Breaking: IN PICS..PM Modi attends Virushka reception

New Delhi, Dec 21: PM Narendra Modi on Thursday attended the grand reception on Virat Kohli  and Anushka Sharma. The PM took out time to visit and bless the Indian captain and his wife. Virat Kohli and Bollywood star Anushka Sharma, who tied the knot in Italy last week, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday to invite him for their wedding reception.

  Virat's teammates are in Mumbai, so its obvious they will not be there. Same way Anushka's Bollywood fraternity will prefer the Mumbai reception, which will be held soon after.   Their friends have been flown in to the capital from various parts of the country, and the guests are at the Taj Hotel.

Virat's former cricketer teammates, from his club cricket and U-17 days are also invited to the reception tonight. Other cricketers expected at the reception are Kapil Dev, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina and Ashish Nehra.

Besides Arun Jaitley BCCI president CK Khanna and politican and IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla are also expected to attend the Delhi reception. Apart from these names, several diplomats have been invited to Virat and Anushka's big evening.

The two were married in a private ceremony, attended by close family members and friends, at a resort in Tuscany, Italy, on December 11.

News24Bureau