Bollywood actor Athiya Shetty and India`s star cricketer, KL Rahul exchanged their wedding vows on 23 January 2023. It all started in February 2019 when Athiya and KL Rahul met through a mutual friend. After seeing each other for a while, the actor-cricketer duo soon fell in love with each other. In a bid to hide their relationship from the media, the couple kept their relationship under wraps. It was Vikram Phadnis who accidentally spilt the beans on social media when he teased Athiya about KL Rahul on social media. While teasing Athiya about Rahul in her comments section, Vikram wrote, “You seem to be v hyper and excited these days ??? Let’s go to KL ??? ….. Kuala Lumpur (sic).” This comment from the ace designer caught netizens` attention and their fans started making speculations about their relationship.
Making it official on the gram!
The couple made their relationship official on Instagram when they posted their first photo together in December 2019. Apparently, the lovebirds, Athiya and Rahul had visited Thailand to celebrate New Year. After taking social media by storm with their first photo, the couple went on to make waves as they continued posting cute comments on each other Instagram posts and shared pictures of each other on their birthdays. In 2021, the star batter shared a loved-up photo with Athiya on her birthday, which kind of assured their fans that something is definitely cooking between them. The `Hero` actor soon started accompanying Rahul on the Indian team’s overseas tours further confirming that he was the one for her.
While Athiya and Rahul made their first on-screen appearance with an ad shoot, the couple made their first off-screen appearance when they attended the screening of Ahan Shetty`s, Suniel Shetty`s son, debut movie, `Tadap`. The couple were spotted walking hand-in-hand at the event and they even posed for the paps for photos. Since then, the couple has been spotted together on several occasions. The romantic duo recently hung out in Munich with Akansha Ranjan Kapoor. The cutesy couple who love to travel the world together recently welcomed New Year together. Their cosy photos from New Year`s eve are still a hit on social media.