2016 seems to be the year of break ups as the news of a split between another Bollywood couple has emerged.
According to Mumbai Mirror, actor Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kholi have quietly called it quits after a two-year relationship.
"All rumours about Virat trying to woo Anushka back are hogwash. He unfollowed her on Twitter and Instagram and then, uploaded, deleted and reuploaded a photograph of himself, originally captioned, 'Heartbroken'," a source informed Mumbai Mirror.
The source claims that the reason for the split is because the two wanted different things from the relationship. "Virat proposed marriage around New Year's Eve. Anushka rejected it, categorically stating that it would be better for them to focus on their careers instead. They are both young and have a long journey ahead of them," the source added.
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Another reason the Indian daily reported is Anushka's busy schedule which took Virat by surprise. The cricketer had taken a break from the India-Sri Lanka Twenty-20 series till February 14 in hopes of spending time with Anushka; however, his plans were cut short after Anushka took up projects during his leave. Mumbai Mirror reports that the couple has not been in touch for the past three weeks.
The cricketer was recently spotted at Indian actor Angad Bedi's birthday bash firing up the dance floor saying, "I'm single, let's dance", said an eye witness present at the event. Reportedly, he seemed happy and "back to his natural, old self".
Another guest claimed that Virat confided in him about his rocky relationship with the NH10 actor saying that he felt "cloistered around his controlling girlfriend".
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Anushka, on the other hand, has been keeping herself busy with the shoot of Sultan, alongside Salman Khan. She also has three new projects set for this year.
Just two months ago the actor was on Anupama Chopra's show and disclosed that she was in a relationship with the cricketer and that everything was smooth sailing.
"I am in a relationship with Virat and he wants me to come and watch him play and I want to watch him. Why the hell am I going to listen to anyone else? We are the same people actually, except that I don't have that kind of aggression. He is emotionally driven, I am chilled out, and we both don't want to become pawns," she said.
The two met during a commercial shoot in 2013 and had been dating since.
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