Reports of KL Rahul and Athiya Shetty dating initially emerged in 2019, with rumours circulating that they were dating.
Finally, Indian cricketer KL Rahul and actress Athiya Shetty have made their relationship official, rather Instagram official, putting an end to all the rumours. On Athiya’s birthday, the former made their relationship official. KL Rahul took to Instagram to offer adorable and goofy images with a short and sweet birthday wish for the HerÂ as she turned a year older. KL Rahul put his arm around her shoulder and Athiya was seen leaning on him,Â smiling and sticking out their tongues. “Happy Birthday my, (red heart emoji) @athiyashetty,” he wrote in a message to Athiya.
The couple had been rumoured to be dating for quite some time, but they had kept their relationship private. Suniel Shetty, Athiya’s father, and Ahan Shetty, Athiya’s brother, were seen leaving warm emojis in the comments section.
Anushka Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Pankhuri Sharma, Sania Mirza, Krishna Shroff, and others also reacted to the tweet with warm red hearts, kisses, and fire emojis.
Indian cricketer Rohit Sharmaâ€™s wife Ritika Sajdeh commented, â€œAaawww. I wish there was a banana chip emojiâ€
The duo is also the brand ambassadors for a sunglasses firm and frequently share photos from their photoshoots, but KL Rahul’s post is especially remarkable.
According to ETimes, KL Rahul listed Athiya as his partner on the documentation he submitted to the BCCI; the organisation has announced that players can bring their wives and partners to tournaments with them.
On the work front, Athiya was last seen in Motichoor Chaknachoor, as per reports she will be next seen in a biopic based on the life of a footballer.