Rumours of Athiya Shetty and Indian cricketer KL Rahul has been doing the rounds for the longest time however none of the celebs had made any public announcements in favour or against the reports. Now a new all Christmasy Instagram picture of actor Athiya Shetty and cricketer KL Rahul has fuelled dating rumours once again.
On Saturday, the cricketer took to Instagram to share the picture, which shows the two inside a phone booth. Rahul is holding an old-school receiver, while Athiya can be seen laughing next to him. The caption is a reference to the film Hera Pheri: “Hello, devi prasad....?”
The post got reactions from not only cricketer Hardik Pandya, who called the two ‘cuties’, but also from Athiya’s dad, actor Suniel Shetty, who commented with a series of laughing emojis.
Rumours of their relationship began when fashion designer Vikram Phadnis teased Athiya about Rahul on Instagram in August. Athiya had put up a motivational message on Instagram which read-- ‘Trust the timing of your life.’ Phadnis commented: “You seem to be v hyper and excited these days ??? Let’s go to KL ??? ..... Kuala Lumpur ????” To which, Athiya replied: “@vikramphadnis TIME to block you!”
In an interview, the cricketer refused to confirm his relationship status and said, “I don’t really know. When I figure that out, I will give you a call and tell you.” KL rahul has also been linked to Alia Bhatt's bestie Akansha Ranjan in the past. Nevertheless the trio along with Student Of the Year 2 actor Aditya Seal form a great bond and are often seen partying , vacationing together.