Why was Abhishek Upmanyu at Virat-Anushka anniversary party in UK? Internet has some theories

Debodinna Chakraborty
Debodinna ChakrabortyDec 13, 2023 | 14:03

Why was Abhishek Upmanyu at Virat-Anushka anniversary party in UK? Internet has some theories

Comedian Abhisek Upmanyu was spotted in Virat-Anushka anniversary pictures. (Photo: Instagram/Anushka Sharma)

Popular stand-up comic Abhishek Upmanyu is now all over social media after fans spotted him in the viral images from Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding anniversary party in the UK. 


  • Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary on December 11 in the UK, surrounded by loved ones. 
  • The couple, popularly known as “Virushka”, shared sweet posts on social media the next day.
  • Both Virat and Anushka shared that the day was full of love, friends, and family. 
  • Among the attendees, fans noticed comedian Abhishek Upmanyu, and it led to widespread speculation.
  • His presence even made him trend on X (formerly Twitter), as fans were curious about why he was there and his relationship with the Virat and Anushka. 

Because of Chole Bhature?

  • A day after their anniversary, the couple shared sweet posts for each other on social media.


  • On Instagram Stories, the actress posted pictures from the celebration, and fans noticed comedian Abhishek Upmanyu at the party.
  • Some fans on X speculated that Upmanyu's connection with the couple started when he helped them find Delhi-style Chole Bhature in Mumbai.
  • Last year, Anushka posted on Instagram about discovering Delhi-style Chole Bhature in Mumbai. 
  • She even gave credit to comedian Abhishek Upmanyu, who had mentioned it on his Instagram a few days earlier.
Anushka Sharma thanked Abhishek Upmanyu for helping her find Delhi-style Chole in Mumbai. (Photo: Instagram/Anushka Sharma)

A gig maybe?

  • Some people on X speculate that given Virat-Anushka's choice to celebrate a 'close-people-only' party, the comedian was invited to perform a gig at the event due to his already established relationship with the couple.
  • Upmanyu has shows in several Indian cities this week.
Last updated: December 13, 2023 | 14:04
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