KL Rahul and Athiya Shetty: For a long time, it is being rumored that cricketer KL Rahul is dating Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty. Their social media PDA and intimate pictures hinted at a relationship but the couple had always remained tight-lipped about it. Finally, they made it public last night.
Yesterday was Athiya’s birthday and on the special occasion, Rahul took to Instagram to share a couple of their pictures and then wrote, “Happy birthday my love (heart emoji) @athiyashetty.” His lady love responded to this post with a white heart and earth emoji.
For those who are unaware, Athiya is the daughter of the popular Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty. She made he acting debut with the film Hero. She was last seen in the movie Motichoor Chaknachoor. It is reported that Rahul and Athiya are seeing each other for the last two years.
Many other celebrities have also reacted to Rahul’s post. Athiya’s father Suniel and brother Ahan replied with heart emojis. Even Anushka Sharma, Sania Mirza, Saiyami Kher, Hardik Pandya have commented on Rahul’s post with heart emojis.
Rohit Sharma’s wife Ritika commented, “Aaawww. I wish there was a banana chip emoji.” “Happy birthday bhabhi ji @athiyashetty,” wrote cricketer Mandeep Singh.
Meanwhile, Athiya was also seen cheering for Team India from the stands during last night’s match against Scotland. Rahul made a half-century in the game and helped India chase a target of 86 in just 6.3 overs.