By Aashima Talwar Last Updated:
He is a star batsman of Indian cricket team and she is his better-half, always by his side, earlier as his manager and now as his wife. We are talking about the very handsome and recently married, right-handed batsman, Rohit Sharma and his pretty wife, Ritika Sajdeh.
Their love story is full of young romance, a long courtship period, followed by a fairytale proposal and star-studded wedding. Let’s take a look at their filmy love story!
Before getting hitched, they already knew each other for good six years. Rohit and Ritika met as professionals. Ritika is a sports event manager and she used to take care of Rohit’s cricket engagements as his manager.
For all those who don’t know, Ritika is also Yuvi’s rakhi sister. Ritika and Rohit used to meet a lot, initially for work, and then as friends and soon as best friends. Their friendship soon turned into love and they decided to take their relationship a step ahead.
After dating each other for six years, Rohit decided to surprise his ladylove with a grand proposal. Rohit proposed Ritika at a place that holds a lot of importance in his life. He went down on his knees, with a solitaire ring in his hand, and popped the question to her at the Borivali Sports Club, Mumbai. It is the same ground where he started his career at the age of 11. The surprised Ritika accepted the proposal and said yes!
Rohit shared the news of his engagement on social media with a tweet. He posted this picture of the two with a tweet saying:
“From best friends to soulmates, couldn't get any better.”
The lovely couple got engaged on June 3, 2015. From there begin a beautiful love story and the two decided to take the vows!
Rohit and Ritika decided to take the plunge on December 13, 2015. It was a star-studded wedding that took place in Mumbai’s Taj Lands Hotel. Their grand wedding was attended by who’s who of cricket world, Bollywood and business world.
To celebrate their wedding, Ambanis threw a grand party for the couple before their wedding. It was attended by the big shots of the nation. The entire cricket team was seen having a blast at their wedding functions. You can check out their complete wedding album HERE
Rohit looked stunning in a crème sherwani, teamed with a red pagdi, while Ritika made for a stunning bride in an off-beat-coloured lehenga. The glittery wedding was one of the most happening celebrity weddings in the recent years.
It has been almost two years that the two have been happily married. Ritika perfectly complements her hubby Rohit. She is his constant support in all the highs and lows of life.
She is always seen cheering Rohit during his matches. When Rohit’s team, Mumbai Indians won IPL 7, Ritika was on cloud nine. She said something beautiful about her husband.
She posted this picture on social media and wrote:
“It’s not just because you captained your team to yet another IPL title but the fact that I’ve seen you go through possibly the hardest 6 months of your life and come out stronger, faster and more determined than ever.”
She further wrote:
“You’re the strongest person I know and I am so so so proud of you. Congratulations to you and all your boys on bringing the cup back home.”
These two look damn adorable together and perfectly complement each other. He is a cricketer, she is a sports manager, fond of watching cricket. They are truly ‘best friends turned soulmates.’ We wish Rohit and Ritika, a life full of happiness and love!