Indian batsman KL Rahul has expressed love for Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty on her birthday. Indian cricket team opener expressed his love for the daughter of actor Sunil Shetty in an Instagram post.
Athiya Shetty has just turned 29. Speculations were rife that both Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul had been dating each other. However, they had not made their relationship official. KL Rahul has now made his relationship with Athiya Shetty public in his Instagram post.
KL Rahul posted two pictures with her and a birthday note. He wrote, “Happy birthday my @athiyashetty” with a heart emoji.
Athiya Shetty also replied with a heart and a world emoji to his post. The post comes after Rahul led India to an emphatic win over Scotland in the Group 2 Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup.
She was also present in the match against Scotland and cheered for KL Rahul. The camera turned towards Athiya Shetty as KL Rahul scored his 50 against Scotland.
KL Rahul had written Athiya Shetty as his partner before leaving for the World Test Championship Final in England and said the same to BCCI as well.
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Both have appeared on their social media platforms frequently. Athiya Shetty made her Bollywood debut in 2015 with the movie Hero alongside Sooraj Pancholi. He next appeared in the comedy movie, Motichoor Chaknachoor, alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The actress is yet to announce her next Bollywood project.
A bunch of celebrities like Anushka Sharma and father Sunil Shetty expressed love for the couple on an Instagram post.
While KL was in London, the Bollywood actress was also with him. Photos of Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli, and other cricketers families from the UK tour had gone viral on social media. After being mum about their relationship for a long time, the couple has made the relationship public.