On Tuesday, for the umpteenth time in recent months, reports started circulating that actor Athiya Shetty and cricketer KL Rahul were soon to get married. The two have been dating for quite some time but have not spoken publicly about wedding plans. Athiya’s father, actor Suniel Shetty, eventually set the record straight and clarified whether a wedding is really planned soon or not. Also read: Athiya Shetty reveals if she’s at KL Rahul. withdraw
Athiya and Rahul recently traveled to Munich together, where Rahul underwent groin surgery. Over the weekend, several reports began claiming that Athiya and KL Rahul will take the plunge soon. According to reports, the wedding could take place within the next three months.
When Suniel Shetty was asked if the family had started preparations for the said wedding by Radio Mirchi, he replied: “No, nothing is planned yet!” This is not the first time the veteran actor has had to respond to rumors about his daughter’s wedding. In May he said it’s Athiya’s choice when she wants
And he’s not the only member of the Shetty family to shed light on Athiya’s wedding. A week before, Athiya .’s brother Ahan Shetty had said to Dainik Bhaskar, “As far as the wedding is concerned, no arrangements are made. There is no such ceremony, it is all rumours. If there’s no wedding, how can we give you a date?”
However, in the past, Suniel has spoken about his fondness for Rahul. “As for KL Rahul, I love the boy. And it’s up to them to decide what they want to do, because times have changed. Beti aur beta dono hi Responsible hai (My daughter and son are both responsible people). I would like them to make the decision. My blessings are always there for them,” he told ETimes.
Athiya and Rahul made their relationship official after he wished her on her birthday last year with a social media post featuring Athiya and himself. Rahul even attended the premiere of Athiya’s brother, Ahan Shetty’s debut film Tadap.