Watch Video: Mention of Virat’s late father left both Anushka & Indian cricketer emotional


New Delhi:Actor Anushka Sharma was every bit the supportive wife to her husband and cricket star Virat Kohli at a special event in New Delhi on Thursday. The two attended the special tribute to former finance minister Arun Jaitley during DDCA Annual Honours 2019.

The Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi has been renamed after former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who was also the president of the District Cricket Association (DDCA) as well as the vice-president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Present at the event was Virat, on whom a stand is being named after in the stadium. His wife and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma accompanied the cricketer.

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During the event, DDCA president Rajat Sharma recalled an incident wherein Jaitley had visited Virat’s home in Uttam Nagar, New Delhi, after his father’s demise. At the time, Virat was in the under-19 team. Virat had a match to play and Sharma shared how he continued with the match despite his father’s demise. Looking at that, Jaitley had praised the cricketer and predicted that he would go on to become a big name and that there would be no one bigger than him in the history of Delhi cricket.

The mention of Virat’s father made both Anushka and Virat emotional, who tried and held back their tears.

While the photos and videos of the same are yet to surface on the internet, a video that has found its way to Instagram sees the couple indulging in some adorable PDA. In the video, Anushka kisses Virat’s hand, who then takes her hand and makes her smile with his words.