Virat Kohli, Captain of the Indian Cricket Team, who was recently presented with the country’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, has revealed that he and his wife Anushka Sharma are from very similar backgrounds, which helps him to handle every difficult situation.
The 29-year-old, who is currently spending quality time with his wife Anushka, has been always vocal about how the Bollywood actress has been an important aspect of his success as a cricketer, as well as, how her presence makes things easy for him especially when it comes to understanding.
It is known that Kohli and Anushka are the most loved celebrity couple in the county and even many times the Indian skipper admitted about difficulties celebrities face around not being able to stay in their space. But ever since, he got married to the actress, she has been very helpful in dealing with such scenarios.
Kohli said at Wisden Cricket Monthly, “That was one of the reasons why we got along so well, to be able to understand each other’s mindset and the demands of being in such a position. And also the fact that we are so similar in terms of the backgrounds we have. People do not understand us at all. They think we live a fairytale life and things are only of royal standards, but in reality, we are really normal people.”
He signed off by saying, “We are in the public eye so it seems too far-fetched for the public to connect with, but we lead a very simple life at home. And that’s how we like to live. We do something that is in the public eye but we never chose to be recognised in this way.”