Athiya Shetty celebrated her birthday on November 5. The actor shared birthday wishes from her friends and family members on her Instagram stories. However, one photo that grabbed everyone’s attention featured the actor and Indian cricketer KL Rahul.
Rahul shared a candid photo featuring himself and Athiya. The two can be seen sharing a light moment. This is the first time that Rahul and Athiya have shared each other’s photos on their respective social media handles. The photo has sparked speculation of a relationship.
Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul have been spotted hanging out with each other. Athiya’s friend Akanksha Ranjan too shared an adorable photo featuring Athiya, Rahul and herself. She captioned the photo, “n i’m so good with that.”
This is not the first time when KL Rahul has been linked with a Bollywood actor. There were rumours that he was dating Sonal Chauhan. Later, he was linked up with Nidhhi Agerwal. However, on Voot show Feet up with the Stars Telugu, Nidhhi quashed the rumour and stated that the two are just friends. The actor said she knows Rahul from her Bangalore days.
On the work front, Athiya Shetty has Motichoor Chaknachoor up for release. The romantic drama will see the actor sharing screen space with Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
The story revolves around a 36-year-old jobless man Pushpender (Nawazuddin), trying to find a wife and Annie (Athiya), who is looking for a husband. But she wants to settle abroad after marriage.
“I said no before I said yes because I did not know if I would be able to pull it off as this role is different from what I have done. It is out of my comfort zone. But that was also the exciting part,” the 27-year-old actor said while talking about her role in Motichoor Chaknachoor.