Srinagar: India star cricketer KL Rahul and Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty got married recently with the couple receiving expensive gifts from teammates, colleagues and friends.
As per a report in Pinkvilla, the Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni gave expensive gift to KL Rahuk, the combined amount of which is ₹3.50 crore. Dhoni, under whom Rahul made his ODI and T20I debut for India, gifted him a Kawasaki Ninja bike worth ₹80 lakh, whereas Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma presented KL and Athiya with a BMW, whose price is a shopping ₹2.70 crore.
While the exact models are not known, it is believed that Dhoni, who is a bike freak himself, picked a Ninja H2R, whose showroom price in India is ₹79,90,000. While Dhoni and Kohli themselves could not make it to the wedding, it is believed that their gifts certainly did.
Rahul and Athiya got married in a private wedding ceremony in Khandala, and while many popular figures from both the film industry and Indian cricket were invited, many could not make it due to their busy schedule.
Rahul, who was not named in the Indian squads for the Sri Lanka ODIs and T20Is, or even the first two Tests against Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is expected to return for the three ODI series towards mid-March.
Among other luxurious gifts, actor Suniel Shetty and wife Mana have gifted the couple with a plush apartment in Mumbai worth ₹50 crore. Actor Salman Khan got them an AUDI worth ₹1.6 crore, while Jackie Shroff and Arjun Kapoor picked out a watch and bracelet worth ₹30 lakh and ₹1.5 crore respectively for Athiya.