KL Rahul-Athiya Shetty wedding: India cricketer KL Rahul is dating Bollywood actor Athiya Shetty for over three years now. The rumours of their wedding have now intensified with actor’s father Suniel Shetty stating it is happening ‘soon’. The word on the street is couple is all set to take the big plunge in January, 2023. However, both Athiya and Rahul have kept mum on the info. But when have celebrities been open about their weddings anyway? From Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma to Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor, celeb couples have kept fans keep guessing about their D-day for long now.
Athiya, who hasn’t been active on Bollywood front, recently accompanied Rahul during his T-20 World Cup stint, facing severe backlash as the Indian batter struggled with his form in one of the biggest cricketing events. But Athiya learnt her lessons from Anushka Sharma and kept going strong with relationship with the cricketer. Ahead of their wedding, let’s have a look at their relationship timeline.
The First Meeting
About three years ago, Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul met via a common friend and developed an instant connection. Despite being in the public eye, the duo managed to keep their relationship away from the limelight. The two now have many common friends, ranging from cricketers to actors.
Despite being spotted together in public on numerous occasions, Athiya and Rahul were never vocal about their relationship. However, last year on Athiya’s birthday, the Indian opener made it Instagram official as he shared a romantic click with fans. “Happy birthday my heart,” he captioned the image.
Suniel Shetty praises KL Rahul
Suniel Shetty has always been supportive of KL Rahul’s career. The veteran actor have been with the actor through thick and thin. On this particular occasion, Suniel Shetty took to Instagram to post a picture of the Lucknow Super Giants captain to praise his stupendous performance in the IPL.
The Wedding is finally happening
After much buzz, Suniel Shetty has now confirmed a wedding is definitely happening. During a pap interaction recently, when asked when the wedding is taking place, the actor replied – “Jaldi hi hogi (it will happen soon).” Several media reports have also suggested that outfits have finalised for the bride and groom. More details are awaited.