Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s love story first began when they met on the sets of a commercial they had been shooting together. Soon after that, rumours of the special bond between the Bollywood beauty and the Indian cricket champion began doing the rounds.
Now, a couple of years down the line, both Anushka and Virat still remain mostly tight-lipped about their relationship. In fact, the Sultan actor actually makes it a point to evade all Virat-related questions thrown her way.
But this time, in a first, the cricketer has opened about his lady love and how much she has helped him in life.
During a recent episode of Breakfast With Champions hosted by Gaurav Kapur, the cricketer dished out on how his famous girlfriend has made him become a better person.
”I’ve got to thank my lady luck. You’ve known me since before; you know I did not have any sense then. Ever since ‘a lady’ has come into my life, she has taught me a lot of things,” said Virat. I’ve learnt a lot in the past four years. I have become more sensible. She has taught me how to be patient. Also, how to utilise potential to the fullest at whatever point you are in your life. The flip in my attitude has been because of her.”
He further added, “When I was in a rut, Anushka was there by my side. She understood and motivated me to push through, however bad it was for me. She was a constant in that time and then Australia (World Cup Semi-Finals, 2015) happened and she was still there and I ended up scoring runs in her presence. It was a special thing for both of us. Still she received so much flak.”
Virat also added how people think there is no midpoint in between being single and being married. “We were being criticised and people were saying this is what happens when you allow girlfriends on the tour (on his sub-par performance during selected matches). I thought, ‘If you don’t think this is right then can no one be in a relationship?’ According to them, you can either be married or just be single.”
Well, we always liked Anushka. But after hearing such things from Virat, the respect we had for her has increased ten folds.
She has not only stood by her beau but also reached new heights in her own career at the same time. If the recent commerical where Virat and Anushka are seen exchanging new-age wedding vows is anything to go by, we hope the couple gets to do something similar soon, off-screen too!
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