Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): Cricketer Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma visited the Mahakaleshwar temple here early on Saturday and offered prayers to Lord Shiva.
The former captain of the Indian cricket team and his wife attended the ‘bhasma aarti’ at 4 am at the temple. The couple stayed in the Nandi hall of the temple for about two hours. They also performed ‘panchamrit pujan abhishek’ in the temple. Dressed in a ‘shola’ (unstitched dhoti), Kohli was seen applying sandalwood paste on the forehead and wearing ‘ rudraksh’ crown, while Sharma was dressed in a light pink saree. They spent more than three hours in the temple.
Later, Talking to the reporters, Sharma said, “We came for darshan and had a very good darshan. Thank you.” All Kohli said was, “Jai Mahakal…Thank you very much.” Their visit to the temple came a day after India lost the third Test against Australia played at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Kohli scored 22 runs from 52 balls in the first match and 13 runs in the second.
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