In the last two days, media reports have been rife with rumours about Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's engagement ceremony. However, the Indian Test skipper took to Twitter on Friday to say that the news was untrue and if they were indeed getting engaged, the couple wouldn't hide it.
" we aren't getting engaged & if we were going to,we wouldn't hide it. Simple... (1/2)â€” Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) December 30, 2016
(2/2)Since news channels cant resist selling false rumours & keeping you confused, we are just ending the confusion :)â€” Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) December 30, 2016
While Anushka Sharma did not hit back at the media like Virat, she did retweet him.
Various news reports had been speculating that the couple would seal the deal, either on New Yearâ€™s Eve or New Yearâ€™s Day as they are holidaying in Ananda, a spa resort, near Rishikesh. The rumours of the engagement were spurred by the Bachchan family and Anil and Tina Ambani arriving at the same resort.
According to TOI's sources, the hotel had been closed to all non-guests too. Anushka and Virat had reached Uttarakhand on December 24 and headed straight to the resort.
Virat and Anushka, have been one of the most high profile celebrity couples. There were rumours of their break-up in February, however the couple has been dating on and off and prefer not speaking about their relationship publicly.
It has been a prolific year for the duo professionally.
Anushka Sharma had a glorious run with both Sultan and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil performing profitably at the box office. She also recently appeared with Katrina Kaif on popular celebrity talk show Koffee with Karan.
For Virat, 2016 has been a great year as player and also as Test captain. He led the Indian side to a thumping 4-0 victory against England at home He was also named the skipper for the ODI team of the year by the International Cricket Council.