Virat Kohli Wedding

Last Modified Jun 23, 2022 10:38 IST

Where did Virat and Anushka get married?


Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, got married to his lady love, Anushka Sharma, the Indian actor-producer in Tuscany, Italy in the presence of family members of both sides.


Virat Kohli's Wedding

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When did Virat and Anushka get married?


The Indian skipper and the actor-turned-producer got married on 11 December, 2017 in a private ceremony. Virat Kohli's wedding took place pretty secretly and the rest of the world got to learn about it only after the couple posted their wedding pictures on their respective social media. The posts went viral instantly, creating a buzz in the sports and entertainment world. The event was one of the most talked-about that year.


Virat Kohli Wedding

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How much did Virat Kohli's wedding cost?


Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's wedding has been a monumental affair for both families. The Sharma and Kohli family packed their bags and hopped to Italy to bless the duo. While the nuptials were grand, the preparations were also a lavish affair, indicating the fact that the union must have cost in millions to Anushka and Virat.


Virat Kohli's Wedding

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A destination wedding is normally expensive. Virat Kohli's marriage took place at The Borgo Finocchieto in Tuscany and the stay of one week at the vintage resort can cost you up to INR 1 crore/person. Considering that about 44 people went to attend the celebration in Tuscany, the cost must have gone up to INR 45 crore.


Virat Kohli's marriage

Image Credit: Virat Kohli's Instagram


The outfits for both Anushka and Virat were designed by Sabyasachi, who is one of India’s leading designers. Their whole attire must have cost them around INR 1 crore.


Virat Kohli's marriage

Image Credit: Virat Kohli's Instagram


A box full of distinctive flowers came particularly for the wedding. There was a proper DJ, an orchestration of Dhol and Nagadas, and what not. Bearing everything in mind, the expense of the wedding would have easily touched a good INR 100 crores.


Virat Kohli Wedding

Image Credit: Virat Kohli's Instagram


Also, Sharma's ring is speculated to be more expensive than the rent of the venue.


Virat Kohli marriage

Image Credit: Virat Kohli's Instagram


Who shot Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding?


Vishal Punjabi, the filmmaker and the founder of the production company, The Wedding Filmer, captured Anushka and Virat's destination wedding with their team.


Virat Kohli Wedding

Image Credit: Anushka Sharma's Instagram


He didn't know it was their wedding until he reached the venue. Since it was a personal matter, the team, along with Vishal, respected the couple's privacy and wanted them to live their special moments freely. In an interview, Vishal recalled how he and his team were made comfortable at the event where they felt as if they were part of the celebration.


Virat Kohli marriage

Image Credit: Anushka Sharma's Instagram


Also, to make the wedding video unique, Punjabi planned to give it a musical effect. He tried to do something fresh instead of relying on Bollywood poetry. The Sufi song “Peer Vi Tu” was composed for the couple's wedding video. It was sung by Mohan Kannan and Harshadeep Kaur.


Who designed Virat Kohli's wedding clothes?


For the D-day, the groom looked sharp in an ivory raw silk sherwani hand-embroidered in a vintage Banarasi pattern, with an old rose silk Kota safa. The designer behind the striking ensembles and looks sported by Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and India's star cricketer Virat Kohli for their wedding festivities was none other than the celebrated couturier Sabyasachi Mukherjee.


Virat Kohli's marriage

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The ceremony took place on Monday at a resort in a restored 13th century Tuscan village in Italy, and Sabyasachi made sure there was a timeless aura about the outfits and accessories for the bride and groom.


The House of Sabyasachi designed the clothes for both bride and groom for all the functions - engagement, Mehendi, sangeet, the wedding and post-wedding dinner. They also provided heritage jewellery from their newly-launched Sabyasachi label.


Who designed Anushka Sharma's wedding clothes?


Anushka donned a pale pink lehenga with Renaissance embroidery in vintage English colors adorned with silver-gold metal thread, pearls, and beads. The bridal jewellery, handcrafted with syndicate uncut diamonds, pale pink spinel, and baroque Japanese cultured pearls, was by the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection.


Virat Kohli marriage

Image Credit: Virat Kohli's Instagram


The designer made sure Sharma donned a different look at every function. For her Mehendi ceremony, he said that she had desired a boho look full of bright colours.


Virat Kohli's Wedding

Image Credit: Bhawna Kohli Dhingra's Instagram


When is Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding anniversary date?


Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli celebrate their wedding anniversary every year on 11 December. The couple usually post beautiful pictures together along with a note on their respective social media accounts as a token of their love.


Where was Virat Kohli's wedding reception held?


Actor-producer Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli, who were married in a private ceremony on December 11, 2017 in Italy, held their first wedding reception on December 21, 2017 at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi.


Virat Kohli's marriage

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They held yet another reception on 26th December, 2017 at St Regis, Mumbai.


Virat Kohli's Wedding

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Celebrities who attended Virat Kohli's Wedding


The private ceremony held at a resort in Tuscany was attended by Kohli's childhood buddies and friends from his initial cricketing days.


Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tied the knot in a super secretive ceremony but they did not shy away from all the pomp and show as they hosted their second reception in Mumbai. Making their presence felt was a plethora of stars from the world of Bollywood and cricket.


What started out as a secret union went on to become one of the most talked-about weddings in the nation with the power couple playing host to everyone from PM Modi in Delhi, to Shah Rukh Khan, the Bachchan family, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, heartthrobs Varun Dhawan and Ranbir Kapoor, to Bollywood beauties like Kriti Sanon and Katrina Kaif in Mumbai.


Other celebs to grace the occasion with their presence include Priyanka Chopra, Sridevi-Boney Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari, Vaani Kapoor, Diana Penty, Kangana Ranaut, Rekha, Sara Ali Khan, Karan Johar, Ibrahim Khan, Sidharth Malhotra, Bhumi Pednekar, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Lara Dutta-Mahesh Bhupathi, Vicky Kaushal, Vikramaditya Motwane-Ishika Mohan, Prasoon-Aparna Joshi, Nita Ambani, Ayan Mukerji, Anant Ambani, Archana Puran Singh and Parmeet Sethi with their son, Vivaan Shah, Anurag Kashyap, Ashutosh Gowariker and his wife Sunita Gowariker, Mukesh Bhatt and his wife, Sanjay Bangar and family, Nandita Mahtani, Dino Morea, Mozart of Madras' AR Rahman and his wife Saira Banu, celebrity siblings Aditya and Siddharth Roy Kapur, Boman Irani and his wife, Atul Kasbekar with his family, Ronnie Screwvala, Ajith Andhare and Ramesh Taurani, Sanjay Manjareka, Sandeep and Deepa Patil, author Amish Tripathi, Romi, and the list goes on.


Virat Kohli marriage


Virat Kohli Wedding


Virat Kohli marriage


Virat Kohli's Wedding


Virat Kohli's marriage


Virat Kohli marriage

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From the sports world, there were Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Sourav Ganguly, Mohammad Kaif, R Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Cheteshwar Pujara, Saina Nehwal, Virender Sehwag, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Wriddhiman Saha and his wife, Parthiv Patel and his wife, Kuldeep Yadav and Manish Pandey to compliment the newlyweds.


Virat Kohli's marriage


Virat Kohli's marriage

Image Credit: Anushkaviratwedding's Instagram


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