Watch: Saina Nehwal’s SRK Fangirl Moment at Virushka Reception
Shah Rukh Khan and Saina Nehwal at Virat-Anushka’s Mumbai reception. 
Shah Rukh Khan and Saina Nehwal at Virat-Anushka’s Mumbai reception. (Photo Courtesy: Instagram/Saina Nehwal)

Watch: Saina Nehwal’s SRK Fangirl Moment at Virushka Reception

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli hosted their second wedding reception in Mumbai on Tuesday, 27 December. The glitzy event was attended by celebrities from both the sporting world and the film industry.

Saina Nehwal met actor Shah Rukh Khan at the do. So what, you ask? Check out the badminton star’s Instagram posts about the meeting.

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This wasn’t the first meeting between the two stars. In 2015, the shuttler had expressed a desire to meet SRK, who was shooting for Dilwale in her hometown Hyderabad.

The actor had then invited Nehwal to the sets, where she not only had a chance to meet SRK, but also to hang out with Kajol and Varun Dhawan.

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Nehwal, who dropped out of the Premier Badminton League due to an ankle niggle on her right leg, wore an outfit by designer Neeta Lulla to the #Virushka reception.

Saina Nehwal in a Neeta Lulla outfit at the Virat-Anushka reception in Mumbai.
Saina Nehwal in a Neeta Lulla outfit at the Virat-Anushka reception in Mumbai.
(Photo: IANS)

The shuttler attended the function with her mother and sister, was snapped with actors Katrina Kaif and Aishwarya Rai at the reception.

A Guest List to Die For

Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Rekha were spotted at the reception at the St Regis' Astor Ballroom in Mumbai – the couple’s second after their Delhi event on 21 December.

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High-profile attendees from the sporting world included the likes of chief selector Sandeep Patil, Saina Nehwal, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, Jaydev Unadkat, Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav and many more.

Other Bollywood stars in attendance included AR Rahman, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Prasoon Joshi, Anurag Kashyap, Lara Dutta, Ramesh Taurani, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sidharth Roy Kapur, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Boman Irani, Rajkumar Hirani, Sara Ali Khan, Ibrahim Ali Khan and Dino Morea, to name a few.

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