy on December 11.

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma with PM Narendra Modi | Twitter

India skipper Virat Kohli and Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma's much-anticipated wedding reception took place at the Taj Palace, New Delhi on Thursday night. The honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked his presence in the reception and posed for a picture with the adorable couple.

Kohli was seen sporting a sherwani while Anushka wore a striking red and gold sari. The lovebirds were dressed in Sabyasachi, who also designed their wedding wardrobe.

On Wednesday (December 20), Virat and Anushka had also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to extend their marriage reception invitation. PMO India’s official Twitter handle had shared the picture of the power couple with PM Modi. 

"Captain of the Indian cricket team @imVkohli and noted actor @AnushkaSharma met PM @narendramodi this evening. The Prime Minister congratulated them on their wedding", the PMO India handle captioned the image.

Virat's family members comprising of mother Saroj Kohli, sister Bhavna and brother-in-law Sanjay Dhingra, brother Vikas and sister-in-law Chetna Kohli, and nieces and nephews are there in the event whereas from Anushka's side, her parents Ajay Sharma and Ashima along with his brother Karnesh are accompanying the other guests.

As far as Virat's Kohli’s team-mates and Anushka's film industry friends are concerned, most are likely to attend the Mumbai reception on December 26.

The adorable couple will begin their journey as Mr. and Mrs. at their new home in Worli, Mumbai. Their 7,171-sq-ft-sea-view home on the 34th floor worth nearly Rs. 34 crore.

Kohli will head off to South Africa with his Indian teammates on December 27. Wife Anushka will also accompany him during the new year eve in South Africa. However, she will return to India in the first week of January to start preparing for her next movie with Shah Rukh Khan.

By Salman Anjum - 21 Dec, 2017

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