Mumbai: From megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and ace filmmaker Karan Johar to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and tennis star Sania Mirza -- a host of celebrities from the Indian film and sports world got together in wishing a happily ever after to newly weds actress Anushka Sharma and cricket hero Virat Kohli.
Their nuptials -- yet another union of Bollywood and cricket -- were a close-knit family affair in Tuscany, Italy on Monday afternoon. They announced their new relationship status on social media, where congratulatory messages poured in soon after.
VIRUSHKA WEDDING PICS: Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma’s ‘varmaala’ & ‘saat phere’ pics are HERE!
Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "Virat and Anushka, wishes and blessings on this most auspicious day in your lives. Happiness and togetherness ever."
Virat & Anushka .. wishes and blessings on this most auspicious day in your lives .. ????????????happiness and togetherness ever .. https://t.co/0VEpck9yWq
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 11, 2017
Anushka & Virat .. love and wishes for this auspicious day .. togetherness always !!???????????? https://t.co/q0DJEtlFJn
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 11, 2017
Interestingly Virushka's wedding almost coincides with Anushka's debut Bollywood film 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi's release date from 9 years ago.. i.e. 12th December. SRK's tweet for Virat-Anusha read - "Ab yeh hui na real Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. My love to both
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) December 11, 2017
Karan sent out "tons of love" to the "beautiful couple", and added: "I wish them and their loved ones the best years ahead."
Huge congratulations and tons of love to @AnushkaSharma and @imVkohli ....beautiful couple and I wish them and their loved ones the best years ahead ❤️ pic.twitter.com/cI2PCrom38
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 11, 2017
Actor Riteish Deshmukh quipped: "From now onwards Virat Kohli will happily be the vice captain at home... Hail the new captain Anushka Sharma."
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) December 11, 2017
From the film industry, Sonam Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Esha Gupta, Abhishek Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Ileana D'Cruz, Suniel Shetty, Varun Dhawana, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Kunal Kohli, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Abhishek Bachchan, Sridevi and Jacqueline Fernandez among others wished the "picture perfect" couple "marital bliss".
Congratulations! You guys make an amazingly beautiful couple! https://t.co/O7Aq51eLon
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) December 11, 2017
— SRIDEVI BONEY KAPOOR (@SrideviBKapoor) December 11, 2017
Congratulations to the newly weds!! @AnushkaSharma & @imVkohli wishing you a lifetime of love, happiness & togetherness!! https://t.co/XGIhs49EYq
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) December 11, 2017
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) December 11, 2017
Congratulations @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma. Wish you all the happiness on your beautiful journey together. https://t.co/Z4PZsoIK2M
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) December 11, 2017
— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) December 11, 2017
Congratulations to you and Virat...May you be blessed with a joyous and blissful Married life..????
— Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) December 11, 2017
— Mini Mathur (@minimathur) December 11, 2017
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) congratulated the couple and wished them "a very happy married life".
Tendulkar said "Virushka" -- an amalgam of Virat and Anushka's names -- "look wonderful together".
Congratulations and best wishes to the just married @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma. You both look wonderful together. #Virushka pic.twitter.com/DqcQN7GrpC
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 11, 2017
Sania went "awee" on the couple's endearing photographs, and tweeted: "Congratulations you two... You look lovely and so so happy. Wish you all the happiness in the world."
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) December 11, 2017
Cricketer Harbhajan Singh tweeted: "Jug jug jeeve eh sohni Jodi... Rab hamesha khush rakhe (May this beautiful couple enjoy a long life. May God keep them happy always)."
Jug jug jeeve eh sohni Jodi ..@imVkohli @AnushkaSharma rab hamesha khush rakhe????❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/Xnb3APjpTa
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) December 11, 2017
Pacer Umesh Yadav, Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara, former BCCI President Anurag Thakur, ex-India Test opener Aakash Chopra, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, former Pak cricketer Shoaib Akhtar, Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal, wrestler Geeta Phogat were others from the sports world to wish
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) December 11, 2017
Congratulations @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma on your wedding. May God Bless you two and give you happiness and a rewarding married life.
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) December 11, 2017
The wedding was solemnised as per Hindu rituals at 2 p.m. in Italy with the bride and groom looking resplendent in ensembles by celebrated couturier Sabyasachi Mukherjee.
The couple, who has been together for four years, is said to have chosen a luxury heritage resort Borgo Finocchieto, a little over 100 km away from Florence, for their nuptials.