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Top 16 Virushka (Virat-Anushka) Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know

Virushka is probably one of the most searched terms on Google over the past year; especially during the latter half when they ceremoniously tied the knot and officially becoming one of the hottest glamour couples this country has ever seen.

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Here are some facts about this power couple we bet you didn’t know:

  1. Indian Team’s ‘Cheeku’
    Kohli is the ‘Cheeku’ of the cricketing brigade. Given by Ajit Choudhary, his under-17 coach from Delhi; after he attended a particular practice session directly post visiting a barber. Why Cheeku you ask? Because his hair stood up completely like ‘Cheeku’, the fictional character from Champak.
  2. A Young Winner:
    Not many remember the cocky, pointy haired and naïve Indian captain who took charge and won the ICC Under-19 World Cup back in the year 2008; held in Malaysia. Kohli captained the side as India defeated South Africa in the final.
  3. Man Behind His Success:
    Raj Kumar Sharma is the man without who Virat Kohli wouldn’t have dreamt making it so big from an early age. He was a mere 9-year old kid when his father brought him to the West Delhi Cricket Academy.

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  4. 50+ Average In All Formats:
    December 11, 2016 will forever be remembered as the day when Virat Kohli’s test match average exceeded 50; which made him the premier and the only player in the world to have achieved this feat in all international cricket formats – Test, ODI and T20.
  5. Superstitions Galore!
    From using the same pair of gloves which he scores runs with to donning black colored wrist bands and ‘kada’, there have been plenty of superstitions which Kohli has carried forward throughout his cricketing life.
  6. A Thing for Tattoos:
    Virat has a thing for living in extremes; as when he decided to go under the knife (metaphorically speaking); he went all out and got four tattoos.
  7. Ardent Tennis Fan
    Kohli’s a massive fan of Roger Federer, who is perhaps the greatest tennis player this world has ever seen, barring Rafael Nadal of course. He is also the co-owner of the UAE Royals tennis team which plays in the International Premier Tennis League.
  8. Spotted At A Shopping Mall:
    A highly renowned fashion designer, Wendell Rodricks spotted Anushka at a mall after which she got her first big break.
  9. Initial Career Choice:
    Having never planned to act, her first career choice was journalism.
  10. Ties With Cricket:
    Not many know that Anushka’s brother was a state level cricket player. Not surprising now, is it?

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  11. Unique Feat:
    Anushka’s the only actress to have worked under the father-son duo of Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra for Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi respectively.
  12. M. F. Hussain:
    The legendary artist is a big time fan of Anushka Sharma, having always wished to paint a portrait for her.
  13. Acting Producer:
    The largely successful flick NH10 didn’t just see Anushka raise her acting standards; but it was the first time we saw her donning the producer’s hat.
  14. Leisure Time:
    Sleeping is a big time leisure activity for the stunning actress. And some of her favourite movies include the likes of The Shawshank Redemption, Jab We Met, Fish Tank, Dil Se, etc.
  15. Academic Excellence:
    Anushka Sharma is pursuing her post graduation degree in the field of Economics via correspondence.
  16. Bold Opinions:
    The actress firmly believes that the whole ‘size zero’ fiasco is a myth. The actress feels that being so thin wouldn’t let her survive in this work-centric and competitive industry; stating that fitness has another dimension entirely.